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Production Supervisor

Job Number:  11941
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Techform, a Division of Magna Mechatroni
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Penetanguishene, ON, CA





Job Number: 11941 
Group: Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting  
Division: Techform, a Division of Magna Mechatronics Inc. 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Penetanguishene 



Group Description


The Mechatronics, Mirrors and Lighting group specializes in automotive technologies that are driving the future of mobility. Combining a deep systems knowledge to develop unique vehicle access experiences, intelligent visions systems and advanced automotive lighting technologies, MML's expertise light the path to innovation, safety and styling.


Job Description

The Production Supervisor is responsible for the daily coordination of production requirements within their department in order to achieve the required Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) measurable. The coordination of activities also encompasses the areas of quality, safety and maintenance needs within their department.


General Responsibilities:

  • Work with scheduling and production management to set daily production priorities.
  • Ensure that established OEE quality/availability/performance standards are communicated and achieved within the department.
  • Ensure that safety standards are identified, communicated and achieved within the department.
  • Where an established OEE or safety standard is not being met, identify the root cause and take the appropriate action.
  • Ensure that operators use standard work and associated tools to meet standards.
  • Maintain 5-S standards and measures within the department.
  • Conduct team meetings with departmental employees covering current OEE, product, quality and safety information.
  • Coordination of employee orientation and training within the department.
  • Initiate employee counseling and disciplinary action.
  • Maintain close communication and coordination with other production departments and shifts to ensure priorities are met.
  • Maintain communication with other non-production departments within the company.
  • Ensure that training requirements for each departmental employee are identified and plans are in place to close gaps.
  • Ensure that environmental standards are identified, communicated and enforced within the department.
  • Perform a minimum of one yearly performance evaluation for each departmental employee.
  • Ensure the fair administration of all company policies including wage and benefit packages.
  • Provide support for business systems goals, ensuring that all applicable requirements are met.
  • Provide support for the continuous improvement initiatives within Techform.
  • Provide support in the attainment of Techform's "Quality Operating System" goals as outlined be the key graphs.
  • Carry out all duties focusing on the goal of internal and external customer satisfaction.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

Health & Safety Responsibilities:

  • Conducts planned workplace inspections.
  • Seeks out and corrects acts or conditions, ensuring all safety and non-safety rules and regulations are followed.
  • Ensure adherence to established quality and housekeeping standards.
  • Review and adhere to Techform’s health and safety, environmental, and quality standards, operating procedures, and policies.
  • Respond immediately to items brought to his/her attention with respect to hazards, defects or non-compliance issues.
  • Understand and uphold the policies that prohibit workplace violence and harassment.
  • Involvement in the accident/incident program, determine root causes, correct action and following-up to ensure completion.
  • In addition to the above, the duties include those specified under the Occupational Health & Safety Act.


Performance Measures

  • Overall Equipment Effectiveness Performance Results
  • Overall Equipment Effectiveness Quality Results
  • Safety Performance
  • 5-S Cell Results
  • Other Performance Evaluation Requirements



  • Minimum grade 12 diploma or equivalent is an asset
  • Superior organizational and communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of the occupational health and safety act
  • A grade 12 diploma or equivalent is a definite asset
  • A minimum of three (3) years in a manufacturing environment, preferably in a supervisor/lead role, is desirable.


Core Competencies

  • Builds Teams
  • Coaches / Mentors
  • Coordinates the Work of Others
  • Leads by Example
  • Trains Others
  • Attends to Details
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Confronts Issues
  • Exercises Judgment
  • Mathematical Aptitude
  • Multi-Tasks
  • Organizes Work
  • Results Orientated
  • Troubleshoots problems
  • Adaptable
  • Approachable
  • Controls Emotions
  • Goal Oriented
  • Task Oriented
  • Team – Worker


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