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Production Team Leader I
Ref No.: 18-07590
Location: Peterborough, Ontario
Position Title: Plant Supervisor
Start Date: ASAP pending background clearance
Duration: 6 months - potential for permanency
Hours: Shift Work - see below

Days: 7am-3pm /
Afternoon: 3pm-11pm /
Nights: 11pm-7am /

**Open to considering candidates who would prefer Continental Weekend Shifts:
either Fri -Sun or Sat - Mon - 12 hour shifts

Certifications: No Requirements

Role Summary/Purpose

Perform the daily operations of plants to ensure reliability and consistency on the production line. Includes Service Shops.
Requires mastery of a body of theoretical knowledge.
Requires developed and strong foundation of function skills and knowledge of relevant technologies.

Essential Responsibilities

Oversight and management of front-line manufacturing employees.
Typically managing hourly employee populations.
Develops new solutions under guidance and/or in a team setting or based upon precedents in the organizations.
Works together with business leadership at SPB and EB level.
Specifies needs, communicates about project approach and presents outcomes of research done. Delivers products as part of a team.
Works on cross functional teams.

Alternatively: Leads analytical and design activities using proven technologies and vested approaches and methods.


Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 4 years of experience in Manufacturing).
Minimum of 3 additional years of experience in Production Supervision.

Desired Characteristics:

Strong oral and written communication skills.
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
Ability to influence others and lead small teams.
Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact.
Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously.
Effective problem identification and solution skills.
Proven analytical and organizational ability.