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Assistant Shift Manager

Deciem is looking for an Assistant Shift Manager at our Etobicoke location. The Assistant Shift Manager is responsible for upholding excellence on a production line in a manufacturing environment and managing day-to-day manufacturing operation. The Assistant Shift Manager is responsible for supervising and working with operators on the line in order to meet production targets as well as providing leadership, direction and support to line operators through empowerment, teamwork, on-the-job assignments, and continuous improvement initiatives.

Etobicoke

What are we looking for?

Deciem is looking for an Assistant Shift Manager at our Etobicoke location. The Assistant Shift Manager is responsible for upholding excellence on a production line in a manufacturing environment and managing day-to-day manufacturing operation. The Assistant Shift Manager is responsible for supervising and working with operators on the line in order to meet production targets as well as providing leadership, direction and support to line operators through empowerment, teamwork, on-the-job assignments, and continuous improvement initiatives.

What would you be doing?

  • Provide information and direction to your team with a focus on safety, cost, quality and delivery
  • Ensure relevant safety regulations are fully complied with, including personal protective equipment, fall protection, forklift and hazard communication requirements.
  • Thoroughly investigate all accidents and complete accident report on the date of occurrence.
  • Follow and administer Quality Policies and Procedures.
  • Maintain high standards of Good Manufacturing Practices and housekeeping in the department.
  • Drive to achieve the lowest cost; strive to achieve goals for line, shift, and facility.
  • Partner with maintenance personnel to improve efficiency and UPTIME in the line.
  • Ensure that all department employees are properly oriented and trained.
  • Evaluate performance and recommend areas of improvements as appropriate. Accountable for employee performance management, attendance tracking, training documentation.
  • Lead the development of work practices that promote autonomy and accountability at all levels.
  • Support operators to troubleshoot equipment if an error is encountered.
  • Facilitate the accurate assessment of performance and implementation of ideas.
  • Work across departments including production, maintenance and quality.
  • Responsible for establishing ownership of document accuracy on the floor and the process to ensure they are updated and match team site documents.
  • Get feedback from employees on the floor on a regular basis to assess understanding and application of best practices.
  • Evaluate and assess employees to determine training needs and develop employees.
  • Lead team to run production on the line while ensuring that safety and quality requirements are met.
  • Lead team to follow all safety guidelines, good manufacturing practices, and quality systems.
  • Lead team to identify defects on equipment, and executive corrective actions to address such defects.
  • Thoroughly communicate to the maintenance department any defects that cannot be corrected by operators in order to maintain the integrity of equipment and sustain production.
  • Lead team to perform predefined cleaning on equipment and inspection as scheduled
  • Identify opportunities for improvement, define action plans, and communicate plans to team
  • Provide guidance to team in developing their abilities to troubleshoot issues related to equipment and other processes.
  • Lead team to perform all change over processes, as predefined, in order to complete such processes with minimum possible downtime.

What skills and qualifications do you need?

  • A bachelors/post-secondary education in engineering or its equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2 to 3 years of supervisory experience in manufacturing.
  • Prior technical experience in processing and packaging in manufacturing is an asset.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office.
  • Prior experience in lean six sigma is desired.
  • Exceptional English communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to influence.
  • Demonstrated skills in conflict management and fair management practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and provide direction to teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to coach and develop teams.
  • Must be able to work any shift, weekends and overtime (as needed) and switch when necessary.
  • Forklift and pump truck license are assets

Still interested?

Kindly send us your resume to hr@deciem.com. We really appreciate your effort in applying to this position. However, only those candidates who have been shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.

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And the serious stuff:

DECIEM is an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other legally protected class in accordance with applicable federal, provincial and local laws. We are also committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation during the interviewing process, please let us know.
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