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Production Supervisor, Finishing & Cell Completion

September 16, 2021
Winnipeg, MB
Job Type:
Full Time

Do you have experience in manufacturing settings? Are you passionate about coaching and developing your staff? If so, this might be the role for you! We’re looking for a Production Supervisor to run our Finishing & Cell Completion department. You will be responsible for overseeing the final stages in our manufacturing process to ensure a the delivery of a quality product.


  • Directs department activities and ensures production is carried out to meet customer demands.
  • Strive to reduce expenses and increase productivity
  • Ensures established workflow policies are followed to meet product quality and safety standards while maximizing efficiency.
  • Directs and assigns work to production team and ensures that the employees have the training skills and authorization to perform those tasks.
  • Ensure that employees perform work safely and that all processes are carried out in compliance with Arne’s Health and Safety Policies and Procedures and various other company policies.
  • Provide motivation, support and guidance to employees
  • Achieve departmental goals for safety, quality and productivity
  • Communicate any problems or obstacles to senior management
  • Create schedules for employees to ensure optimum staffing levels
  • Liaise with other Department Managers to ensure coordinated effort
  • Create and foster teamwork
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Must have at 4+ years’ supervisory leadership experience in a Finishing/ manufacturing environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of industrial painting and manufacturing
  • Must have knowledge of manufacturing departmental processes, including plasma cutting, band saws, brake (parts formation), drilling & machining
  • Ability to coach, motivate and mentor staff
  • Skilled at creating and maintaining strong teamwork approach
  • Capable of conflict resolution / performance management
  • Aptitude for interpreting engineering drawings.
  • Excellent organizational skills & attention to detail
  • Proven track record of being able to meet deadlines
  • Ability to analyze / problem solve


  • Knowledge and experience with Continuous Improvement principles
  • Understanding and experience of Lean Manufacturing.
  • Knowledge and experience with ISO standards
  • Project management experience
  • Knowledge of workplace Health and Safety legislation
  • Experience in the heavy trailer industry



We offer a great team environment with a comprehensive salary and group benefit package.