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Production Supervisor, Primary

May 21, 2022
Winnipeg, MB
Job Type:
Full Time

Production Supervisor, Primary Manufacturing Department

Arne’s Welding
835 Mission Street
Winnipeg, MB
R2J 0A4

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 Primary Manufacturing department. You will be responsible for overseeing the parts fabrication and distribution to subsequent departments to ensure a successful start to the manufacturing process.


  • 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 welding/ manufacturing environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of parts/ subassembly 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.