Production Supervisor – Plastic Products Manufacturing (Foam and Nonwoven Plant)

Job Information
Author vpcgroup
Date May 8, 2024
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company VPC Group Inc.
Salary $33.20 - Per Hour
Location Calgary, AB
Category Supervisor
Contact Information
esquires@vpcgroup.com

Company: VPC Group Inc.

Business Information: VPC Group Inc. is a Canadian manufacturer specializing in converting chemicals and fibre into quality foam and nonwoven products for the home furnishing markets.  A privately-owned company, VPC Group is committed to creating a positive work experience for employees by providing them with a safe work environment and opportunities for growth.  VPC Group has become a supplier of choice by committing to operational excellence, investing in technology, and being close to our customers to deliver exceptional service.

Business Address: 150 Toro Rd., North York, ON, M3J 2A9

Work Location: 4545 54 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2C 2L9

Type of Employment: Full time–Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job duties:

  • Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule activities of production workers who operate processing machines and who fabricate, assemble, finish or inspect plastic (foam or nonwoven) parts and products
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other work units
  • Set up machines and equipment: Operate material handling equipment including a Lift Truck
  • Recommend measures to improve productivity and product quality
  • Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule (and possibly review) activities of workers
  • Identify, investigate, correct and document potential environmental and safety problems
  • Establish work schedules
  • Provide information for maintenance plans to ensure that maintenance and production objectives are met
  • Co-ordinate work activities with other departments: Maintain constructive working relationships with co-workers, supervisors and managers
  • Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity
  • Oversee safety of operations: Comply with the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations and established company safety rules
  • Prepare production and other reports: Record and follow process instructions
  • Train staff/workers in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
  • Requisition or order materials, equipment and supplies
  • Offload chemicals from Rail Cars and Tanker Trucks weekly
  • Control and monitor chemicals in storage tanks and chemical handling equipment (pumps, compressors)
  • Clean plant and equipment, including all tanks and mixers as needed to maintain a good housekeeping philosophy

Requirements

-Education: Completion of secondary school is required

-Experience: A minimum of 1 year of experience as a machine operator or an assembler in plastic, foam or nonwoven products manufacturing plus 1 year of supervisory experience is required.

– Knowledge of ERP systems is required

– Knowledge and experience with a process control system in controlling reactions and processes an asset

– Ability to perform basic mathematical functions

– Mechanical aptitude, including knowledge and use of hand tools

– Able to work outside in all weather conditions

– Personal suitability: Excellent written communication, Excellent oral communication, Initiative, Accurate, Judgement, Effective interpersonal skills, Team player, Organized, Ability to supervise.

– Working conditions and physical capabilities: Fast-paced environment, Work under pressure, Tight deadlines, Repetitive tasks, Handling heavy loads, Physically demanding, Manual dexterity, Attention to detail, Combination of sitting, standing, walking, Standing for extended periods, Bending, crouching, kneeling.

– Handling heavy loads up to 23 kg (50 lbs.)

– Language: English is required.

Salary:  $33.20 per hour, 40 hours per week.

Benefits:

We provide disability and vision care benefits; extended medical and life insurance benefits; dental insurance benefits, group insurance benefits, and RRSP benefits.

Important information:

Work schedule is from Monday to Friday, from 6:00 am to 3:30 pm. Flexibility required to work overtime or on-call work at times for our 24/7 manufacturing operations.

Apply by e-mail to: esquires@vpcgroup.com

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