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Manufacturing Production Supervisor
Posted date [Sep-11-17]  (ID: 160806)
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The AIM Group, established in 1988, is a Canadian owned, ISO certified company that provides Information Management / Information Technology, Professional Services, Engineering, Oil & Gas, HR Capital Management and Administrative and Clerical Services to the private and public sectors in Canada, the United States, and internationally.



  • Tasked with continuously improving the safety of the work environment and improving the quality of our products while balancing the need to achieve business objectives.
  • Responsible for leading a team of approximately 30 people.
  • Manage employees in the production section, ensuring that production schedule is achieved while meeting quality and safety standards.
  • Liaise with Planning section to ensure that production plan is in line with business objectives.
  • Develop employee schedules to achieve optimal equipment utilization and ensure efficient flow of materials in and out of production.
  • Motivate employees through interpersonal interactions on a regular basis, monitoring, fostering creativity, innovation and empowerment.  Promote a positive and professional work environment.
  • Lead change and improvement initiatives, utilizing lean principles to improve efficiency.
  • Communicate objectives, goals and operational policies to employees. 
  • Continuously manage priorities, monitor status, and provide required reports to management.
  • Maintain a safe workplace complying with all regulatory requirements and policies.
  • Collaborate with Quality section to ensure production is compliant with quality standards. Follow-up on necessary corrective actions to ensure improvements are successful.
  • Regularly review key performance indicators and variances and take action as appropriate.
  • Manage employee attendance and discipline as necessary.





  • College Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience;
  • Minimum of 3 years supervisory experience in manufacturing environment (preferably unionized workforce);
  • Experience in modern manufacturing techniques (lean principles) in a leadership capacity;
  • Bilingualism is essential;
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation and standards (Labour Code – employment, workplace health & safety, environmental);
  • Ability to lead, train and motivate employees;
  • Must possess excellent leadership skills in change adoption, change management;
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work with other functional groups, and external parties;
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety, quality, and profitability;
  • Ability to clearly, concisely and accurately convey communications;
  • Ability to make decisions with sound judgment and execute on decisions with quantifiable results;
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks and prioritize workload while paying attention to detail;
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills. Advanced Excel ability.


Job Title Manufacturing Production Supervisor
Company Name The AIM Group
Category Category -> Manufacturing & Utilities
Job Type Job Type -> Full-Time
Location Ottawa
Area Location -> ON - Ottawa