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Amhil North America is part of the Wentworth Technologies group of companies that provide smart, safe and sustainable packaging solutions for the consumer, industrial and foodservice industries in North America and Europe.

Under the Wentworth Technologies Umbrella, Amhil North America is a privately held Thermoforming Plastics Packaging company focused on delivering Best Value to our customers and partners.

Over the past twenty years, Amhil North America has expanded its product offering to include drinking cups, portion cups and food packaging and now includes products that are 100% recyclable, produced with recycled content and available as carbon neutral.

We are looking for an experienced Shift Supervisor to oversee our team and operations. You’ll guarantee that manufacturing remains a safe, smooth and efficient process by monitoring employees and processes.

In a fast paced environment like production, the supervisor is an integral part of the manufacturing process. They must be competent and comprehend complex operations. 

Overview

The Shift Supervisor is a vital role in Amhil production as it leads and manages daily activities and how employees perform during their shift, ensuring daily duties are completed and production goals are met.

The incumbent will work closely with other Shift Supervisors, Forepersons and other leadership to ensure maximum effectiveness and production and maintains close working relationships with Scheduling, Warehousing and Sales to ensure customer needs are addressed

Shifts: Rotating 8hr/12hr (Day, Afternoon, Overnight)

Details

  • Ensure all work is conducted in a safe manner — think “Safety First”!
  • Develop a strong understanding of the entire manufacturing process.
  • Be sure Production priorities are understood and incorporated in work plans.
  • Optimize day-to-day activities to ensure that production processes meet production and quality targets.
  • On the floor 70%+ of the time, assessing: inter-departmental teamwork, workload, attitude, morale, labour and production issues, etc.
  • Tracking and verification of product Quality as per specifications and acting quickly on NCRs.
  • Minimize labour costs while maintaining effectiveness.
  • Manage employee absences, vacations and LOA’s to ensure balance of skills and resources to get the job done.
  • Lead Continuous Improvement initiatives including Lean, ISO, 5S etc.
  • Monitor and react to production variances.
  • Problem-solving with scrapping of product or unplanned outages are acted on with high urgency and proper resources brought in to support.
  • Establish and maintain standards in consultation with Plant Manager (housekeeping, OT distribution, work practices, etc.)

What we’re looking for

  • A Great Attitude!
  • Post-secondary degree in a related field preferred 
  • Experience in thermoforming or extrusion industry.
  • Proven experience in a similar role in GMP Manufacturing. 
  • Able to lead, manage and motivate team members. 
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written).
  • Able to multi-task and stay on top of competing priorities
  • Computer proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.) 

 

Application Process:

This position is open to applicants legally authorized to work in Canada.

Amhil North America provides equal opportunities for all applicants and is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment.  Accommodation is available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.  

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please send your cover letter and resume to careers@amhil.com.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

Amhil North America provides equal opportunities for all applicants and is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment.  Accommodation is available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

OUR COVID-19 SAFETY PROTOCOLS

  • We provide all employees with personal protective equipment (face mask, face shield and gloves)
  • Every person that enters our building has a temperature check and must fill out a COVID-19 assessment questionnaire, which are documented for contact tracing
  • Offices, manufacturing spaces, and common areas have been reorganized and plastic barriers installed to ensure physical distancing
  • All areas are subject to strict cleaning and sanitization schedules
  • Physical barriers between workers (Plexiglas in the production facility)
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