Weld Supervisor

Weld Supervisor

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Winnipeg, Manitoba

Engineering & Technical




Are you passionate about coaching and developing your staff in a manufacturing setting? If so, this might be the role for you! We’re looking for a Welding Supervisor to run our client’s Welding/ Assembly department. You will be responsible for overseeing the welding department to ensure a successful continuation of the manufacturing process.

Benefits and Perks:
  • Monday to Friday Day Shift with paid overtime
  • Benefits with an RRSP match program being offered
  • 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 the production team and ensures that the employees have the training skills and authorization to perform those tasks
  • Ensure that welders are working by approved welding procedure data sheets
  • Ensure that employees perform work safely and that all processes are carried out in compliance with 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 4+ years welding experience
  • Must have 2+ years’ supervisory leadership experience in a welding/ manufacturing environment
  • Valid CWB accreditation is preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of parts/ subassembly manufacturing
  • Must know about manufacturing departmental processes, including welding, drilling & machining
  • Ability to coach, motivate, and mentor staff
  • Skilled at creating and maintaining a 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

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