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janvier 19, 2017 - Toronto

Glass Team Lead (Lead Hand)

Position Overview:

Assist Supervisor with daily production responsibilities in accordance with plant policies and procedures in compliance with safety policies.                                                                  

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that machinery; equipment and work areas shall be properly maintained in safe working condition (including PM maintenance)
  • Provide training to employees on machines and how to manually hand cut shapes
  • Ensures that all employees within the department have been trained and are working in compliance with the Health and Safety policy.  Provides training for specialized jobs
  • Builds positive working relationship with all department employees
  • Manage the daily scheduling of glass cutting and planning of IGU production
  • Monitor production lines for flow and maintain a steady state of production throughout the day in order to meet daily production targets
  • Ensures that all IGU buggies are labeled, marked missing units (if any) and are ready (complete) for window assembly departments on time
  • Ensure all production paperwork, backorders and recuts are all done in a timely manner
  • Follow up with any outstanding issues
  • Maintain and minimize scrap by monitoring all work/Re-work in department and reporting back to the Glass supervisor
  • Supervise employee attendance, performance and to execute the companies progressive discipline procedure when necessary
  •  Hand out and collect on a daily basis the Quality Control checklists
  • Review and act daily on issues generated from the Quality Control checklists
  • Back up for absent employees, etc.
  • Communicates with other Departmental Employees, Supervisors and encourages interdepartmental communication and collaboration
  • Demonstrates strong leadership skills, leads by example and is accountable for all areas of the department
  • Ensures that protective equipment required by law and health and safety policies are used and maintained properly by employees and that employees understand the reason for its use
  • Ensure that all injuries are treated and reported in accordance to OSHA and company standards
  • Oversees shift start up and inspects end of shift shut down and other duties as assigned
  • Work and lead all Line Leaders within the department
  • Works in production on a regular basis and acts as a back-up to the Supervisor and for absent employees.
  • Assists Supervisor/Manager to ensure that shift production goals are met.
  • Supports production in accordance with plant policies, procedures and health and safety polices.
  • Ensures that protective equipment required by law and health and safety policies are used and maintained properly by employees and that employees understand the reason for its use.
  • Ensures that all injuries are treated and reported.
  • Trains employees as needed.
  • Assists Supervisors in managing plant employees; scheduling, attendance, performance, labour forecasting, overtime, progressive discipline, reporting absences directly to the Plant Manager etc.
  • Demonstrates strong leadership skills, leads by example.
  • Coordinates production startups and shutdowns.
  • Trouble shoots issues and escalates accordingly.
  • Ensures that machinery; equipment and work areas shall be properly maintained in safe working condition.
  • Ensures a clean and safe work area.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:                                                                                         

  • 3-5 years’ experience in manufacturing environment (glass manufacturing experience –specifically Glass would be considered an asset)
  • High School Diploma
  • Superior leadership skills with a hands on approach to management
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Manual dexterity required for operating machinery and computers
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs. required
  • Mechanical aptitude

Direct Reports:

Hourly employees in the department. 

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