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Production Leader - Stratford QCI Division

Posted Sep 21st, 2021

Production Leader, Full Time

QCI Division - Stratford

We have an exciting opportunity for Production Leader to join our growing business at our QCI Stratford facility!


Why Work At Steelcraft?

Steelcraft is a growing Canadian metal fabrication company whose success has been built on positive collaboration between our customers, our employees, and our management team.  We understand that investing in the growth and development of our employees produces a happy, highly-engaged workforce that is willing to go above-and-beyond for our customers.  We also understand that our company's success is dependent upon the creativity and decision-making skills of employees at all levels, and we encourage brainstorming and collaboration when approaching any new business or production challenge.

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Benefits At-A-Glance

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Comprehensive Health Benefits
  • RRSP-Matching Programs
  • Safe Working Environment
  • Shift Premiums Where Applicable
  • Travel and/or Vehicle Allowance Where Applicable
  • Tuition Reimbursement Where Applicable

What We Are Looking for in a Candidate

The role and duties of the Production Leader are multi-faceted. Acting as the Supervisor to Team Leaders and direct production team is the most critical role of the PL and drives many of the other duties of the PL. These duties support the Team Leaders ability to execute at a high level. Examples of these duties are: EHS Advocate; Production Planning; Staffing, KPI’s; Lean & CIP; Engineering/Technical Support; Financial Controls - Budget & Cost Management; Audits: PM, Safety, Training & Qualification, etc.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion, and thank all applicants in advance. Accommodations are available during all stages of the recruitment process in accordance with the Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

Specific Job Responsibilities:


Overall responsibility for quality, productivity, delivery performance and customer satisfaction
Responsible for leading Team Leader’s and production personnel
Responsible for providing a safe work environment and promoting safe work habits in all employees
Responsible for creating a motivating atmosphere of trust and open communication where:
Responsible for monitoring staffing levels ensuring proper labor complements and adjust accordingly
Holds TL’s accountable for maintaining a competent, skilled work group following training and development guidelines
Actively leads all employee performance evaluations and disciplinary actions
Actively supports and is engaged in continuous improvement initiatives
Responsible for ensuring all quality standards are adhered to in area of responsibility
Supports Engineering Initiatives and Projects
Financial Management, Controls and Compliance


Your Skill Set

Technical degree/diploma preferred or comparable work experience
Minimum of three years relevant experience as a Supervisor/Team Lead
Demonstrated leadership skills and business acumen
Broad manufacturing experience
Good knowledge of production processes, measurement & inspection procedures, production planning and control, budget process, MS-Office and SAP
Ability to manage and lead team leaders and other direct reports
Strong communication and conflict resolution skills
Experience and knowledgeable of health and safety systems



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