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Supervisor, Manufacturing (2 Positions)

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    Posted: 08/20/20
    Job Type: Full Time
    Location: Winnipeg

    Reporting to the Senior Manager, Manufacturing, the Supervisor, Manufacturing is responsible for supervising and directing a team of employees in the RCM manufacturing section by exhibiting leadership and coaching qualities. The incumbent will be 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.  Rotating shift work is required with this position. The incumbent is responsible for leading a team of approximately 40 people.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Supervise employees in the manufacturing section on a three shift rotation of Midnights, Evenings and Days, ensuring that production schedule is achieved while meeting quality and safety standards.
    • Develop employee schedules to achieve optimal equipment utilization and ensure efficient flow of materials in and out of production.
    • Liaise with Planning section to ensure that production plan is in line with business objectives.
    • Prepare and administer performance evaluations as required.
    • Manage the departmental operations to meet objectives and cost controls.
    • Communicate objectives, goals and operational policies to employees.  
    • Maintain a safe workplace complying with all regulatory requirements and RCM policies.
    • Motivate employees through interpersonal interactions on a regular basis, monitoring, fostering creativity, innovation and empowerment.  Promote a positive and professional work environment.
    • Manage employee attendance and discipline as necessary.
    • Lead change and improvement initiatives, utilizing lean principles to improve efficiency.
    • Continuously manage priorities, monitor status, and provide required reports to management.
    • 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.
    • Identify training requirements of employees. Ensure that each employee has been appropriately trained for all assigned tasks.



    • College Diploma or Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience;
    • Minimum of 5 years of related business experience;
    • Minimum of 3 years supervisory experience in manufacturing environment (preferably unionized workforce);
    • Experience in modern manufacturing techniques (lean principles) in a leadership capacity;
    • Experience working rotating shift work is preferred;
    • 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.


    If you qualify for the mandatory requirements, and if the above describes your abilities and interests, please forward your resumé in confidence to
    We thank all candidates who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
    If selected for an interview or testing, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

    The Royal Canadian Mint promotes equity in employment: As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

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