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Production Supervisor

Company: Canam
Location: Claremont
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Canam Bridges designs, manufactures and installs steel bridges for major infrastructure contractors across North America. Canam Bridges is a member of Canam Group, which has over 3,220 employees and operates 12 plants in North America, as well as engineering offices in Canada, Romania, India and the Philippines.

Job Description

Supervise the tasks and work of production support staff to ensure production objectives are met. The individual is responsible for performing such work consistent with the company's corporate mission, values, and plant financial objectives.

  • Develop and process work schedules, assignments, and production sequences.
  • Audit, edit and approve production staff payroll.
  • Present production schedules and other records and reports determining production productivity to plant leadership.
  • Evaluate current production estimates and outputs.
  • Identify variances between productivity levels and production goals.
  • Identify direct and indirect labor issues and production problems, make recommendations, and assist management in developing a corrective action plan.
  • Engage and direct in daily production operations and anticipate production problems, (i.e., material shortages, equipment malfunctions, rush orders, etc.) such that loss of work hours is minimized and production and quality objectives are achieved.
  • Utilize skills, work hours, materials and work flow to achieve production and quality objectives; exchange timely information with other supervisors on interdepartmental product flow and workforce needs.
  • Instruct, train, orient, motivate and otherwise assist employees so that safety, quality and production objectives are achieved. Participate in the selection/interview process to fill worker positions and appraise employee performance. Recommend promotions, transfers and work assignments.
  • Keep employees informed of the company rules and regulations, production and quality expectations.
  • Maintain professionalism and stay abreast of new developments through publications, vendors and in-house management training.
  • Perform other job duties as assigned by Production Manager and Plant Manager.
    • Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school or related experience.
    • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to production or productivity problems.
    • Effectively manage time.
    • Communicate information and ideas verbally and in writing.
    • Analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution.
    • Schedule events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.
    • Computer experience Google Suite and Microsoft Office.
      Additional Information

      Work Environment

      The working environments are as follows, but not limited to:

      General office and constant exposure to computer display.

      This is a safety-sensitive position

      A safety-sensitive position has been defined as one where the employee's responsibilities impact the health and safety of themselves, coworkers and/or the public (in this case the end-user of our product). All production and production support positions fall into this category.


      We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, as well as excellent opportunities for training and advancement.

      Canam is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

      If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

Keywords: Canam, New England , Production Supervisor, Professions , Claremont, Northeast

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