Job Title:

Plastic Products Manufacturing Supervisor (Foam and Nonwoven Plant)

Company:

VPC Group Inc.

Location:

North York , ON

Closing Date:

January 29, 2022


Company: VPC Group Inc.

Business Information: VPC Group Inc. is a Canadian manufacturer specializing in converting chemicals and fibre into quality foam and nonwoven products for the home furnishing markets.  A privately-owned company, VPC Group is committed to creating a positive work experience for employees by providing them with a safe work environment and opportunities for growth.  VPC Group has become a supplier of choice by committing to operational excellence, investing in technology, and being close to our customers to deliver exceptional service.

Business and work address: 150 Toro Rd., North York, ON, M3J 2A9

Type of Employment: Full time–Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible


Job duties:

  • Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule activities of production workers who operate processing machines and who fabricate, assemble, finish or inspect plastic (foam or nonwoven) parts and products
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other work units
  • Set up machines and equipment: Operate material handling equipment including a Lift Truck  
  • Recommend measures to improve productivity and product quality
  • Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule (and possibly review) activities of workers
  • Identify, investigate, correct and document potential environmental and safety problems
  • Establish work schedules
  • Provide information for maintenance plans to ensure that maintenance and production objectives are met
  • Co-ordinate work activities with other departments: Maintain constructive working relationships with co-workers, supervisors and managers
  • Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity
  • Oversee safety of operations: Comply with the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations and established company safety rules
  • Prepare production and other reports: Record and follow process instructions
  • Train staff/workers in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
  • Requisition or order materials, equipment and supplies
  • Offload chemicals from Rail Cars and Tanker Trucks weekly
  • Control and monitor chemicals in storage tanks and chemical handling equipment (pumps, compressors)
  • Clean plant and equipment, including all tanks and mixers as needed to maintain a good housekeeping philosophy

Requirements

  • Education: Completion of secondary school is required
  • Experience: A minimum of 2 years of experience as a machine operator or an assembler in plastic, foam or nonwoven products manufacturing is required
  • Knowledge of ERP systems is required
  • Knowledge and experience with a process control system in controlling reactions and processes an asset
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical functions
  • Mechanical aptitude, including knowledge and use of hand tools
  • Able to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Personal suitability: Excellent written communication, Excellent oral communication, Initiative, Accurate, Judgement, Effective interpersonal skills, Team player, Organized, Ability to supervise.
  • Working conditions and physical capabilities:
    • Fast-paced environment
    • Work under pressure
    • Tight deadlines
    • Repetitive tasks
    • Handling heavy loads
    • Physically demanding
    • Manual dexterity
    • Attention to detail
    • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
    • Standing for extended periods
    • Bending, crouching and kneeling.
  • Handling heavy loads up to 23 kg (50 lbs.)

 

Salary:  $26.50 to $27.50 per hour, 40 hours per week.

 

Benefits:

We provide disability and vision care benefits; extended medical and life insurance benefits; dental insurance benefits, group insurance benefits, and RRSP benefits.

 

Important information:

Work schedule is from Monday to Friday, from 6:00 am to 3:30 pm. Flexibility required to work overtime or on-call work at times for our 24/7 manufacturing operations.

TO APPLY:

Apply by:

E-mail to: sfranco@vpcgroup.com

Mail to: 150 Toro Rd., North York, ON, M3J 2A9

 





Posted 2021-10-06








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