IKO Industries Ltd. is a market leader in the manufacturing of roofing and building materials. IKO is a Canadian owned and operated business with production facilities worldwide and has many years of unparalleled success in the roofing materials industry. Quality, integrity, and trustworthiness are the values that underlie this success, and we have built this company by hiring people who hold these values. People like you!
We are currently seeking a Plant Superintendent to join our team of skilled professionals based at our Hawkesbury, ON facility. This facility produces premium asphalt roofing shingles in a high-speed, continuous process environment.
Reporting to the Plant Manager, the principal responsibility of the Plant Superintendent is to assure the production of product that exceeds customer expectations in a safe, efficient and cost-effective manner.
Provides leadership and coaching to production supervisors and employees to meet all safety, environmental, quality, cost and service goals and objectives.
Partners with the Quality Control Coordinator to ensure that finished product meet all customer requirements through continuous improvement and utilization of the plant quality management system.
Partners with the Maintenance Supervisor to ensure equipment reliability at optimal efficiency and cost.
Provides leadership and support to the overall reliability strategy including the involvement of production employees in TPM.
A partner with the Shipping and Receiving Supervisor to assure that the manufacturing schedule is optimized and makes adjustments as necessary to provide required levels of service to our customers in the most cost effective manner.
Provides the leadership to maintain a highly engaged workforce. Partners with HR in areas of performance management, employee involvement, organizational change, staffing and employee development.
Provides leadership to drive continuous improvement through the application of Lean Manufacturing concepts such as Kaizen events working directly with the production and maintenance teams.
Communicates with Union officials effectively. Participates in grievance procedure as required. Fosters a productive labor relations climate.
Assures employee training (quality, safety, process, etc.) is effective and completed.
Mentors immediate direct reports and establishes an effective team that is accountable and capable to achieve all performance goals.
Assures plant housekeeping meets company standards and implements and maintains a 5S program to sustain improvements.
Responsible for implementing safety and environmental initiatives in partnership with the plant leadership team.
Technical four year degree
Minimum of 7-10 years supervisory experience within a manufacturing environment
Six Sigma Black Belt or Green Belt certification
Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
Demonstrated experience with continuous improvement initiatives including Lean
Proficient with MS Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint
Proven track record of operational enhancement and improvements through employee engagement
Excellent communication (written, verbal, and presentation) skills
Demonstrated team building talent and hands-on problem solving skills
Ability to achieve results individually and as a member of a team
Proven time management and organizational skills
Strong planning, analytical and troubleshooting skills in an industrial environment
Benefits of Employment: IKO recognizes that its success is due to the strength of its employees. A primary goal of IKO is to promote individual employee's sense of accomplishment and contribution so that employees enjoy their association with IKO. The Company invests in its employees so that they are the most knowledgeable in the industry, and undertakes great efforts to nurture loyalty to, and teamwork at, IKO. We are pleased to offer competitive compensation, health care, a progressive and challenging workplace and a commitment to teamwork and integrity.
Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment: IKO Industries Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and inclusion and are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability. IKO Industries Ltd. encourages and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.