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Production supervisor

Burlington, ON, Canada
January 10, 2020

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Over twenty years of supervisory and technical related experience in various production industries

Experience working in unionized and non –unionized environments

Effectively able to conduct multiple tasks in a faced-paced environment through the use of excellent communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills

Effectively able to interpret policies, guidelines and apply them appropriately

Able to work independently or in a collaborative manner by developing an excellent rapport with customers, subordinates and co-workers.


February 2015 to November 2018 PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR – full time afternoon shift position

VEONEER CANADA, Markham, Ontario ( Previous known as AUTOLIV )

Supervise the daily activities of a team of 32 light assembly workers in an unionized environment

Ensure the daily production target are met to satisfy the customer requirements

Complete daily and weekly audits to ensure team members are following the SWIs

Work together with other departments in the plant – engineering, maintenance, warehouse – to ensure new products are launched properly with minimum lost time and high quality level

Monitor area for safety hazards and ensure employees are following the safety procedures

September 2013 to December 2014 PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR – contract position


Regularly responsible for organization of manpower to ensure production and quality requirements are met on a daily basis

Coordinate daily the activities of material handling drivers, ensure raw material is delivered in time at the correct work station and the finished product is moved in the shipping area

Daily safety audits to ensure all personnel is using the PPE and no potential safety hazards are present

Routinely administer attendance, discipline, vacation, time sheet for payroll, investigate accidents, trains new employees according with work instructions

Prepares daily production reports from all cells for the manager to ensure daily production counts and quality targets are met

Responsible for monitoring of all equipment ( it is in good working condition ) and report discrepancies to maintenance department to ensure production, safety and quality is not affected.

Complete Accident Investigation Reports as required.

Communicate to the suppliers any issues regarding quality and quantity of the raw material/subassemblies delivered to the plant and initiate corrective actions

December 2012 to September 2013 SITE SUPERVISOR – contract position


Responsible for the supervision and coordination of daily activities of different crews of hourly workers: drill rig and tieback machine operators, welders and lagers to achieve the daily production targets

Regularly enforced health and safety guidelines to personnel to establish a safe work environment.

Effectively able to coordinate and develop rapport with general contractors, other trades, consultants, Ministry of Labour and Government Inspectors to ensure quality, safety and production schedules are met

January 2012 to November 2012 GROUP LEADER – contract position

GM CANADA, Oshawa Car Plant

Together with other supervisors, defined Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and Morale targets for Teams

Effectively able to use conflict resolution tools to resolve issues and build corrective action plans

Permanent presence on the shop floor, daily contacts with team members, performed daily safety and quality audits with Team Leaders to ensure SQDCM targets were met.

Responsible to take appropriate measures in case of spills, coordinate the clean-up and sanitation crews

Ensure proper flow of information to and from the team to ensure all necessary tools are used to meet daily and monthly targets.

Take appropriate measures to reduce scrap and reduce production costs and have the production personnel actively involved

Responsible for immediate line stoppage in the event of safety risks. Initiate the completion of the Accident Investigation Report for immediate actions to reduce the number of occurrences.

Manage annual performance interviews with all team members and build future training plans to improve the overall quality of the products.

May 2010 to December 2011 SITE SUPERINTENDENT – Contract Position


Supervised and coordinated the daily activities of sub-trades and contractors to ensure daily progress is met according with the master schedule

Coordinated daily activities of hourly clean-up crew to ensure the site is clean and clear of potential safety hazards

Enforced health and safety guidelines and ensured they are followed to maintain a safe working environment for all employees

Developed a very good report with the customers, sub-contractors, city officials and MOL Inspectors

April 2002 to December 2008 PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR

CHRYSLER LLC, Windsor Assembly Plant

Supervised, coordinated and scheduled the activities of 54 unionized hourly workers

Motivated, coached and disciplined the employees to increase the efficiency of operations

Daily monitor the equipment and report to maintenance personnel any discrepancies.

Implemented and enforced company policies ( 5 S, Lean Manufacturing ), managed health and safety initiatives, recommended new measures, conducted daily and monthly audits to ensure daily production, delivery and safety targets are met. Managed part shortages and reduced daily scrap to achieve cost targets

Station readiness by re-viewing the work instruction and station layouts to ensure customer’s requirements are delivered in time, at the quality level requested and with no safety incidents.

March 2001 to August 2001 - TECHNICIAN at Integrated Market Solutions Inc., Oakville, Ontario

March 1995 to Dec. 2001 - SUPERINTENDENT at Suceava City General Supplying Power Plant, Romania

April 1991 to March 1995 - CIVIL TECHNICIAN at Municipality of Suceava, Romania

October 1988 to March 1991 - SITE SUPERINTENDENT at Industrial Building Company, Iasi, Romania


September 1983 to July 1988 CIVIL ENGINEERING DIPLOMA


In 2007 the Comparative Education Services of University of Toronto considered the diploma to be equivalent in academic level to a four year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, specializing in Civil Engineering, from a Canadian university.


2007 STRATFORD Career Institute - Home Inspector Diploma

2005 – seminars and workshops for Lean Manufacturing and 5 S’s training

2008 – WHIMIS training

2010 – Fall Arrest Certification

2014 – Production Supervisor Certification and First Aid Certification

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