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We are Hydro, a global family of 34,000 people, present in a broad range of market segments for aluminium, energy, metal recycling, batteries and renewables, offering a unique wealth of knowledge and competence.

We have a proud history and are committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future by developing natural resources into innovative products and solutions. In doing so, we truly believe that our People matter the most to make the difference.

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Packaging Supervisor

Hydro Extrusions is a world-leading aluminium extrusion business counting around 100 production sites in 40 countries, and employing 20,000 people. Through our unique combination of local expertise, global network, and unmatched R&D capabilities, we can offer everything from standard profiles, to advanced development and manufacturing for most industries.


Since 1905, Hydro has turned natural resources into valuable products for people and businesses with focus on a safe and good workplace for our 35,000 employees in more than 140 locations.


Hydro is committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future and in doing so, creating more viable societies by developing natural resources into products and solutions in innovative and efficient ways to industries that matter. 



Job Location: Mississauga, ON


Summary: The Production Supervisor is responsible for the day to day management of people in the department. The Production Supervisor will report directly to the Packaging & Fabrication Manager.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the day to day activities of the employees according to departmental requirements.
  • Ability to monitor packaging; recognizing and correcting packaging related problems.
  • Capable of product, equipment and packaging inspections.
  • Provide leadership in implementing and managing the prioritization of work tasks.
  • Oversees that customer packaging needs are met.
  • Ensure Health & Safety and Housekeeping objectives are met.
  • Perform safety reporting, inspections expected of a Supervisor in timely and effectively and enter cases in the system.
  • Supervise and maintain department areas to ensure that all units/materials are in designated areas.
  • Assists in ensuring that staffing requirements are met for the department, calling in employees to cover staffing as required.
  • Provide leadership, engage employees, mentor, coach, and provide developmental guidance for all employees
  • Ensures employees receive training as appropriate. Evaluates the performance of probationary hourly employees in consultation with the Packaging Manager.
  • Examine the Manufacturing Status Report to identify missed orders to ensure completion.
  • Maintain departmental KPI’s and collaborate to make cost effective improvements.
  • Act as a liaison between Manufacturing and Shipping to ensure timely delivery of products.
  • Evaluate schedule to ensure timely packaging of product.
  • Inspect equipment and work area and contact maintenance as required.
  • Create and maintain work orders.
  • Strives to achieve quality targets. Plan work flow and work assignment by due date to ensure maximum utilization of employees, equipment and materials.
  • Inform appropriate Manager of existing or potential problems involving packaging and personnel.
  • Maintain accurate employee records on shift, as well as appropriate statistical data to be used to review quality, efficiency, scrap and overall crew performance.
  • Able to lead and promote a team environment and conducts team meetings.
  • Dispenses all necessary equipment, tools and supplies to Packaging Personnel.
  • Enforces the Collective Agreement as appropriate.
  • Must be available to work all shifts as necessary (nights, days and afternoons)
  • Must be able to cover vacation for other supervisors.
  • Must be able work OT when necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements:

  • Night shift 9:30pm-6am but will be required to work all shifts to cover other supervisors’ vacations.
  • Comply with Health, Safety & Environmental requirements
  • Capable of product and equipment inspection
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Fluency in other languages a plus
  • Able to communicate orally and in writing effectively with Managers, supervisors, peers and subordinates
  • Able to operate industry related equipment
  • Basic mechanical knowledge
  • Basic math and computer skills
  • Able to monitor production, recognizing and correcting production related problems


Education and Work Requirements:

  • Five years packaging and industry related experience
  • Experience in the use of technology to improve manufacturing processes.
  • College Diploma or Technical Certificate


Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Salary between $60 000 and $70 000
  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions
  • Education Assistance
  • Bonus Plan Eligibility
  • Parental Leave



Hydro in North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all phases of employment are based strictly upon the qualifications of the individual as related to the work requirements of the position. This policy is applied without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other category protected by law.

Posted on:  Apr 30, 2021

Mississauga, CA

Department:  Night
Business Area:  Extruded Solutions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion Canada Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent

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