Production Lead Hand in Oakville, ON at Mauser Packaging Solutions

Date Posted: 3/18/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Plant Name: Oakville

Requisition ID:006437--Plant

Mauser Packaging Solutions is a global leader in solutions and services across the packaging lifecycle, providing large and small metal, plastic, fiber and hybrid packaging worldwide to companies in industries from food, beverage, personal care and pharmaceuticals to chemicals, petrochemicals, agrochemicals and paints. Bringing together the very best of its four legacy companies— BWAY, MAUSER Group, NCG and ICS—Mauser Packaging Solutions offers its customers true sustainability at scale.

Position Summary:

The Production Lead Hand is responsible for supporting the Supervisor in the day-to-day operations of the molding department. Assumes the role of Supervisor in their absence.  Assists and/or coordinates the planning and organization of labour (full time and contract). Ensures that company policies are being followed, while maintaining a safe and healthy work environment. Assists and/or coordinates production as scheduled. Strives to meet or exceed quality and productivity standards.


  • Organize and coordinate full time and contract labour on a daily basis
  • Respond to production problems on the floor. Troubleshoot and adjust equipment if trained and deemed qualified
  • Attend to problems with support equipment where capable
  • General supervision of employees and enforcement of company policies and practices
  • Ensure all safety requirements are met such as personal protective equipment, WHMIS
  • Continue to develop processing skills as well equipment and material knowledge
  • Coordinate product changes, reconfiguration orders and rework with Supervisor, Utility person and Material handler
  • Assist with mold insert changes when required
  • In the Supervisor’s absence, forward completed time sheet (Kronos) to the Operations Manager for approval. Review and forward temporary employee time sheets to the appropriate employment agency.


Job Requirements

  • 2 years of experience in injection molding production operations
  • Supervisory experience in manufacturing environment or demonstrated leadership skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a cooperative environment
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Licensed (or capable of being licensed) forklift operator
  • Excellent Communication 
  • Good mathematical and organizational skills
  • Basic understanding of inventory control
  • Basic computer and data entry skills
  • Good understanding of product codes and packaging specifications

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to be on feet up to 8-12 hours per shift
  • Use of hands and fingers to perform job function
  • Ability to stoop, kneel, bend and climb
  • Ability to lift up to 35lbs


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