Production Supervisor Job in Amherst for IMP Group International Inc. |

Production Supervisor

June 5 2024
Industries Airspace, Aviation, National Defence
Categories Aerospace, Aviation, Airport, Production, Operations, Quality, Safety
Amherst, NS • Full time

With more than 50 years of Aerospace industry experience, IMP Aerostructures, an Operating Unit of IMP Aerospace and Defence, is a leader in the Aerospace industry providing top quality, structural components and assemblies to clients such as Bombardier, Bell Helicopter, Boeing, Spirit Aerosystems and Lockheed. Located in the quaint town of Amherst, NS, just a short trip from Moncton, NB, you'll enjoy a lifestyle that offers all of the amenities of big city living in a rural setting. Recognized as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, IMP Group takes enormous pride in the diligence and hard work its employee groups provide. Known for providing its employees with a supportive and challenging atmosphere, fostering growth and personal development, IMP Aerostructures has an immediate opening for a motivated individual to join its winning team!

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Production Supervisor is responsible for being a leadership resource to team members (workers); providing knowledge, experience, motivation, support and advice. The Supervisor is responsible for knowing proper procedures for workers to follow and ensuring that they comply in order to meet departmental and organization performance objectives.

What You Will Do:

  • Motivate, manage and lead a group of employees by communicating and providing the information necessary to meet personal, departmental and organization performance goals and objectives;
  • Liaise with all departments, work collaboratively to identify and resolve problems and/or supervise teams that work in operations and product development;
  • Plan, organize and recommend strategies to ensure that the product is developed successfully, in accordance with all specification;
  • Demonstrate a high sense of urgency and meet commitments in a timely manner and escalate issues by establishing clear directions, set stretch targets and plan work in an organized manner;
  • Thoroughly investigate the root cause of defects and/or process failures, provide solutions and implement lasting corrective actions;
  • Identify potential problems or failures of existing or new work tasks prior to the production stage by ensuring a job hazard analysis/ risk assessment are performed and safe working procedures (SWP) and/or work instructions are developed;
  • Coach and monitor to ensure adherence to process and procedure, JIT/Lean principles and Continuous Improvement;
  • Provide mentorship and constructive feedback on performance and quality, educating and correcting as necessary;
  • Assist in the development of in-house training, and seek out external training opportunities to improve the capabilities of the workforce while improving engagement;
  • Take a leadership role in promoting, maintaining and demonstrating a personal commitment to IMP's Occupational, Health, Safety & Environmental practices, objectives and full compliance with all Nova Scotia Provincial Health and Safety Legislation.

What You Will Bring:

  • Completion of High School (Grade 12), equivalent experience and/or training;
  • Five (5) years Supervisory Experience in Manufacturing Environment or experience in a manufacturing leadership role;
  • Strong team orientation with leadership abilities and ability to multitask and prioritize;
  • Ability to use analytical and problem-solving skills to determine production resource planning and implement corrective actions;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Must have ERP computer experience and excellent knowledge of Excel;
  • Knowledge of JIT/Lean Production systems and the ability to implement actions plans in support of these processes;
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, products, equipment and the ability to research alternate or replacement products when required in accordance with the allowed procedures;
  • Ability to read blueprint, 3D models and interpret engineering specification and documentation;
  • Completion of, or ability to complete, Global Harmonized System (WHMIS) course;
  • Must be eligible to meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), and Secret Level II Security Clearance through PSPC- Contract Security Program.

What We Will Do For You:

  • All of IMP's benefits become effective on your first day of work, regardless of your position.
  • We offer a comprehensive Benefits Package, including RSP Program, Tuition Reimbursement Program, Long Service Awards, Volunteer Grant Program, Scholarship Program, and more!

Applications for the above position will be accepted until the position has been filled. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only individuals selected for an interview will be notified.


Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative at all job levels. We welcome applicants from Aboriginal people, visible minority groups, persons with disabilities and women in occupations of positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self identify on either your cover letter or resume

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