Shop Supervisor – Metal Fabrication

Our Woodbridge based client, an industry leader in miscellaneous metals, custom railing fabrication and other intricate architectural metalwork, is searching for a Shop Supervisor to oversee all metal fabrication in its 20,000 sf facility in northern Toronto. Leading a team of 20 this role will have oversight of all metal production, staffing, machine/equipment maintenance and inventory control.


Production Management
• Plan and organize production to ensure an efficient and continuous flow from start to finish
• Resource management; man, machine, and materials to maximize efficiency and minimize production costs and waste
• Read fabrication shop drawings to ensure accuracy prior to production start
• Assist in metal fabrication work; serve as metal fitter as required
• Maintain quality assurance in all phases of production – raw materials, WIP, and finished goods
• Ensure that all production activities are done in accordance with health and safety procedures

Staff Management
• Maintain high morale among all employees by promoting effective HR practices
• Attract and retain qualified employees
• Communicate and enforce company policies and procedures
• Monitor employee performance, take appropriate action as required
• Promote cross training across all areas of production to enhance efficiency and flexibility

Asset Management
• Organize machinery and work areas
• Implement machinery maintenance program to ensure minimal down time and optimal working conditions, coordinate necessary repairs and replacement
• Maintain proper housekeeping practices throughout the plant
• Control shop supplies access; ensure availability for fabrication/installation, avoid waste and loss
• Organize and control inventory to suit efficient production work flow and tracking

Key Measures:
• Ensures that all production jobs are on time for delivery.
• High percentage of acceptance (Low incidence of scrap and rejects)
• 100% Quality Assurance

• Minimum 10 years of experience in metal fabrication and plant management
• Familiar with all roles and machinery in a metal fabrication plant

• Salary to commensurate with experience
• Benefits
• 2 weeks annual paid vacation

We thank all those who apply however, only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted. Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada without sponsorship. Please send applications to and quote job ref# SHOPSUP140815.