Production Supervisor

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# Positions
Job Type
Permanent Full Time

Job Description

Production Supervisor

Richmond, Canada


Avigilon (TSX: AVO) provides trusted security solutions to the global market. Avigilon designs, develops, and manufactures video analytics, network video management software and hardware, surveillance cameras, and access control solutions. Avigilon’s solutions have been installed at thousands of customer sites, including school campuses, transportation systems, healthcare centers, public venues, critical infrastructure, prisons, factories, casinos, airports, financial institutions, government facilities, and retailers.


Responsibilities include:

  • Manages the production workforce, through Team Leads, in a fair and equitable manner in accordance with company guidelines and procedures, and applicable legislation
  • Deploys manpower on a daily and weekly basis in order to achieve required production volumes
  • Supervises production operations to ensure compliance with safety regulations, quality standards, production standards and effective operations of equipment
  • Works with multiple departments to review, coordinate, and approve schedules and departmental maintenance activities
  • Recommends alternative standard operational and working practices as necessary and monitors direct reports to ensure compliance with current standards
  • Makes decisions relating to production issues using technical knowledge and professional experience
  • Checks machines and systems to ensure production targets are met
  • Provides regular updates on production to the Production Manager and VP of Manufacturing and Global Supply Chain
  • Resolves issues relating to production as a result of other manufacturing factors
  • Escalates significant problems to the Production Manager and presents solutions based on an assessment of data and relevant information
  • Coordinates shift activities with other production supervisors to increase continuity of operations
  • Ensures production of quality products that meet corporate standards
  • Assesses production procedures and initiates quality improvements
  • Creates/completes Work Orders within the ERP and manufacturing systems
  • Interviews and recommends, and onboards candidates for employment
  • Coaches and develops the team to high performance while fostering a culture of team ownership
  • Addresses and resolves personnel issues and concerns, through coaching, counselling and performance management in conjunction with the HR department and the Production Manager
  • Keeps the company’s budget in mind when making production related decisions


  • Post-secondary courses in Supervision and Leadership preferred
  • 3-5 years supervisory experience in an electronics manufacturing facility
  • Experience and/or education in lean manufacturing or six sigma an asset
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of an electronics environment
  • Excellent analytical reasoning and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge and experience with ERP system
  • Strong working knowledge of various computer applications (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Ability to multi-task and juggle priorities along with strong organizational skills
  • Time management skills; able to set priorities, handle deadlines, and contingency planning

Perks and Benefits:


As a full-time employee at Avigilon, you are eligible to receive a comprehensive benefits package which includes MSP, extended health, dental, medical insurance while travelling, and the opportunity to participate in the Employee Share Purchase Plan (ESPP).  You will also receive a health spending account to cover additional healthcare costs, such as vision care, RMT and chiropractor visits. 



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