Production Supervisor (18-month contract)

Date:  Mar 27, 2024

Lakeshore, ON, CA, N8N 5G8

Company:  Vista

Who We Are:

Vistaprint is the industry leader in personalized physical and digital products. We empower over 17 million global customers to make an impression – and we’re fueled by forward-thinking and innovative technology. Just last year, Vistaprint generated $1.508B in revenue through customized print products, signage, apparel, websites and more.



About the Role:

As a key member of our Production team, you will be responsible for supervising our front-line Team Members with the objective of achieving immediate and short-term goals as outlined by the Production Managers.



What You Will Do:

  • Responsibility for shift scheduling including work station assignments/shift rotations, training, vacations, breaks, overtime assignment, back-up for absent Team Members
  • Coordinating production startups, shutdowns and changeovers
  • Attaining shift production goals
  • Operating within Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Job Safety Analysis (JSAs)
  • Communicating with other Shift Supervisors and Plant Managers
  • Responsibility for quality control, adjust as necessary during shift to produce product within specification
  • Participating on Continuous Improvement Teams and implementing changes
  • Providing leadership, direction and seek to empower Team Members
  • Supporting Vistaprint’s mission, vision, strategic plan, goals and management decisions
  • Ensuring all Team Members follow Company Health & Safety standards as well as requirements of the Occupational Health & Safety Act as it applies to the manufacturing sector
  • Ensuring all Team Members are trained sufficiently in operating machines and/or tasks and know where the first aid room, kits and other safety equipment are located



What You Need:

  • Secondary education or equivalent experience
  • 3 - 5 years as a Supervisory and or Team Leader overseeing teams of 15 (+) employees/Team Members in a large manufacturing environment is required
  • Proven experience related to lean principles and practices
  • Knowledge of the manufacturing processes, procedures and high volume production machinery and systems
  • Able to work shift work
  • Experience and proven knowledge with Health and Safety Standards and Employment Law
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels and all positions within the organization
  • Driven and energetic with a strong technical background and understanding of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement principles
  • Desire to function in a team based environment with aspirations for personal growth
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and dedication to Team Member morale, customer service, safety, quality and delivery
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize workload and meet deadlines
  • Superior organizational and problem-solving skills



About Us:

As an e-commerce powerhouse, Vistaprint is a dynamic organization that maintains an exciting, entrepreneurial culture. With founder Robert Keane’s as CEO, we’ve renewed our focus on empowering and helping small businesses. To do this, we create customer value (and delight) through accessible, cutting-edge technology. We thrive on providing opportunities for exploration, collaboration, innovation and growth – for both our customers and our team.



Equal Opportunity Employer:

Vistaprint, a Cimpress company, is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, nationality, age, religion, citizenship, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender presentation, legal or preferred name, marital status, pregnancy, family structure, veteran status or any other basis protected by human rights laws or regulations. This list is not exhaustive and, in fact, in many cases, we strive to do more than the law requires

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