Manufacturing Shift Supervisor in Ottawa, ON - Cardinal Health

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Manufacturing Shift Supervisor

Ottawa, ON
  • Positions Available Positions Available: 1
  • Type Type: Full Time
  • Education Education: High School, College

Cardinal Health Canada is currently seeking a Shift Leader for our 24/7-12 hour manufacturing operation for an immediate need at the Gananoque location. This position reports directly to the Senior Production Leader. The primary function of the role is to lead, coach, and develop production teams to efficiently deliver “Essential to Care” Medical Devices within the highest safety and quality standards.

Manufacturing Management is responsible for strategic oversight and leadership direction within the Manufacturing function.

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What you will do:


    •Actively lead, coach, guide teams of 60 to 120 employees in partnership with technical Lead hands to achieve manufacturing targets within Key Performance Indicators (KPI).

    •Proactively performance manage employees to ensure accountability of high standards for Safety, Quality, Attendance and Reliability in alignment with standardized KPIs

    •Conduct performance and coaching discussions including formal performance reviews

    •Collaborate with respective teams and other site leaders to optimize manufacturing throughput

    •Responsible for tracking and reporting shift/team KPIs

    •Identify, lead, and support continuous improvement opportunities in process, equipment, and systems

    •Accountable for meeting cGMP standards, maintain and improve plant floor appearance/cleanliness utilizing 5S methodologies

    •Accountable for downtime management utilizing LEAN and OEE methodologies

    •Ensure your team is trained, qualified and certified (OJTC) to operate their respective equipment

    •Schedule teams for maximum effectiveness

    •Identify and manage direct labor staffing levels to meet production requirements

    •Facilitate departmentally and shift change communications

    •Responsible for time and attendance management for the team

    •Collaborate on Operational Excellence initiatives

Tools / Technologies:


    University/college education preferred

    •Knowledge of cGMPs as it relates to quality and manufacturing practices- preferred

    •3-5 years of previous leadership experience preferably within operations or manufacturing environment

    •General knowledge of production systems, operational methodologies, processes and equipment

    •Must be able to work the following schedule: 24/7, 12-hour shifts on a rotating 2 weeks day shift, 2 weeks nights shift

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Cardinal Health-Gananoque manufactures many life impacting medical devices that help our customers thrive in a changing world.We are your humble partners, striving each day to make healthcare more efficient, providers more effective and our patients as healthy as possible. We are more than 500 employees with 119 years of Canadian history, a deep understanding of the medical devices we manufacture every day and a passion for innovation. We apply our industry experience and expertise to help you reduce the total cost of healthcare so you can focus on improving the lives of our patients. We utilize our scale and knowledge to create and provide solutions across our entire product portfolio—not just at certain points, but from start to finish; not only today, but well into the future. We’re accountable for our results and proud of the work we perform.