Production Team Lead - Afternoon shift

Metro Green Logistics Inc. (A division of Metro Supply Chain Group) - Leamington, ON (30+ days ago)

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Reports to Production Supervisor. The Co-Pack Line Leader has primary responsibility for overseeing a production line within a Co-Pack plant, ensuring safety, quality and maximum productivity. Able to multi-task and work a flexible schedule. Must have prior experience leading a team in a fast-paced production environment.


  • Responsible for ensuring safety and quality standards, good manufacturing practices (GMPs) and adherence to job specifications.
  • Responsible for reading, comprehending, and explaining job standards, bill of materials (BOMs) and special instructions for jobs.
  • Train, motivate, guide and assist line workers to carry out duties and responsibilities in a safe, standardized, effective and efficient manner.
  • Communicate and monitor shift productivity standards to ensure they are met or exceeded.
  • Conduct audits on production lines per customer QA production audit requirements. Documents all inspections on standard company form.
  • Able to quickly troubleshoot issues and keep production line moving.
  • Work in a safe manner. Follow all Metro Green Logistics and customer standards, in addition to Federal, Provincial and Local regulations for occupational safety.
  • Monitor/maintain equipment for proper operation and report issues to Supervisor.
  • Understand line layout, monitor pallet volume, perform pallet inspection (inbound materials and outbound finished goods), submit orders for product or component requests, and maintain proper line coverage.
  • Conduct finished goods counts, reconciliations of products and components, and return to
  • Maintains cleanliness and sanitation of work areas.
  • Willing to help out in other departments during slower periods.
  • Takes an active role in process and performance improvement.


  • Completed High School Diploma
  • Some College education is preferred


  • Minimum of two (2) years of packaging or manufacturing experience.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Service oriented and commitment to quality of work.
  • Organized and shows excellent attention to detail.
  • Able to motivate people and must be viewed as a clear and credible communicator.
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds.
  • Able to stand throughout the day.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to develop and maintain relationships with team members.
  • Knowledge and adherence to company policies, procedures, and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).

Job Type: Full-time


  • Production: 2 years (Preferred)


  • DCS / DEC (Preferred)


  • English (Preferred)