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Supervisor, Sewing - Canada Goose

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Production
Province: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Supervisor, Sewing
Deadline: November 30, 2018
Posted: September 27, 2018

Job Description / Duties

The Sewing Supervisor is responsible for coordinating and planning the activities of the Sewing Machine Operators, ensuring that the team is performing at a high level and reaching daily quotas.

Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for the main supervision of sewing machine operators
Review the factory loading schedule daily and plan production accordingly
Review the approved production sample and specifications before beginning production for each released purchase order
Calculate how many sewing machine operators are required - based on 100% efficiency, per operation, and per style on orders cut and bundled in order to meet daily quotas
Assign the appropriate operators with matching skills to appropriate tasks
Responsible for training and providing instruction to sewing machine operators in department
Follow through with training for each operator to ensure they have a clear understanding of how to perform the operation with acceptable efficiency and quality
Regularly update operators on how many units per hour and per day is required for 100% efficiency
Advise Manager of Production when operators are performing at acceptable levels to be timed (if at a temporary rate)
Review payroll daily to measure both efficiencies and inefficiencies
Review low performers and work with them to create action plans for improvement
Perform quality checks on each operator in your department throughout the day
Ensure all quality issues are being addressed and make corrections for improvement
Provide a safe environment within department and manufacturing floor
Communicate core values to team

Qualifications / Required Skills

Experience, Education and Designations:

5+ years’ sewing experience, preferably in apparel manufacturing industry
2-3 years’ supervisory experience

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:

Must be able to deal effectively with diverse group of workers
Must be familiar with sewing machine operations
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Leadership and interpersonal skills
Able to prioritize and operate proactively, handling issues in a calm manner when appropriate
Able to stand for extended periods of time

Working Conditions:

Manufacturing Environment

Contact Information

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At Canada Goose, the people we work with are just as important as the products we make. As one of the world’s leading manufacturers of outdoor luxury apparel, we surround ourselves with people who strive to be the best at what they do—and enjoy doing it. You don’t need to summit Mount Everest or journey to the South Pole to work at Canada Goose, but you do need to share the passion for adventure that’s held by those who embrace life to its fullest.
As we continue to spread our wings at home and around the globe, we’re seeking creative and collaborative people to join our team. Do you have what it takes to become a Goose Person? We want to hear from you!

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