Production Supervisor

Listowel, ON, Canada

Job Type:

Full Time

About Spinrite

Spinrite is North America’s largest marketer of craft yarn and thread, producing innovative products that are available at leading retailers such as Walmart, Amazon, Jo-Ann Stores and Michaels. We take pride in what we do and are passionate about inspiring creativity for our consumers. Recently, we have grown significantly. In early 2019, we purchased Coats & Clark, which essentially doubled the size of our company. Moving to the future, our vision is to the world’s largest inspiration-driven company for makers all over the world.

About the Role

As an industry leader focused on driving growth and execution excellence, Spinrite is looking for a day shift production supervisor to coordinate the activities of production associates, maintain productivity, and maintain accurate records.

At Spinrite, our plans are to grow, so this position is an excellent opportunity for anyone who thrives within an evolving workplace and would like exposure to growth. If you would like to get onboard with the fastest growing company in the industry and aspire for success, this role may be for you.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supervise, coordinate, and schedule the activities of production workers.

  • Establish methods to meet work schedules, and coordinate work activities with all departments.

  • Resolve work problems; recommend measures to improve productivity and product quality.

  • Train workers in job duties, department specific safety procedures, and company policies.

  • Make recommendations pertaining to hiring, promotions, and transfers.

  • Maintain a fair and equal standard of discipline of company rules and safety policies.

  • Prepare production and other reports.

  • Set up machines and equipment when required.

  • Ensure smooth operation of equipment and machinery and arrange for maintenance and repair work.

  • Seek out and capture opportunities for cost reduction and continuous improvement.

  • Ensure all health and safety requirements are met


  • Computer literacy using Microsoft Office

  • Post-secondary education in materials management or related discipline or equivalent combination of education and work experience

  • 1 to 3 years of relevant work experience in a production environment.

  • Good working knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act

  • Good communication skills, both oral and written

  • Proven ability to work with others and on teams

  • Proven problem-solving skills and good decision-making track record

  • Job task planning and organizing skills

Spinrite is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and all applicants for employment without regard to any status protected by the Ontario Human Rights Code, US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and applicable state law. If you need assistance or accommodations during any part of the application or interview process, please contact us at 519-291-3780 and ask to be directed to HR.