Title:  Shop Lead


Edmonton, AB, CA, T9E 0R8

Department:  Heavy Duty
Job Req ID:  883

Position Summary

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: Coordinates and assist Production Foreman in directing activities in a safe manner for all first/second shift employees to maximize productivity and minimize cost while maintaining quality.


· Safety – conduct all activities in a safe manner, utilizing PPE and adhering to company policy and alerting others regarding potential concerns. Safety is # 1.

· Inspects product to verify production specifications are met before reuse.

· Ensures execution of established production schedule.

· Recommends measures to improve methods, equipment performance, and quality of product and reduce product loss and suggests change in working conditions and use of equipment for increase efficiency.

· Able to communicate, monitor and control tooling costs and to work within the approved budget.

· Ensure that assigned areas in the plant are always kept clean, all items or equipment are safely stored, and that shop team adheres to cleanliness standards.

· Train and provide technical guidance to new and current employees in assigned department

· Enforces safety regulations and good manufacturing practices.

· Analyzes and resolves work problems or assists others in solving work problems and initiates or suggests plans to achieve work goals.

· Provides input into other employees skills level and performance to production foreman

· Plan and assist in executing all training required to enhance the skills and competency of all employees and ensure that all personnel performing remanufacturing are properly trained, certified and meet the necessary quality standards.

· Provide leadership for others for safety, loss prevention and cost reduction activities.

· Serves as first point of contact for all technical inquiries and verification needs.

· Performs other duties as assigned.



· Minimum of 2 years’ experience in shop leadership role required.

· A certificate from an accredited technical school and two years' experience; or equivalent education and experience required.

· Work related experience must consist of hands-on Mechanic work.

· Excellent organization and time management skills and the ability to provide leadership, and training using positive techniques to ensure maximum productivity; and adhere to expectations.

· Willingness to travel – up to 10%