Textile Supervisor (Canada)

With more than 60 years of experience and three manufacturing facilities in North America, FELLFAB® is an industry leader providing engineered solutions using textile related products to many critical and demanding markets.

We are currently recruiting for a TEXTILE SUPERVISOR to join our Hamilton Manufacturing facility.

As an Employee of FELLFAB®, you will be entitled to:

  • A competitive salary (based on experience)
  • Health benefits
  • Annual bonuses based on Company performance
  • A challenging work environment, exciting products, and the ability to work with high profile customers

Primary Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Plant Manager, you will be responsible for the daily supervision of leather cutting and sewing, product quality and on-time delivery objectives. You will also be responsible for providing back-up supervision to other departments including industry specific sewing lines, TSS cells, and RF welding and Industrial contracts.

Mandatory Skill Requirements:

  • Previous experience with leather sewing and/or manual leather cutting
  • Must have experience in textiles (i.e. industrial or commercial products using various types of vinyl and coated materials, and/or leather or fabric used primarily in seating applications
  • Must have previous experience with measurements and be able to convert between metric and imperial systems
  • Must be able to read, interpret and challenge customer supplied and internally produced drawings
  • Must have experience in leather utilization and material yields
  • Must be able to train new hires and cross train existing employees
  • Must be able to performance manage employees, as required
  • Must have previous experience in accident and injury prevention and be able to contribute to our safety milestones and initiatives
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize tasks with competing deadlines
  • Must be well organized and be able to demonstrate a high degree of accuracy in all tasks
  • Must be able to recommend and implement new and improved methods to reduce costs and improve efficiencies
  • *Must have multi-shift capabilities to support recent business growth and expansion

Definite Assets:

  • Ability to use Microsoft Word for documentation purposes including standard operating procedures and work instructions
  • Ability to use Microsoft Excel for data entry, analysis, and graphing results
  • Previous experience in production planning or scheduling
  • Previous experience in LEAN manufacturing, Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) and visual management
  • Previous experience or knowledge of RF welding (machine operation or setup)
  • Previous working experience in an AS9100 or ISO9001 environment

Education and Work History:
College diploma in a technical related field and/or 3 to 5 years of industry experience

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Karin Wheatley
FELLFAB Limited
2343 Barton Street East
Hamilton, Ontario L8E 5V8
Email: karin.wheatley@fellfab.com