Production Team Leader in Mississauga at ITW

Date Posted: 7/24/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


ITW Insulation Systems (ITWIS) is a division of ITW (Illinois Tool Works) www.itw.com, a US based company with sales of USD 14 Billion, divisions in over 55 countries and around 60,000 employees worldwide. 


ITWIS is an industry leading manufacturer of industrial insulation and jacketing systems. Primary industry targets are Oil and Gas and Petrochemical with a respectable commercial insulation business in North America. The business is headquartered in Houston, TX with manufacturing and operations facilities in Houston, and La Porte, TX; Mississauga, Ontario and Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; and Ras Al Khaimah, UAE;


Position Summary:

ITWIS is looking for candidate that is a self-starter, problem solver and has a sense of urgency. The Production Team Leader is responsible for managing all aspects of manufacturing, which include managing the production of all the company’s products and the coordination with warehouse for the timely shipping. The successful candidate will report to the Unit Manager. This position will be located in the Mississauga, Ontario area.



Job Responsibilities:

●  Directs and participates in all activities for the Plant and Shipping Department.

●  Oversees, monitors, coordinates, prioritizes and participates in all Shipping activities to achieve business needs and goals.

●  Assembles orders and prepares goods for shipment.

●  Records shipment data, including weight, charges, and space availability.

●  Receives and unpacks materials and supplies.

●  Applies quality standards and reports damages and discrepancies for accounting reimbursement and record-keeping purposes.

●  Serves as an active safety leader and applies and enforces all rules.

●  Acts as liaison between team members and the rest of the organization.

●  Handles 1st step disciplinary action with manager’s approval.

●  Uses some software to accomplish work tasks.

●  Responsible for monitoring and recording production rates and works with management to improve production, safety and quality.

●  Maintains supplies on hand for team, as needed.

●  Provides ongoing training to direct reports, as required.

●  Offers employee performance input to manager during the Review cycle.

●  Conducts team and safety meetings as required.

●  Monitors department’s monthly overall work load and recommends staffing changes to management.

●  Applies ITW tool box training.

●  Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

●  Minimum high school diploma. Associates degree preferred.

●  2 or more years in a Team Lead/Supervisory role in a manufacturing environment

●  Forklift certified

●  Able to lift consistently

●  Intermediate Microsoft Office (Excel & Word) skills

●  People skills like leadership, communication, problem solving and teamwork.





ITW Welding
ITW’s Welding segment designs and manufactures value-added equipment and specialty consumables with leading technology for a variety of industrial applications, serving an array of end markets where weld quality is a critical factor. ITW’s industry-leading welding solutions are differentiated by innovative technology designed to meet the needs of today’s users with specific focus on productivity, quality, and ease of use behind very strong brands. ITW Welding also continues to address critical industry issues such as more stringent regulatory requirements and the need to quickly and effectively train new welders.