Team Leader

Manufacturing Brampton, Ontario


Team Leader


The Assembly Team Leader is responsible for leading the shift production operation in accordance with work instructions, company policy and safety regulations to ensure a quality product is safely manufactured. 


  • Supervise Assembly operations in specific cells per production macro plan efficiently, per company policies and safety procedures
  • Provide technical support, training, participate in performance reviews and communicating department goals and expectations – ensure training requirements are met and maintained
  • Conduct department meetings/Tool Box Talks to ensure effective 2-way communication with employees - maintaining a high morale workplace
  • Ensure all safety standards as required by law and company policy are adhered to. Act as a role model for health and safety by visibly demonstrating a commitment to a safety-first environment
  • Support all Lean initiatives, FEM actions and ISO requirements
  • Responsible for inventory accuracy in processing production Shop Orders and storing of materials.
  • Support cycle counts of inventory
  • Responsible for department assets and equipment – report equipment issues and maintain good housekeeping practices
  • Interact with different departments as needed
  • Complete time sheets on a weekly basis
  • Ensure all job related / orientation training is provided and maintained.
  • All other responsibilities as assigned by Supervisor/Manager.



The wearing of appropriate safety equipment as described below is a condition of employment and not one of choice.  Safety equipment that must be worn while performing job responsibilities are as follows:

-  Safety shoes (Met-guard type)

-  Hearing protection

-  Safety glasses   



  • Experience / interest in a leadership role
  • Good technical experience and knowledge of assembly practices / tools.
  • Ability to read drawings and work instructions
  • Ability to use measuring instruments such as micrometers, pi tapes, calipers and other gauges
  • Good computer skills; proficient in MS Office
  • Good verbal communication skills, organizational and delegation skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of health and safety legislation, guidelines and standards pertaining to machining and assembly industries
  • Past experience in Lean Manufacturing principles is an asset