Date Posted: 2020-06-10 | | Expires: 2020-07-10

Supervisor - Plastic Thermoforming

Job Description

WaterStem Inc., located at 75 Shields Court, Markham ON L3R 9T4, is looking for a Supervisor – Plastic Thermoforming to join our growing team at our work location in Markham, Ontario. This is a full-time and permanent position.

· Supervise staff during manufacturing process and lead other employees in plastic forming.
· Train existing employees and new hires.
· Maintain quality and productivity production records.
· Report production status, and other appropriate metrics.
· Investigate quality issues, process delays, material shortages, tool or equipment problems and take corrective action.
· Set molds into molding machine press and attach all necessary hardware for processing.
· Set processing specific points in machine controller including all calibration set up procedures for the thermoforming and ejection molding equipment.
· Set up all auxiliary equipment for operation on daily basis. Equipment includes radio frequency (“RF”) sealing machines, compressors, chillers and granulators.
· Assist with preventative maintenance procedures on all equipment as instructed by the maintenance department personnel or managers.
· Analyze equipment requirements and recommend replacement or new equipment as required.


· 3-5 years of work experience as machine operator in manufacturing industry
· Min 6 months practical training in supervising process in plastic molding and thermoforming industry
· Post-secondary diploma in electrical, electromechanical or plastic technology
· Knowledge of hydraulic and inline thermoforming equipment retrofit
· Knowledge of DanFoss servo index drives
· Knowledge of operation and service of plastic granulating equipment
· Valid forklift and first aid certificate.
Work Environment / Other Requirements
· Ability to safely move around the plant floor.
· Ability to safely climb onto and under machines.
· Ability to bend, squat and crawl to work on equipment.
· Ability to properly and safely lift tools.
· Work in shifts required.
knowledge of Danfoss Servo drive: 1 year (Preferred)
supervisor: 1 year (Preferred)
hydraulic and inline thermoforming retrofit: 1 year (Preferred)
operation and service of plastic granulating equipment: 1 year (Preferred)
machine operator in the manufacturing industry: 4 years (Preferred)
first aid and forklift (Preferred)


Dental care, vision care, extended health benefits (including drug benefits), and 10 days of vacation


Commitment to Quality Machine Operation Staff Supervision

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Job Type

Full Time



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Job Location

Canada - Markham


Management, Manufacturing

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