Weekend Shift Supervisor (Part-Time)

Location: Richmond, British Columbia, Canada

Department: Operations

Type: Part Time

Min. Experience: Experienced


Tree Island Steel Ltd.  (“Tree Island Steel” or the “Company”) is a publicly listed company whose shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol TSL.  Headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia, since 1964, Tree Island Steel, through its four operating facilities in Canada and the United States, produces wire products for a diverse range of industrial, residential construction, commercial construction, agricultural, and specialty applications. Its products include bright wire; a broad array of fasteners, including packaged, collated and bulk nails; stucco reinforcing products; concrete reinforcing mesh; fencing and other fabricated wire products. The Company markets these products under the Tree Island®, Halsteel®, True-Spec®, K-Lath®, TI-Wire® and Tough Strand® brand names. Tree Island Steel operates in Canada under Tree Island Industries Ltd and in the United States under Tree Island Wire (USA) Inc.


Job Summary:           

Reporting to the Production Manager, this weekend supervisory position is primarily responsible for managing the efforts of our hourly employees in workplace safety, production and quality commitments while striving to reduce production costs through innovative management. This part time position operates three (3) days per week (Friday, Saturday & Sunday) on a shift rotation basis, and requires membership in the MoveUP Union, Local 378.


Job Responsibilities:                                                             

  • Build & foster a strong team culture.
  • Provide training and education that provides for employee health and safety.
  • Ensure all employees are trained in care for the environment.
  • Meet or exceed customer service expectations and ensure compliance with all Company quality and ISO procedures.
  • Ensure employees are trained and developed to meet Company goals and objectives.
  • Identify short and long term plans to support the divisional plan.
  • Plan crewing and organize manpower for optimal results.
  • Provide leadership in continuous improvement toward reducing scrap and rework.
  • Manage the flow of materials in work centres.
  • Ensure the facilities are well cared for.
  • Provide effective cost control in materials, manpower and facilities.
  • Foster positive labour relations between the company and bargaining unit.
  • Administer Company policies including hiring, discharge and discipline, where necessary.
  • Provide input and feedback regarding language and clauses for the union contract.
  • Ensure Company policies concerning performance, conduct and attendance are maintained, and use corrective progressive discipline as required.
  • Manage employee performance problems.
  • Conduct investigations into all workplace accidents and alleged misconduct.
  • Perform security checks of the property on a regular basis.
  • Others duties of a minor nature related to the above which do not affect the value of the job.



  • Successful completion of secondary education plus applicable post secondary courses.
  • Formal Supervisory training.
  • 3 to 5 years of previous supervisory experience, preferably in a unionized environment.
  • Computer literacy and knowledge of MRP in an integrated computer environment.
  • Knowledge of WCB Industrial Health and Safety Regulations.
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001-2000 policies and procedures.
  • Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills.
  • Well developed verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of the basic concepts of workplace law.
  • High degree of personal ethics.


We thank you for your application, however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No agencies please.

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