Supervisor - Truss Production - Construction I-411

Supervisor - Truss Production - Construction I-411

17 Nov

17 Nov



Supervisor, Truss Production - Construction

KOTT Inc. is one of Ontario’s largest suppliers of products and services for residential construction. Our customers rely on our factory-built components for the quality – and speed of construction – of their new home builds.

Our Truss manufacturing team plays a huge role in delivering on KOTT’s promise to get our customers what they need, when they need it. Our Cobourg Truss Shop requires an experienced Supervisor for the evening shift, Monday to Thursday- 3:00pm-2:00am, (42 Hours). This role is eligible for overtime when required.

What’s the opportunity?

KOTT trusses literally put a roof over people’s heads.

Your sense of accomplishment will come from using your proven Supervisory skills for the on-time delivery of these important building components. You communicate well, enjoy problem solving and thrive in a fast-paced environment. In this role, you have an opportunity to make a positive impact on KOTT’s operational efficiency. You take pride in ensuring a safe workplace for your team.

Your day-to-day

- Supervise and direct the work of the Truss team, providing guidance and feedback

- Help ensure the truss production schedule balances available production capacity with customer requirements

- Troubleshoot and problem solve as required

- Conduct Safety Talks and Workplace Inspections with your team

- Monitor attendance and punctuality, and provide disciplinary measures as required

- Perform reporting and administrative tasks required – e.g. data entry for production tracking

- Monitor and assist in quality control measures

- Track and document material inventories

- Assist in various aspects of the production process, as needed to maintain production flow

What you need to succeed


· Minimum of 3 years’ experience supervising a team in a manufacturing or production setting

· Framing experience is considered a strong asset

· Forklift experience is considered a strong asset

· You have experience with power tools

· You have experience working with your hands

Skills & Qualifications

· Quality and detail-oriented

· Ability to read and interpret building plans and production drawings

· Organized, with strong multitasking skills

· Great verbal communications skills

· Computer literacy

· Fluency in English is required

Why join KOTT?

KOTT is one of Ontario’s largest suppliers of products and services for residential construction. We serve home builders and construction professionals from our four locations in Ottawa and the GTA.

Family-run for more than 45 years, we’re large enough to provide opportunities, and small enough to care. Our strong team is a competitive advantage – and we know it’s important to create a great employee experience. In addition to a solid pay & benefits package, we offer:

· $6000 in employee recognition prizes each year

· Access to corporate memberships, and discounted 3rd party products and services

· $250 hiring referral bonus & $100 annual donation to a non-profit organization you are involved with

· Company-paid uniforms, and 50% off branded clothing at the KOTT store

· Employee and family events

· 24/7 employee and family assistance program

· Ongoing communications programs, and semi-annual performance assessments

Five core values guide the way we run our business: Be on Board, Own It, Safety First, Reach for More and Keep it Real. Occupational Health & Safety is hugely important at all of our workplaces.

Applicants please note

· Application closing date: November 28th, 2021

· Reliable transportation is essential as KOTT is not on a bus route

· Pay will be based on skills and experience

· KOTT Inc. is an equal opportunity employer

· Contact KOTT HR if you need accommodations to apply or interview

Application deadline: 2021-11-28

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


- Company events

- Dental care

- Employee assistance program

- Extended health care

- Vision care


- 10 hour shift

- Monday to Friday

Work remotely:

- No

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