John Ross & Sons Ltd. - Labour Supervisor

John Ross & Sons Ltd. - Halifax, NS

John Ross & Sons is currently seeking a Labour Supervisor to join our team in Chain Lake, Halifax, Nova Scotia. As the largest scrap metal recycling facility in Atlantic Canada, we seek a hard-working, dedicated, and safety minded individual to join our team.

JOB DESCRIPTION_____________________________________________________________

The successful candidate will be responsible for supervising and promoting an accident-free and environmentally compliant workplace and will report directly to the Owners and Chief Operation Officer.

Experience working with heavy equipment including but not limited to: excavators, loaders, forklifts, bobcats, and other production related equipment.

Other essential job functions include:

  • Works well with department staff, organizational wide staff, vendor/suppliers, and maintain relations with clients/customers.

  • Work with the Chief Operations Officer to ensure proper staffing and training is in place to support on-going operations of the organization.

  • Ensure all direct and indirect reports are trained on the risks presented to them in the performance of their duties and that training is documented.

  • Ensure safe work practices implemented to address above risks.

  • Ensure compliance of all employees with safety requirements, instructions and best work practices.

  • Supervise operations.

  • Manage, supervise and track all employees.

  • Maintain yard and department organization.

  • Train and direct department employees in proper use of equipment.

  • Order and purchases parts and equipment while working closely with company maintenance personal.

  • Provides training in the areas of safety equipment operations and material identification.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS____________________________________________________________

  • Five plus years’ experience of staff management, appraisal, development and planning.

  • Five plus years’ experience in the scrap metal industry is an asset

  • Must have effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience operating heavy equipment

  • Strong analytical and mathematical skills

  • Experience in cost-effective production and implementation of continuous improvement techniques

  • Must have excellent problem solving skills with the ability to find suitable solutions for productivity, environmental, safety-related, and employment issues.

Qualified applicants are asked to submit their resume. We thank everyone who applied, but only select candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Job Type: Full-time

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