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CNC Supervisor

Location: Multimatic Ride Dynamics, Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

Posted: June 10th, 2024

Position Overview:

Multimatic Ride Dynamics  (MRD) is one of the newest of Multimatic’s North American divisions. Multimatic Ride Dynamics is looking for a CNC Supervisor  who will supervise and direct the activities of all CNC machining and CNC processes. Ensure that department targets, productivity, and quality levels are met. 

Plant Address:

Multimatic Ride Dynamics - 1100 Stackhouse Road, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 8E4, Canada

Shift Hours: 8:00pm to 4:00am

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Delegate and supervise the day-to-day CNC production activities. • Coordinate and oversee general housekeeping for the CNC production area.

• Responsible for the oversight of orientation and training of new employees. • Support hiring of CNC setup/operators/lead hands and their training as required.

• Provide training on work instructions and any job-related procedures. • Monitor employee performance relative to the acceptance of responsibility, communication, problem solving ability, work habits, and safety behaviours.  • Issue disciplines as required (in conjunction with the department manager and human resources manager).

• Ensure that all safety standards are met. Act upon observed unsafe working habits or safety hazards (i.e. corrective actions).

• Complete timekeeping reports. • Ensure that the required department targets and productivity levels are met.

• Maintain adherence to the established quality and scheduling standards.

• Review the daily production schedules and instruct operators in the job set-up.

• Ensure that the set-up verification and first and last part inspection has been reviewed and approved by the leadhands.

• Ensure production operators inspect the product at each stage of operation as per the control plan.

• Ensure inspections and tests are performed as per the part control plan and maintain inspection and test status.

• Maintain product inspection and test status using the established labeling instructions.

• Report and review the performance of the shift’s production. Ensure that all counts are accurate and complete. Monitor the up time and down time.

• Alert the production- and operations manager of all quality and safety issues.

• Identify non-conformances. Stop production if necessary; purge and contain all suspect material internally, externally, and any product that is in transit..

• In the event of receiving a customer concern, issues a customer and/or concern report. Include the operations, production, and quality managers in the distribution.

• Assist in the planning and execution of department objectives and targets.

•Implement effective TPM program for CNC and CNC supporting equipment in corporation with the operations manager.

• Develop/write/edit CNC programs as required.

• Accommodate and create programs for port tube changes in the characterization period of a damper on short notice.

• Track consumable tooling costs, change over times, scrap, and production productivity.

• Develop and co-ordinate plant and equipment layout improvements, process improvements, tool changes, and first off improvements. • Co-ordinate the proper timing of ECNs to minimize obsolete stock and ensure production at the required engineering level.

• Review all CNC machining related work instructions and ensure the readiness of manufacturing equipment, packaging requirements, and completion of all CNC manufacturing engineering tasks. • Maintain a daily presence on the production floor. Provide engineering support to CNC manufacturing in the areas of ergonomic evaluations, method improvements, the procurement and fabrication of equipment, and safety.

• Research, investigate, and report CNC manufacturing concerns for improvement of overall CNC productivity. This includes process cost reductions and implementation of corrective actions to minimize process downtimes and rejects.

• Support APQP activities by evaluating blueprints and recommending machining processes.

• Perform other duties as assigned by the General Manager and/or Department Manager.

Education and Experience:

• Completion of a college diploma or university degree in an engineering discipline. Mechanical engineering is preferred.

• Minimum of five years’ experience in a related field or discipline.

• Good knowledge of manufacturing processes and systems.

• Knowledge of government legislation relative to health and safety (i.e. OHSA, WHMIS).

• Training in CNC machining methods and practices, first aid, forklift safety and operation.

• Supervisory skills in the areas of health and safety, hiring, orientation, performance reviews, and disciplinary measures.

• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team; must be self-motivated.

• Ability to coach, counsel, discipline, and motivate.

• Good Technical Report writing abilities.

• Proficient in Microsoft applications (i.e. Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and C.A.D.

• Excellent problem-solving techniques and methods.

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, as well as a friendly work environment. Learn more about us at

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume. We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities will be provided upon request during the recruitment, assessment, selection and placement process.

Multimatic is an equal opportunity employer.

Closing date for applications is July 10th 2024

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.