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LOCATION: Port Perry SALARY: $21.00 - $27.00 TERM: Permanent

Durham Recruiting is looking for a hands on  Machine Shop Supervisor - Straight Days for our prestigious and growing client in North Durham. We are looking for someone that is looking to help take our client to the next level with their management style and experience. If you are an outgoing, hands on and motivating Supervisor this may be the role for you!

The Opportunity

In a nutshell you will be responsible for a crew of 30 to 50 people on your shift dealing with Production Levels, Quality Control, Training (ongoing and new), Inventory, Yearly Reviews/Performance Management and Reporting. This is an A to Z Supervisor role where you will have touch points on everything to do with your department and the success of the company. A full list of responsibilities will be given to successful candidates through the interview process.

What Stood Out For Us

Our partner is one of the largest employers in North Durham and within the next year are about to almost double their workforce! The variety in roles from production to skilled labour (70% of their roles are considered skilled positions) to development and design makes for a unique and exciting environment.

Why Choose Our Client:  

  • Straight Day Shift – ideal role for someone looking for a great work life balance
  • 7:30 to 4:00pm Monday – Friday – STRAIGHT DAY SHIFT
  • 30% growth year over year – Continuous improvement to facility and products is the key to their success
  • $21 to 27/HR depending on experience, Benefits after 3 months, Vacation negotiable depending on experience
  • Impeccable facility to work in – clean and modern
  • Great variety of machines to work on
  • Continuous improvement to the facility
  • Fantastic work environment – great example of diverse work environment (25% of workforce is women)
  • Relaxed and friendly work environment with a collaborative senior team
  • Interesting facility as there are several different manufacturing areas within the plant (product goes from the design right through to being completed onsite). No two days will be the same
  • Very safe location to work – there is a huge focus on safety within this facility

What We Need From You:

  • Minimum 5 Years’ experience in a manufacturing / industrial facility with an additional 10+ years’ experience working in a Manufacturing or Industrial Setting  
  • Experience with Production Scheduling, Inventory, Training and Quality Control
  • Great computer skills, experience with ERP Systems
  • Must be a self-motivator and be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Team player and someone looking for long term employment- ‘a new place to call home’
  • Great communication skills with the ability to work with all types of employees within the facility from production workers to the General Manager as you will interact with everyone
  • Strong problem-solving skills, ability to work outside the box
  • Excellent mechanical aptitude – we are looking for a hands on Supervisor

 We here at Durham Recruiting would like to thank everyone for their application but only those chosen for a phone interview will be contacted. If you would like to see a full list of our jobs, please visit our website at

Diane Kellow

Owner – Durham Recruiting


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