A193 Sewing Supervisor

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Work Type: 
Full Time
City / Location: 
Scarborough, ON
Rate of Pay: 
TBD – Yearly salary
Work Schedule: 
40 hours per week, Monday-Friday
Contact Info: 

Directly through the careers section of our website: https://www.canadagoose.com/ca/en/careers/careers.html or by e-mail to bgrant@canadagoose.com

Posting Date: 
Friday, February 1, 2019 to Friday, March 1, 2019
Fanshawe Career and Employment Services - Aylmer

25 Centre Street, Aylmer, Ontario
N5H 2Z4

Tel: 519-765-2082
Fax: 519-765-2280
Email: cesayl@fanshawec.ca
Web: www.fanshawec.ca/cesayl


The Sewing Supervisor is responsible for coordinating and planning the activities of the Sewing Machine Operators, ensuring that the team is performing at a high level and reaching daily quotas.

  • Responsible for the main supervision of sewing machine operators
  • Review the factory loading schedule daily and plan production accordingly
  • Review the approved production sample and specifications before beginning production for each released purchase order
  • Calculate how many sewing machine operators are required - based on 100% efficiency, per operation, and per style on orders cut and bundled in order to meet daily quotas
  • Assign the appropriate operators with matching skills to appropriate tasks
  • Responsible for training and providing instruction to sewing machine operators in department
  • Follow through with training for each operator to ensure they have a clear understanding of how to perform the operation with acceptable efficiency and quality
  • Regularly update operators on how many units per hour and per day is required for 100% efficiency
  • Advise Manager of Production when operators are performing at acceptable levels to be timed (if at a temporary rate)
  • Review payroll daily to measure both efficiencies and inefficiencies
  • Review low performers and work with them to create action plans for improvement
  • Perform quality checks on each operator in your department throughout the day
  • Ensure all quality issues are being addressed and make corrections for improvement
  • Provide a safe environment within department and manufacturing floor
  • Communicate core values to team


Experience, Education and Designations:

  • 5+ years’ sewing experience, preferably in apparel manufacturing industry
  • 2-3 years’ supervisory experience


Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:

  • Must be able to deal effectively with diverse group of workers
  • Must be familiar with sewing machine operations
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Able to prioritize and operate proactively, handling issues in a calm manner when appropriate
  • Able to stand for extended periods of time

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