Manufacturing Supervisor - Afternoon Shift

3914 81 Ave, Leduc, AB T9E 0C3, Canada Req #449
Sunday, June 23, 2024

Aspen thrives on taking on the biggest heavy haul design and manufacturing challenges in North America. Ready to roll where others fear to tread, the Aspen approach is built on a foundation of tenacity, perseverance, and unwavering determination – just like the people who use them. Aspen is a growing business looking for people with energy, drive and passion to contribute to our team.

Shift Availability

  • Afternoons Monday – Friday 2:00pm – 10:30pm
  • Shift is flexible on times for the right person.


The Manufacturing Supervisor reports to the Manufacturing Manager and is responsible for the completion of parts and assemblies that are ready to be kitted and delivered to our main welding division. The cornerstone responsibilities of this role are Quality, Duration, Safety and overall schedule of production. 


Main Responsibilities

  • Create Schedule to have reporting departments produce in alignment but with overall production schedule.
  • Establish manpower requirements based on scheduling and budgetary goals.
  • Drive continuous improvement through the effective use of all inventory and resources, the management of productivity and workflow, the streamlining or implementation of processes and procedures, the increase of efficiencies, and the elimination of waste.
  • Communicate job expectations to all team leads, and productive personnel.
  • Maintain a safe and healthy environment by ensuring work is performed in a safe and efficient manner in compliance with company policy and government legislation. 


Secondary Responsibilities

  • Develop and supervise a regular cleaning schedule to ensure the work areas are held to the Aspen Standard.
  • Supervision of Machine Shops, Manual and CNC Lathes, Brake, Saw, Plasma Table. 
  • Supervision of Welding Assembly including the use of jigs and fixtures in Running Gear, General Assembly, Sub Assembly and Rails.
  • Supervision of Air, Electrical, Hydraulics and Final Mechanical Assembly department.
  • Supervision of Paint and Blast departments.
  • Supervise Material handling team


Attributes and Skills

  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously and use good decision-making practices.
  • Excellent documentation control
  • Excellent resource scheduling ability
  • Ability to maintain a professional and calm demeanor in challenging situations.
  • Ability to identify procedure and process improvements and advise the appropriate stakeholders.


Experience and Education

  • Requires 8-10 years of experience in heavy fabrication manufacturing. Familiar with a variety of manufacturing concepts, practices and procedures.
  • Rely on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Previous experience supervising multi-disciplinary custom manufacturing teams.
  • Experience with industrial equipment, trucks and trailers.
  • Experience with an ERP or database system.
  • PMP considered an asset.
  • Six-sigma or other lean credentials considered an asset.
  • Red-Seal Journeyman certificate considered an asset (Welding, Fitting or Machine)

 Working Conditions

  • Regular exposure to industrial shop hazards which require additional protection from noise, fall hazards and air quality.  
  • Fast paced environment with tight deadlines.
  • Working hands on with team on floor in a supervision role



  • Competitive Wages
  • Extended Health Care & Dental Benefits
  • AD&D, Life and STD Disability Benefits
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
  • Company supplied PPE equipment
  • Great work life balance
  • Safety Boot Allowance
  • Stable career
  • Family environment and company culture

Apply now to join North America’s premier supplier of heavy haul transportation equipment! Aspen Custom Trailers is a fast-paced, entrepreneurial company poised for significant ongoing growth. Thank you for your interest in Aspen Custom Trailers. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. If you would like to know more about Aspen, please visit

Other details

  • Job Family Manufacturing
  • Job Function Supervisor
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • 3914 81 Ave, Leduc, AB T9E 0C3, Canada