Team Leader – Glass line

  • Full Time
  • Edmonton

Durabuilt Windows & Doors

Our values are at the core of everything we do!

  • INNOVATIVE. Think ahead to stay ahead.
  • DRIVER. Stay hungry and act with urgency.
  • OWNERSHIP. No excuses. 100% accountability.
  • CARING. For employees, partners and community.
  • INDIVIDUAL. We work with great people and expect a lot from them

We are one of Western Canada’s largest window and door manufacturers servicing consumers, contractors and retailers. Established in 1988 and headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, its not just Durabuilt’s innovative manufacturing and design that places us on the list of Canada’s Best Managed Companies – it’s also our people.

Role Summary

We are currently seeking a Team Leader to join our Glass Line unit at our Manufacturing Facility in Edmonton, Alberta.

Job Type / Category

This is a full time position with 8 hour shifts starting as early as 6:00 AM

Job Summary

Production (70%)

  • Oversee your line and day to day operations.
  • Review paperwork from scheduling, plan work for day / week. Plan manpower according to schedule and demand.
  • Reply to emails – Inform scheduling any delay of the product, shipping if any issues (delays).
  • Review and prepare production reports daily.
  • Create spreadsheet to track regular pay, units produced and monitor costs accordingly.
  • Order material from receiving for raw materials daily. Prepare reports for monthly inventory.
  • Manage add on jobs to check stock daily. Ensure low stock is informed to purchasing.
  • Manage inventory for line and machines and work with maintenance to order parts.
  • Trouble shoot problem solving skills with production line and machines.
  • Work with Research & Development for new product launch in company for your line(s).
  • Monitor product quality standards and implement solutions to corrections.
  • Troubleshoot mechanical or process problems to resolve issues.
  • Analyze, design and implement set-up/process improvements and cycle time reductions.

Leadership (30%)

  • Help lead the team, ensuring adequate staffing levels. Work with Manager to hire new employees.
  • Train and supervise the training of new production staff for your line.
  • Monitor the completion of tasks and ensure good performance and record on systems.
  • Maintain documentation, coach and corrective action when performance issues occur.
  • Ensure a positive, creative, diverse and collaborative work environment where employees own the success on the line they work in.
  • Establish an engaged workforce through mutual trust, open communication, teamwork, and recognition.
  • Review and approve payroll hours for all employees.
  • Partner with HR to effectively manage employee issues.
  • Work with HSE to develop modified work duties to ensure rapid return to work for injured employees.
  • Empower individuals to discover their own solutions.
  • Set achievable, measurable and challenging goals for all reports.
  • Allocate resource requirements required to achieve zero injuries, including systems, focused programs and leadership.

Required Experience:

  • 5+ years’ experience in a manufacturing environment with at least 3+ years of Supervisory experience.
  • Background in day-to-day production planning, prioritization of tasks and execution based on operational demands.
  • Proven ability to meet budget and daily targets.
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing and quality tools.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Experience working with diverse cultures and a varied workforce.

Educational Qualifications:

Diploma in Production/Operations Management or Business Administration. Equivalent Experience will be considered.

Working Conditions:

  • Lifting and/or carrying anywhere from 0llbs to 100llbs.
  • Work in a production facility and in an office.
  • Repetitive movements and work.
  • Standing for extended periods.
  • Involves sitting, walking, standing, bending, stooping on a regular basis.
  • Walking near to heavy tool and moving machinery.
  • Exposure to all types of weather conditions, dirt, dust and noise.
  • Flexibility in scheduling depending on production demands.


  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking
  • Vision care

Work Location: In person

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

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