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Grimsby, Ontario

Manufacturing Team Lead

Why VTR?

About This Opportunity

We are hiring a full-time, permanent Manufacturing Team Lead to join our team in Grimsby!

Who we are – We are VTR Feeder Solutions, a leader in automated parts feeding systems and Canada’s largest parts feeding company. Each piece we create are specifically designed to function individually or within a larger system and is built using the highest quality materials to exceed industry standards. From automotive to medical and pharmaceutical companies, we have helped hundreds of organizations around the world successfully improve their business with our expert insight in the best feeding solutions.

Why join us:

  • Culture of Kindness
  • Team Environment
  • Management Team who Cares
  • Learning and Development
  • Employee Assistant Program
  • Safety Shoes, Safety Glasses Allowance, and Custom Hearing Protection
  • Employee Benefits Program including medical and dental coverage, & health spending account
  • Competitive Wage
  • Safety Shoes, Safety Glasses Allowance, and Custom Hearing Protection
  • Employee Benefits Program including medical and dental coverage, health spending account
  • Competitive Wages

Experience & Qualifications

What You Bring

  • Minimum 2-3 years of management or supervisory experience within a manufacturing environment required; experience leading, organizing, and scheduling a team
  • Minimum 5 years of machining experience
  • Completion of General Machinist 429A CoQ/CoA or related trade
  • Must be comfortable standing for long periods of time
  • Forklift certification preferred but willing to train
  • Mechanically inclined and strong problem-solving skills
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to delegate tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-function team
  • Able to work and manage a team following tight deadlines
  • Demonstrates flexibility and the ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands
  • Strong understanding of Health & Safety practices in a manufacturing environment

Manufacturing Team Lead

Position Overview

  • Report to Plant Manager
  • Oversee and lead manufacturing department, including operators, machinists, welders, apprentices, and administrative support
  • Ensure manufacturing department members are meeting timeline and quality expectations
  • Communication and coordination with other departments and Senior Management regarding project updates, issues, etc.
  • Assist Manufacturing Admin with planning and coordination of materials
  • Facilitate training and development of all manufacturing department team members
  • Assist HR with hiring process for manufacturing department as needed
  • Assist with department enhancement and innovation
  • General cleaning of workspace
  • Ensure team is working safely and adhering to VTR’s mission, vision, and values
  • Other general labour tasks as required

Job Type: Permanent, Full-time

  • Temperature controlled environment
  • Casual dress
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program
  • Life Insurance
  • Annual Bonus
  • Paid time off between Christmas and New Years
  • Lunchroom with provided snacks and drinks
  • Flexible work Schedule
  • Overtime after 40 hours
  • Friendly, respectful, and safe work environment
  • Paid education and training
  • Onsite Parking
  • No less than 40 hours per week
  • Biweekly lunches
  • Own vehicle or reliable transportation required; not transit accessible
  • Manufacturing environment


  • Day shift – 8am start time
  • Monday to Friday
  • In Person

Shift Schedule: Monday to Friday, day shift – 8:00am start time

Wage: $35-$40/hour depending on experience

Ability to commute/relocate:

Grimsby, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Work Location: In person

Ready to join the VTR team? Apply today!

Does this position sound like a good fit for you? Apply today! We thank all applicants for their interest, however, we will only contact those that best meet our needs and qualifications.

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