Lead Hand – Cable and Harness

About us

Spectrum Manufacturing is a collaborative, inclusive employer that fosters innovation and creativity in the manufacturing industry in the Mississauga area.

For more information, please go to our website: https://www.spectrummfg.net/

Our work environment includes the following:

  • Monthly social events
  • Onsite gym
  • Safe work environment
  • Friendly, respectful, inclusive workspace
  • Growth opportunities
  • Passionate and enthusiastic co-workers
  • Technical training – On-the-job training

To apply, you must go to the following link to complete an employment survey and ensure to attach your resume at: https://go.cultureindex.com/s/93A71B0000.



  • Overseeing the pull and cutting of the wire and cable for the assembly from large spooled inventory.
  • Ensuring that the stripping of the outer casing on the cable is prepared for the connector assembly.
  • Training staff to follow the standard quality procedures and ensure the processes are understood and followed.
  • Overseeing and performing tasks such as soldering, crimping, and manually assembling various cable components, such as connectors and plugs, based on the drawings' specifications.
  • Troubleshooting and forecast to eliminate unforeseen problems and communicating with the Production Manager all product quality issues that could cause delays to the production schedule.
  • Organize the department to work toward the production schedule with other lead hands and report to the Production Manager about any timeline delays.
  • Manage the quality and quantities of tools required on the line and discuss with the Production Manager areas that need improvement or replacement.
  • Performing various quality control trials to ensure the assembled product is of high standard quality.


  • Completing documentation, including checklists and procedures used by Assembly and Quality Control.
  • Maintaining records of current assembly drawings and reporting any problems with the drawings or deviations from the drawings by staff to the Production Manager.


  • Following the procedures in the department to ensure our manufacturing quality.
  • Understand and practice the Company procedures and policies regarding the workplace's Health and Safety.
  • Assist the Production Manager or Managing Director with other tasks as required.
  • Provide feedback to Production Manager and any positive changes necessary.
  • Ensure housekeeping and cleanliness of the workspace areas.
  • Attend and occasionally prepare and present material for production meetings.
  • Assist in recruiting and selecting temporary staff members for new hires.
  • Assist in the year-end performance review process
  • Assist in the year-end inventory process in a lead role.


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; Ability to write procedures
  • Ability to communicate the goals and objectives to staff members
  • Ability to operate hand, power, soldering, crimping, and other tools to perform duties in the cable and harness assembly role.
  • Understanding of tolerances of parts
  • Ability to read mechanical drawings
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and MS Outlook
  • Detail-oriented
  • Professional work ethics
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to work well independently or as part of a team
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as specification drawings or blueprints, procedure manuals, safety rules, and operating and maintenance instructions. Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to apply sound judgment and understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in every day and irregular situations during rushed periods

Education and Experience

Education and Experience:

  • High school level education or work experience in the same field of manufacturing Experience working in a warehouse environment for 3 years
  • Experience supervising or leading a hand in a manufacturing environment. Quality Assurance and Trade School certificates are an asset but not required.

We offer competitive compensation, a supportive work environment, and opportunities for professional growth. We encourage you to apply for this position if you are passionate about maintaining high-quality standards and ensuring customer satisfaction.

ONLY those candidates that apply to the following link and attach their resume will be considered: https://go.cultureindex.com/s/93A71B0000