Production Manager


Production

Woodstock

Job description

Production Manager

WHY SHOULD YOU JOIN OUR TEAM?

  • Participation in profit sharing
  • Shutdown at Christmas and all paid holidays
  • Flexible insurance program (80% paid by the company after probation and up to 100% after one year!)
  • Pension fund / 2 contribution options:
    • 3% employee – 3% employer
    • 5% employee – 4% employer
  • Social club
  • Paid weekly
  • Reimbursement for physical activities (according to internal policy)
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  • Diploma College or university degree
  • Shift Day
  • Job status Permenant
  • Workplace Woodstock, ON
  • Work timetable Full-Time | 40H/week
  • Years of experience 3 to 5 years
  • Rate To be determined
  • Date according As soon as possible
YOUR ROLE IN OUR TEAM

YOUR ROLE IN OUR TEAM

In the context of the construction and launch of a new factory scheduled officially for summer 2025, we are looking for a Production Manager. Prior to the official launch, the Production Manager will have the opportunity to undergo specific training for a duration of 6 to 10 months, involving travel between the future factory and our sister facility located in Sherbrooke, Quebec. He will also play a key role in hiring production stuff process and next participate to the planned test startup.The Production Manager oversees and supports the production teams in various sections of the factory. The role entails ensuring the department’s objectives (quality, safety, productivity, production costs) are met and serving as a reference for the employees. Vigilance, in-depth knowledge of facilities, and strong safety leadership are crucial for this position.

 

THE CHALLENGES WE HAVE FOR YOU

THE CHALLENGES WE HAVE FOR YOU

· Directly manage employees under supervision, including recruitment, performance monitoring, mentoring, and training oversight.

· Ensure the achievement of goals related to productivity, health, safety, environment, quality, raw material consumption, OEE, equipment maintenance, and production volumes.

· Plan production in manufacturing units to meet customer needs while maintaining optimal inventory.

· Contribute to the development of best practices within teams, ensure dissemination, and monitor implementation.

· Define and monitor the operational budget (labor, energy, consumables, etc.).

· Maintain key performance indicators (KPIs) in each area of responsibility and communicate with the site director regarding team performance (positive and negative).

· Promote a culture of continuous improvement within teams, participate in setting priorities, and disseminate information.

· Coordinate with the maintenance team to facilitate interventions and manage personnel during major interventions.

· Analyze variances and improvement opportunities to define and present action or improvement plans to the plant director.

· Collaborate with various departments in preparing, planning, executing, and monitoring R&D tests.

· Collaborate with different departments to support the implementation of industrial projects, whether minor or major.

· Participate in investment plans and justify requests.

· Ensure proper line maintenance (cleanliness).

· Perform any other tasks necessary for the smooth operation of operations.

THE SKILLS WE ARE LOOKING FOR

THE SKILLS WE ARE LOOKING FOR

THE SKILLS WE ARE LOOKING FOR

THE SKILLS WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Academic training

· Operations Management (GOP) training;

· Engineering degree or other relevant areas (college or university);

· Additional training in personnel management.

 

Knowledge

· 5 years of manufacturing experience on leadership position;

· Lean manufacturing knowledge (an asset);

· French (an asset);

· Computer skills (Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint), ERP (AS400 an asset), HR expertise.

 

Skills and Attitudes

· Natural leader and effective communicator;

· Meticulous and performance-oriented;

· Strong analytical skills and problem-solving ability;

· Commitment and openness to change;

· Good listening skills and a team player;

· Good time and stress management;

· Proactive.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

· 40 hours per week

o Flexible hours to provide support to all work teams when necessary;

o Available for after hour support/calls along with the on-call shift once every 5 weekends

· Available for travel while the facility is being built and some occasional travel after;

· Profit-sharing participation;

· Employer-contributed pension fund;

· Majority-paid employer-sponsored group insurance (including dental);

· Bright working environment in a new factory;

· 24/7 production factory.

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