Plant Manager

Reporting to the VP of Manufacturing, the Plant Manager will oversee and schedule daily operations of the plant from production and manufacturing to ensuring policies and procedures are followed. The Plant Manager is responsible to lead a production team in meeting production targets, as well as assuring the proper functioning of the production process and the team. This position interacts with the VP of Manufacturing for day-to-day direction, training and achieving production targets. It will also develop processes that will maximize safety, quality and productivity.

Responsible to:
• Manage a large 2 shift union metal fabrication factory
• Responsible to build the manufacturing team, (relationships, bench strength, competence).
• Responsible for shipping, customer service, maintenance and engineering
• Responsible for the Mfg business KPI targets:
• 100% complete correct and on time
• No lost time injuries
• 5s at level 5
• Labour Efficiency to meet budget target
• Expenses,(maint, Mfg supplies, rentals to meet budget)
• Demonstrate continuous improvement in KPI’s
• Ability to initiate effective corrective action on any performance problems with KPI’s
• Plan, organize, direct and run optimum day-to-day operations to exceed our customers’ expectations
• Increase production, assets capacity and flexibility while minimizing unnecessary costs and maintaining current quality standards
• Focusing on continuous improvement; maximizing productivity while reducing waste and inefficiencies with machines and people processes
• Allocate resources effectively and fully utilize assets to produce optimal results
• Implement strategies in alignment with strategic initiatives and provide a clear sense of direction and focus
• Share a trusting relationship with workgroup and recruit, manage, mentor, and develop plant staff
• Commit to plant safety procedures, manage health and safety compliance
• Address employees’ issues or grievances and administer collective bargaining agreement
• Stay up to date with latest production management best practices and concepts along with equipment technological advancements
• Hold regular team meetings to communicate team initiatives
• Leading, coaching, supporting, motivating, recognizing and Supervising employees in their work by going around the department many times per day and dealing with people issues and/or bringing up any significant issues to the immediate attention to the VP of Manufacturing and/or Human Resources
• Reporting any significant people or labour relations issues to Human Resources.
• Performing all other duties assigned

Qualifications and experience:

• Mechanical or Industrial engineering degree
• Six Sigma Black Belt
• Minimum 5 years in a manufacturing environment management
• Union experience an asset
• Metal fabrication experience an asset
• Proven work experience as a plant or production manager
• Adequate knowledge of business and management principles (budgeting, strategic planning, scheduling, resource allocation and human resources)
• Familiarity with industry standard equipment and technical expertise
• Be knowledgeable of safety, quality, productivity, inventory processes
• Computer literacy
• Ability to create accountability and to lead by example
• Strong team building, decision-making and people management skills(communicating, motivating)
• Knowledge and use of production software (oracle)
• BS degree in Business Management or related field
• Strong time management skills
• Strong leadership skills, (planning, vision, setting pace, installing accountability).
• Excellent problem solving abilities

Please send your resume in confidence to
Randstad Professionals Canada
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