Operations Manager

Location: Midland, ON
Date Posted: 12-08-2017
Our client is an international manufacturing organization with worldwide sales of more than $2.5 billion. Their main areas of focus include specialty materials for the pharmaceutical industry, opto-electronics, information technology and consumer electronics and appliances. A high-tech company with a passion for innovation, their enthusiasm for advancing the state of the art in materials and production methods, as well as their quest for answers through research, has contributed to their standing as the technological world market leader in many areas.

They invest substantially in the careers of their employees, through core skills development and promotional opportunities available nationally and globally. They are socially committed, treating issues surrounding employees & family, health, environment as well as science and society, as very important to their success.

They are hiring for a Production Manager in their central Ontario manufacturing facility.
Production Manager Role
  1. Provide coaching support to the production supervisors to achieve internal and external customer expectations;
  2. Monitor and communicate daily production requirements;
  3. Guiding the Continuous Improvement Leads to identify and facilitate process improvement to drive cultural change;
  4. Monitoring data collection and analysis for process mapping, developing budgets and costing analysis to determine project feasibility;
  5. Reviewing and conducting root cause analysis data to troubleshoot manufacturing and assembly issues, material flow, project plans, production capacity, facility design and create process documentation;
  6. Resolving work problems and recommending measures to improve productivity and product quality;
  7. Providing strong leadership in maintaining a safe and healthy work environment through compliance to IMSU/EHS safety rules and regulations and meet all legislated regulatory requirements;
  8. Develop and conduct continuous improvement compliance audits, program evaluations and reviews to drive and sustain results;
  9. Prepare production and other reports;
  10. Monitor and evaluate key process indicators;
  11. Lead, motivate and promote employees within area of responsibility. Manage the performance and development of direct reports, conduct performance appraisals and goal setting agreements on a bi-annual basis, succession planning, personnel development, identify training needs and measures;
  12. Promote and advocate for quality achievement and performance improvement across the organization.

Desired Background:
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing/Production Engineering
Minimum of eight years related experience in manufacturing.
Microsoft Office, Infor Syteline – Version 9, New Product Introduction, LEAN Manufacturing Principles, 5S Methods, Process Mapping
A big thinker who can see themselves in a Plant Manager role in 3-5 years.

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