Market leading Canadian business.
High Growth Manufacturing business.
About Our Client
Market leading manufacturing company.
The key responsibilities for the successful Plant Manager are broken out below;
This position is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating production floor activities, ensuring that customer expectations, quality objectives, productivity, and cost savings goals are met while providing a safe work environment for employees. The position will provide direct leadership to production supervisors, team leaders, and support production employees.
Organization: Team Leader Management and Operations leadership
Main Interface: Internal: Manufacturing personnel at all levels within the operation, Production, Material's Management, Shipping, Human Resources, Finance, and Customer Service. External: ISO Auditors & vendors/suppliers
Budget: Develop operations budget and manage to budget for location
Main Job Duties:
Participates with and provides direction as necessary to shop floor supervisors in resolving immediate quality, production, scheduling, technical or personnel issues.
Ensures compliance with all safety, environmental, local and federal regulations by plant leadership and employees.
Maintains a key focus on Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost as well as champion a continuous improvement culture.
Manages and executes improvement projects that support overall production process improvement in the plant and other variable cost savings opportunities. Champions and offers support for all Lean activities.
Timely communication of goal progress, roadblocks and solutions to the GM
Responsible to protect company assets through supporting an effective and consistent preventative maintenance program.
Resolves production scheduling problems by analyzing reports; develops solutions.
Assists with the annual strategic and business planning process providing key input from the production operations.
Responsible for the Production Floor 5S, Housekeeping, and Material Flow.
Continually reviews manufacturing processes and make appropriate recommendations to the VP of Operations for improving productivity, efficiency and/or quality. Maintains and implements cost improvement/control programs.
Apply Lean manufacturing principles.
Ability to lead cross functional teams to conduct root cause analysis of all defects and lead the mistake proofing efforts.
Coach and mentor supervisors and production employees.
Ensures that the required manpower competence, skill, knowledge, and equipment required to achieve the production/demand targets.
Responsible to ensure adherence to all procedure, set- up requirements and work instructions in compliance with ISO 14001 (In Progress)
Perform other similar and related duties as required
Plan, assign and/or supervise the goals and work of others.
Effectively manage, develop, and motivate direct and indirect reports. Performs annual reviews and employee improvement plans for shop floor leadership team. Supports annual review process for hourly associates.
Ensure personal and professional development of direct reports. Responsible for all aspects of performance management including interviewing, hiring, training, performance evaluations, and recognition.
Provide effective, constructive and appropriate feedback and leadership to direct reports to foster positive, team atmosphere.
Consistently support compliance by maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of information, protecting the assets of the organization, acting with ethics and integrity, reporting non-compliance, and adhering to applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, and the Company's policies and procedures.
The Successful Applicant
The ideal candidate will have the following experience;
Minimum 10 years' experience in manufacturing/production
Minimum 7 years plant management progressive experience in a production and/or manufacturing environment, including direct supervision of hourly and salaried employees
Someone who has experience and enjoys coaching people in a manufacturing setting.
LEAN (Value- Stream mapping) experience. Six- sigma a plus.
Large scale ERP/MRP experience
Significant experience managing a facility
Experience working within quality systems (APQP, Control Plans, TQM, SPC)
Demonstrated understanding and utilization of lean tools to help facilitate continuous improvement in a manufacturing environment.
Demonstrated capability of managing a focus factory
Be detail-oriented and have excellent follow-through skills
Proven ability to present facts and recommendations effectively in oral and written form
Proven ability to work independently and as a member of a team
Proven ability to make sound decisions within established guidelines
Must have the ability to make recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues, by using judgment that is consistent with standards, practices, policies, procedures, regulation or government law
Ability to demonstrate flexible and efficient time management and to appropriately prioritize workload based upon organization or department needs
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to operate/work in an high growth & entrepreneurial environment
Ability to interpret standards, specifications, procedures, drawings, etc.
Must have demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills and effective organizational skills
Proven ability to manage people; train and motivate employees, as well as delegate effectively
Must be able to function in a deadline driven environment
Excellent project management, planning, and organizational skills with the ability to effectively manage several projects at one time while providing high attention to details and excellent follow-through skills
Must possess high degree of professionalism and ability to handle confidential information
What's on Offer
A market leading package and benefits.