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Production Manager - Afternoon Shift

Toronto, on · Manufacturing
Production Manager 
Afternoon Shift
Toronto, On 
Competitive Salary & Benefits 

Our Canadian client in one of the leading manufacturers of architectural building products in North America.  Based in Woodbridge, the Production Manager is critical in driving operational excellence and and profitability throughout plant operations.  The position is responsible for managing groups of employees in a department, planning for production requirements, maintaining production goals, implementing manufacturing processes and continuous improvement initiatives; ensuring safety requirements are met and maintained as well as overseeing departmental inventory levels. The ideal candidate is a team player, focused on people development and performance of the operation.  

  • In charge of all production, personnel, quality and safety requirements on the shift 
  • Provide leadership to all leads and employees on the shift 
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules and coordinate work activities of the plant 
  • Train and evaluate employees in job duties, safety procedures and company policies 
  • Investigate and deal with personnel issues. Administer progressive disciplinary action when necessary 
  • Maintain a safe working environment and ensure all safety rules are followed 
  • Prepare reports on status of established KPIs and champion production-related continuous improvement projects
  • Lead and participate in Kaizen events to ensure continuous improvement goals are being achieved
  • Resolve production errors and disputes 
  • Requisition or request materials and supplies 
  • Prepare production and other reports where required 
  • Attend and contribute to production meetings 
  • Assist maintenance from an administrative and technical perspective. Interact with maintenance to facilitate effective P.M. execution and timely crisis repairs 
  • Undertake projects as assigned by the Production Manager to improve plant processes 
  • Maintain professional behavior in all dealings with employees, colleagues and other departments 
The Ideal Candidate: 
  • 5+ years of experience as a Production Supervisor in a manufacturing environment with a preference given to those with industrial manufacturing experience
  • University degree or college diploma in Engineering/Operations Management or similar field 
  • Demonstrate strong leadership, problem solving, coaching, technical skills and interpersonal skills 
  • Experience implementing continuous improvement efforts, including but not limited to Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma is preferred
  • Must possess good verbal and written communication skills 
  • Strong analytical ability and detail orientation 
  • Experience in dealing with personnel issues including coaching, discipline, and health/safety compliance 
  • Ability to influence others and effectively work in a team 
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel 

Thank you for your interest in this job posting.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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