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Production Manager

Concord, On · Manufacturing
Production Manager   
Concord, On  
Competitive Salary and Benefits  
Our Toronto based manufacturing client, are currently seeking a dynamic individual to join their team as a Production Manager. Our client is seeking a visionary leader that knows how to inspire and motivate their team through change and delivering excellence. This individual will report directly to the Plant Manager and will be responsible for managing all day to day functions of the production process.  
The Role:  
  • Management of production through first line supervision and ensure that production schedules and quality requirements are met.  
  • The Production Manager is responsible for all manufacturing activities among all shifts 
  • Ensures a “safety first” culture in the plant and ensures all manufacturing operations are conducted in compliance with Health & Safety regulations. 
  • Ensures that supervisors hold employees accountable in the event of contraventions to our safety practices.  
  • Review all aspects of departmental performance with respect to budget, finance plan, plant operating goals and continuous improvement plans.  
  • Responsible for the implementation of safe work practices as well as being the leader behind the plant safety, and quality  
  • Managing all activities and management personal on the production floor using the established practices and procedures consistent with the company’s KPI’s.  
  • Mentoring, leading change through innovation, LEAN and Six Sigma Initiatives of all value stream leaders   
  • Provide leadership and support to production personnel and supervisors. Focus on development of supervisors. 
  • Leads by example and achieves results by communicating job performance expectations. 
  • Makes business, employee and financial decisions that will set us up for long-term success. 
  • Maintain constant communication with all internal and external stakeholder, including the support departments. 
  • Create leader standard work for themselves and provide support to the supervisors in creating theirs. 
  • Enhance and develop policies, procedures and service systems to meet the goals of the facility. 
  • Improve overall value stream and become a coach to teach value stream mapping to all the leaders  
  • Find ways to eliminate barriers and provide solutions to execute manufacturing processes while maintaining a safe work environment for all employees. 
  • Utilizes best practice knowledge to adapt and implement new methods, lean and continuous improvement practices for manufacturing operations. 
  • Makes data-base decisions, maintains and publishes KPI’s that measure success of objectives and drives continuous improvement. 
  • Establish processes and expectations in meeting the KPI’s set out by the Plant Manager. 
  • Address high-level production issues and ensure they are resolved and communicated to all shifts. 
  • In partnership with the Quality team, establish and maintain a level of quality consistent with customer expectations. 
  • Act as a liaison for Lean methodology and implementation in the plant. 
  • Ensures the creation and maintenance of a visual management system in the plant using huddle boards, kanban boards, etc. 
  • On a daily basis, report plant performance to management. 
  • Conducts regular plant audits and reviews and ensures action items are completed. 
  • Monitor departmental performance against goals to ensure that progress is being made, and that corrective action is taken if necessary. 
  • Improve production standards through time studies and other standard data development methods. 
  • Identify areas for waste reduction. 
  • In consultation with the Plant Manager, develop plant or process flow layouts to improve productivity. 
  • Create and maintain production and manufacturing documentation such as SOP;s 
  • Persuade staff to adopt and incorporate quality and CI methods into their work. 
  • Prepare operational schedules and coordinate manufacturing activities to ensure production and quality of products meets specifications. 
  • Drives a culture of high performance where everyone is committed to and accountable for delivery of performance goals 
The Ideal Candidate:  
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent experience.  
  • 5+ years similar previous experience in manufacturing leadership  
  • Strong analytical skills, possess excellent communication skills, and have an ability to delegate tasks and assignments through strong leadership skills  
  • Solutions oriented, results-driven, career oriented and possess the ability to cultivate business relationship  
  • An understanding of safety, environmental and employment legislation are an asset  
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing, continuous improvement, 5S and Kaizen are required  
  • Strong analytical ability and detail orientation. 
  • Ability to influence others and effectively work in a team 
Apply Below

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