We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Production Manager. This role is based in the Collingwood area, and reports to the VP of Operations.
This is a great opportunity for a results-oriented Manager with excellent planning and scheduling skills as well as a focus on building a high-performing production team.
As a member of the Plant Management Team, the Production Manager ensures, through his team, that the plant runs in a safe and efficient manner maximizing productivity and ensuring that a steady stream of quality finished goods are produced.
Manage the day-to-day activities of extrusion and compounding to ensure products are manufactured to a high level of productivity and quality, and according to budget.
Address product performance and quality issues and formulate corrective actions to rectify variances as they occur. Evaluate hold crates and bring them to conformity when applicable.
Analysis operation data daily that summarize production efficiency, scrap rates, regrind usage, downtime, and change over times by machine and by shift.
Present operational data to Supervisors and Managers daily to explain results, goals and implement methods for ongoing continuous improvement to achieve high efficiency, high regrind use, low scrap generation with minimal downtime
Floor presence should be a minimum of 10% of your time per day. Routine floor walks throughout the day to review products, floor conditions, ensure manpower is utilized safely and efficiently, and engage with employees
Oversee 5S program in the production facility and yard that pertains to production including products, by-products and production supplies
Manage inventory for production supplies
Responsible for implementation and compliance of Health & Safety Employee Meetings for extrusion, compound, and support departments.
Leading Supervisors and employees to ensure consistent development and performance
Completion of College or University combined with 5-10 years manufacturing and supervisory experience where change management skills have been developed.
A proven track record in using continuous improvement methods (Six Sigma, Lean, 5S) in a manufacturing environment with ISO 9001 certification and other regulatory considerations.
Excellent leadership, initiative, organization, and management skills; written and verbal communication; problem-solving; and troubleshooting skills.
Strong working knowledge of software applications such as ERP/MES systems, MS Word, MS Excel, and Outlook.
The candidate must be able to assess the requirements of a fast-growing business and respond with the right strategic direction.
Proven leadership experience in companies that have undergone dramatic growth and/or significant change.