Production Manager

<p>Are you an experienced leader who can move teams through necessary and bold changes? Are you a keen problem-solver who aims to improve production standards? Do you thrive in fast-paced environments with the ability to adapt quickly and effectively? Our client, a profitable and long-standing local success story, is looking to hire a <strong>Production Manager</strong> for their Guelph, ON operation.</p>

Guelph, ON

Prime Management Group, Inc.

<p>Prime Management Group Inc. was established in 1990 as an Executive Search and Recruitment firm with extensive experience in attracting key leaders for organizations. Our clients have developed trusting relationships with us as we partner with them to attract the best candidates across all functional areas. Deeply rooted in South-Western Ontario with partner offices across Canada and around the world, Prime Management Group Inc. has serviced organizations in the following fields:</p> <strong>Technology, Alternative Energy</strong><br /><strong>Manufacturing</strong><br /><strong>Colleges &amp; Universities</strong><br /><strong>Supply Chain</strong><br /><strong>Public Institutions</strong><br /><strong>Not-For-Profit &ndash; Associations and Organizations</strong><br /><strong>Consumer Packaged Goods</strong><br /><strong>Healthcare</strong><br /><strong>Natural Resources</strong>

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$95,000 (plus performance bonuses and benefits)

Overview: <p>As Production Manager, you will manage manufacturing operations by establishing priorities and general work assignments, and ensuring tasks are performed timely and safely.</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Lead, develop, and direct manufacturing and plant initiatives</li> <li>Develop systems to evaluate, score, and implement manufacturing process improvements</li> <li>Assist with the development of plant or process flow layouts to improve productivity</li> <li>Create and implement repeatable scoring metrics for all manufacturing and production operations</li> <li>Support new product development and continuous improvement by integrating tools into processes (e.g. Lean, Six Sigma, Kaizen, etc.)</li> <li>Assist in training line workers in problem-solving techniques and on-the-spot production troubleshooting</li> <li>Determine optimum manufacturing processes and raw material usage</li> <li>Identify areas for waste reduction</li> <li>Consult with Quality Assurance staff on quality issues; evaluate the overall QA performance of the manufacturing unit</li> <li>Manage manufacturing employees, line workers, and other staff and ensure health and safety</li> <li>Assist with the selection of the appropriate capital equipment as needed, create business case, and then oversee purchase, installation, and start-up</li> <li>Create and maintain production and manufacturing documentation</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>University Degree in Engineering or Applied Science</li> <li>5+ years production management experience in a heavy manufacturing environment</li> <li>Lean Manufacturing and ISO 9000 knowledge and experience</li> <li>Heat treat, welding, and brake presses experience</li> <li>Well-developed skills in Word, Lotus Notes, Excel, and JD Edwards</li> <li>Production scheduling, logistics, and shipping knowledge</li> <li>Experience in both Union and Non-union working environments considered an asset</li> </ul>