RWDI is seeking an experienced and operation minded individual to join us as a full-time Production Manager in our Guelph office.
Working alongside the Project Delivery Managers and the Technical Operations Manager, the successful individual will be accountable for optimizing the equipment, tools and processes with a goal to provide operational and financial efficiencies.
The role includes but is not limited to :
Technical Operations :
Responsible for working with Practice Area Leaders to implement and maintain optimal procedures for engineering and technical delivery.
This includes the efficient use of Wind Tunnel assets and other specialty internal and field equipment.
Responsible for developing and communicating Operational metrics for the Technical operations team, ensuring a high level of quality and service standards.
Accountable for monitoring the workflow process to ensure technical operations meets the established quality and service standards.
This includes optimizing staffing requirements including structure and scheduling to ensure the appropriate flow through of work.
Accountable for managing and resolving scheduling conflicts to meet the needs of our clients and maximize operational efficiency.
Technical Development and Innovation :
Responsible for building, adapting and / or acquiring technical resources as needed to ensure the seamless execution of project work in the assigned region.
Accountable for working with Practice Area Leaders to develop efficient technical services to meet our client’s needs.
Leadership and Development :
Participates in the development of RWDI organizational objectives and strategies. Responsible for developing and executing the Americas region specific short- and long-term strategic goals.
Participate in leading and developing the appropriate behaviours and culture to provide excellent technical delivery and operations.
Advanced level of education in Engineering / Science or equivalent experience.
Ideally, we are seeking candidates with 10+ years’ experience in managing operations in a Job Shop production facility.
Previous experience with developing a Sales and Operational Planning process.
Previous experience managing technical assets that require production planning and ongoing preventative maintenance.
Previous experience in implementing continuous improvement initiatives and developing standardized operational procedures.
Excellent communication skills.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, where it is necessary to prioritize and manage multiple ongoing activities