Operations Manager
Oerlikon Corporate Switzerland
Fort Saskatchewan, Canada
1d ago


  • Compliance with Quality, Environmental, Safety and Health policies and regulatory requirements;
  • Providing direction and establishment of long term plans for major plant improvements;
  • Accountable for Operations capital budgets;
  • Controlling production costs and achieving production levels, demand planning and key performance indicators to track and improve plant efficiency;
  • Hiring and direct performance management of staff, including Operations Supervisor, Planning Supervisor and supporting engineers;
  • Establishes a positive work environment that encourages innovation, continuous improvement and adherence to high quality standards;
  • Promotes lean manufacturing methodologies;
  • Liaises with product managers, sales, R&D and QC to ensure alignment with corporate and operational objectives.
  • We expect

  • Post-Secondary Degree in Engineering combined with 10 years progressive responsibility in a manufacturing environment including 5 years management experience;
  • Experience in project management and lean manufacturing is preferred;
  • Proven leadership skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a must.
  • We offer

    A competative total rewards package.

    About us

    Oerlikon is a leading global technology Group, with a clear strategy of becoming a global powerhouse in Surface Solutions, advanced materials and materials processing.

    The Group is committed to investing in value-bringing technologies that provide customers with lighter, more durable materials that are able to increase performance, improve efficiency and reduce the use of scarce resources.

    A Swiss company with over 100 years of tradition, Oerlikon has a global footprint of over 15 000 employees at 186 locations in 37 countries and sales of CHF 2.

    85 billion. Sustaining growth and improving profitability in 2018 : order intake to increase up to CHF 3.4 billion, sales to around CHF 3.

    2 billion, and the EBITDA margin to improve to around 15 % (after investments).

    Oerlikon Metco enhances surfaces that bring benefits to customers through a uniquely broad range of surface technologies, equipment, materials and services.

    With a dynamically growing network of over 30 locations worldwide Oerlikon Metco serves industries such as aviation, power generation, automotive, oil & gas, industrial and other specialized markets.

    Join us and become a part of our future oriented, international team!

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