Production Controller, Manufacturing Engineering
Irving Shipbuilding
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Halifax Shipyard
2d ago

Production Controller, Manufacturing Engineering

Located at Barrington Street in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3K 5M7, and 35 Micmac Boulevard, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3A4Y8, Irving Shipbuilding has a proud history as Canada's shipbuilder.

A proud member of the J.D. Irving, Limited group of companies, we have been building quality vessels and fabricated modules for more than 50 years, and our Halifax Shipyard has been at the forefront of Canadian shipbuilding for years.

Since , we have invested more than $ million in facilities, people, processes, and technology, making Halifax Shipyard one of the most modern and capable shipyards in North America.

Over the next 30 years our shipbuilders will construct 20+ modern patrol ships and surface combatants for the Royal Canadian Navy as part of Canada's National Shipbuilding Strategy, the largest defence procurement in Canadian history.

This year, we delivered the lead Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship, the largest Navy ship built in Canada in 50 years and we're just getting started.

The second ship will be delivered in .

We're growing our team with career-defining opportunities that will revitalize Canada's shipbuilding industry and provide Canada's sailors with the ships they need to protect Canada's interests at home and abroad.

Our workforce of over 2, will grow to more than 2, at peak construction of the Canadian Surface Combatants. We have built more than 80% of Canada's current combatant fleet and continue to perform maintenance and modernization work on the ships, including the Halifax-class frigates.

Irving Shipbuilding Inc. is hiring multiple Production Controllers for our Manufacturing Engineering department. These are full-time permanent positions based in the Halifax Regional Municipality and the primary language of work is English.

The Production Control team reports to the Director, Manufacturing Engineering, and is responsible for supporting production’s daily management of work packages, evaluating status of work in progress priorities and ensure materials are available to meet production EVM targets.

The team is embedded within Production and works closely with support functions including planning, supply chain and engineering.

The role of Production Controller will report to the Production Control Manager, Manufacturing Engineering.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Co-located with production team, providing 1 : 1’ support for production management, acting as a liaison between production and supporting functions;
  • planning, supply chain and engineering

  • Support production management in development and execution of the plan of the week and ongoing Work In Progress (WIP) demands
  • Establish and adjust priorities, schedules, and deadlines for work assignments
  • Support production management with systemic issues that are preventing efficient execution of work on the deck plate, e.
  • g., problems with job pack content, material issues, sequencing etc.

  • Track and report Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for area; be proactive to identify problem areas and recommending improvements
  • Support production management with compartment completion program, milestone management, and delivery management
  • Qualifications and Experience Requirements :

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a shipbuilding, ship repair or similar environment
  • Demonstrated project management skills in a complex manufacturing environment
  • Flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities and assignments
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential
  • Ability to deal with conflict in a professional and productive manner
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders and customers
  • Ability to understand schedule reporting tools and be proficient in maintaining and validating schedule related data
  • Ability to read and interpret technical data including drawings, plans, tableau reports, legislation, process maps and procedures
  • Proficient level of IT skills required including excel, outlook, word and AVEVA ERM considered an asset
  • All successful applicants must meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), Canadian Government Security clearance, and U.

    S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

    Irving Shipbuilding is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including but not limited to :

  • A flexible medical, dental, and vision plan;
  • Employee & Family Assistance Programs;
  • RRSP matching program;
  • Health & Wellness reimbursements;
  • Opportunities to take part in job related training and development;
  • Growth and progression opportunities within Irving Shipbuilding and the larger network of the JD Irving group of companies;
  • Comprehensive relocation package.
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