Head of Production
Great Connections
Etobicoke Ontario
5d ago

Our client, a fast growing beauty company is hiring a head of production to join their etobicoke location.

The Head of Production leads day-to-day manufacturing operations and ensures the department run reliability and efficiently.

Working location : Etobicoke

The primary functions

  • Manage and evaluate machine resources to ensure productivity and minimal downtime
  • Oversee a workforce of 200+ employees in the production department by creating schedules for employees to ensure optimum staffing levels
  • Oversee production processes; Plan and organize production schedules; manage timeline and ensure all areas of the department are productive
  • Improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, personnel skills and training needs, department space requirements, and equipment layout.
  • Work with QA / QC department to determine, implement and document quality control standards
  • Strive to reduce expenses and increase productivity across all product lines by selecting materials for purchase, budget and forecast raw materials and labor to meet production goals
  • Ensure all employees follow company GMP policies and procedures as well as industry standard health and safety guidelines
  • Supervise and manage the work of junior staff; establish consistent schedules, breaks, and paid time off (PTO) protocol to maintain an efficient work environment.
  • Set production goals and communicate them to key personnel and staff regularly.
  • Establish workflow policies that enhance speed and efficiency without compromising product safety or integrity
  • Qualifications & Experience

  • Proven 10+ years’ experience in manufacturing operations with at least 7 years in a management capacity a must.
  • Must have specific work experience in cosmetic, pharmaceutical and food industry.
  • Minimum of a Bachelors’ degree a must with lean manufacturing training and experience preferred.
  • Ability to create and monitor KPIs to accurately forecast daily / weekly / monthly production targets to meet production demands.
  • Ability to develop and introduce best-in-class master production scheduling practices through a thorough evaluation of the current planning and production processes.
  • Strong project management, organizational, analytical and computer skills including
  • Microsoft Office and applicable proprietary software applications with ability to integrate new technology (ERP systems) into an existing business environment.
  • Proven track record of successfully training employees in productivity and safety
  • Working knowledge of OSHA and ESA and GMP standards and regulations preferred
  • How to Apply :

    Please send your resume to careers gc-employment.com with subject of "Head of Production Etobicoke", thank you.

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