Plant Manager in Guelph, Ontario, Canada - Manufacturing Facility
Would you like to grow your skills in a challenging and rewarding career with a manufacturing organization? We have an exciting job opportunity Guelph, Ontario, Canada for a Plant Manager.
Outlined below is a summary of the responsibilities, expectations and objectives associated with the Plant Manager assignment.
RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE
Functions as a â€œchange agentâ€ who can smoothly integrate new processes, training and Systems
This manager must be able to select, train, develop and promote employees in a manner consistent with building a â€œworld classâ€ operation.
Participates in building a strong operations management team, preparing appropriate backups and continuing to develop employee environment / culture.
Previous supervisor experience in a dispatch department with pickups / deliveries of products
Meets or exceeds cost, efficiency, utilization, quality and schedule performance objectives as outlined in the Annual Business Plan.
Business Partner orientation to his / her duties is optimum as is an understanding of Operations' impact upon financial performance.)
Directs all safety and environmental compliance matters (state, local & federal), ensuring the integrity of the business's operations and the welfare of the employees.
Evaluates, develops and improves the overall capabilities and depth of the plant's technical, operational and managerial resources.
Periodically conduct manpower reviews, succession planning and performance reviews of the operations management team, as appropriate.
Prepares detailed production and cost reduction plans, budgets and program / project plans
Directs the utilization and application, as appropriate, of manufacturing systems, metrics and controls.
Maintains excellent communications with internal and external customers, key executives, employees, suppliers, etc. No surprises -
â€œproactive in approach and team orientedâ€ .
Manages employee relations activities. Creates a positive culture conducive to organizational success, employee growth, retention of staff and culture.
Operational and contributory P&L for the Plant. Specific duties entail :
Production Operations & Dispatching of trucks
Environment & Safety
Planning & Scheduling
Employee & Labor Relations
Required Skills :
The successful candidate will have 5-8 years of operations leadership experience directing several of the following disciplines :
Manufacturing, Equipment Manufacturing
Skilled in equipment and systems including process technologies would be ideal.
Experience utilizing large, complex equipment is preferred.
Successful demonstrated track record implementing manufacturing improvement programs (lean manufacturing), monitoring and evaluating systems.
This executive must know how to determine the status of activities, identify problems, as well as develop â€œwork aroundâ€ and corrective action plans quickly.
The ability to contribute towards the development of operating plans and strategic initiatives. Experienced preparing production plans, new product integration programs, cost reduction strategies, technology & automation plans, etc.
Works closely with peers in other functions.
Successful background working non-union settings and is comfortable functioning as a â€œchange agentâ€ , building positive employee relations and developing communication programs throughout all organization levels.
If you have a passion to continuously learn and grow your manufacturing skills we would love for you to apply to be a part of our Plant Manager in Guelph, Ontario, Canada you may email resumes.