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Plant Manager - Drew Road
The Opportunity :
This position is accountable for managing the overall results of the Canning plant from a manufacturing perspective, while strictly adhering to Food Safety and Quality requirements and providing superior customer satisfaction as a lowest cost producer.
The Plant Manager is charged to ensure the plant operates using good manufacturing practices, in an environment that is in compliance with health & safety and human resources standards.
A snap shot of some of the exciting things you will lead and do :
Accountable for production costs, labour utilization, yield, results of Operations Cost Improvement initiatives and Six Sigma initiatives.
Set and meet Six Sigma and OCI Targets.
Ensures adherence to the Company’s Food Safety requirements and Good Manufacturing Practices, including the completion of BRC and audit targets.
Continuously improve the reduction of operating costs using Six Sigma methodology.
Maintain and build a productive and positive employee relations environment through effective implementation of positive employee relations initiatives.
Develops, recommends, and implements Capital Improvement for plant, including the preparation and execution of a Capital Plant budget.
Responsible for preparing and executing the plant overhead budget, and direct product cost targets.
Meet or exceed customer service level targets through the synchronization of process / activities with all functional area processes, from demand planning through to the delivery to the customer.
Manage the performance of the hourly and salaried team through effective implementation of Human Resources processes and policies and all Leadership Edge initiatives.
Set and meet all Health and Safety targets.
Support Marketing and Product Development on new product initiatives
Maintains and applies knowledge through compliance with CFIA, Ministry of Labour, Ministry of Environment, Health and Safety, Collective Agreements, and other legislative bodies that impact plant performance.
Responsible for adherence to all policies and procedures for Quality Assurance, Food Safety and customer specifications on a day to day basis.
Recognize, support and commit to the facility food safety and quality assurance promise
What we have to offer you :
Be part of a company with an inspiring and unique vision, with a deep commitment to sustainability and expanding its leadership in sustainable protein across North America
Professional and career development opportunities, supported by our commitment to talent development through our partnership with the Ivey School of Business.
Competitive Health and Wellness benefits that start on your first day of employment
Defined Contribution Pension Plan
Commitment to Learning courses, resources and tools provided to all employees
Employee Assistance Program
What you will bring : The successful candidate will be results-oriented, thrive in a fast paced, demanding environment, and have the ability to develop positive working relationships with associates and employees. Candidates must have :
Post secondary education in one of the following disciplines : food science, business, engineering, or operations management.
5-10 years of production experience in a food processing industry.
5-7 years experience in a management role within a unionized work environment.
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Proven decision making ability using various analytical tools (variance reports, downtime analysis, SWOT analysis, Six Sigma metrics, etc.)
We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.
Maple Leaf Foods is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce.