Sr Director II, Manufacturing Operations
Jeld-Wen Inc.
Woodbridge, ON, CA
4d ago

Summary

Reporting to the VP & GM of Canada, the Sr. Director of Manufacturing Operations is responsible for driving operational excellence and maximizing organizational growth and profitability through leadership of the Canadian window, door, and distribution operations.

As a member of JELD-WEN’s Canadian Leadership Team, the incumbent will be required to :

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provide visible leadership in all facilities and model the company’s vision and values across manufacturing facilities;
  • ensure alignment to division goals and priorities.

  • Reset culture of safety and deploy programs to ensure that each facility develops and is implementing a strategy to achieve world class safety levels.
  • Lead JEM (JELD-WEN Excellence Model) implementation across the Canadian business, to include a JEM roadmap for every facility as well as leadership of transactional front and back-office events across the business.
  • Conduct rigorous organizational structure and talent review of the operations teams; develop and implement development plans as needed to build world class talent across the business
  • Develop and deploy strategy for capital investments and improvement projects.
  • Collaborate with Product Management and R&D to deliver NPD plans in support of annual and strategic plans
  • Lead cross-functional teams in a matrixed environment to achieve critical business objectives. Cross functional collaboration includes, but is not limited to : Engineering, R&D, Risk, Supply Chain, Finance, Customer Care / Service, Sales and Marketing
  • Develop and deploy appropriate business processes in support of JELD-WEN Canada’s strategic vision (e.g. Strategy Deployment, etc.)
  • Qualifications :

  • Minimum of 10 years senior business and operations leadership experience within manufacturing
  • Experience directly managing a +$50M P&L
  • Experience at a company known for rigor in operations / supply chain management, ideally a company known for lean manufacturing / operational excellence and that manages through policy deployment (e.
  • g., Toyota Production System, Danaher Business System, etc.).

  • Balance of operations (manufacturing, supply chain, SIOP) and commercial (marketing, sales, product management, growth) experience, ideally having directly managed these functions on the route up to general management.
  • Track record of implementation and execution utilizing Lean and Continuous Improvement concepts and strategies (e.g. SIOP, Value Stream Organizational Structures, etc.)
  • Comfortable driving growth through a product management structure in a fast paced, growth oriented business; proven track record of delivering results.
  • Undergraduate university degree required. Engineering degree preferred. MBA preferred.
  • Ability to travel, 50% travel required.
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