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BUSINESS UNIT PRODUCTION MANAGER - LEAN MANUFACTURING

730161_1622473885
US$97000 - US$120000 per annum Excellent Blue Chip Benefits

Job Description

BUSINESS UNIT PRODUCTION MANAGER

"Excellent career development opportunity for experienced production manager to demonstrate WCM, lean, continuous process improvement and leadership expertise heading a business unit within a large-scale manufacturing plant known as a global multinational market leader."

Salary & Benefits Package - CA $ Very Competitive Blue Chip Benefits Package Relocation Assistance for Canadian Citizens located in Canada

Riverside, Ontario, Canada

Our client is a global plc offering state of the art and leading-edge solutions to SME and corporate businesses. It has been recognised with recent awards as a great place to work.

Our client is seeking a Business Unit Production Manager and lean manufacturing expert to drive consistency and overall process and equipment effectiveness at a flagship plant in Ontario. This is a highly influential role, and the Business Unit Production Manager will be responsible for various fast moving and mass production processes.

The Role:

  • · Lead, manage, motivate, coach, mentor and develop large teams within the business unit through a team of direct reports.
  • · Manage and drive production processes, ensure consistency through the implementation of industry leading standards for quality.
  • · Drive continuous improvement efforts utilizing world class manufacturing tools and techniques.
  • · Own and drive key performance indicators within specific production areas to include budgetary compliance.
  • · Execute Business Unit strategy in the areas of production, ensuring alignment of goals and objectives.
  • · Monitor and optimise the use of human resource, machine and materials resources and technology to ensure that the material produced meets specifications and standards.
  • · Participate in/lead WCM, continuous improvement related activities such as 5S, teams and Pillars.
  • · Responsible for people processes including performance management, talent development, conflict resolution, rewards and recognition.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • · Bachelor's degree in business, Manufacturing, Engineering or similar.
  • · Indepth knowledge and expertise in the implementation of quality standards within high profile and WCM industries such as automotive OEM, automotive first tier, engineering, printing, chemicals, pharmaceuticals or similar.
  • · 7-10 years of proven production and manufacturing experience in a process-oriented organisation.
  • · Knowledge of and experience within continuous improvement methodologies and principles such as WCM, TPM and lean manufacturing.
  • · Previous people management and leadership experience of minimum 100 employees through first line management team.
  • · Proven people leader with strong facilitation skills and analytical abilities.
  • · Knowledge of change management principles, production planning and quality concepts.
  • · Supply chain knowledge including production planning, inventory management and customer service critical to success.
  • · Previous financial and budgetary management experience including P & L and capital expenditure.
  • · Experience of ERP systems - SAP or similar highly advantageous.
  • · Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills, familiar with presenting performance review, strategic plans and business cases to senior management.
  • · Results oriented work ethic, high ambitious with excellent potential for the future.

This role is only open to Canadian Citizen located in Canada - our client will assist with relocation assistance. Our client is not able to assist with visas to live and work in Canada.