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Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Production Manager is part of the production department. The incumbent supervises, controls and administers the operations of the plant. He leads the production supervision team to meet and respect production objectives and standards. He/she will participate in the implementation and ensure compliance with the requirements of quality programs (HACCP, BRC), good practices in occupational health and safety and other procedures and policies applicable within the company. The Production Manager mobilizes staff to achieve established objectives in terms of quality, efficiency, cost-effectiveness and safety at work. It optimizes the procedures in place and contributes to the development of the company.
Duties & Responsabilities
Develops and implements programs to maximize the use of raw materials, manpower and equipment
Implements good manufacturing practices to maximize operational efficiency, optimize production processes and reduce costs
Plans and coordinates the manufacturing activities including manpower planning (production & set-up)
Participates in the implementation of HACCP, BRC standards and ensure the application of the quality control process such as: hygiene and quality requirements
Establishes productivity objectives with the Plant Manager and ensures that these objectives are met
Plans and prepares the plant inventory
Responsible for adjusting the inventory on a weekly basis
Responsible for the cycle counts
Responsible for managing the needs of agency staff
Manages the vacation schedule for the factory employees
Review employee hours on our ADP payroll system
Monitors and analyzes performance indicators and make necessary improvements.
Establishes work schedules for employees of various department related to operations
Member of the OHS Committee and actively participates in health and safety improvements
Actively participates in the process of continuous improvement and audits of internal and external clients
Supports and supervises production supervisors and team leaders
Involved in the hiring and training process of new employees
Executes the performance evaluations for his direct reports
Act as a coach to implement and change certain mentalities and working methods in order to ensure the development of his team
Optimizes productivity costs and suggests ways to reduce waste
Ensures the implementation and enforcement of policies and procedures
Participates in union meeting with the Plant Manager
Implements effective problem-solving systems
Work with the OHS Coordinator to reduce risks and ensure compliance with standards and laws
Ensures that the needs of the company are communicated and that good collaboration is maintained
Bachelor's degree preferably in Business Administration or Engineer degree preferred
5 to 7 years or more of experience in a management role in a manufacturing plant
Knowledge of OHS & HR laws and regulations
Knowledge of the plastic industry an asset
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office
General office skills
Strong leadership skills
Factory office work
Available at all times
Multiple and unpredictable tasks
Please no recruiting agencies
Following GMP in compliance with all food safety requirements.
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