Plant/ Production Manager – 1+ years experience req in the Stone Industry
Confidential - Stone Manufacturing Company
New Brunswick

Plant/ Production Manager – Stone Industry

Confidential Employer

One of the largest and most well-known stone companies in Atlantic Canada is looking for an energetic leader to manage our manufacturing facility taking it to the next level, replacing the outgoing Plant Manager who is retiring after 40 years! This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to join a great team! If you have manufacturing experience, preferably in the stone industry, and are a proven leader in Southeast New Brunswick, please read on….

Job Summary:

Plant/ Production Manager position directs and manages all stone manufacturing plant operations with overall responsibilities for successful delivery of product to customers, production, cost controls, maintenance and other production-related activities. Attention to detail and ability to multitask under pressure are a must. This is a key role within the organization. The ideal candidate is a team player, focused on people development and performance of the operation. Manufacturing leadership is a must and hands on knowledge and experience of stone products is a strong asset.

Essential Functions:

  • The Plant/ Production Manager directs and manages all manufacturing operations with overall responsibility for production, maintenance, quality and other production-related activities to achieve effective and efficient use of facilities and human capital
  • Establishes operations standards for cost control, waste reduction, quality, safety and improved efficiency
  • Maintains plant staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees
  • Maintains an adequate labor force and sets production goals to meet business demands while improving plant cost effectiveness
  • Manages policy deployment to achieve quality, cost reduction, complete and on-time delivery, safety, customer satisfaction, employee relations, visual controls and plant performance measures
  • Constantly improving production flow of all products, assists in developing plant layout in planning rearrangements of facilities, equipment and operations
  • Defines and recommends objectives in each area of the operation for continuous improvement
  • Determines and eliminates root causes and diminishes occurrences in the manufacturing process
  • Provides leadership for employee relations through effective communications, coaching, training and development in a way that supports a positive work culture
  • Responsible for production related communication flow and coordination between all resources, including all delivery team
  • Monitors all production reports to ensure achievement of financial, safety, quality, and on-time delivery of the product
  • Oversee the receipt and verification of shipments
  • Work with HR to maintain all plant employee administrative records
  • Oversees machine operations and manages equipment maintenance
  • Implements cost effective systems of control over capital, operating expenditures, manpower, wages and salaries
  • In conjunction with the President, is responsible for plant level financial management, purchasing, inventory, capital expenditures, etc. also manages and analyzes monthly P&L for performance to budgets
  • Participates on the Senior Management Team having direct impact and influence on company decisions and direction

Knowledge and Skills:

  • At least five years of total hands on supervisory and managerial experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Must be highly organized and process oriented
  • Self-driven, accountable, high integrity, open communicator, strong work ethic
  • Strong time management skills and ability to handle various issues simultaneously and prioritize
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Intermediate computer skills in programs such as MS Word, MS Excel, and Outlook are required, fast, and accurate data entry skills
  • Experience in the stone or granite industry considered a very strong asset/REQUIRED
  • Bilingualism considered an asset

Job Type: Permanent Full-time

What We Offer to The Right Candidate:

  • Stable Employment with an Established Organization
  • Excellent Base Salary
  • Excellent Bonus earning potential
  • Benefit package (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • RRSP Program
  • Wellness Program
  • Excellent Work Culture in a Family Owned and Operated SME
  • Engagement: As part of the Management Team, you will be involved and informed, having influence on company decisions and direction

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Plant Management: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Stone/granite industry: 1 year (Required)

Language:

  • English (Preferred)
  • French (Preferred)