Join a top employer and advance your career. David Aplin Group has partnered with a Burnaby, British Columbia-based company to hire an experienced Operations Manager - Manufacturing on a permanent full-time basis who leads plant operations including supply management, production scheduling, manufacturing process, shipping, maintenance, people management, and implementation of change initiatives and takes a balanced approach to key result areas (safety, people, quality, service, and cost). Up to 25% travel. Hands-on direct leadership in the manufacturing environment.
Champion Lean and best practice implementation and sustainment
Ensure sufficient capacity to meet customer demands
Plan and implement safety policies and training in compliance with the company safety program and OHS regulations to eliminate work-related injuries
Review and analyze the production, quality control, maintenance, and operational reports to determine causes of nonconformity with product specifications and operating or production problems
Confer with managers to establish production and quality control standards, develop budget and cost controls, and obtain necessary data on customer orders and delivery needs
Plan and direct production and establish priorities, balancing effective customer service and cost factors and optimizing utilization of people and equipment
Develop and implement operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and improve product quality and safety
Revise product schedules and priorities because of equipment failure or operating problems and consult with Engineering on equipment modification and other continuous improvement efforts
Assume leadership role with associate relations, including morale, ongoing communications, and change management
Use division targets to set stretch goals and ensure budgets are met
Strong written and oral communication skills and collaborative skills
Root cause identification and resolution skills
Proficient in MS Office Suite and familiar with ERP system
Able to lead change initiatives and transform the environment
Goal-oriented; analytical and organizational skills
Able to work in high volume/short lead-time environment, Lean manufacturing experience
Passion to develop people
Complete commitment to Safety and regulatory compliance
Inspire (create a compelling future, develops, and motivate, positive influence, celebrate successes)
Impact (accomplish important work, reliable, executes, continually raises the bar)
Innovate (champions new ideas, continuous improvement, adaptable, practical solutions)
Business and Financial Acumen
Customer and Industry Knowledge
5-10 years of related experience in a Lean manufacturing environment
Bachelor’s degree in Business or Engineering preferred or equivalent work experience
Job ID: 9S4847547
If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, apply today! We thank all applicants; however, only those who are authorized to work in Canada or are selected for an interview will be contacted.
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