Director of Production

Job Details

LocationWindsor, ON, Canada
Job TypeFull-Time Regular
PositionManufacturing
Degree RequiredUniversity

Job Description

Our industry leading, non-automotive client requires a Director of Production that utilizes their hands on approach and excellent communication to build and motivate the team and drive the business.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide leadership and direction to production departments
  • Build teamwork while strengthening the skills of individual direct reports
  • Utilize a hands on approach and excellent communication to drive continuous improvement initiatives
  • Generate quality product on time and on cost in accordance
  • Drive employee safety
  • Trouble-shoot any immediate production problems to minimize impact
  • Investigate and implement opportunities for improvement to increase efficiencies and reduce rework/rejections
  • Develop system and equipment short and intermediate plans and budgets to improve operations; determine optimum line layouts and material flow patterns
  • Prepare, implement, and monitor SOPs necessary to assure all activities in the plant are consistent with requirements set by the company
  • Manage staffing levels; employee evaluations and discipline as required
  • Track and monitor compliance
  • Interface with other departments in the company and third party entities
  • Assist QC/QA with formulation and reformulation
  • Coordinate off-site production and delivery
REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:
  • University education in Scientific field or stream
  • Ten (10) years supervisory experience in a non-automotive manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate a team and develop supervisors
  • Excellent communication skills with every company employee
  • Ability to take charge without being domineering and utilize a hands on approach with individual production workers and supervisors
  • Dedicated to continuous improvement
  • Union experience required; strong human relationship skills
  • Able to champion change
  • Strong health and safety knowledge and belief in employee safety
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