Production Manager


Manufacturing and Production

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Competitive Salary & Benefits

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Branch Information

Barrie, ON - (CAN) 132 Commerce Park Drive Suite Q ON Barrie , ON - L4N 8W8 Phone : 705-728-1191



Job Description

Manufacturing matters. The Roosevelt Institute cites manufacturing as "the most important cause of economic growth" and that "global trade is based on goods, not services". Production & Operations Managers execute well-planned strategies, optimizing a company's products and services through "a commitment to measureable performance and continuous improvement."

Autoliv is the world's largest automotive safety supplier, with sales to all major car manufacturers in the world, they are passionate about their vision of Saving More Lives. We are seeking an experienced & hands-on Production Manager to oversee operations at their Collingwood, plant manufacturer of seatbelt webbing.

Key Responsibilities

* Manages all direct & indirect functions of the mfg area

* Directs safety, & coordinate activities of production depts in processing materials or mfg products through direct or subordinate supervisors

* Reviews production orders tor schedules to ascertain data (type, quantity, product specs, & delivery) to plan operations

* Prepares schedules, coordinates mfg activities to ensure quality standards are met

* Reviews and resolves operational, mfg & maintenance issues, minimizing costs and delays

* Inspects machinery & equip, develops or revises SOP's ensuring worker compliance

* Champion of production policies, executes procedures in partnership with supervisors & all levels of production

Trusted advisor to working unit(s) on tasks, projects, operations

* Ready to actively involve oneself in daily operations only when required to meet schedules or resolve complex/systemic changes

* Ensures work/projects are completed on-time & on-budget, approves spending within budget policies

Knowledge, education and work experience

* Post-secondary degree/diploma in an Industrial/ Mechanical Engineering discipline

* Direct operations management 5-8+ years in a lean mfg environment

* Comprehensive knowledge of 6 Sigma, scheduling, reduction of cycle time, visual metrics, flow & load balancing

* Proven experience managing safety, production efficiency, systems, equipment, delivery, quality & performance

* Adept reporting skills, PC tools (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, ERP, traceability systems)

Key Competencies

* Proven leadership skills, adept empowering your team & giving the necessary tools to optimize their potential

* Success, solutions & results driven, able to challenge the status quo constructively

* You give respect before you demand it, you lead by example & build relationships

* You are a doer, not a director or a dictator

* Effective negotiator, tactful, diplomatic, empathetic, confident, caring & tough


* Competitive salary $$

* Comprehensive benefit plan, full employee matched pension

* Gain sharing bonus program, education reimbursement

To apply

Apply today - or or call me 1-800-667-1191

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