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Leading food company is hiring for a plant manager for their location.
Location: Etobicoke, ON.
Salary: $120K and up, depending on experience.
Reporting to the Director, Operations the Plant Manager functions as an integral member of the Senior Management Team and is responsible for the overall effective operation of the Toronto Plant. This position is directly accountable for ensuring that products meet or exceed the standards set for quality, cost, productivity and customer service.
Provides functional direction & leadership to all operating departments in the plant through the setting and management of appropriate performance objectives. Objectives are focused on safety, quality, service and cost improvement.
Provides operational support and leadership in the commercialization of new products and onboarding of new business
Product & packaging quality, product & packaging efficiencies, shop floor logistics (production sequence, utilization of equipment, staffing levels, product costs, product run times, line efficiencies & operational capacity)
Works collaboratively with various support teams and functions with the overall aim of meeting customer expectations and business objectives.
Works to develop and enhance positive employee relations with the aim of increasing overall employee engagement.
Ensures effective operation of the plant on a 3 shift, 24 hour per day basis.
Facilitate regular meetings and updates to ensure the accurate and timely flow of information as required by R&D, QC, and Engineering Departments.
Ensure compliance with all applicable legislation and codes in all areas of plant including WSIB, HACCP, WHMIS, & Workplace H&S.
Negotiate and maintain supplier contracts with vendors and contractors including rates, service level specifications, contracted deliverables and conflict resolutions protocols.
Assist and support the R&D, QC, Maintenance/Engineering and Production Department Managers to troubleshoot and resolve problems in their area as required
A minimum of 5 – 7 years management experience
Previous experience in a similar industry or organization is essential
Some post secondary education or professional development courses
A proven track record of effective development, communication and implementation of complex strategies in for products, processes, people and policy.
A demonstrated ability to effectively solve both technical & logistic problems
Strong, flexible, hands on and results oriented management experience.
Ability to make and sustain excellent interpersonal relationships at all levels of the organization and across cultural and ethnic diversity
Strong written, verbal and computer skills
Demonstrated ability to meet or exceed the physical requirements of the facility’s working conditions.
How to apply:
Please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line ‘Plant Manager_Etobicoke ‘