Director of Manufacturing

  • Company:
    Horizon North
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 days ago
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WHO ARE WE? Great people who have passion for their work and who are excited by the possibilities of modular construction, people driven by the desire to innovate and do social good. That is what you get when you work for Horizon North Modular Solutions. We are proud of the work we do. Our customers rely on us explicitly to build their spaces: To live. To work. To thrive. We are on a journey to move construction forward and we want you to be a part of it. WHAT’S THE JOB? Based in Kamloops B.C. the Director, Manufacturing is a newly created role that is focused on achieving the highest levels of team effectiveness and cohesion, as well as leading the comprehensive adoption of advanced manufacturing practices, including Lean and Industry 4.0. This position reports directly to the VP, Manufacturing & Product Development and will work closely with the estimating, design, supply chain, and construction teams (in British Columbia and Alberta). If the role is carried out successfully, the following outcomes will be achieved: The manufacturing team consistently attracts and retains the best technical and operational talent in Canada. Lean redesign of the value stream has resulted in significantly improved operational flexibility and scalability, and a reduced cost structure. Horizon North’s manufacturing plants are recognized for having achieved industry leading flow (people, material and information) and Industry 4.0 adoption. The latest process technology has been integrated into operational processes and systems. Processes that support a shift from custom manufacturing to a mix of configure-to-order (CTO) and engineer-to-order (ETO) manufacturing have been implemented, including configuration design and management, and concurrent design for manufacture and assembly. WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR? A university degree in engineering or operations management. Advanced degree an asset.Minimum 12 years of experience in a discrete manufacturing environment. Low volume / high mix experience would be an asset.Minimum 9 years of experience in operational management. Multisite, experience an asset.Minimum 6 years of experience in people management, including managing mangers. A practical, working knowledge of team effectiveness development methodologies and change management philosophies and tools.A deep theoretical and practical understanding of Lean as well as proven skills and experience in leading process improvement programs that resulted in significant, measurable improvements in operational performance. A deep understanding of problem-solving methodologies as well as the skills necessary to structure and solve abstract / complex technical problems effectively. WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU? A place where people matter, not only at work but in the communityBe #1 on day 1 by joining an industry leader “Challenge! The opportunity to unpack and solve some very complex business problems on the way to achieving our vision”Job security as we are in growth modeVery competitive compensation packageBenefits coverage starts on day on your first day, because we careMultiple career paths and advancement opportunities through various Horizon North and Dexterra companies As an employer of choice, we treat all our employees consistently and fairly to help you achieve personal and professional ambitions. Horizon North and Dexterra are committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. Please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation in these processes. We thank all applicants for considering a career with us; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.