Production Manager

  • Company:
    2W Livestock Equipment Ltd
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
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Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Production Manager with a Manufacturing Background with exposure to Robotic welding, CNC Lasers, Powder coating, and shot blasting to join our team! This position is located in Nanton, AB

Job Description: This role will plan, organize and control production in our organization to ensure that goods are produced efficiently, on time, within budget and to standard, so commitments to customers, employees, and suppliers are fulfilled. A PRODUCTION MANAGER, that understands the difference between “Good Enough” and “Correct”, also understands lean flow, efficiency and is excited by making improvements and increasing efficiency.

You will be the one to ensure that our machine shop is pristine, inventory storage is well-coordinated, clean, organized, and productive, implementing principles and techniques from Lean Manufacturing, 5S, Kizan, mentoring and coaching your people.

As the Production manger you will also be responsible for OHS, and will become a vital member of the OHS team, ensuring we are compliant and leading the way with safety initiative's, following return to work programs and documenting and monitoring any and all incidents.

You would be reporting directly to the General Manager on all aspects of production.


  • Competitive Salary ($70,000 – $90,000): based on prior experience


The area of responsibility for this role is very wide and thus requires thorough knowledge of manufacturing and lean processes. The ideal candidate must be competent and able to plan many kinds of manufacturing activities. You must be an excellent leader and out of the box thinker who can discover the most efficient ways to run the factory and is not afraid to try new methods.

  • Manufacturing Production Manager: 2 years
  • Must have a minimum 5 years as a Leader / Manager in a fast-paced metals manufacturing environment
  • Converse in ERP systems (INFOR Syteline)
  • Production and manufacturing processes and techniques
  • Raw materials
  • INFOR ERP System (Syteline)
  • Quality systems and standards
  • Health and safety standards and compliance
  • Process improvement techniques
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Engineering and technology principles and practices
  • Solid computer skills
  • Production and Manufacturing Practices
  • Lean principles
  • Knowledge and application of OH&S regulations
  • Experience in procurement and inventory control.
  • Strong written and verbal skills to communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Leadership skills that provide motivation for employees to increase morale, efficiency and production
  • Ability to lead and inspire a team
  • Decision making, organizational skills, easily interact with others
  • Excellent time management skills

Key Skills and Competencies:

  • Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Co-Ordination and Control
  • Time Management
  • Attention to Detail
  • Decision-Making
  • Communication Skills
  • Persuasiveness
  • Negotiation
  • Influencing and Leading
  • Delegation
  • Teamwork
  • Conflict Management
  • Adaptability
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Results-Driven

Apply today and join our team!


Company Description

2W Livestock Equipment is a steel fabrication company, located in Nanton, Alberta. Founded in 1988, 2W has grown and expanded its fabrication facility. Utilizing the latest technologies in welding, laser cutting, and painting. 2W is now looking for a Maintenance Tech, that understands the difference between “Good Enough” and “Correct”.