Production Manager

Production Manager

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Truro, Nova Scotia

Executive & Management




Join a top employer and advance your career. Aplin has partnered with our client to recruit for a Senior Production Manager based in Truro, Nova Scotia. Reporting directly to the VP of Operations, this individual be responsible for ensuring that all manufacturing activities in the department are of exceedingly high quality and are conducted safely, efficiently, and enjoyable for all staff.

This individual will properly allocate staff and resources to meet sales forecasts and maintaining a timely production schedule.
  • Monitor, manage, and coordinate the activities of the Team Leaders, Teams, and Processes to achieve the planned results for an overall production line or lines
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other departments
  • Resolve and work issues and recommend measures to improve safety, productivity, product quality, and on time delivery
  • Requisition materials and supplies to maintain the production schedule
  • Train staff in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
  • Promote positive employee relations through open communication
  • Report weekly on performance results
  • Plan and implement changes to machinery and equipment, production systems and methods of work
  • Bachelors degree focused in Engineering or Business. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to creatively solve problems
  • Experience working with quality systems
  • Knowledge and experience leading lean manufacturing projects is an asset
  • Project management experience is an asset
  • Demonstrated computer skills and aptitude are required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in combination with strong organizational skills

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