Operations Manager - Manufacturing



  • Engineering & Technical
  • Job Code: 9S569202115
  • Posted: November 05, 2018
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client, a fast growing owner - operated loudspeaker manufacturer, to recruit an Operations Manager based in Calgary, Alberta.

The Role:

  • Serve as a senior member of the management team, helping to determine the strategic direction for the business
  • Create detailed production planning schedules to ensure efficient staffing and workflow
  • Implement & manage product quality control procedures & tracking
  • Maintain and ensure consistent use of MRP system
  • Monitor competition by gathering current marketplace information
  • Ensure that the team is scalable and well positioned to produce consistent results
  • Hire, train and coach a team of A-Players
  • Manage procurement and look for the best partners, while streamlining the supply chain process, including; inventory forecasts, levels, and purchasing
  • Implement processes and procedures to improve efficiency
  • Initiate and develop ideas to save costs
  • Ensure facility is immaculately organized, efficient, and properly maintained
  • Bridge global partners with company's management, product development, and financial teams
  • Act as a mentor and a coach to peers and direct reports alike and coach them to be the best they can be
  • Manage shipping, receiving, and brokerage
  • Manage warranty returns and repairs for products
  • Budget and plan CAPEX requirements
  • Be an inspiration by example and keep the team enthused

The Candidate:

  • 5+ years' experience managing a manufacturing facility
  • Set up and optimized an assembly line
  • Managed a supply chain including procurement and shipping
  • Managed recruiting & team building
  • Worked in a small company environment
  • The ability to translate complex technological details into concise and easy to understand written form
  • Knowledge of contracting, negotiating, and change management
  • Valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle and proof of insurance
  • Valid passport with the ability to travel without restriction

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Sushant Shah, Consultant. Visit our website at www.aplin.com to view our job opportunities, career tips and tools. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Sushant Shah

Engineering & Technical / Supply Chain & Operations



  • 403.351.2457
  • sshah@aplin.com

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