Plant Manager, Steel Processing



  • Engineering & Technical
  • Job Code: 9M92506349
  • Posted: July 09, 2018
The Job has been filled
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client, a supplier of custom open-die and rolled forgings for the energy, industrial equipment, aerospace, and petrochemical industries to recruit a Plant Manager, based in Paris, ON.  This position offers a competitive compensation plan with an opportunity for growth

The successful candidate will have a proven overall management and coordination of production process including production planning and control, scheduling, process engineering, and maintenance as well as staff development and employee relations.

The Role:
  • Responsible for the direct supervision of supervisors, team leaders, and the activities of production teams; including all manufacturing processes and procedures, finishing, shipping/receiving, as well as the maintenance of equipment, buildings, and property
  • Responsible for continuous improvement of plant operations
  • Responsible for maintaining delivery commitments and improving product and process non- conformances
  • Creates monthly forecasts and reports on month-end results
  • Maintains a regular presence on the factory floor and works to maintain high levels of communication with supervisors and shop floor employees
  • Ensures that all safety policies are followed and remain relevant as the factory grows and changes
  • Responsible for the preparation of background information and future projections for the annual operating budget for production and maintenance activities, equipment and building requirements
  • Maximizes gross profit contribution within the manufacturing facility
  • Demonstrates continuous ability to use the available assets to grow efficient output
  • Recommends staffing levels for production activities and manages human resources in the plant, including a recommendation of hiring and firing, and performance and wage/salary reviews.
  • Responsible for ensuring the highest level of staff training to support the business plans
  • Maintain the highest quality of customer relationships, internal and external.
  • Maintains a high level of communication with the sales and engineering teams, giving regular updates on capacity levels and/or constraints
  • Monitors and adjusts plant capacities as required to provide best possible lead times.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Minimum of 10 years industrial manufacturing experience, with five years of suitable direct supervisory responsibility.
  • Demonstrated performance as a high-energy team player, with the ability to manage people and administer results.
  • Engineering or Business degree a definite asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and ability to manage human resources effectively. Ability to use team-building principles to constantly improve output and profitability
  • Excellent organizational skills and capability of managing multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Computer literate and familiar with the contemporary software.

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 Gezamin Manuel (, Consultant, Engineering & Technical.  We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Gezamin Manuel

Engineering & Technical

Greater Toronto Area


  • 905.247.5119

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