Plant Manager - Wire Weaving

St. Catharines


  • Engineering & Technical
  • Job Code: 9M354750626
  • Posted: August 24, 2018
The Job has been filled
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client, a leading manufacturer of diversified processing, storing, mixing, packing, filling, palletizing and loading solutions. 

The Plant Manager has the overall responsibility for production, operational excellence and maximizing organizational growth and profitability.  

The Role:

  • Foster a culture where safety is a core value in daily operation and strive towards an accident-free workplace
  • Manage all production activities to ensure production metrics are being met
  • Ensure all established costs, quality and delivery commitments are met
  • Administer policies and procedures to promote an environment of efficiency, safety, continuous improvement and engage team members while supporting strategic goals  
  • Ensure that products have been manufactured in compliance with the company quality specifications
  • Drive and promote a learning organization that is capable of building, acquiring, transferring and utilizing expertise to meet and exceed business goals
  • Provide employee coaching and development with a special focus on the supervisory team
  • Oversee maintenance supervisor to ensure plant and equipment are maintained 
  • Resolve employee issues through problem resolution and involving corporate group as necessary
  • Organize and preside over daily meetings with all departments
  • Be present on the shop floor in order to be accessible to all hourly employees. 
  • Work with HR to help coordinate all health and safety policies and procedures in the plant
  • Understand and apply union contract and be part of negotiations when contract is to be renewed
  • Ensure that all company policies such as health and safety, human resources, quality control and production efficiency are in line with the company guidelines.
  • Develop, implement and maintain all OSHA required safety programs 
  • Ensure compliance with legal, legislative and corporate safety requirements
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to achieve critical business objectives
  • Review capital budget and any new equipment acquisition
  • Promote continuous improvement program 
  • Perform other duties as required 
The Ideal Candidate:

  • Must have at least 15 years’ experience managing in a manufacturing environment
  • A proven track record of effective development, communication and implementation of complex strategies for products, processes, people and policy
  • Undergraduate university degree preferably in the field of  Engineering  
  • Demonstrated leadership,  interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic, professionalism and reputation for accountability and integrity 
  • Ability to make and sustain excellent interpersonal relationships at all levels of the organization 
  • Experience directly managing P&L
  • Track record of implementation and execution utilizing Lean and Continuous Improvement concepts and strategies
  • Strong written, verbal and computer skills
  • Demonstrated ability to meet or exceed the physical requirements of the facility’s working conditions

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, Recruiter, Aplin Engineering & Technical.  We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. #LI-GTA


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Gezamin Manuel

Engineering & Technical

Greater Toronto Area


  • 905.247.5119

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