Operations Manager

  • Location: Saskatoon
  • Posting Date: September 21, 2021
  • Job Order ID: 693492
  • Consultant: Sean Baker
  • Industry: Operations
Plant Operations Manager

Our Client is looking for a Plant Operations Manager with some strong previous people and business leadership experience from a food, beverage or agricultural manufacturing facility in the Saskatoon, Saskatchewan area. In this role, you will oversee managers and supervisors responsible for multiple areas of the plant including Production, Warehousing, Maintenance, Quality in all aspects of the day-to-day operations.

We are seeking a leader who has substantial manufacturing experience, someone with a proven track record of experience leading an organization to accomplish annual goals and targets. Your proactive thinking and ability to take initiative will make you successful in; improving production volumes and rates, meeting and exceeding quality targets, inspiring your team while ensuring a safe and environmentally friendly work environment.

Specific responsibilities in this role will include:
  • Ensure that production targets are met
  • Respecting the quality criteria and procedures in place
  • Respecting standards of efficiency and productivity
  • Ensure overall manufacturing objectives are achieved
  • Manage daily operations in a safe and environmentally friendly manner
  • Maintain and organize associated documentation
  • Provide high levels of leadership and mentorship

IDEAL CANDIDATE: This is a demanding position for a professional with substantial experience in manufacturing as well as a strong management background who can lead and manage growing lines of products.

In order to qualify for this role, you must have at minimum:
  • 8 years minimum of production management / plant management experience
  • Solid organizational and analytical skills
  • Advanced communication skills both written and verbal
  • Previous experience implementing new programs and change management
  • Capability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Word, Outlook, and the Internet)
  • Preference to individuals with LEAN manufacturing
To apply for this position, please submit your resume to Sean Baker at sean@macdonaldsearchgroup.com and ensure your subject line reads exactly as follows: Plant Operations Manager