Operations Manager

  • Location: Vancouver
  • Posting Date: July 14, 2021
  • Job Order ID: 583873.1
  • Consultant: Jeff Danis
  • Industry: Manufacturing

Our client is a proud family-owned Canadian company with roots that began in 1974 as a quality manufacturer and distributor of industrial, automotive, and marine chemical products. They take pride in their commitment to excellence in products and services. But that doesn’t mean they don’t like to have fun. They focus on our people’s well-being and empower them to reach their full potential. That means taking the time to laugh and enjoy being together socially. Today they are adding to their team due to promotion and are looking for an Operations Manager. Reporting into the COO, you will manage the manufacturing, supply chain, and Quality departments. If this sounds like an opportunity that fits your interest, please reach out to us.


  • Oversee the facility and manufacturing equipment and put together a preventative maintenance plan.
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ensure that direct reports are trained in all aspects and responsibilities of the ISO/QMS system and assess the training requirements and the evaluation of the training for the Operations department
  • Safety first company-wide
  • Maintain ERP system
  • Support the COO in all things manufacturing, Supply Chain and Quality.
  • Build out and maintain KPI’s and Metrics
  • Formulate and recommend manufacturing processes and procedures.
  • Work with contractors to oversee capital plans.
  • Oversee Procurement activities
  • Work with logistics team and oversee contracts with Vendors
  • Manage the warehouse
  • Review sales and production forecasts
  • Be part of the leadership team
  • Partner with R&D and Quality departments

  • Degree in Operations Management, Supply Chain
  • BS in Industrial Engineering, Chemical or Mechanical
  • APICS or Six Sigma preferred
  • ERP is a must
  • Team player, with mentoring training and development skills.
If this sounds like an opportunity where you could flourish, please get in touch with Jeff Danis today. You can reach Jeff at 604-687-6464 or jeff@macdonaldsearchgroup.com. or visit www.macdoanldsearchgroup.com for a list of our searches. Thank you for your interest in the role.