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Production Manager - PTG - Plant Supervision

360 Applewood Crescent, Concord, ON L4K 4V2, Canada Req #391
Tuesday, July 19, 2022


The Production Manager reports to the Plant Manager.    



  • Provide leadership and support to production personnel and supervisors.  Focus on development of supervisors. 
  • Leads by example and achieves results by communicating job performance expectations.
  • Makes business, employee and financial decisions that will set us up for long-term success.
  • Maintain constant communication with all internal and external stakeholder, including the support departments.
  • Create leader standard work for themselves and provide support to the supervisors in creating theirs.
  • Enhance and develop policies, procedures and service systems to meet the goals of the facility. 
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders on proposed process improvements, ideas and initiatives and gain support.
  • Improve overall value stream and become a coach to teach value stream mapping to all the leaders.



  • Ensures a “safety first” culture in the plant and ensures all manufacturing operations are conducted in compliance with Health & Safety regulations.
  • Ensures that supervisors hold employees accountable in the event of contraventions to our safety practices.
  • Responsible for promoting and increasing participation in reporting hazard and identifying near misses for all Production workers.



  • The Production Manager is responsible for all manufacturing activities among all shifts.
  • Find ways to eliminate barriers and provide solutions to execute manufacturing processes while maintaining a safe work environment for all employees.
  • Utilizes best practice knowledge to adapt and implement new methods, lean and continuous improvement practices for manufacturing operations.
  • Makes data-based decisions, maintains and publishes KPI’s that measure success of objectives and drives continuous improvement.
  • Establish processes and expectations in meeting the KPI’s set out by the Plant Manager.
  • Address high-level production issues and ensure they are resolved and communicated to all shifts.
  • In partnership with the Quality team, establish and maintain a level of quality consistent with customer expectations.
  • Act as a liaison for Lean methodology and implementation in the plant.
  • Ensures the creation and maintenance of a visual management system in the plant using huddle boards, kanban boards, etc.
  • On a daily basis, report plant performance to management.
  • Conducts regular plant audits and reviews and ensures action items are completed.
  • Monitor departmental performance against goals to ensure that progress is being made, and that corrective action is taken if necessary.
  • Improve production standards through time studies and other standard data development methods.
  • Identify areas for waste reduction.
  • In consultation with the Plant Manager, develop plant or process flow layouts to improve productivity.
  • Create and maintain production and manufacturing documentation such as SOP;s
  • Persuade staff to adopt and incorporate quality and CI methods into their work.
  • Prepare operational schedules and coordinate manufacturing activities to ensure production and quality of products meets specifications.
  • Chair and attend production meetings twice per day.



  • Drives a culture of high performance where everyone is committed to and accountable for delivery of performance goals.
  • Engages the stakeholders to ensure the success of the team.
  • Formalize the job requirements, job descriptions and procedures for the supervisors and functions within the shop.
  • Responsible for recruitment, hiring, terminations and performance management.
  • Develop objectives/targets for the teams and hold them accountable.
  • Manage manufacturing employees, line workers, and other staff; recommend optimal staffing levels and schedules.
  • Identify relevant training needs and opportunities.  Conduct a skills gap analysis and skills development plan.  Implement and ensure the maintenance of the employee skills matrix. 
  • Manage the morale in the facility by setting and demonstrating a strong business ethic for dealing with employees.
  • Plan for future production and staffing requirements.
  • Ensure that company policies are being adhered to.





We are looking for employees who share in our core values.  Do you emulate the following?

  1. Do what you say - We act with integrity so our customers trust us to deliver results
  2. Get it done - We find solutions to ensure we get the job done right
  3. Be better every day - We are passionate about improving our business, safety, and quality and we strive to be the best
  4. Think big picture - We think long-term, and investment in our business is critical to our success
  5. Build strong relationships - We value our employees, customers, suppliers, and advisors as an essential part of our business



  • 5+ years of relevant experience as a Production Manager.
  • Completion of University degree or College diploma.
  • Demonstrate exceptional leadership, problem solving, coaching, technical skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Must possess good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in lean methodology, quality and process improvements in a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong analytical ability and detail orientation.
  • Ability to influence others and effectively work in a team.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel.

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  • Pay Type Salary
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  • 360 Applewood Crescent, Concord, ON L4K 4V2, Canada