Director of Production

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Working with a high pedigree brand at world-class production facility based in Windsor, ON, Canada for a speciality manufacturer in the CPG/FMCG space.  They are an employer of choice that provides outstanding opportunities and progressive rewards. 

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The Director of Production job itself where you will ensure compliance and excellence in Customer Service, Quality, Delivery, Product, Safety, Environmental Health & Safety.  As part of the leadership team, the you will establish strategic direction and action plans for the Production Division in order to achieve greater operations. More specifcally:

  • Drive business strategy by linking department and individual performance plans
  • Develop and manage annual operating, overhead budgets, capital projects and execute action plans that drive efficiencies
  • Provide leadership to managers and build high-performance work groups who are motivated to achieve performance levels
  • Champion of Continuous Improvement, utilizing Lean Manufacturing tools, specifically pertaining to changeover, first-hour efficiency and costing
  • Drive automation and product efficiency
  • Ensure inventory targets are met without compromising customer service levels
  • Participate in risk analysis and assessment and recommend mitigation action plans
  • Design performance measurement systems, implement long term improvement processes and monitor for results
  • Participate in key decision making including sales and operations planning
  • Drive performance KPIs and adapt plans to meet targets
  • Schedule the workflow while adapting to levels of activity
  • Set and deliver KPIs for logistics including warehouse utilization and environmental targets
  • Ensure adequate quality and service management systems are in place and recommend improvements aiming at improving customer satisfaction
  • Identify and master a wide range of projects/change management methodologies
  • Participate in risk analysis and assessment

You will have

To be successful as the Director of Productionyou will have 

  • Technical degree in Business, Finance or Engineering
  • 5 to 10 years of management experience in a Lean, SMED, Six Sigma Manufacturing environment
  • Experience in low margin, Consumer Packaging is an asset
  • Experience with change management and implementation within a production environment
  • Dynamic leadership and employee engagement skills
  • Project management skills
  • High level of regulatory technical expertise
  • Financial and budgeting experience
  • Proven presentation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks

You will get

As Director of Production, you will enjoy a highly competitive salary of $130K-$140K Negotiable + Bonus + Benefits

You can apply

To Director of Production by pushing the button on this job posting (recommended), or by sending CV in confidence to


22 November 2020
Canada, Windsor

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