IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a PRODUCTION MANAGER for our North York, ON client.


Our client is a very well-known sports flooring corporation with many plants across the USA and Canada. Reporting into the VP Operations, the Production Manager will be in charge of all day to day operation of the plant. You will drive production and work with a 25 employee non-unionized team running a 24/5 operation. Our plant is 30,000 square foot working a 3 shift operation. (Days, Afternoon, Nights). The goal is to increase and create a World Class Manufacturing (WCM) team. You will be responsible for: Reducing scrap rate, implementing continuous improvement initiatives, finding efficiencies within the processes and introducing lean principles amongst day to day operations. There is a team leader for each shift reporting into the Production Manager.


The right candidate will have a technical or Mechanical engineering background. You will be a metric orientated individual. You will have a solid understanding of continuous improvement initiatives, root cause analysis, be able to troubleshoot maintenance problems and you have implemented a lean culture within the plant in your prior experience. This candidate will be well organized, hands-on with the ability to walk the shop floor. An understanding of the plastics environment with the ability to become a change agent for the plant would be ideal. You will also come from a small to medium size plant/organization and you will understand a very hands-on approach towards operations, maintenance and employee well-being. Ability to identify inefficiencies, continuous improvement and implement lean principle procedures. Highlighting inefficiencies / areas for improvement and then implemented procedures / activities to address that need.

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Document to:





IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for an OPERATION MANAGER or our Mississauga, ON client.


Manage projects between sales, engineering and manufacturing departments.

Typically need to manage 12M to 15M in sales volume annually.

Must be very organized and able to track, document and file accordingly all applicable communication and key documents in the document management system

Must be diligent to timelines and able to work with Microsoft project.  Physical updates are done by an Engineering administrator.

Manage and prioritize projects to schedules and particularly manage conflicting priorities.

Must be able to facilitate a weekly production meeting involving Engineering Manager, Purchasing, Project Manager and President (occasionally)

Understands and has the ability to improve communication systems and lead the team to the disciplines of using the system.

Must be able to respond to customer issues, organize resources and create plans in order to support desired solutions.

Be proactive to identify areas of the project which might cause issues or affect timing, quality or the customer’s expectations.

Manage activity back to scope of work in the project.  Must be able to “push back” to the customer on scope requested outside of the scope of work agreement in the order.

Manage communication and activities between suppliers when necessary.

Manage commissioning at location or on site.

Manage “buy offs” either at location or on site and document accordingly.

Understands the need for working toward metrics set for the project and inspection of progress toward meeting these metrics. ie:  on time & on budget


Has mastered the key elements (and shows evidence of) of being a professional in a leadership role.

Has industry knowledge and understands how drive a project to completion.

Is task oriented with a bias for action to meet deadlines.

Polished professional approach specifically with the customer and is comfortable dealing with higher level decision makers.

Is interested in helping grow its business.

Wants to be part of a winning organization.

Has a proven track record of performance in previous capacities and in life.

Is achievement oriented.

Leads by example and obtains credibility as a servant leader.

Understands their own strengths/weaknesses and leverages their strengths.

Finds a way of overcoming “roadblocks”.

Production manager, production supervisor, project engineer for Automotive companies.

Experience in automotive industry is desired.

Typical related industry sources:

Automotive Tier 1 or OEM.

Roll forming producers

Stamping and welding producers

Fabricators who utilize roll formed products

Steel processing industry (ie:  service centers)

Steel companies who produce roll formed products

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Word Document to





IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a MANUFACTURING EXCELLENCE MANAGER – EXTRUSION for our Edmonton, AB client.

We currently have an exciting opportunity as a Manufacturing Excellence Manager for Extrusion. This role is based in the Edmonton location and reports to the Director of Manufacturing Excellence.

Do not miss the opportunity to join a broad family of people-centric professionals, thought leaders and rapid thinkers, entrepreneurs in spirit and status quo-fighters!


We are currently looking for someone to help develop Operational Excellence initiatives in our Extrusion plants, driving the Divisional KPI’s, coordinating plants to achieve optimum potential of staff, systems, equipment, machines & site operations.

Principal Responsibilities

Health, Safety & Environment / Quality

Ensure a Safety-First culture and support Aliaxis Divisional & Global Safety standards deployment

Support the implementation of the Divisional HS&E strategy, ensure site accountability and report progress, events and initiatives to Divisional Leadership Team and COSO

Manufacturing Excellence

Contribute in developing a divisional organization structure to deliver Manufacturing Excellence across the region ensuring alignment, discipline and financial targets are achieved.

Contribute and support the businesses to deliver against the manufacturing excellence KPIs.

Ensure implementation of Division wide projects and initiatives through ongoing liaison with key stakeholders.

Conducts site preparation, performs site audits and sustainability checks.


Contribute to the development of Best Place to Work objective.

Ensure that Group organisational standards for management for Health and Safety, Quality, ISO14001, Corporate Policy, Customer Excellence and business values are adhered to during project delivery.

Responsible for executing manufacturing excellence goals and execution plant wide to achieve performance, financial and staff development objectives.

Facilitates, assists, and develops shop floor excellence operations and removes barriers for employees to meet measurable objectives.

Deploys and participates in Gemba walks and coaching employees on 5S / standard work / visual management development/modification/adherence, M.D.I., continuous improvement, flow, and problem solving and other lean methods, techniques and processes.

Attends to individual mindsets to help foster a culture of change leadership.

Participates in the training and development of plant employees in excellence program

Support planning, execution and sustainment of Kaizen and Lean manufacturing related events within value stream team(s).

Track and report program progress and communicate with plant leadership.


Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or another related Technical field is required.

5-10 years of proven successful experience in leading manufacturing sites or teams, with focus on manufacturing excellence projects and demonstrated process improvement success.

Good command and knowledge of Plastics manufacturing is an asset.

Experience in the extrusion industry is an asset.

Demonstrated experience of having lead teams in a performance management environment across different sites.

Must have a solid understanding of Engineering, Project Management, Lean Principles, Six Sigma, Financial acumen.

Solid project management experience.

Must be able to manage cross functionally with direct and indirect influence.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Must be able to Coach and facilitate individually and at the team level.

Demonstrate a sense of urgency and strong personal ownership to operational performance and excellence.

Effective at engaging and leading stakeholders across levels and businesses in order to realize operational excellence goals and objectives.

Willing to travel within the Extrusion Plant network.

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Document to:





IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR for our Vaughan, ON client.


Make sure the plant meets world class safety standards

Supervise, assign and authorize hours of work for hourly employees in the department as per daily production requirements and re-assign work when required

Participate in the discipline of employees when required

Track labor hours and material quantities for job orders and submit reports to accounting department weekly

Track rework and machine downtime

Train and enforce employees to work in a healthy, safe and efficient manner including training on all hazards in their work areas and authorizing use of specific equipment

Monitor finished goods for high-quality, quantity and accuracy requirements as per job specifications and standards through close supervision, periodic checks, and training of employees and problem solving

Monitor materials use and maintain inventory levels to meet production requirements and submit orders

Monitor and maintain plant safety through communications of health and safety policies with employees and checking machinery for any malfunctions and safety infractions

Supervise & troubleshoot plant equipment and machinery

Establish and maintain a preventative maintenance program


Minimum of secondary education. Ideally technical or collegiate

Experience in supervision within a unionized environment

Experience working in a custom manufacturing environment such as furniture, cabinet-making or carpentry an asset

Understanding of OHSA, WHMIS, MSDS, ESA and collective agreements

Detailed oriented, organized

Ability to train effectively on safe-operating procedures

Able to interpret technical drawings (blueprints)

Experience in Maintenance is an asset

Any electrical experience would be considered an asset

Safety Leader Experience is considered an asset

Working with resins and in a factory environment

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Document to:   





IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a GENERAL MANAGER for our Brantford, ON client.


IN DEMAND Recruitment has partnered with a small and successful provider of Commercial, Industrial, and Agricultural HVAC system installs, repairs, and services in their search to find a General Manager to lead the strategic growth of the business.  As a business built upon quality and reliability, the new General Manager will be tasked with the further development of structure and procedures designed to successfully support the controlled pending growth of the company.  The ideal candidate will be deeply experienced with leading Operations, Project Management, Estimating, and Business Development within the Commercial and Industrial HVAC/R Install and Service Industry.  They’ll be able to leverage Industry experience to establish the required credibility with both the Customer base as well as with the skilled trades.


Experience leading Operations within the HVAC/Refrigeration and Mechanical Services.

Able to read, decipher, and interpret facility HVAC/R drawings.

Ability to lead by holding accountability and driving organizational structure.

Candidates must be out of the Commercial and Industrial service Industry at this time.

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Word Document to






IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a PLANT MANAGER for our Kansas City, MO client.

Our client is a global fortune company known for innovation, sustainability and technical excellence.

This is an excellent opportunity with someone ready for a new challenge.


Supervises staff to include hiring, training, evaluating performance, providing compensation recommendations, and determining disciplinary actions when necessary.

Develops and implements an overall production and manufacturing strategy in the plant, such as plant metrics, resource allocation, maintenance and safety programs, budget development, and capital and process improvement projects; ensures applicable measurements are met.

Develops appropriate policies and procedures to ensure compliance with manufacturing principles and practices and applicable laws, rules, and regulations; monitors compliance with these areas.

Oversees and/or develops, analyzes and reviews a variety of production reports to improve costs, employee commitment, safety, production lines, quality, efficiency, cycle times, volumes, and implements management changes as required.

Provide leadership for the implementation and compliance of site environmental, safety and health.

Bring a culture of Continuous Improvement to the organization.


BS in Engineering or strong industry related experience. MBA is considered a plus.

Related industries include grain, ethanol, chemicals, refining, coatings or agricultural chemicals.

7+ years of experience as a plant manager of a small to medium sized operation or as a production manager of a significant size operation and are ready for the next level in your career.

Must have a track record of consistent career progression and steady employment background.

Experience driving Continuous Improvement through methods like Six Sigma, Lean Mfg, TPS, Kaizen or related.
Experience in an environment committed to Safety (PSM) and Good Manufacturing Practices.

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Document to:   



IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently looking to hire a BRANCH MANAGERAG EQUIPMENT DEALERSHIP for our client in Swift Current, SK.

Our client offers career growth and advancement in a vibrant team environment.  The company values and appreciates its employees by providing competitive benefits, including medical, dental and life insurance, pension with generous company match, paid holidays and paid vacation during the first year. The wage/salary is dependent on experience but will be industry competitive.

If this sounds like the kind of opportunity you personally might like more information on, apply today! Additional opportunities are available at a couple of other locations in Saskatchewan – speak with the recruiter to see if one location is near you!


Though they’ve had exceptional growth and success with their existing organizational structure, their industry has identified that location specific Branch Managers are required for sustainable growth and customer satisfaction. As such, our award-winning client is seeking your experience and skillset to assume the duties of Branch Sales Manager for an Agricultural Equipment location.


Implements the business plan and achieves financial performance, according to established goals for their location

Maintains a positive relationship with all existing and new customers

Ensures that appropriate communication takes place within and across all departments which includes leading regular department management/employee meetings

Adheres to the company’s Values, Principles, Vision, and Mission

Communicates with other store managers to implement best practices and consistent processes for all departments within the organization

Supports the implementation of procedural changes

Ensures the successful planning and execution of marketing activities and events

Oversees maintenance, security and a professional appearance of the displays, facility, and property

Represents the company with key customers as needed

Provides input to the hiring, development and coaching, evaluation, and effectiveness of the management team and other employees within their store

Follow H&S regulations and procedures outlined in the OHSA and Health & Safety Manuals and be a key driver and mentor to the Health & Safety regulations for all employees.


5+ years’ experience in a farm equipment dealership environment

3+ additional years’ experience as a sales, parts, or service manager preferred

Familiar with current agricultural equipment and dealership operations

Experience dealing with elevated customer issues

Ability to lead and motivate others

Knowledge of financial metrics, marketing experience and a solid understanding of sales, parts and service operations

Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Business or equivalent experience required

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Document to




IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for an EQUIPMENT STORE MANAGER for our Lincoln, NB client.

Our client, a farm equipment retailer, is seeking a Store Manager to provide leadership and accountability for personnel, partnerships and performance for this location. They are looking to hire immediately. Candidates must be employee-focused and customer-focused and have a desire to run this store as if it were you own!


Coordinate/lead all store events including staff meetings and marketing events

Execute plans for achieving annual budgets and business plans

Coach/Mentor/Develop/Oversee performance of all location personnel as well as schedule meetings and performance goals

Optimize profitable growth in sales, parts and service departments

Incorporate PrecisionAg, data management and agronomic services/solutions to customers

Ensure security of the store, personnel and assets as well as promote safety measures and a clean, friendly atmosphere for staff and customers

Keep senior management aware of changes in marketplace including competitiveness issues


2-year Postsecondary Education required or related Experience; 4-year College Degree preferred

3 or more years proven Ag Equipment Sales or Operations Management experience

Experience with either CaseIH, John Deere, Kubota, New Holland, McCormick or other AGCO equipment lines

MUST have staff management experience

MUST have experience with retail store financials

Solid ability to sell farm equipment and coach/mentor others

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and internet

Clean driving record

Preferably reside in regional area of store

This company offers an excellent base salary plus bonus opportunity based on store performance. There is an extremely good benefits package and relocation assistance, if necessary.

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Document to: