EVENING PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR x 2, SAINTE-FOY, QC, CANADA – #5140

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for an EVENING PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR for our Sainte-Foy, QC client.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Evening Production Supervisor ensures the smooth running of production activities related to the manufacturing of BD GeneOhm products that take place in his area. Tasks are performed in accordance with applicable regulatory instructions and requirements, thereby ensuring the quality, validity and integrity of the work performed.

  • Lead the team to ensure fair and productive support, provide deadlines and priorities and provide adequate coaching to optimize work and increase efficiency;
  • Manages the quality system of its sector (follow-up of procedures, deviations, non-compliance reports, notes to files, CAPA, etc.);
  • Ensures the approval of files in time to respond to order books or any requests;
  • Participate in the transfer to the production of new products developed by the Research and Development team;
  • Checks and follows up on investigation, validation and other reports related to production;
  • Participate in the drafting of work instructions related to the programs under his responsibility;
  • Recommend changes to procedures and work instructions for the continuous improvement of the efficiency of activities related to production processes;
  • Plans and offers employee training on the programs under his responsibility and on all activities related to his field of competence;
  • Ensures the respect and maintenance of the requirements related to the quality system as well as the rules of health and safety at work;
  • Contributes to the development and maintenance of a favorable team spirit within his department;
  • Coordinate the validation and repairs of equipment in his department;
  • Participate in updating the performance indicators required for his department and provide reports;
  • Participate in the improvement of the production process in order to reduce rejects;
  • Participate in the optimization of the manufacturing process related to its group and its automation;
  • Ensures the implementation of improvement opportunities proposed in the investigation reports when required;
  • Refers any unresolved problem to the immediate supervisor, when required;
  • Assumes any other functions or tasks entrusted to him by his superior.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Administration, Industrial Relations, or equivalent, combined with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.
  • College diploma in laboratory technique or equivalent, combined with 5 years of relevant experience.
  • 3 years minimum of management experience and staff coaching required;
  • Experience in biotechnology is an asset;
  • Experience in a BPF (Good Manufacturing Practices) / GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices), ISO or QSR (Quality System Regulation) environment is required.
  • Knowledge of oral and written English is an asset;
  • Good knowledge and skills with IT tools, MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook), SAP, etc.
  • Very good oral and written communication skills;
  • Staff management (team of ~ 20 people), knowing how to manage, guide and develop employees.
  • Possibility of occasional trips;
  • Great availability.
  • Ability to multitask and solve complex problems;
  • Promotion of a work environment that promotes the integration of everyone;
  • Focus on results;
  • Have efficient processes;
  • Learn continuously;
  • Know-how

Respect, good interpersonal relations, autonomy, leadership, sense of organization, desire for improvement, judgment, scientific and administrative rigor, initiative and motivation.

Our advantages:

A competitive salary;

Vacation paid upon hire;

Company annual leave in addition to statutory holidays:

Group insurance in effect on the date of hire (Medical, Dental, Short and long term disability insurance, Life insurance, accident and dismemberment)

Employee Assistance Program;

Company share purchase program;

Excellent pension plan with generous contribution from the employer;

Performance incentive program;

Physical conditioning support program;

BD has a working environment at the forefront of technology;

Internal training and continuing education are provided

There are 2 shifts for this role …. 3:15 PM – 11:15 PM and 10:00 PM – 7:00 AM – please advise which shift you are interested in.

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Document to – info@indemand.ca   

ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED

 

PRODUCTION MANAGER, NORTH YORK, ON, CANADA – #5093

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

If you are a Production Supervisor looking to make a move up in your career then this opportunity is for you! If you have implemented SOP, Kaizen, Continuous Improvements and has not worked in a plant with an already running and robust Lean culture and just managing the system – SEND YOUR RESUME AND COVER LETTER OUTLINING YOUR SKILLS AND WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE – along with salary expectations as a Word Document.

This is a non-union plant of approx. 20 – 30 employees!

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

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: info@indemand.ca.   

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MAINTENANCE MANAGER, TILSONBURG, ON, CANADA – #5134

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a MAINTENANCE MANAGER for our London, ON area client.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Responsible for the planning, organizing, directing and management of the maintenance function to ensure productions goals are met adequately and in a timely manner

Provide leadership to teams ensuring employees performing maintenance activities are trained and qualified to perform them.

Ensure that appropriate optimum technology, equipment, and methodology are employed.

Monitor expenditures versus plan and manage accordingly

Ensure effective implementation of maintenance and preventative maintenance programs and schedules.

Continuously seek out and identify opportunities for improvement in costs, quality, customer service, health and safety and plant operations

Ensure that all relevant activities are conducted in compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements and good business standards

Establish appropriate, timely reporting system setting out progress against objectives, with follow-up action steps where necessary

Maintains computerized maintenance management system for tracking work orders, spare parts, and maintenance history of plant equipment

Maintain preventative maintenance schedule for all assets

Comply and enforce all safety procedures as required by the Health & Safety Act and/or Company practices or procedures including but not limited to the wearing of all PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) as specified by the Act or designated by the Company

Manage inventory of required parts and liaison with the purchaser to ensure the appropriate levels are maintained

Ensure the proper training is completed prior to the assignment of any tasks

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum 5 years of technical and mechanical trades experience in a high paced manufacturing field or equivalent amount of engineering (civil / electrical / mechanical / industrial) experience

Exhibits strong leadership qualities and possesses well-developed analytical and communication skills (verbal and written)

Experience with management of multi-trade divisional maintenance staff or outside contractors to achieve timely completion of tasks

Knowledge of maintenance software, Microsoft Excel, preventive/predictive maintenance strategies and quality standards

Demonstrated leadership and problem-solving skills

Proven project and time management ability demonstrating experience coordinating with other departments/ divisions and/or external resources to ensure equipment/facilities are repaired as quickly and economically as possible

Ability to lift 5kg

Ability to sit/stand for extended periods of time

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

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PHARMACY MANAGER, PEACE RIVER, ALBERTA, CANADA – #5133

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a PHARMACY MANAGER for our Peace River, AB client.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Our client’s Pharmacies are owned by Pharmacists. Our client offers a deeper level of care, brought to you by independent pharmacy owners that are a part of the local community.

Our client’s dedicated teams of owners, pharmacists and support staff are passionate about providing patient care that improves personal health and strengthens the broader community.

The Pharmacy Manager is the most senior company representative in our client’s assigned pharmacy operation. The Pharmacy Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management, long term planning and operations of the pharmacy and the front store. The Pharmacy Manager is also responsible for leading the organization’s Business Continuity programs and for oversight of the safety of stakeholders, preventative maintenance of equipment, and inventory management. The Pharmacy Manager ensures only pharmacists influence the operations of the dispensary and that all legislation pertaining to pharmacy practice is upheld and Standards of Practice and the organization’s Code of Ethics are followed.

Pharmacy Licensee 

Act as the Licensee and ensure that the pharmacy’s license is renewed annually.

Display the pharmacy license in the dispensary.

Notify the ACP of any staffing changes and the hours of operation of the pharmacy.

Ensure that a pharmacist is always on duty.

Ensure that the pharmacy complies with all of the standards outlined in legislation and standards including adequate space, facilities, resources, medication error management procedures and supplies to fulfill the needs of the profession and the customers.

Ensure that the operations of the pharmacy comply with the agreements made between the pharmacy and third party insurers.

Cooperate with auditors and respond to audits in a timely manner.

Staffing 

Ensure that the pharmacy has enough staff to meet the workload.

Hire and terminate the employment of pharmacy staff.

Ensure that all pharmacy staff members are adequately trained and aware of their duties and responsibilities.

Evaluate the performance of other pharmacy staff members to ensure that they are working within their scope and fulfilling the duties and responsibilities expected of them.

Periodically meet with each staff member to discuss his or her appraisal.  Make recommendations and follow-up with appropriate praise and constructive criticism.

Make work schedules and distribute them to each staff member.

Hold periodic staff meetings to discuss the operations of the pharmacy and receive feedback and comments from other staff members.

Duties 

Control the inventory level of the dispensary.

Establish a quality improvement program which includes defining quality and standards, assessing performance, determining compliance, taking corrective action if necessary and making the necessary changes to continuously improve the efficiency and success of the pharmacy.

Review all drug errors.  Make changes to the policies and procedures of the pharmacy to decrease the chance of making drug errors.

Take all necessary loss prevention measures.

Act as a team leader.

Deal with all customer complaints that cannot be handled by another staff member.

Act as “responsible affiliate” and perform necessary duties as outlined in the Health Information Act.

Ensure that all staff members and the dispensary operate and appear professionally.

Act as a preceptor to pharmacy students and interns.

Perform all other duties and responsibilities of a staff pharmacist.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy (Bpharm) – Prefer University of Alberta trained

Pharmacy Examining Boards of Canada Certification

Must have Additional Prescribing Authorization (APA)

Must have PRAC ID

Travel clinic knowledge is a definite asset

Must have Administering Injections and Immunization Course and experience

You are a licensed Pharmacist with management experience – minimum 2 years of management experience

Home Health Care experience is an asset

Front Store experience is an asset
Working knowledge of pharmacy computer systems and willingness to work flexible hours
Superior leadership and customer service skills and are a detail oriented, self-motivated team player
Licensure by provincial or territorial authorities’
Good communication skills

Operational hours are:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 9 am – 6 pm

Thursday 9 am – 8 pm

Saturday 9 am – 1 pm

Sunday closed

  • Relocation assistance provided
  • Highly competitive pay structure including substantial base pay and bonus program providing the potential to earn over $145,000 per year
  • 3 weeks of annual vacation including 5 nights of accommodation in Canmore at the company’s expense and one personal day allocated each year.
  • A generous extended health and dental program with Mint covering 65% of the premiums
  • Licensure reimbursement

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Document to info@indemand.ca.

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DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING, OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE, WINDSOR, ON, CANADA – #5131

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING, OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE for our Windsor, ON client.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

With a strong technical background in lean manufacturing and continuous improvement initiatives, the Director will effectively oversee all manufacturing outcomes including managing high performing teams, processes and plant equipment.

  • Lead the manufacturing function including design and implementation of strategy of the engineering, maintenance and operations group
  • Promote safety, quality innovation and continuous improvement
  • Manage resources and activities to provide optimal organizational impact
  • Develop and implement processes to maximize resources, optimize process efficiency and increase capacity
  • Plan, direct and coordinate the manufacturing operation in compliance with company goals and objectives
  • Create a safe and efficient working environment
  • Set strategic direction while ensuring engineering, maintenance and operation teams meet safety, quality and delivery objectives
  • Provide expertise to build out a world-class manufacturing team while developing a culture focused on customer service and delivering results
  • Coach, mentor and help grow high-performing teams
  • Develop and manage annual operating budgets, capital projects and action plans to drive efficiencies
  • Develop action plans to drive Key Performance Indicators
  • Participate in standardization, cost reduction and systemic improvement
  • Develop cost effective alternatives and improvements to production process
  • Liaise with cross-functional departments and drive project teams

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business or related field
  • Minimum 10 – 15 years of manufacturing operations management experience in a leadership capacity for a high volume, world class manufacturer
  • Proven experience with lean manufacturing and/or Toyota Production System
  • Ability to quickly adapt in a fast paced work environment
  • Proven success in meeting and exceeding Key Performance Indicators
  • Strong people leader with success in people growth, mentoring, conflict resolution and ability to inspire team members at various levels
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Experience in change management continuous improvement initiatives
  • Knowledge of costing and budgeting process
  • Strategic thinker with strong analytical skills

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

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PLANT MANAGER, VIGRO, SK, CANADA – #5104

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a PLANT MANAGER for our Vigro (Sedley), SK client.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

IN DEMAND is recruiting for a Plant Manager who will be responsible for overseeing all operational activities at our Vigro (Sedley) facility.  The Plant Manager will be responsible for managing a team of employees and ensuring that the facility runs efficiently in a safe and healthy work environment.

Responsibilities

The Plant Manager will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring all processing equipment is properly maintained and capable of working at its listed capacity to meet the company’s volume and quality objectives;
  • Ensuring the health and safety of all employees and visitors, including producers, truckers and other business partners;
  • Managing a team of employees to deliver on each facility’s operational and financial objectives;
  • Overseeing the receiving, weighing, grading, processing, handling and shipping of pulses and specialty crops;
  • Providing assistance, guidance, and training with regards to visual inspection of incoming deliveries to estimate grade and determine dockage;
  • Ensuring adherence to all company policies and procedures;
  • Developing a culture that fosters positive working relationships within the facility and with external stakeholders including producers, truckers and other business partners;
  • Collaborating and working together with team members ensuring complete flow of information to internal stakeholders;
  • Ensuring that the facilities and all equipment are clean and well-maintained;
  • Buying peas, lentils, canary seed, edible beans, chickpeas and other specialty crops from local producers;
  • Ensuring full compliance with all health and safety procedures;
  • Motivating all facility employees to provide friendly service to farmers and truckers delivering pulses and specialty crops;
  • Ensuring all employees are properly trained to operate grain processing equipment (including receiving, weighing, cleaning, handling, bagging and bulk loading) in an efficient and safe manner;
  • Overseeing the preparation and loading of export shipments in rail cars and containers according to company policies and industry best practises;
  • Operating facility control systems as required;
  • Ensuring the facility is clean, including sweeping, brushing down equipment and vacuuming any residue;
  • Overseeing the implementation of regular repair and maintenance programs;
  • Overseeing the implementation of any capital expansion programs including, but not limited to, the installation of new equipment (e.g. storage bins, processing equipment, bagging systems, etc.) and new buildings (including gravel, concrete foundations, columns, beams, roofing, etc.);
  • Other responsibilities as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 7+ years of grain handling or specialty crop industry experience
  • Strong business mindset with the ability to drive growth and volume
  • Strong people-management skills with ability to motivate employees
  • Performance-driven with good cost-management skills
  • Mechanical ability to operate and maintain grain processing equipment
  • Capable of office-related administrative work, as required
  • Strong work ethic, ability to learn and a willingness to take on the responsibilities of the position
  • Team player with a positive attitude
  • Reliable and safety-conscious
  • Able to work independently, within company policies and guidelines
  • Experience purchasing pulses or specialty crops
  • Degree in Agriculture, Business Management or equivalent. Related experience is acceptable in lieu of required education
  • Ability to work night shifts as required
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license or higher
  • Reliable transportation to and from the facility

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Document to – info@indemand.ca    

ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED

 

DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION, WINDSOR, ON, CANADA – #5096

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION for our Windsor, ON client.

If you are a DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION and have the skills required – SEND YOUR RESUME AND COVER LETTER OUTLINING YOUR SKILLS AND WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE – along with salary expectations as a Word Document.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Director of Production on behalf of our client, a global enterprise that provides outstanding opportunities and progressive rewards. CPG experience is required. This position is located in Windsor, Ontario.

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

Core Responsibilities:

Drive business strategy by linking department and individual performance plans

Develop and manage annual operating, overhead budgets, and 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

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

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

 ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED