SAFETY MANAGER, MODESTO, CALIFORNIA, USA – #5043

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for an SAFETY MANAGER for our Modesto, CA client.

Our client is a flagship plant, looking for a new member of their safety team. This is a critical role which includes the ability to cultivate, promote and continuously improve a “safety first” culture amongst company employees.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Develop, implement, and manage all safety and health programs, policies and procedures.

Establish and promote the maintenance of safe and healthy working conditions, and recommend measures to reduce or eliminate accidents and health hazards in compliance with OSHA regulations.

Manage workers comp process, programs and compliance, to include tracking injuries and accident statistics and reports.

Assist in the investigation of all accidents by gathering all pertinent facts, interviewing witnesses, reviewing reports concerning the incident in cooperation with operations personnel and occupational health coordinator.

May represent the company in hearings, insurance investigations and OSHA informal hearings.

Work with company and operations leadership to drive safety culture and change.

Monitor and manage all local, state and federal regulatory rules and regulations in the area of safety.

Conduct safety training for the plant and ensure all Job Safety Analysis and safety training materials are kept up to date.

Participate in corporate safety audits.

Monitor and manage the inventory of needed safety items.

Apply lean principles and drive lean applications in company operations.

Manage and oversee the Safety Committee at the plant.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree.

5 + years safety experience in a manufacturing plant.

CSP certification a plus.

3+ years leadership experience.

Solid knowledge of current OSHA regulations, as well as State and Federal regulations to ensure plant is compliant.

Lean, Six Sigma familiarity.

Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.

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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EHS – ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGER, MODESTO, CALIFORNIA, USA – #5042

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for an EHS – ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGER for our Modesto, CA client.

Our client is a flagship plant, looking for a new member of their plant senior leadership team. There is an opportunity to grow and move up within this plant.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Assess and coordinate company compliance with Federal, California and local regulations.

Ensure the effective training and implementation of environmental programs.

Identify, lead and manage sustainable project initiatives (greenhouse gases, water reduction and waste minimization).

Develop and deliver effective, well documented team member training.

Identify, develop and project manager, sustainability and environmental compliance projects.

Represent the company with local and state agencies.

Ensure effective communication of the environmental compliance and sustainability plan with all levels of the organization.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree.

5 + years environmental experience in a manufacturing plant.

CSP certification a plus.

3+ years leadership experience.

Solid knowledge of current OSHA regulations, as well as CA State and Federal regulations to ensure plant is compliant.

Lean, Six Sigma familiarity.

Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.

Experience with agricultural land application of wastewater and solids preferred.

4+ years of compliance experience.

Knowledge of and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California laws/regulations.

Knowledge of hazardous waste management and air standards required.

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 – BIO-PHARMACEUTICAL, TORONTO, ON, CANADA – #5041

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a PLANT MANAGER – BIO PHARMACEUTICAL for our Toronto, ON client.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Toronto Company dedicated to the practice of providing a sterile – medical device / pharmaceutical and food, environment requires a Plant Manager / GM with P&L responsibility.

This position reports to the VP Operations, with ~ 20 people reporting and 4 direct reports.

Experience moving to larger premises preferred.

Re employees – hire/ train/ motivate/ and educate about the company’s critical service mission.

Objectives, strategies, and goal setting re operations – organizational chart, present and future hiring requirements, and succession planning.

General management of key functions – operations, QA, customer service, logistics, product safety, and training.

FDA, OSHA, NRC regulatory compliance.

Smooth working relationships between all departments, sales, customers, and CEO.

Budgets, continuous improvement re operations, technology development as per market changes.

Mindful of competitive strategies and efficient logistics and workflow.

Metrics oriented decision making.

Ensure plant conditions clean and safe.

QUALIFICATIONS:

B.Eng. with 5 to 10 years in a pharma, medical device or food production manufacturing, or operations environment.

Several years P&L, management, and operations functions, particularly within pharma/medical device or food plant.

Able to drive a projects to completion.  Moving to larger premises project specifically.

Experience managing ~20 employees.

Business and Operations savvy.

Quality, compliance, safety background re regulatory agencies.

Skilled at leadership, teamwork, wearing many hats, being hands-on as required, training, relationship building.

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

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INSTRUMENT SALES SPECIALIST / CUSTOMER SOLUTION MANAGER – TORONTO, ON, CANADA – #5039

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for an INSTRUMENT SALES SPECIALIST / CUSTOMER SOLUTION MANAGER for our Toronto, ON client.

We are on an exciting mission to make a real difference in science and healthcare. We are still the entrepreneurial company we started out as and have today achieved a size where we can bring our full power to many initiatives and to our presence across the globe.

Our most valuable asset are our employees – more than 5000 in over 35 locations around the world. Our ambition is to ensure we have outstanding and passionate people working in the best teams and we are constantly looking for new talent to join us.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Instrument Sales Manager (ISM) is responsible for meeting defined instrument sales targets within their region. They drive their business by closely working with their colleagues in Strategic Account Management and across other Sales Specialist Channels. They are the expert and can sell across the workflow (sample disruption, extraction, assay set-up, analysis). They will drive the growth of all our client’s instrumentation.

Sales Revenues/Budgets: Meet/Exceed sales targets. Increasing sales by actively selling to end users. Supporting other specialists and representatives, and developing tactical plans to maximize revenues.

Planning/Forecasting: To be accountable for their business for planning, forecasting and achievement of objectives, key performance indicators and revenue forecasts.

Business/Markets: Drive and initiate development of new business opportunities and references. Increase number of strategic partnerships.

Promotion of specialist area within market i.e. seminars/exhibitions.

Customer focus: Maintain and develop relationships with key customers and references.

Information systems: Utilize the CRM database (Sales Force) to input and provide information that will increase effectiveness “in front of” the customer and aid sales.

Communication: Organization of meetings/communication channels to ensure effective communication across business units.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum education: Bachelor of Science or equivalent.

Bilingual French.

Minimum 5+ years sales experience. Proven track record.

Proven experience of various techniques including PCR, RNA/DNA manipulation and analysis and NGS.

Knowledge of relevant markets (i,e. instrumentation, diagnostic, genomics), molecular biological topics and products.

Excellent communication skills at all business levels.

Willingness to travel. Nationally for meetings and conferences. Regionally for day to day routine sales responsibilities. 3-4 days in the field and 1-2 days in the home office is expected.

Preferred home office location in Toronto, Montreal or Ottawa).

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

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VP SALES & MARKETING – LIFE SCIENCES – TORONTO, ON, CANADA – #5038

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a VP SALES & MARKETING – LIFE SCIENCES for our Toronto, ON client.

Opportunity to serve as senior member of marketing and sales coast to coast team of specialists providing life science clients with state of the art instrumentation, reagents, consumables and solutions 24 x 7.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

An Instrument and consumables company selling to the clinical and molecular biology marketplace has an exciting opportunity for a VP Sales and Marketing.

Serve as senior member of the sales and marketing team.

Mentor and manage both sales and marketing staff to achieve KPI’s, sales targets, and marketing objectives.

Assist with quotations, RFP’s and tenders.

Attend and represent company at meetings and shows.

Provide forecasts and reports using Salesforce.com.

QUALIFICATIONS:

B.Sc. or experience equivalent.

6 -8 years of hands on sales/marketing experience in the clinical and molecular biology sector.

At least 6 years management background.

Strong leadership skills and highly motivated to succeed.

Outstanding sales and management track record.

Some travel – require valid passport allowing US travel.

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

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PLANT MANAGER – KANSAS CITY, MO, USA – # 5036

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.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

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: info@indemand.ca.

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LEAN MANAGER, REGINA, SK, CANADA – #5035

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a LEAN MANAGER for our Regina, SK client.

This position is responsible for managing the business optimization group within our client’s company. The position involves developing and implementing with the input from the various areas in improvement strategy that is in-line with the overall long term corporate objectives. This position will oversee the application of LEAN methodologies including 5S, Value Stream mapping, and 6-Sigma to create a culture of continuous improvement that result in simplified, streamlined standardized workflow and business processes across the organization. This position requires highly developed planning and communication skills (both written and oral) in obtaining agreement and cooperation between multiple areas of the company.

The Lean Manager is responsible to create an environment where the other members of the business development group are able to personally grow and development their skill and talents.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Identify opportunities for process improvement throughout the company.

Create the necessary standard, policies and procedures.

Take action and work with the appropriate managers to improve situations when lean activities have slipped.

Create an environment where personal growth and development is able to occur, by giving the necessary mentoring, coaching and feedback to people reporting to this position.

Insure developed metrics are meaningful to the area, easily reported and understood, and where possible are applied to other areas and divisions.

Insure the company’s process change has the highest probability of success insuring the necessary elements (Documentation, Training, Signage, and Metrics).

Eliminate or reduce process related waste through the application of LEAN principles and related process improvement methodologies.

Ability to lead/facilitate education and information training sessions with business stakeholders and participants as required in order to allow for identification of potential process improvement initiatives.

Lead/facilitate meetings with various internal departments and stakeholders as needed to secure engagement and alignment on business workflow and process improvements.

Ensure standards, policies, and preferred work processes and practices are optimized in accordance with company operating philosophies and objectives.

Oversee develop of key training materials, documentation, and manuals as required.

Insure key deliverables from the group are in-line with corporate objectives.

Planning and scheduling the activities of the group as well as clarifying the roles and responsibilities in order to ensure tasks are resourced and optimally aligned around a best fit approach that is driven by function, effort, and expertise.

Create and monitor budget, approve expenditures up to authorization limit.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience in implementing lean within retail dealerships with preference to heavy equipment knowledge.

Deep understanding of manufacturing processes including both the shop floor and administrative activities.

A working knowledge, exposure, or strong interest in workflow, process mapping, or improvement techniques and tools including 5S, value stream mapping, root cause analysis, 6-Sigma, ISO, or other industry recognized techniques and tools.

Strong organizational and analysis skills to provide solutions to complex problems, set priorities, and work effectively to achieve goals and objectives with minimum supervision.

Ability to build rapport, establish credibility, and influence others to change.

In-depth understanding of corporate organizational structures, departments, and functional relationships.

A minimum of 10 years of lean related activities including ‘hands on’ experience in a quality process improvement related capacity including a role as either a 6-Sigma green belt, team lead, subject matter expert, or other similar quality related improvement initiative(s).

A result oriented strong work ethic

Willingness to travel, approximately 50% of time.

Experience in project management.

Specific Lean related Certification, Green Belt or higher.

Bachelor’s degree in Science, Engineering or Business. Additional experience will be considered in lieu of the formal education.

Proven track record applying Lean best practices.

Problem solving skills and the ability to challenge existing processes.

A strong working knowledge of MS Office Suite including Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel is required.

A working knowledge of MS Project and Visio is preferred.

Advanced knowledge and experience with software code programming will be considered an asset.

Well-developed communication skills to effectively communicate and present to individuals and larger groups.

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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PRODUCTION MANAGER, KITCHENER, ON, CANADA – #5034

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

Our client is a green energy company and Industry Leader that is committed to alternative solutions and sustainable development to protect the environment. The company currently has excellent opportunities for manufacturing growth and development. Seeking an Operations Manager capable of eventually stepping into a plant management role. Nice location a little over an hour from Toronto.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Provide facility leadership and backup support to the Facility Manager.

Lead the Operations team, promoting a safe operating culture.

Maximize production while constantly working to drive down operating cost.

Interface with Compliance and Safety managers to ensure all requirements are met.

Work with the Maintenance department to prioritize repairs and improvement projects.

Evaluate equipment and processes to identify ways to optimize performance or to ensure compliance with safety and environmental regulations.

Assist in troubleshooting process and equipment problems involving rotating equipment, vacuum systems, fired heaters/exchangers, tankage, instrumentation, waste water treatment, etc.

Work with management to develop capital improvement projects including design, budgeting, justification, management, and reporting.

Assist in managing elements of the facilities Process Safety Management program including coordinating HAZOPs

QUALIFICATIONS:

BS in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering. (Chemical preferred)

8+ years’ overall experience in a “Process Industry” manufacturing environment. Experience with continuous processes ideal (petrochemical, chemical, ethanol, refining industries or related) but open to batch with relevant unit operations.

3+ years of operations supervisory experience.

Capital project management experience.

Process and equipment troubleshooting capabilities including distillation columns, hydrotreaters, industrial vessels, rotating equipment, control systems, instrumentation, piping etc.

Experience with EHS compliance, particularly Process Safety Management.

Has strong leadership and communication skills and willing to be a “Hands On” out in the plant working manager.

Must be authorized to work in Canada.

Should be viewed as promotable to a plant management role.

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

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GENERAL MANAGER, WASCO, CA, USA – #5033

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a GENERAL MANAGER for our Bakersfield, California, USA client.

We are searching for a General Manager to develop strategies to drive transparency and continuous improvement to all aspects of the operations for an egg production and processing company in California.

The General Manager has full P&L responsibility over a large egg operation in California. The General Manager will build and develop high performing operations, sales, customer service, marketing, procurement, food quality, animal welfare, employee safety, environmental, human resources, finance and accounting teams.  Fostering a culture of collaboration, the GM will ensure that each department is running smoothly and maintain a strong connection with the marketplace in order to make recommendations on future growth, capex opportunities and process improvement.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Manage day-to operations of the company. Drive transparency and continuous improvement into every aspect of the operations.

Oversee the pullet-rearing operations to ensure high-quality pullets, managing metrics including: bird weights, vaccination efficacy & uniformity.

Oversee the layer operations to manage metrics including: productivity, livability, feed consumption, bird health, etc.

Produce and maintain best-in-class biosecurity policies and practices for all areas of the company. Ensure all policies, training and day-to-day practices reflect a culture of absolute focus on biosecurity and safety for the animals within the company’s care. Foster an environment actively seeking and promoting ways to improve biosecurity across the complex.

Ensure efficient and accurate washing, packaging and warehousing of all eggs in this in-line, 7-day processing plant. Continuously monitor the preventative-maintenance program to ensure equipment remains in proper working order.

Oversee warehouse operations ensuring: timely & accurate loading of trucks, sufficient inventory levels of packaging materials/other supplies and accurate FIFO handling of finished goods.

Monitor litter quality and inventory levels in order to capture maximum $/ton valuation on all loads shipped.

Oversee HR to ensure all critical functions are covered including: compliance with CA labor law, training, onboarding/offboarding, temp staffing, turnover, etc.

Oversee Finance and Accounting Department to ensure all critical functions are completed timely and accurately including: Month-end financials/bank compliance, cashflow forecast, monthly BOD reports, operational support, annual audit/tax, annual budget, etc.

Work with IT service provider to maintain server security & integrity, data backups, software license coverage, helpdesk support, etc.

Foster a mindset of continues improvement within all areas of the company. Establish written SOP’s and checklists that provide a platform for ongoing skills training allowing a solid base from which to make improvements.

Drive a culture of employee safety. Ensure safety is a component of all operational meetings and messaging. Make prevention a top priority. Carefully monitor and manage open worker’s comp cases to drive closure and cost control into the process.

This position has full P&L responsibility. It will be critical to establish procedures and align company talent to ensure the most important metrics are tracked and fully understood.

Make recommendations and execute for all types of capital expenses: maintenance, compliance & ROI.

QUALIFICATIONS:

BA or BS in Business, Engineering, Agriculture or related field.

8-10 years of experience in the Egg industry in a Management or Director role

3-5 years of experience managing 20+ direct reports

Ability to work effectively at all levels within the and outside the organization.

Demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others

Superior written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents.

Strong analytical, numerical, and reasoning abilities.

Common sense and sound basic judgement.

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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PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR, 3RD SHIFT, MARATHON, WI, USA – #5022

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR, 3RD SHIFT for our Marathon, WI client.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Production Supervisors are responsible for directing the efficient packaging of a quality product, while meeting production goals and maintaining excellent communication with their team and peers on all shifts. This position reports to the Shift Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Arranging staff to meet production needs

Lead the people and processes for your assigned functional area(s)

Effectively utilize labor and other resources to maximize efficiency and productivity

Perform managerial functions including, but not limited to: employee scheduling, performance management, disciplinary action, performance reviews, responding to employee questions and concerns, work direction, ensuring safe work practices, ext.

Responsible for documentation and record keeping

Complete and review department paperwork and reports daily

Perform work tasks on the floor as needed

Conduct inspections of equipment and procedures

All employees are responsible for the quality and food safety of our products. All food safety and quality concerns/problems should be brought to the attention of personnel with authority to initiate action.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill and or ability required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Strong communication and leadership skills

Good conflict management and problem solving skills

Ability to work independently and be self-motivated

Strong attention to detail and focus on accuracy

Good organizational skills

Tactfully maintain confidentiality of information with employees and public

Knowledge of various computer applications (MS Word, Excel, ERP) and office equipment

Proficient in Microsoft Office programs

Education and Experience

An Associate Degree in a related field with 5 years of experience or a Bachelor Degree in a related field with 2 years of experience is preferred.

Work Environment

This position is in a state of the art production facility that includes many different types of machines and robotics. It is a clean, climate-controlled environment. The position is fast paced and requires a safety mind at all times. Long periods of standing and walking are required on a daily basis and you must be required to sit, climb stairs, and lift up to 100 pounds occasionally.

This job posting is meant to give an overview of the available position. This does not cover every detail of expectations of the position. Duties and responsibilities may be added or modified at any 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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