BRANCH MANAGER – TRUCK & TRAILER, LLOYDMINSTER, SK, CANADA -#5496

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting a BRANCH MANAGER – TRUCK &TRAILER for our Lloydminster, SK client.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Reporting to the Vice President of Operations, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing all daily branch activities and must be a highly motivated individual who possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Duties & Responsibilities

Achieve sales growth and profitability in all areas of the branch.

Achieve asset management and market share goals.

Manage and develop all employees in the branch with the goal of building a motivated and successful workforce that is focused on the long-term success of the company, customers, and employees.

Provide feedback and input into future opportunities and competitive pressures.

Manage branch account receivables in conjunction with the Director of Credit Services

Other duties as assigned.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

A demonstrated ability to lead and motivate staff.

A strong work ethic, combined with a dedication to excellence.

Relevant post-secondary education is considered an asset.

Must have 5+ years’ experience in the heavy equipment field, supplemented with 5 years’ experience in a progressively responsible management role.

Proven product support background and understanding of the departmental operations.

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

ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED

 

MAINTENANCE MANAGER, DENVER, CO, USA – #5472

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is recruiting a MAINTENANCE MANAGER for our Denver, CO client.

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Join a prestigious F500 consumer packaged goods leader in Denver, CO, and propel your career to new heights! Our client’s company is a renowned multinational corporation dedicated to excellence in the consumer-packaged goods industry. We offer a dynamic work environment, career growth opportunities, and a commitment to continuous improvement.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

As the Maintenance Manager, you will play a crucial role in leading maintenance operations and driving excellence at our client’s highly valued manufacturing plant in Denver, CO. Reporting directly to the Plant Manager, you will oversee a team of 26 reports, including both direct and indirect reports. Your primary focus will be on ensuring the efficiency and effectiveness of maintenance systems and practices to support our plant’s operations.

Responsibilities:

Lead and mentor a team of maintenance professionals with a focus on continuous improvement and operational excellence.

Apply technical expertise to troubleshoot and conduct root cause analysis for equipment and facility repairs.

Oversee control systems and logic controls for high-speed operating equipment, ensuring optimal performance and reliability.

Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams including Quality, Safety, HR, and Production to schedule and execute maintenance activities.

Develop and maintain Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to track and enhance maintenance function performance.

Foster a positive workplace culture through proactive preventative maintenance and continuous improvement initiatives.

Develop supervisors and align their leadership with organizational goals for optimized performance and culture change.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

5+ years of plant equipment maintenance (or engineering) experience in consumer-packaged goods manufacturing.

3+ years of leadership experience.

Solid knowledge of Continuous Improvement principles.

Strong technical knowledge of maintenance in manufacturing operations, with the ability to troubleshoot and solve problems.

Experience leading and establishing Lean and other Continuous Improvement initiatives.

Experience with people development, equipment reliability, Root Cause Analysis (RCA), and managing budgets.

Spanish language proficiency is a plus.

Non-Union plant experience preferred.

What We Offer:

Competitive compensation plus 15% bonus.

Comprehensive benefits package: Health, dental, vision, life, disability insurance, and a 9% 401K match.

Excellent relocation assistance to Denver, CO.

Career growth opportunities and the chance to make a significant impact on our business.

Be part of a dynamic team dedicated to continuous improvement and excellence in maintenance operations.

Why Join Us:

Ready to take the next step in your maintenance management career? Apply now and join us in driving excellence and innovation! We offer a multinational company environment, excellent benefits, and great growth opportunities. If you’re passionate about maintenance excellence and leadership, we want to hear from you!

Note: Typical hours are day shift (around 8:00 am to 4:30 pm).

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

ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED

MAINTENANCE MANAGER, MUSCLE SHOALS, AL, USA – #5483

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently looking to hire a MAINTENANCE MANAGER for our Muscle Shoals, AL client.

Career opportunity for Site Maintenance Manager to join the plant management team; overseeing the maintenance team, TPM/ reliability programs, repair and continuous improvement of complex chemical processing and ancillary equipment. Initiate and manage preventive maintenance and reliability improvement initiatives, plant turnarounds and supporting projects to achieve established performance metrics.

Offering competitive salary, bonus, and relocation options!

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Manage and direct the maintenance team in areas of safety, planning, TPM/reliability, cost, efficiency, quality, and labor utilization.

Develop and implement the plant’s overall preventive and predictive maintenance programs.

Implement reliability best practices to ensure equipment dependability and efficiency.

Resolve manufacturing process and maintenance problems by initiating corrective/preventive initiatives and continuous improvement projects.

Support Process Safety Management (PSM), Health Safety and Environmental, and continuous improvement plans

Develop and implement the maintenance departmental budget, goals and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

Maintain spare parts and critical equipment lists and inventory.

Implement training programs for all Maintenance personnel.

Interact directly with the site Management Team to ensure effective preventive maintenance and a reduction of downtime.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS Mechanical Engineering degree with 10+ years in Plant Maintenance / Reliability Leadership in PSM regulated Chemical plants.
  • ABET Accredited
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements, including PSM, OSHA, EPA, NFPA standards.
  • Proven success in managing maintenance/ reliability teams, including engineers, mechanics, and technicians.
  • Experienced with maintenance planning, plant turnarounds & CMMS.
  • Candidate must be a permanent resident in the USA, no sponsorship available for this role.

 

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Great Global Chemical Company. Located in Alabama offering excellent salary, relocation options, benefits and 30% STI. You’ll join the plant management team; overseeing the maintenance team, TPM/ reliability programs, repair and continuous improvement of complex chemical processing and ancillary equipment.

 

Qualified and interested individuals are encouraged to apply to info@indemand.ca

ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED

QUALITY MANAGER, JOHNSON CITY, TN, USA – #5454

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently looking to hire a QUALITY MANAGER for our Johnson City, TN client.

Our client is one of the leading designer, manufacturers and marketers of lead acid battery separators in the world. They develop cutting-edge products for over 80 years. Battery separator is critical to insure the best performance and reliability for lead acid batteries and they strive to bring the right solution to every customer.

The Quality Manager will lead the efforts to obtain IATF 16949 certification for the lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery separator expansion project. The Quality Manager will maintain the company library of compliance resources ensuring their accuracy, quality, and integrity and ensuring company third-party accreditations are maintained. The Quality Manager will coordinate internal audits and monitor the compliance to and effectiveness of the Quality Management System (QMS).

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Lead Li-ion battery separator expansion project to obtain IATF certification.

Ensure company third-party accreditations are maintained (ISO 9001, IATF16949)

Conduct internal audits and lead customer quality audits.

Manage internal QMS audits and layered process audits.

Establish and support the development of the quality management system processes QMS.

Formally report Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to senior management

Promote customer requirements and quality awareness throughout the organization.

Target Salary Range for this position is $120k to $140k per year.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS degree in appropriate field required.
  • Five years + IATF 16949 Quality Management Systems experience.
  • Project Management experience ideally in the battery industry.
  • Experience with IATF certification (Automotive, etc.) Auditor Certification is preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills.
  • Skilled in working across multiple disciplines including Sales, R&D, and Operations.
  • Excellent written, listening, and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to prioritize, manage time well, multitask, and troubleshoot.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as needed.
  • Must be US citizen or permanent resident with green card and a passport

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

ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED

BRANCH MANAGER – AGRICULTURE, HIGH RIVER, AB, CANADA – #5445

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting a BRANCH MANAGER – AGRICULTURE for our High River, AB client.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Reporting to the Division Manager, the Branch Manager is responsible for managing all daily branch activities and is a highly motivated individual who possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Attainment of sales growth, profitability, asset management and market share goals.
  • Manage and develop employees in the branch, building a motivated and successful workforce that is
  • focused on the long-term success of company, customers, and employees.
  • Provide feedback and input into future opportunities and competitive pressures.
  • Manage branch account receivables in conjunction with the Director of Credit Services
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

A demonstrated ability to lead and motivate staff.

A strong work ethic, combined with a dedication to excellence.

Relevant post-secondary education is considered an asset.

Must have 5+ years’ experience in the heavy equipment field, supplemented with 5 years’ experience in a progressively responsible management role.

Proven product support background and understanding of the departmental operations.

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

ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED

 

OPERATIONS MANAGER, GREATER CHICAGO AREA, IL, USA – #5433

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is confidentially recruiting an OPERATIONS MANAGER (Plant Manager) for our Greater Chicago Area, IL client.

The Operations Manager is responsible to lead and provide direction for the safe, reliable, cost-effective operation of the facility.  The Operations Manager generates tremendous value through:

  • Health, Safety & Environmental and Reliability Leadership
  • People Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness
  • Business Owner Mindset/Financial Acumen
  • Technical Acumen and Continuous Improvement

Significant investment is underway to improve the safety and reliability of the facility as well as expand capacity for future business growth.

The Operations Manager has the overall responsibility and accountability for the Environmental, Health and Safety performance, plant assets, personnel, and achievement of plant-related business, site, and corporate goals.  The successful candidate will provide leadership, tactical direction through daily actions, and strategic direction through vision, goal setting, and mentoring.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Meets business and functional requirements concerning Health, Safety & Environmental, productivity, cost management, personnel development, plant reliability, management systems, and continuous improvement.
  • Provide leadership to the Production team, and all other office employees supporting the production team: Quality Assurance, Scheduling, Inventory, Resource Planning, Logistics/Warehouse, and Maintenance to ensure a safe and efficient manufacturing environment. Develop strong partnerships with support functions.  Drive continuous improvement and alignment in all aspects of the operation.
  • Supports the business in achieving its goals by aligning plant operations with the business strategy.
  • Relentlessly pursues maximum plant reliability to reduce unplanned events and support safe operations.
  • Knows and champions safety standards. Demonstrates priority and commitment through personal behavior.  Keeps a strong field presence and routinely assesses work activities to maintain awareness of plant needs and influence behaviors.  Sets the expectation in words and actions.
  • Understanding and strong leadership to ensure the highest standards regarding process safety.
  • Develop metrics and management systems to drive continuous improvement in health, safety & environmental, and reliability.
  • Ensures the Mechanical Integrity program is robust for safe operation. The Operations Manager is responsible for risk management decisions regarding any potential deferrals.
  • Ensures timely and effective investigations are conducted with appropriate corrective and preventative actions to prevent recurrence. Leverages lessons to other facilities.
  • Escalates issues appropriately to leadership through effective communications. Drive progress to meet the committed compliance date to maintain the facility’s license to operate.
  • Facilitates personnel development, counseling, motivating, and policy setting to create an environment for employees and work teams that supports a commitment to continuous improvement and empowerment.
  • Routinely interfaces with the development team and toll manufacturing team in matters related to new product introductions and existing production concerns. New product introductions are coordinated and implemented effectively.
  • Provides leadership support for empowerment by implementing relevant standard operating work processes and related procedures.
  • Ensures common sense implementation and ongoing effectiveness of global work processes/policies, operating discipline, management systems, enabling technologies, and roles to become a Highly Reliable Organization. Challenges inefficiencies and says “no” when needed.
  • Operates the facility within the financial guidelines and conducts monthly analysis to ensure costs comply with budgetary goals and functional guidelines. Track production variances and work to eliminate them.
  • Identify opportunities for product quality improvement (packaging, process efficiency, etc) and drive these initiatives through the leadership of the roles reporting in.
  • Plans and directs production activities and establishes production priorities to meet customer demands safely and cost-effectively.
  • Participate as a member of the North America Manufacturing Leadership Team and help to drive the strategy and goals for the region.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering is required.  A B.S. degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering is preferred.

A minimum of 10 years of chemical manufacturing experience is required.  Experience and understanding of batch processing is a plus.

A minimum of 5 years of people leadership experience.

Proven record of Health, Safety & Environmental performance in their current and past area(s) of responsibilities.

A minimum requirement for this US-based position is the ability to work legally and permanently without work sponsorship.

Preferred qualifications:

Experience and knowledge in PSM (Process Safety Management) systems and OSHA 29 CFR 1910

Experience and knowledge in continuous improvement tools and methodologies such as Six Sigma, LEAN, Scrum…etc.

Experience and knowledge in root cause investigations/analysis tools and methodologies Other required skills:

Proficient in Microsoft Suite and ERP Systems such as Oracle. High level of proficiency with the latest office technology.

Strong analytical skills to define critical issues and develop methodologies for collecting/analyzing relevant data.

Strong communication, analytical, and technical skills, a keen interest in problem-solving and troubleshooting are essential.

Listens well and is aware of personal strengths and weaknesses and takes continuous action to improve personal capabilities.

Ability to prioritize and develop actionable recommendations and implementation plans.

Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with employees at all levels within the organization.

 

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

ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED