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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