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