IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc is currently recruiting for an OPERATIONS PRODUCTION MANAGER with experience in large scale manufacturing for our Windsor, ON client.


With a strong technical background in lean manufacturing and continuous improvement initiatives, the Operations Production Manager will effectively oversee and manage the flow of people, information, and materials. The Operations Production Manager will be responsible for teaching and coaching their team, and working to continuously improve plant processes across the organization.

Core Responsibilities:

Plan, direct and coordinate the manufacturing operation in compliance with company goals and objectives

Coach, mentor and help grow high-performing teams by developing and conducting performance management for shift supervisors and providing ongoing coaching and feedback

Lead and effectively communication plant objectives and projects to supervisors and team leaders

Champion high moral in production areas to ensure team meets safety, quality, delivery and cost objectives, while proactively identifying continuous improvement opportunities

Utilize reporting/tracking results to detect, escalate and find areas of opportunity and improvement in the flow of people, materials and information

Ensure fiscal adherence to budget and approve expenditures ensuring that materials, labour and equipment are used efficiently to meet production targets

Participate in standardization, cost reduction and systemic improvement

Manage resources and activities to provide optimal organizational impact

Liaise with cross-functional departments and drive project teams

Promote safety, quality innovation and continuous improvement


Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business or related field

Minimum 10 years of manufacturing operations management experience, with at least 7 years within a leadership capacity for a high volume, world class manufacturer

Previous experience in off-set printing and manufacturing would be considered an asset

Proven experience with lean manufacturing and/or Toyota Production System

Proven success in meeting and exceeding Key Performance Indicators and implementing and enforcing plant safety guidelines

Driven, energetic and a proven strategic leader

Ability to quickly adapt in a fast-paced work environment and work with all levels and positions within the organization

Demonstrated strategic analysis and planning skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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