Plant Manager

Canadian-owned and operated company with a history spanning over 175 years.

This company stands as Canada’s exclusive national manufacturer of Fire Hydrants, Valves, and Ancillary Products for the waterworks, wastewater, industrial, and fire protection sectors. Their products are designed to withstand the extreme Canadian climate. Operating from manufacturing facilities in Saint John, N.B., and a warehouse in Alberta, this organization is a leader in economic, safety, environmental, and community initiatives. Committed to reinvesting millions of dollars annually into the Canadian economy, the company prioritizes safety, environmental responsibility, employee training, and community engagement, making it a reliable choice for quality products with a strong Canadian legacy.

What you will bring:

Strategic Leadership: Directs the strategic direction and overall administration of plant operations.

Management Oversight: Oversees staffing, and production, and guides the management team to enhance production growth, revenue, and product quality.

Relationship Management: Builds and maintains relationships with suppliers, consultants, department managers, and employees.

Responsibilities Include:

·Develop and implement the vision and strategy for plant administration, utilizing ERP software for various business functions in finance, human resources, manufacturing, supply chain, and procurement.

·Hands-on involvement in various operational aspects, including purchase orders, shipping, and collaboration with supervisors and hourly personnel.

·Manage staffing levels, recruitment, and performance management, fostering a team-oriented environment.

·Oversee budget preparation, control planned output, and analyze key performance indicators for continuous improvement.

·Ensure adherence to company practices, policies, safety standards, and collective agreements.

Skills and Education Needed to Perform the Job Successfully:

·College diploma or Undergraduate degree in a related field.

·Minimum 10 years of previous management experience in a manufacturing environment with proven leadership abilities.

·Proficiency with ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems.

·Solid knowledge of customer service, quality forecasting, budgeting, and performance management systems.

·Adherence to the company’s Principles, Values, and Behaviors.

·Ownership, accountability, and humility. The ability to build strong working relationships.

·Leadership abilities with a focus on team skills and interpersonal trust.

·Clear and concise communication skills, both written and oral.

·Embraces learning, development, and continuous improvement.

·Goal-oriented with the ability to execute strategies based on corporate objectives.

·Effective presentation skills for communication with employees and Senior Management.

·Integrity in a fast-paced, demanding role with active management and quick response to plant issues.

·Bilingualism is considered an asset.

We are actively recruiting. If interested, please send a copy of your resume to Syndel Gerlings at [email protected] or send a message on Linked-In:

Fuze HR Solutions is committed to building a diverse, accessible, and equitable workforce. Our approach is twofold. Both internal, where we focus on creating a diverse and inclusive environment for our employees, and external, where we source and recruit from the most diverse candidate pools. Our teams are educated on current best practices for attracting, retaining, and working with the most talented and diverse candidates.

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to accommodating every candidate and encourage those who identify as a member of a visible minority group, or a person with a disability and requiring specific accommodations, to apply.

For all questions, comments, and feedback on our diversity and inclusion programs and policies or to request information relating to accommodation measures, please contact your local Fuze HR Solutions branch.

We look forward to working with you!

Contract Info / Information sur le contrat
  • Job ID / No. du Poste: 36175
  • Open Positions / Postes Ouverts: 1
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