BW Global Structures Inc.
  • 26-Sep-2018 to 25-Nov-2018 (PST)
  • Abbotsford, BC, CAN
  • Full Time

BW GLOBAL Structures Inc. is Western Canada's largest greenhouse and shelter manufacturer. Our greenhouses are state of the art facilities with fully integrated growing systems (irrigation, fertigation, lighting systems, heating systems, ventilation systems, photo-control, and controls automation). 

We are growing our company and are now accepting resumes for the position of Production Manager. This is an exciting career opportunity for a highly organized production manager who can lead a cross functional team to deliver our products to the highest standards, while meeting cost objectives and profitability goals. You will liaise with most company departments to ensure projects are delivered per client specifications and timelines.

Overall Functions:

  • Optimize, implement, and successfully manage production efficiency, while meeting cost objectives and profitability goals.
  • Manage the day to day activities of the manufacturing process, assuring safety while maximizing efficiency, and improving quality control.
  • Manage and oversee the employment and training of production staff.
  • Analyze and implement process flow improvements, including capabilities for growth, and oversee all aspects of inventory-control. Further develop and oversee implementation and administration of Production Department policies, systems, and procedures.
  • Determine and adjust for optimum staffing in relation to production requirements.

 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Efficiently manage and direct the daily production activities, including inventory management.
  • Maintain and improve process efficiency (automate stations, improve plant layout) and qualitycontrol.
  • Directly oversee and manage production staff
  • Recommend and implement optimal production solutions and machinery / equipment needs or acquisitions.
  • Develop or update ALL operations procedure manuals (including health and safety manual).
  • Responsible for production staff's adherence and improvements to "Lean Manufacturing" principles and Six Sigma methodologies.
  • Manage production personnel; work allocation, training, and problem resolution.
  • Evaluate employee performance and motivate in order to achieve maximum productivity output.
  • Build and lead a high-performance team
  • Ability to delegate and inspire while developing employees through mentoring and coaching.
  • Oversee and implement new products or improved product design.
  • Maintain a proactive machinery and equipment maintenance program.
  • Conduct and re-evaluate time studies for production processes.
  • Provide weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly, Management reporting.
  • Responsible for accuracy of MRP or ERP computerized system.

 

Direction Received:

This position requires an analytical, highly organized, and detail-oriented individual who has hands-on experience in working with cross functional teams. The successful candidate will have lead teams with a diverse international background. The candidate should have a good sense of urgency especially in conveying timely information to and from staff. The candidate should be able to work independently with limited direction and guidance while maintaining efficiency and working within the financial constraints of the Company. Attention to cost efficiencies will also be critical.

 

Giving Direction:

Direction will be given to Manufacturing facility Lead Hands, plant staff, and Buyer. The candidate should be able to demand timely information in order to make decisions or convey technical information to those inquiring. Ensuring accountability and timeliness from Production Plant staff will be a key.

 

Work Environment and Job Complexity:

The position will require most tasks to be performed inside the Production Plant or office, with follow up with Production Department or inspections on the plant floor. Occasionally there may be site visits or supplier visits. Multi-tasking and a high level of organization will be critical.

 

Work Experience:

  • Experience leading cross functional teams with diverse international backgrounds.
  • Experience working with cross functional teams to diagnose, plan and implement systems upgrades
  • Hands-on experience working with computerized MRP / ERP systems

 

Interpersonal Contacts:

The position will have a high degree of interpersonal contact with the President, Director of Operations, Director of Projects, Controller, Factory personnel, and Buyer. This will require strong communication, follow through, and negotiation skills, as well as the ability to deal politely yet firmly with staff. A Positive attitude and a proactive solution seeker will be key attributes.

 

Job Type: 

  • Full-time

If you are interested in a rewarding career with a growing company, striving for customer service excellence and quality work, send your resume in confidence. We offer competitive, fair wages based on experience and skills. BW GLOBAL Structures also has a generous benefits plan that is effective after 3 months of employment.

We will contact any applicant considered for interviews.

Visit bw-global.com and bwgreenouse.com to learn more about our products and services.

 

 

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