Production Manager

  • Location

    Burnaby, British Columbia

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

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    over 2 years ago

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Horizon Recruitment Inc. is conducting the search for a Production Manager for high profile utilities client based out of Greater Vancouver.The Production Manager is responsible for the management of the organizations production output with full responsibility for the successful and smooth daily operations of the manufacturing facility, covering all aspects of safety, quality, delivery and staff management.


  • Successfully lead and manage the production team across multiple areas such as training and career development
  • Manage output and production schedules using Demand Driven Manufacturing techniques
  • Oversee and supervise production process, ensuring high standards are maintained across all aspects of production operating procedures
  • Ensure serviceability and maintenance of all manufacturing equipment and systems
  • Be an advocate of safe and compliant working practices across the facility
  • Verify the readiness of the production line at start-up and supervise change over
  • Responsible for product quality and build processes to guarantee all standards and specifications are met prior to leaving production
  • Implement best practices for QA, and efficient production practices (custom and repetitive products)  


  • Bachelor’s Degree in industrial engineering is preferred
  • 8+ years direct management of teams of employees within a manufacturing environment
  • 5+ years in a unionized environment
  • 5+ years working within production related roles
  • Exposure and competency with the Demand Driven Manufacturing techniques
  • Proven track record and demonstrable examples of optimizing up-time and quality
  • Polished communication and organizational skills
  • Experience managing change and production growth within a manufacturing environment Lean manufacturing experience would be an asset
  • Working examples of implementing process improvements and technology in a manufacturing environment

**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.