Production / Operations Manager – Tri Cities

Our client is a leader in vocational vehicles (dump vehicles, snow plows and severe service equipment (cranes and pup trailers)).  They are ranked as one of Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies for four consecutive years.

Production / Operations Manager Vancouver:

Based in the GVRD Tri-Cities branch location you will provide leadership and direction ensuring the consistent implementation of company procedures in connection with the manufacturing and up-fitting operations and increased market share in the marketplace.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide leadership, set clear expectations and demonstrate high standards of work practices
  • Actively support customer satisfaction initiatives
  • Plan and coordinate job order requirements
  • Schedule work load to maximize productivity and efficiency in the shop
  • Process and control work-in-progress in a timely manner to meet on-time and on-spec delivery
  • Ensure that the team understands and meets quality expectations
  • Improve customer satisfaction by identifying problem areas and initiating corrective procedures relating to shop floor, service or office procedures
  • Encourage continuous improvement in shop operations through discussions among management and sales
  • Manage required training needs, performance evaluations and guidance sessions for direct reports
  • Investigate and report all accidents or near misses
  • Promote and participate in workplace safety, environmentally sound and healthy behaviors and objectives at all times in support of Health and Safety Policy and best practices

Requirements:

  • Post secondary education with a technical focus and experience in a supervisory position (would be an asset)
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the heavy equipment manufacturing industry and strong technical aptitude for installations, hydraulics, PTO installation, electrical circuits, air and hydraulic valves, welding, etc.
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing
  • Strong leadership, coaching and team building skills
  • Strong planning and mechanical abilities
  • Self-motivated and adaptable to changing and multiple priorities with aggressive deadlines
  • Computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Applications

Our client is really looking for that exceptional leader who thrives in a environment that involves coaching and developing employees.  Someone who can build loyal well working teams.

If this sounds like you, I want to speak with you.  Contact me by applying directly on our website or emailing your resume to kelly.lynch@summitsearchgroup.com.

Job ID

KL222

City

Vancouver, BC

Remuneration

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Production / Operations Manager – Tri Cities

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