Director of Production - Ontario Canada - 33778


Job #: 33778
Title: Director of Production
Job Location: , Ontario - Canada
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Other Compensation: up to 20% Bonus
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


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Director of Production on behalf of our client, a global enterprise that provides outstanding opportunities and progressive rewards. CPG experience is required. This position is located in Windsor, Ontario.

The Director of Production ensures compliance and excellence in Customer Service, Quality, Delivery, Product, Safety, Environmental Health & Safety.  As part of the leadership team, the Director of Production will establish strategic direction and action plans for the Production Division in order to achieve greater operations.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Drive business strategy by linking department and individual performance plans
  • Develop and manage annual operating, overhead budgets, capital projects and execute action plans that drive efficiencies
  • Provide leadership to managers and build high performance work groups who are motivated to achieve performance levels
  • Champion of Continuous Improvement, utilizing Lean Manufacturing tools, specifically pertaining to changeover, first hour efficiency and costing
  • Drive automation and product efficiency
  • Ensure inventory targets are met without compromising customer service levels
  • Participate in risk analysis and assessment and recommend mitigation action plans
  • Design performance measurement systems, implement long term improvement processes and monitor for results
  • Participate in key decision making including sales and operations planning
  • Drive performance KPIs and adapt plans to meet targets
  • Schedule the workflow while adapting to levels of activity
  • Set and deliver KPIs for logistics including warehouse utilization and environmental targets
  • Ensure adequate quality and service management systems are in place and recommend improvements aiming at improving customer satisfaction
  • Identify and master a wide range of projects/change management methodologies
  • Participate in risk analysis and assessment


Education and Qualifications:

  • Technical degree in Business, Finance or Engineering
  • 5 to 10 years of management experience in a Lean, SMED, Six Sigma Manufacturing environment
  • Experience in low margin, Consumer Packaging is an asset
  • Experience with change management and implementation within a production environment
  • Dynamic leadership and employee engagement skills
  • Project management skills
  • High level of regulatory technical expertise
  • Financial and budgeting experience
  • Proven presentation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree


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