Plant Manager - Blown Film and Extrusion Plant


Ice River Springs

2018-07-30 10:52:01

Job location Alton, Ontario, Canada

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Manufacturing Operations

Job description

Ice River Springs requires a Plant Manager for our Blue Mountain Plastics Extrusion plant located in Shelburne, ON.

Ice River Springs is a privately owned environmental beverage company with fifteen facilities across North America, specializing in bottled water products. It is the recipient of numerous industry and vendor awards in recognition of our efforts to reduce waste and environmental impact.

Responsibilities:
•Leads team to achieve the performance targets of the Plant and is directly accountable for all Key Performance Indicators (KPI's), production cost targets, labor utilization, yield, and outcomes. Leads daily and weekly site meetings and manages all KPI's through direct reports.
•Directs the team to ensure quality and safety aspects of production are being maintained and improved in compliance with Provincial Regulations and company expectations. Set and meet all regulatory audit targets. Accountable for all aspects of Quality Assurance on site.
•Manages the performance and development of the department resources through training, informal feedback and individual performance appraisals. Depending on size of plant the reporting structure may have hourly employees reporting directly to Plant Manager.
•Ensures Maximization of the plant asset utilization including line loading, inventory management, planning optimization and production run.
•Analyzes deviation from targets and ensures root causes are properly identified and solved, involving all key stakeholders up stream and down-stream in the process.
•Drives continuous improvement initiatives and ensures consistent measurement and reporting on KPI's ensuring progress toward targets is visible and well understood by all plant personnel. Provides input to the Senior Manager on the overall direction of the Plant Operations and assists in creating systems to ensure consistency in the management of multiple sites.
•Prepare and execute the plant overhead budget and direct product cost targets.
•Prepare and monitor capital expenditure plan and recommends and implements capital improvement plan and budget.
•Maintain and build knowledge of all external regulating bodies that impact plant performance such as CFIA/FDA, all statutory laws, Health and Safety, Environmental and all legislation impacting management of people.

The successful Plant Manager will:
•Possess 5-10 years of Senior Management experience in a manufacturing/production environment, preferably in flexographic printing and extrusion industry.
•Drive for results through clear focus on bottom-line, high commitment and ownership of success, leading change, commitment to quality and driving simplification of process.
•Be strategically orientated, with thought leadership, understanding the business, creating new and different models of success as business builds, driving innovation, shaping future strategy.Possess Team Leadership and Personal Effectiveness, communicates effectively, drives rewards and recognition, commits to development of others, inspires integrity, ethics and trust, role model for leadership.

Ice River Springs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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