Production Manager


Granby, QC (Canada)

Job Description

The Production Manager will be responsible to manage all manufacturing activities and have an inspirational leadership that has the objective of achieving the organization’s philosophy, mission, strategy its annual goals and targets.
Main responsibilities:
  • Supervise, coordinate and plan all manufacturing activities in the plant, including those pertaining to the warehouses, shipping, receiving and maintenance
  • Supervise, train and motivate employees to ensure that objectives and KPIs are met and optimize performance
  • Optimize costs and performance through Lean methods and processes
  • Hire, train and coach Production Forepersons and conduct performance assessments
  • Coordinate production or process problems solving, and modify production schedules to ensure delivery deadlines are met
  • Determine resource levels and organize work shifts to ensure deadlines are met
  • Implement corporate policies and procedures, and collective agreement provisions
  • Plan and control preventive and corrective maintenance
  • Ensure the implementation of and compliance with Health and Safety policies, procedure and practices.


  • Bachelor degree in a relevant field, preferably in mechanical or industrial engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • A minimum of 10-15 years' experience in a manufacturing environment, including a minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar position in a unionized environment;
  • Knowledge of various industrial manufacturing concepts, practices and procedures;
  • Knowledge of OSHAS 14001 and ISO 9001;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines;
  • Planning, leadership, change management and transformation skills;
  • Good communication skills in French and English;
  • Lean Six Sigma certification is an important asset

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