• Production Manager Ontario
  • LION in Ontario, , Canada
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

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Looking for a job with a purpose? Want to make a real difference in world?

Starfield LION is one of the top manufacturers of PPE products for firefighters and first responders in North America. We produce firefighter turnout suits and rescue wear. Join us to help protect our Firefighters!


Location: 23 Benton Road, North York, M6M 3G2

Major intersection: Keele & Lawrence

Hours: Full-time 40 hours per week.

Schedule: Monday to Friday

Benefits Of Working At Starfield
• Competitive Salary
• Health & Dental Benefits
• Vision Care Benefits
• Life Insurance
• RRSP Matching Retirement Savings Plan
• Education Reimbursement Program
• Company Events and More!

Job Summary

Responsible for all functional operations of Starfield LION’s Production departments. Ensures production schedules are met within budget. Develops/maintains the organization of the Production departments and contributes to overall plant strategy. Works closely with corporate operation... groups on issues of importance to the plant. Ensures that policies, work instructions, and procedures are developed and effectively executed.

Essential Functions
• Assures compliance to all quality, safety, and regulatory requirements including provincial, NFPA, and ISO standards.
• Schedules weekly production and monitor/balance workflow throughout facility.
• Leads and develops a culture of safety by holding supervisory staff accountable for safe work practices, participates in safety audits and monthly safety meetings, conducts root cause analysis, and implements counter measures when necessary to minimize injuries.
• Leads change management for system improvements to reduce errors, minimizes cost, and increases efficiency. Actively participates in the quality program including attending all meetings and activities.
• Ensures goals and objectives are met while complying with company policies/procedures and all regulatory requirements.
• Ensures manufacturing efficiency and cost reduction through optimum utilization of resources. Performs on-going evaluations and provides improvement of methods/systems. Aligns facility headcount with HR to maintain forecasted production.
• Directs work priorities and timelines and allocate resources to assure overall goals and timelines are met.
• Develops employees and supervisory staff through coaching, mentoring, and professional development. Focus on employee engagement and retention management. Ensures that the annual performance review process is completed in an accurate and timely manner.
• Leads cost and efficiency improvement efforts through utilization of Lean tools.
• Supports continuous improvement efforts by driving lean manufacturing philosophy and practices, supporting and leading Kaizen events, writing and implementing standard operating procedures, maintaining support of 5S events, and performing weekly 5S audits.
• Partners with other plant leaders to align/collaborate regarding best possible practices and solutions.
• Implements and provides oversight on multiple projects. Works effectively through management and production team members to ensure timely completion of projects and initiatives.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree is preferred but will accept relative industry experience in lieu of a degree.
• 6+ years in a manufacturing environment, preferably in a Production Supervisor, or comparable role.
• Experience in Apparel or Textile industry.
• Experience with ISO 9001:2015 standards.
• Knowledge of UL testing and/or NFPA regulations considered a huge asset.
• Strong computer and reporting capabilities.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Excellent conflict resolution and team building skills.
• Ability to interact positively with employees at all levels of the organization.
• Ability to manage multiple projects and achieve results through others.
• Ability to drive change management with subordinates and peers.
• Positive attitude and demonstrated ability to work well with a team.
• Self-motivated and organized.

Must be legally able to work in Canada and, where applicable, must have a valid work permit.

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Starfield LION is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. Starfield LION is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age and to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please let the HR representative know


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