Plant Manager

Location : Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

About Nett: Nett Technologies Inc., a leading manufacturer of engine emission control systems, has an opening for a Plant Manager. The company designs and manufactures a full range of exhaust after-treatment emission control products for OE and aftermarket diesel, LPG, gasoline and natural gas engines.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee daily activities of plant operations from production and manufacturing to ensuring policies and procedures are followed
  • Increase production, assets capacity and flexibility while maintaining current quality standards
  • Direct production staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting and training employees as well as developing personal growth opportunities
  • Complete production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel, establishing priorities, monitoring progress, revising schedules and resolving problems
  • Manage work flow by assigning and, if required, monitoring process operations and variables, observing control points and equipment, monitoring personnel and resources, implementing cost reductions, complying with and developing reporting procedures and systems (using 5 Whys/5S, etc.)
  • Develop systems and processes that track and optimize productivity and standards, metrics and performance targets to ensure effective return on assets
  • Maintain a safe and healthy work environment by following and enforcing procedures and complying with regulations
  • Provide motivation, support and guidance to all employees

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Five years supervisory/managerial experience in a metal fabrication/manufacturing process environment
  • Thorough understanding of manufacturing processes
  • Hands-on experience and solid knowledge of sheet metal fabrication tools, machinery, processes and equipment (e.g. laser cutting, roll forming, bending, welding, etc.)
  • Experience in welding techniques and quality/appearance standards
  • Good project management skills and excellent communication skills
  • Effective ability to quickly analyze manufacturing procedures, functions and problems to develop and recommend creative, practical solutions
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, ERP systems and the ability to read and interpret technical drawings
  • Adequate knowledge of business and management principles (budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation and human resources)
  • Strong leadership and coaching skills with ability to create accountability and lead by example
  • Assertive personality with strong self-discipline and sense of urgency

To Apply: Please send your resume and a brief cover letter to [email protected]

Nett Technologies Inc., is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.