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General Manager - Manufacturing- 18779

Tillsonburg, ON

Posted: 04/11/2024 Category: Manufacturing Job Number: 18779 Pay Rate: $140, 000 - $155,000 depending on experience

Job Description

Our client is on the hunt for a General Manager of Manufacturing, to ensure adherence to quality and safety standards in their manufacturing operations and oversee day-to-day operations including Production Plant Operations, CAD/CAM Services, Quality Control, Production Control, and Information Technology.
Situated East of London Ontario, this growing company is making waves in their niche market. 

General Manager Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement new business strategies to enhance processes and procedures, aiming to improve overall corporate performance.
  • Collaborate with production to implement continuous improvement strategies encompassing safety, quality, and operational efficiencies.
  • Foster a respectful, supportive, and productive working environment, providing leadership to the Management Team and guiding employees to strengthen their knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Ensure accountability and proficient management of efficiencies, quality, and cost control measures.
  • Establish Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) aligned with corporate reporting requirements and review departmental performance with senior management. Provide coaching, mentoring, and conduct evaluations of direct reports within the Management Team.
  • Contribute to the development of departmental and company-wide policies, procedures, and best practices.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies, procedures, and applicable regulations, setting a clear example of ethical behavior.
  • Develop and manage departmental and project budgets, ensuring financial targets are met.
  • Facilitate regular meetings with department heads and business unit leaders to address issues and foster collaboration between departments.
The successful candidate has: 
  • 7+ years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • 7+ years’ management experience within manufacturing.
  • Demonstrated expertise in machining processes, lean manufacturing principles, and ISO quality systems.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, or related field.
  • Strong leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage budgets and implement process improvements.
  • Knowledge of industry regulations and best practices.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and other relevant software applications.
Compensation and benefits:
  • The discussed salary range is $140,000 and $155,000 depending on experience.
  • Candidates with additional experience and higher compensation expectations may also be considered.
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Bonuses

Only candidates already eligible to work in Canada will be reviewed. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.


Meet Your Recruiter

Danielle Bragge
Managing Director & Co-Founder
Recruiting Specialty: Operations, Engineering & Marketing

After a rewarding 30 years of recruiting in South Africa and Canada, Danielle built The Headhunters from the ground up in 2009. Her business achievements are predicated on people, since she understands profoundly that companies are successful because of the individuals they hire and the leadership they cultivate.

Drawing on her extensive recruitment experience, as well as managing the operations and branding of her own businesses, Danielle specializes in the recruitment of operations, engineering and marketing professionals. She partners with her clients to resolve critical vacancies, and with her highly consultative approach, helps them develop long-term human capital strategies to drive growth and sustainability.

Danielle rose quickly during her early career through the ranks of Fortune 500 and Deloitte Best Managed companies in various management roles. In 2014 Danielle was named one of the Top 100 Women in Business in Alberta. Danielle was a finalist for EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ 2014 Prairies, and in 2013 she was nominated for the RBC Women of Influence Award.

Danielle, the mother of five children, strongly believes in balancing family, work and service to the community. In keeping with that spirit, she and her family run a not-for-profit organization called Saving the Hungry, leading teams to support community projects in developing countries.

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