The purpose of this position is to be responsible for the management of a production department(s) within the operation. This includes overseeing the ongoing production process with a focus on productivity, quality, process engineering and health and safety. You will focus on maintaining and managing the growth and development of business through the execution of strategic and tactical objectives and will report to the VP of Operations.
Essential Responsibilities, Accountabilities and Results
Establishes objectives for direct reports that support and link to the achievement of profitability targets.
Executes all initiatives on time, on budget.
Ensures team members are meeting customer needs.
Develops and implement processes to measure progress and success of the department(s).
Utilizes information and data to make recommendations to VP of Operations on all matters including but not limited to labour, costing, headcount management.
Provides leadership, motivation, coaching, strategic guidance and personal development plans for all
reports and ensures same for indirect reports.
Ensures appropriate assessment, identification and planning for personal development in conjunction
with human resources
Proactively identify gaps and close them through supporting cross training.
Quality Assurance & Reporting
Oversees quality and scheduling areas to ensure alignment with operational and customer requirements.
Ensures quality procedures are implemented and maintained by reviewing quality on a daily basis.
Maximizes the efficiency of the department including equipment and employee time to maximize
Oversees and coordinate overall activities such as customer service, back end operations to effect operational efficiency and economy.
Establishes systems and procedures with each of the cell leads to improve plant-wide communication, employee morale and productivity.
Participates in key meetings with all funcitional departments.
Establishes meetings to ensure management of outstanding issues to timely completion.
Actively supports program of health & safety at the plant and providing solid support to safety committee
Health and Safety
Responsible for work in a manner which is consistent with all applicable the clients health and safety policies and work procedures, and responsible of asking manager and/or Health and Safety Committee about any health and safety issues.
Participates in the continuous company health and safety program by identifying health and safety hazards to manager and/or Health & Safety Committee and providing feedback and constructive ideas regarding such hazards or regarding other safety policy.
Educational Experience Minimum Requirements
This position requires the following knowledge and skills:
University/College Degree and/or completion of Graphic Communications Post-Secondary Program
Minimum 5 years proven experience in the Graphic Industry.
5-7 years of proven plant/operational management experience.
Strong communication skills (oral & written).
Proven team leader.
Excellent execution skills.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Knowledge of Pre-press a definite asset.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The following physical requirements are commonly performed in this job. There are times, on occasion, when the employee may be asked or expected to perform duties with physical requirements that are different from those listed here. It is the employee’s duty to notify the management of any physical limitations or inability to perform a certain task.
Regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.
Frequently required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms.
Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
Vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.
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