plant manager, Brantford

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brantford, ontario
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Our client, a Plastics Manufacturer in the Brantford area, has partnered with Randstad Engineering in their search for a Plant Manager to join their team! As a Plant Manager, you would evaluate processes to configure manufacturing systems to reduce cost, improve sustainability and develop best practices.

Specific responsibilities would include:
-Act as a key member of the facility management team reporting to the General Manager, providing support/direction of the manufacturing process and equipment decisions.
-Facilitating all aspects of process engineering for new and existing products from feasibility testing to process automation.
-Developing chain of tasks for process, establishing methods of production & process directives, resolving problems / bottlenecks, providing analysis of data and generating required compliance documentation.
-Optimize Production Rate and Quality and Safety by eliminating bottlenecks in the Injection molding process.
-Evaluate efficiency and capacity and safety of process equipment.
-Review processing performance with plant team daily.
-Lead safety meetings
-Understand the importance of minimizing environmental impacts in the processing and manufacturing of plastic. Always strive to minimize waste and spills when designing equipment.

As a qualified candidate, you meet the following requirements:
-Post-secondary education within Engineering field, preferably mechanical engineering.
-5+ years of plant management experience
-Experience in plastics manufacturing, specifically with HIPS, PP, HDPE processing is a must.
-Experience with injection molding machines
-Strong background in equipment troubleshooting, plastic process optimization and production
-Strong customer/vendor interaction and interpersonal skills.
-Willing to direct a 24 hour/seven day operation.
-Familiar with food packaging processing requirements
-Familiar with Occupational Health and Safety Regulations as well as food safety programs

If you are interested in this opportunity, apply today! Only qualified candidates will be contacted.