Production Manager – WCM, Kaizen

January 15, 2021
Misssissauga, ON , Toronto, ON, Brampton, ON, Woodbridge, ON
Job Type
  • Brian Pho
$80,000 - $90,000
Start Date


We are looking for  Production Manager. . Reporting to the General Manager,  the Production Manager will be in charge of all day to day operation of the plant. You will drive production and work with a 25 employee non-unionized team running a 24/5 operation.

Our plant is works a 3 shift operation. (Days, Afternoon, Nights). The goal is to increase and create a World Class Manufacturing (WCM) team.

You will be responsible for: Reducing scrap rate, implementing continuous improvement initiatives , finding efficiencies within the processes and introducing lean principles amongst day to day operations. There is a team leader for each shift reporting into the Production Manager.

The right candidate will have a technical or Mechanical engineering background. You will be a metric orientated individual. You will have a solid understanding of continuous improvement initiatives , root cause analysis, be able to troubleshoot maintenance problems and you have implemented a lean culture within the plant in your prior experience. This candidate will be well organized, hands-on with the ability to walk the shop floor.

An understanding of the plastics environment with the ability to become a change agent for the plant would be ideal. You will also come from a small to medium size plant/organization and you will understand a very hands-on approach towards operations, maintenance and employee well being.  

You can also be an experienced Production Supervisor ready for a new challenge in Production Management.

Our client can offer a competitive base salary, bonus structure, RRSP Matching and education reimbursement. The ability to work with a very engaged workforce (with low turnover) with the support of a  large corporation will be attractive. Potential possibility of relocation to other plants for education would be of interest to some candidates.


Interested candidate can email their resumes to campbellmorden{at}



  • 5-7 years of experience in Production Supervisor or Production Management. Familiar with WCM
  • Ability to implement Focus Improvement pillars, Area Improvement boards, Visual Manufacturing and 5-S to manufacturing processes.
  • Experience working in a WCM environment. Understanding culture change and implementing Continuous Improvement initiatives to existing plant processes.
  • Understanding manufacturing work flow and improvements that can be made to manufacturing and work flow. 
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