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Plant Manager
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Manager
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Manufacturing,Operations
Years Experience: 4-6 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: February 07, 2019
Job Location:

Toronto, ON
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Job Description

We are looking for a dynamic leader to manage our beverage manufacturing facility in Toronto. Reporting to the Vice-President of Manufacturing and Sustainability, the Plant Manager will be responsible for developing business strategies and managing operational activities in order to achieve established goals and operational objectives ensuring compliance with safety and quality standards. This position will manage various areas of the operation such as planning, production, logistics/warehouse, quality, maintenance, safety and labour relations.


  • Establish and manage plant operational budgets and implement actions to control day-to-day costs and achieve financial objectives
  • Establish workforce and capital requirements to meet business strategies
  • Develop and execute business plans and KPI’s that align with corporate objectives by setting plant objectives and implementing necessary actions to attain them
  • Ensure efficiency of operations by optimizing resources
  • Responsible for promoting health and safety culture by taking proactive actions and eliminating health and safety risks
  • Provide leadership to a high-performing management team to meet established goals and organizational objectives
  • Motivate, coach and develop direct reports to ensure an engaged workforce
  • Routinely review business results with management team and set goals and objectives to achieve the results
  • Manage continuous improvement integration and cost reduction methods
  • Effectively communicate plant goals, objectives and results to various levels of the organization
  • Support in ensuring compliance with HACCP, CFIA and food safety quality standards
  • Participate in the negotiation of the collective agreement and maintain a work environment promoting a collaborative labour relations environment while maintaining employee engagement
  • Liaison with the plant and other (external) departments such as Sales, R&D, Marketing, Engineering etc.
  • Ensure compliance with company and regulatory policies, standards and regulations


  • University degree in Operations Management, Engineering or equivalent
  • 5 years of practical operations management experience in a food and beverage manufacturing environment
  • Experience managing a unionized environment preferred


  • High standards of integrity
  • Strong communication skills, fluency in French is an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to lead, motivate and develop people
  • Strong computer knowledge
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing processes
  • Excellent planning, analytical and organizational skills
  • Strong technical knowledge of mechanical equipment
  • Proficiency in principals of manufacturing management
  • Knowledge of applicable codes and regulations including but not limited to: OHSA, TSSA, CFIA, ESA, Environmental, Building codes etc…


We offer excellent career opportunities by promoting from within, a competitive salary, benefits and an environment that allows you to shine as an individual.

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