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General Manager
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Manager
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Human Resources ,Manufacturing,Project Management
Years Experience: 8-10 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: April 09, 2019
Job Location:

Niagara, ON
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Job Description

This position will oversee multiple facilities. Be responsible for developing and implementing strategic plans and objectives aligned to the short and long-term goals of the organization. Geographically support Marketing and Sales through the development and execution of supply chain management encompassing all activities for the delivery of FG’s through the leadership, management and execution of wine making and concentrates, quality, productivity, maintenance warehousing & distribution and raw material procurement. Responsible for FG inventory management, production planning, engineering, costing/budgeting, health & safety, environment, human resource activities and building services. It oversees multiple facilities that include manufacturing, packaging, warehousing & distribution Accountable for cross functional budgets and provides strong leadership capabilities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead, develop and execute all activities of supply chain inclusive of planning, wine-making, operations, raw materials packaging buying, logistics and warehousing at one or more sites based on forecast.
  • Develops and executes a departmental budget that will strategically leverage diverse resources, prioritize and support real time operation and long-term productivity, quality and efficiency goals.
  • Develop and directs operations policies consistent with company or divisional policies to ensure compliance.
  • Directs long-range strategic, capacity and capital planning based on business strategic needs.
  • Responsible for production standards and the development and adherence of safety and quality programs (ISO 9001:2000 and HACCP).
  • Interact with vendors to exploit technology, purchase equipment and services and resolve long term equipment, training and process issues.
  • Responsible and accountable for inventory in the form of bulk wines, raw materials and finished goods and all co-packaging activities and packaging off site.
  • Builds working relationships with peers in achieving and maintaining the accuracy and consistent flow of information, execution of procedures, and performance of the overall operations.
  • Liaise with sales and marketing in the development of new products and accountable to the production and delivery of all NPD’s
  • Represents the Company in the community and promotes the goodwill and interest in community activities.
  • Develop and sustain a high-performance workforce through the execution of various HR programs including talent acquisition, performance management, employee engagement & development, employee and labour relations.
  • Oversight for building services and maintenance.
  • Accountable for and oversees viticulture and estate winery budgets and financial metrics


  • 8-10-year experience in a large-scale manufacturing facility
  • 5-8 years’ experience in planning, business management and finance
  • 8 years leadership experience
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in human resource management including supervision, performance management, recruitment, labour relations & negotiations and labour legislation.
  • 3-5 years of project management experience
Technical/Specialized Skills
    • Advanced capabilities in planning, organizing and controlling a complex dynamic and highly technical operation
    • Advanced capabilities in project management.
    • Advanced competence in quality management
    • Intermediate knowledge of LEAN, SIX SIGMA, continuous improvement methodologies
    • Intermediate understanding of food, beverage or pharmaceutical, hi-tech industry
    • Intermediate competency in negotiations
    • Intermediate skill set in contract management
    • Intermediate competency in MRP/MPS/DRP
    Working Conditions:
    • Long periods of high concentration
    • Fluctuation in duration of sitting and or standing
    • Exposure to light industrial elements

    We are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that reflects the diverse population it serves and we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are also committed to preventing and removing barriers to employment for people with disabilities, and we invite you to inform us should you have any accessibility or accommodation needs.


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