Production Operations Director

Full Time posted 2 months ago

Job Description

Industry: Engineering


Come be a part of our vibrant team as a Director of Production Operations, spearheading the pursuit of operational excellence. Create a significant effect by supervising production procedures, enhancing productivity, and promoting a harmonious and cooperative workplace atmosphere.


  • Develop a multi-year strategic vision for the areas they oversee that aligns with the 5-year growth plan.
  • Promote a safety culture; taking all reasonable precautions to protect team members from illness or injury. Investigate and report on safety incidents.
  • Accountable for operational expenses with the expectation of delivering on-budget targets
  • Implement process improvements that ensure high quality, safe, and efficient production as S&C’s products continue to grow.
  • Create and drive a positive, diverse, and inclusive work environment, building on the Job Relations best practices deployed throughout the leadership team.
  • Maintain a high level of quality on-time shipments to both internal and external customers.
  • Empower managers to achieve weekly, monthly, and annual targets in Safety, Quality, Delivery, Productivity, Cost, and Human Development.
  • Be a strategic partner to internal customers to discover new solutions, resulting in commercial and operational success.
  • Create, maintain, and report production status through solid visuals such as KPI boards.
  • Coach and mentor direct reports in Problem Solving and other LPS/CI activities.
  • Responsible for decisions regarding performance management, hires promotions, corrective action, and terminations.
  • Identify training and skill development to meet departmental needs that align with our competency framework (“Career Framework”) and training direct reports to support this initiative.
  • Serve as a change agent by influencing, communicating, and institutionalizing a culture of simplification, accountability, standard work, process improvement, and lean principles.


  • Degree in engineering, operations., or related field or combination of education and experience • Experience leading Quality Management teams and systems is a plus
  • Minimum of ten years of production supervisory experience in high and low volume complex assembly and fabrication environments containing multiple shifts
  • Demonstrated track record of lean manufacturing leadership, sustained improvements, and KPI attainment
  • Experience leading multiple complex product teams within a high mix-low volume manufacturing environment
  • Technical aptitude and knowledge of assembly processes, sheet metal fabrication, welding, and paint finishing
  • Proven team building and change management skills to coach, mentor and empower team members throughout the organization
  • Proven record of developing team members


  •  Competitive compensation, benefits, pension, RRSP contribution and vacation time
  •  A flexible working environment that promotes a healthy work-life balance
  •  A dynamic and inclusive culture that promotes you to bring your whole-self to work
  •  A supportive team that will encourage your professional growth and development
  •  An opportunity to be meaningful and impactful within your work and projects
  •  An organization that aims to use their scale, reach and expertise to build a more sustainable world