Job description

The Senior Plant Manager is responsible for directing regional and service center efforts to improve service center processing of corporate assets through interaction with line management, labor, support staff, vendors and customers. This leader will devise or consult on procedures, systems and policies at company owned and contracted service centers within the region. They will drive continuous improvement using LEAN/6 Sigma methodologies.

Scope of Accountabilities:

  • Directs site and regional efforts to achieve a safe work environment for all employees.
  • Manage short term / long term strategies for the Service Centre’s, ensuring cost initiatives are delivered, budgets are met, and conditioning capacity growth is planned in line with customer demand.
  • Ensure adherence to conditioning plans at Service Centre’s on weekly & monthly basis, monitor Plant stocks and maximize utilization of plant capacity to ensure customer demand is met.
  • Manages the performance for all sites within the scope and executes all strategies to drive efficiency.
  • Accountable for site budget and financial performance
  • Drive LEAN culture and oversees implementation of procedures and systems to improve quality, service and efficiency within the network.
  • Ensure the completion of the Quality, In Transit, and Operations Excellence audit processes within the team and the regional 3PL Network.
  • Investigate and facilitate corrective action based on quality or service incidents within the regional network failures.
  • Leads and mentors front line leaders to create a strong succession plan.
  • Supports recruitment strategies for key positions within Canada.
  • Assists with the operations in 3PL network take ownership on site performance.

Target Measures:

  • Cost savings success
  • Service targets
  • Safety targets
  • Plant performance to standards
  • Direct report development


  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Operations, Engineering, Business Management or similar is required.
  • Advanced analytical skills
  • Ability to collaborate with a leadership team remotely to drive profitability and results.
  • Capacity to communicate and interact with Customers, Senior Management and Executives, internally and externally.
  • Strong oral and written presentation skills.

Experience, Skills and Knowledge:

  • 7-10 years of manufacturing, warehouse, or distribution experience with proven management capacity.
  • Experience in a manufacturing or supply chain management role
  • Practical experience in a FMCG environment an asset
  • Project Management experience is essential.
  • Working knowledge of labor law
  • Continuous Improvement experience (Lean, Six Sigma, Safety & Quality Programs)
  • Experience or Certification in Health and Safety
  • Advanced Excel skills


Required - English

Job Type: Full-time


  • Dental care
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Mississauga, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • plant management: 5 years (required)
  • production management: 5 years (required)

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