Plant Manager

With more than 60 years of experience and three manufacturing facilities in North America, FELLFAB® is an industry leader providing engineered solutions using textile related products to many critical and demanding markets.

We are currently recruiting for a PLANT MANAGER to join our Hamilton Manufacturing facility.

 As an Employee of FELLFAB®, you will be entitled to:

  • A competitive salary (based on experience)
  • Health benefits
  • Annual bonuses based on Company performance
  • A challenging work environment, exciting products, and the ability to work with high profile customers

Primary Responsibilities:

Reporting to the General Manager, you will ensure that manufacturing, inventory control processes, customer requirements, company policies and procedures along with current legislation are met as per Business Plan and Objectives.

Mandatory Skill Requirements:

  • Plant level management experience in a multi-shift facility with direct production leadership
  • Previous experience with leather sewing and/or manual leather cutting
  • Must have experience in textiles (i.e. industrial or commercial products using various types of vinyl and coated materials, and/or leather or fabric used primarily in seating applications
  • Must have production, scheduling and budgeting experience.
  • Must be able to read, interpret and challenge customer supplied and internally produced drawings
  • Must have experience in leather utilization and material yields
  • Must be able to train new hires and cross train existing employees
  • Must be able to performance manage employees, as required
  • Must have previous experience in accident and injury prevention and be able to contribute to our safety milestones and initiatives
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize tasks with competing deadlines
  • Must be well organized and be able to demonstrate a high degree of accuracy in all tasks
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment where schedules are fluid and there are multiple competing deadlines
  • Ability to transform ambiguity into sustainable process
  • Must be able to recommend and implement new and improved methods to reduce costs and improve efficiencies
  • Must have multi-shift capabilities to support recent business growth and expansion
  • Knowledge of ISO9001: 2008 requirements
  • Other duties as assigned

Definite Assets:

  • Ability to use Microsoft Word for documentation purposes including standard operating procedures and work instructions
  • Ability to use Microsoft Excel for data entry, analysis, and graphing results
  • Previous experience in production planning or scheduling
  • Previous experience in LEAN manufacturing 5S, Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) and visual management
  • Previous experience or knowledge of RF welding (machine operation or setup)
  • Previous working experience in an AS9100 or ISO9001 environment

Education and Work History:

  • University Degree or College diploma in a technical related field and/or 5 to 7 years of industry experience

To apply please contact:
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Christine Hoey
Human Resources Manager
2343 Barton Street East
Hamilton, Ontario L8E 5V8