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.

Primary Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Group Director of Operations & Engineering, 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

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Christine Hoey
Human Resources Manager
2343 Barton Street East
Hamilton, Ontario L8E 5V8