Operations Manager

Our client is a market leader in the manufacturing industry and is looking for an Operations Manager in Ottawa, ON.  Reporting to the Director of Operations of the company, this position is responsible for the everyday activities running smoothly.  Working with the management team,  this position also contributes to the development and implementation of organizational strategies, polices, and practices.  The goal is to safeguard and augment the efficiency of the company’s operations and facilitate development and long-term success with its customers.





  • Highly skilled hands-on operations champion that focuses on increasing the level of customer satisfaction while improving the efficiency of manpower and materials
  • Strong leadership ability to provide coaching, mentoring, and professional development to create and maintain a favorable-harmonious working relationship with company employees
  • Routinely review business results with plant employees to maximize operations and facility performance
  • Play a significant role in short & long term planning including initiatives geared toward operational excellence
  • Ensure increasing levels of customer satisfaction while improving the efficiency of manpower and materials
  • Pro-active problem-solver, identifying, analyzing and developing solutions to problems while thinking in terms of contingency plans
  • Ability to develop and maintain capacity planning strategies to ensure schedule attainment
  • Results oriented operations leader to lead daily meetings, determine performance standards and achieve company goals and objectives




  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience including forecasting, scheduling and real time operations management
  • Experience in the manufacturing industry is a must
  • Experience in building and/or managing a team to deliver Quality Management System
  • Strong experience in Production, Materials, Maintenance, Engineering & Sales
  • Strong experience in lean manufacturing
  • Excellent strategic thinking skills
  • Solid ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Strong teamwork, communication and organization skills
  • Exceptional problem resolution and analysis skills
  • Attention to detail and a strong focus on quality and safety
  • Prior experience with cross-functional teams
  • Ability to coach, mentor and train employees


About Us:


JP Recruitment specialize in technical recruitment in the engineering & manufacturing sector across Canada.  For a listing of more careers, visit www.jprecruitment.ca.