Plant Manager

Our client is looking for a Plant Manager in the Guelph, ON area.  They have facilities located across North America and currently have an exciting opportunity for someone to lead their Guelph facility.   If you enjoy working on daily issues but can keep your eye on long-term goals then you may be the right fit for their organization.



The right candidate demonstrates leadership by example, can achieve corporate goals while maintaining harmonious work environment

  • Creates accountability of staff through a clear message and positive influence
  • Engages and energizes workforce through team building and advocating for sense of belonging to a team
  • Organizes and optimizes all operations with the uncontested goal of exceeding customers’ expectations
  • Questions status quo to improve production output, product quality and on-time delivery standards on a daily basis
  • Develops systems and processes to make operations more productive and employees work easier
  • Identifies and prioritizes working on less urgent but important activities vs. urgent yet less-important activities
  • Implements corporate strategies to achieve goals
  • Shares a trusting and open, yet professional relationship with employees
  • Fosters a win-win attitude towards employee issues, whether personal or work-related
  • Enjoys implementing solutions to a multitude of issues; operations, equipment, maintenance
  • Commits to and promotes personnel and plant safety procedures
  • Analyzes personnel strengths and weaknesses and promotes self-improvement
  • Literally likes to get hands dirty solving operational issues and implementing plant improvements
  • Places continuous improvement among the most critical plant ideal




  • Minimum 5 years of production management
  • Experience in a lean manufacturing environment
  • Mechanical Engineering or equivalent mechanical experience an asset


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