Manufacturing Plant Manager (Foam Plant Manager – Polyurethane Foam Expert) Job
|Employer Name: VPC Group Inc.
|Location: Brampton, Ontario
||Date Posted: 1/20/2020
|Wage: :$48.07 per hour
Company:VPC Group Inc.
Business Information:VPC Group Inc. is a Canadian manufacturer specializing in converting chemicals and fibre into quality foam and nonwoven productsfor the home furnishing markets. A privately owned company, VPC Group is committed to creating a positive work experience for employees by providing them with a safe work environment and opportunities for growth. VPC Group has become a supplier of choice by committing to operational excellence, investing in technology, and being close to our customers to deliver exceptional service.
Business Address:150 Toro Rd., North York, ON, M3J 2A9
Work Location: 4 West Drive, Brampton, ON L6T 2H7
Type of Employment: Full time-Permanent
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
-Plan, organize, direct and schedule foam product production
-Plan and manage the establishment of departmental budget.
-Plan and implement changes to machinery and equipment, production systems and methods of work.
-Develop production schedules and maintain an inventory of raw materials and finished products. Ensure raw materials are received and properly labelled as per WHMIS regulation
-Develop equipment maintenance schedules and recommend the replacement of machines.
-Direct quality control inspections. Ensure that foam produced meet customer specifications and quality standards
-Lead continuous improvement initiatives
-Prepare and discuss costing, efficiency of chemical usage and reports
-Ensure safe operation of machinery, such as hoists, conveyors and saws, packing equipment
-Manages set up and shut down of fibre line equipment, ensuring strict procedural and maintenance guidelines are followed
-Monitor foam production process and ensure smooth operation with minimal waste
-Lead continuous improvement initiatives
-Education: Completion of a college or university program in chemical engineering or equivalent is required.
-Experience: At least 5 years of experience in manufacturing are required.
-Leadership experience required
-Must be dependable, trustworthy and value accountability
-TDG training required
Technical Knowledge Required
-Master of chemical formulations
-Extensive knowledge and experience with Polyurethane foam manufacturing
-In-depth applied knowledge of Pour Line equipment (pour heads, conveyors, controls)
-Demonstrated ability to solve problems with tight deadlines and under pressure
-Pronounced ability to react to changes and make critical decisions quickly
-Mathematical skills, understanding and ability to set parameters ability to think and act logically
-Demonstrated ability to identify and troubleshoot technical problems
-Process oriented with a technical aptitude
-Computer savvy – must be able to use Microsoft Outlook, experience using ERP system an asset
-High sense of urgency and initiative
-Ability to work until the job is complete
Health and Safety
-High regard for safety of self and others
-High attention to detail and regard for following procedures; ensures others do as well
-Demonstrated tact and experience in handling hazardous materials
-Serve as an example in abiding by all safety policies, procedures and best practices
-Identify, report and avoid all hazards
-Operate with safety in mind at all times
-Report any near misses and encourage other to do the same
-Hands on leader, leads by example
-Encourages and shows appreciation for team member contributions
-Involves team in decision making process
-Ability to motivate team to keep working until job is done
-Generates excitement around achievement of goals
-Keeps team focused, calm and responsive under pressure
-Strong command of the English language (must be able to read, write and speak fluently)
-Ability to present information and discuss alternatives with senior management
-Ability to engage line workers and provide direction in manner that is understood by different personalities
Salary:$48.07 per hour, 40 hours per week.
We provide disability benefits, extended medical insurance and dental insurance benefits, pension plan benefits
Work schedule is fromMonday to Friday,from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm.
Apply by e-mail to:email@example.com
Apply by mail to:150 Toro Rd., North York, ON, M3J 2A9
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required: 5
Education Required: Bachelors
VPC Group Inc. is a Canadian manufacturer specializing in converting chemicals and fibre into quality foam and nonwoven productsfor the home furnishing markets. A privately owned company, VPC Group is committed to creating a positive work experience for employees by providing them with a safe work environment and opportunities for growth. VPC Group has become a supplier of choice by committing to operational excellence, investing in technology, and being close to our customers to deliver exceptional service.
|Contact Name: VPC Group Inc.
||Company Type: Employer
|Company: VPC Group Inc.
|Zip: L6T 2H7