Job Title:

Manufacturing Operations Manager


Palmer & Associates


Kingston, ON

Our client has an immediate career opportunity.

​This position seeks a strong leader to passionately guide strategic vision, day-to-day operations and long-term growth objectives, and for planning and coordination of all manufacturing operations involving safety, quality, production, staffing, continuous improvement and OEE in a high-standards manufacturing facility. 

Reports to Manufacturing Director.


  • Provides operational and technical management support to the operations and other support groups
  • Performs tasks related to product and process standards, production and human resources planning, capital projects and process design, start-up and modification
  • Identifies and supports projects for the site and prioritizes based on safety, quality, customer service and cost reduction needs
  • Provides support and expert advice/guidance/mentoring
  • Supports OH&S policies, procedures, guidelines and employee training requirements
  • Assists in design, maintenance and interpretation of performance measurement systems
  • Promotes, leads and fosters a positive safety and quality culture within the organization
  • Provides assistance and expertise on plant’s total maintenance excellence program
  • Oversees planning and forecasting and monitors financials
  • Supports process and continuous improvement initiatives


  • Degree in Engineering and/or Business
  • Minimum of 10+ years manufacturing management experience
  • Experience in a regulatory environment is an asset
  • Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma certification/experience an asset
  • Strong planning and execution skills
  • Working knowledge of Quality Management, Auditing, Engineering, and ISO
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization and execution skills
  • Ability to lead and manage cross-functional teams
  • An adaptable, inclusive, respectful and value-driven professional


Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their resume to Brenda Palmer at:

(613) 389-1108

Posted 2018-01-08

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