Plant Manager
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Plant Manager

Job Description

Agilus Work Solutions is currently searching for a Plant Operations Manager to work a permanent position in Swan Hills, AB

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  • To start ASAP
  • Intermediate to snr level of experience
  • Chemical background
  • Relocation assistance
  • Accommodation provided


  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a shop leadership position, or in a chemical manufacturing environment

  • Excellent understanding of chemical processing and material handling equipment
  • Fundamental understanding of the Risk Management Program for Hazardous Chemicals
  • Knowledge of the disciplines of manufacturing management such as production and inventory control, and standard cost systems
  • Strong employee relation's skills, including coaching and communication and demonstrated ability to train and mentor production employees
  • Working experience operating in a facility under the OHSA Process Safety Management program or Risk Management Program for Hazardous Chemicals
  • Experience with Management of Change processes including P&ID documentation updates
  • Lean / Six Sigma Green Belt or equivalent Quality training
  • Experience with enterprise business systems, SAP
  • Strong leadership skills; self-starter that works well in a team environment
  • Ability to effectively interface with all levels of management
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and assign right prioritization
  • Effective risk manager; knowing when to escalate, defining risk mitigation plans and know when to invoke them
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, influencing, and organizational skills in a matrix organization

Role Summary/Purpose

The Plant Operations Manager will ensure the daily production schedule is met and the finished products are shipped to the customer on time. This will typically be accomplished through the efficient management of production resources such as production and maintenance employees, equipment, materials, time and by using structured problem solving techniques and sound statistical methods to develop consistency and predictability with regard to the CTQ characteristics.

Essential Responsibilities

The Plant Operations Manager will demonstrate leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. In this role, you will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and affect short-term and some long-term business goals. As the Plant Operations Manager, you will:

  • Be responsible for time and attendance management, performance reviews and conflict resolution for production employees within assigned department
  • Ensure assigned employees are aware / comply with all GE, government, customer and applicable policies, procedures, rules and regulations
  • Ensure that resources committed to executing the production schedule will meet the customer requirements and meet the internal business metrics, such as productivity and overtime costs
  • Be responsible for ensuring all cross functional departments are working together to address production delays, quality excursions, or equipment outages
  • Troubleshoot production problems, whether process or material issues, and implement corrections through required change control to minimize impact to production and eliminate root cause
  • Be proficient in extracting data and required reports from SAP to track, monitor, and troubleshoot electronic flow of information through the purchasing, inventory management, customer order management, and inter site logistics modules of the SAP system
  • In the absence of the plant manager, assume full responsibilities for all plant operations and site management duties


Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Management
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 106779
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