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Manufacturing Operations Manager
Location Scarborough
Start Date 9/2/2019
Type Full time
Created 8/14/2019
Salary $110K plus 15% bonus
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Manufacturing Operations Manager

Our client, a leading manufacturer and distributor of luxury cosmetics, is looking for an Operations Manager to join their team. We are looking for individuals from the cosmetic, pharmaceutical, and consumer goods industries with a strong focus on production. The Operations Manager is responsible for the departments involved in production to deliver on business objectives through continuous improvement initiatives. 


Direct Hire, perm role

Location: Scarborough, ON (Flexible to travel to Markham)

Salary: $110K plus 15% bonus


Job Responsibilities:

  • Management of employees across a 3 shift operation; setting and monitoring objectives for all functional areas
  • Ensure labour levels meet planned requirements for Production floor as well as monthly production targets and balance forward plan
  • Carry out quarterly and annual Performance reviews for direct reports
  • Form a training and development plan for direct reports
  • Give general and specific direction to Supervisors in order to meet short term and long term goals
  • Support validation and change management program
  • Set, monitor and control budgets for Production cost centers
  • Resolve Manufacturing/Production issues to meet all objectives, including Efficiencies, Quality standards,
  • Safety standards and Customer Service Levels, Plant absolute/net attainment
  • Identify and implement methods to improve overall performance of each functional area
  • Identify, justify and support Capital Expenditure Program for functional areas
  • Implement Continuous Improvement by engaging, empowering and enabling the workforce
  • Develop, implement and control process improvements for functional areas (Sop’s and training / procedures etc.)
  • Ensure employees are trained in safety procedures and are following safety requirements
  • Ensure reports comply with all statutory and Corporate EHS policies e.g. PPE, WHMIS, GMP, ISO 14001, etc.


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent, Engineering or Business Degree Preferred or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 7 years of relevant progressive experience in a manufacturing environment 
  • Strong people management and development capability and proven success in leading and inspiring teams to excel
  • Experience with Lean, Six Sigma, or other Continuous Improvement principles and programs
  • Thorough knowledge of the entire supply chain as well as inventory management principles
    Proficient in MS Office required; SAP is preferred 


Please send your resume to with the subject of "Operations Manager_ Scarborough".