Plant Operations Superintendent



British Columbia




Job Description:

  • Ensure safety of all employees and contractors working in operating unit or department by driving continuous improvement towards a true safety culture.
  • Supporting all corporate safety programs; developing SOP’s, identifying and eliminating hazards, and enforcing all safety rules.
  • Ensure compliance with all standards and programs (safety, environmental, quality, maintenance and manufacturing policies and procedures)
  • Lead, plan and participate in process improvement, cost reductions and continuous improvement projects as part of the site business plan.
  • Direct daily production operations and systems to ensure production meets delivery schedules.
  • Assist and participate with interviewing, selection and orientation process, has significant responsibility for the hiring process from recommendation to hiring and promotions.
  • Ensure and maintain established customer focus for employees, effectively maintain positive relationships with key strategic external and internal customers/suppliers.
  • Responsible for staff training, performance management/development, setting daily work schedules. Provide coaching and counseling on performance feedback, up to initiating and assisting with corrective action.
  • Manage budgets and participate in forecasting activities to ensure sales targets are met and mill efficiencies are maintained
  • In conjunction with Maintenance, ensure equipment supplies and mill facilities are in appropriate working condition to meet business needs.

Job Requirements:

  • Maintain thorough knowledge of mill process and equipment, have workable knowledge of industry technological developments and best practices.
  • Thorough knowledge of company product, policies and procedures.
  • Thorough knowledge of effective and efficient production and manufacturing methods.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and project management skills.
  • Demonstrated skills or knowledge of managerial and supervisory skills.
  • Demonstrated skills or knowledge of budgeting and financial analysis skills.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills.
  • Strong analytical and mathematical ability.
  • Ability to operate a computer and supporting software packages.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to effectively implement change.
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and lead teams.
  • Ability to effectively manage conflict.
  • Associates' degree in Business, Manufacturing, Production or related field.
  • Bachelors’ degree preferred.
  • 5+ years’ demonstrated manufacturing supervisory experience.