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VP of Operations, Mississauga

Job Reference: JM38524
Contract Type: Permanent, Full time

Our client is a leading company that is looking to bring on board a hands on, continuous improvement oriented VP of Operations for their expanding facility in the Mississauga area.

In this exciting new position, you will take a lead role in the overall management of an expanding company.

This is a great opportunity to be a key stakeholder in a growing company that invests in its employees.

What we are looking for you to do:

Accountability for the general production operation and efficiencies of industrial packaging and warehousing operations.
Actively participate in setting both capital and operating budgets and subsequently ensuring budgeted numbers are attained or exceeded.
Create and implement an operations strategy that focuses on increasing facility capacity, lowers costs and achieves high customer service levels.
Execute corporate capital plans by working collaboratively across the organization to complete projects on time and on budget.
Provide leadership for all aspects of operations including employee health, safety and training, food safety, facility defense, product quality, production effectiveness, cost control and continuous improvement.
Ensure all goals and objectives are met including the measurement of key performance indicators.
Provide accurate planning schedules and reports.
Ensure company policy and departmental Standard Operating Procedures, forms and work aids are developed, implemented, enforced and reviewed.
Implement strategic plans to advance the company's mission and objectives to promote sales and profitability growth.
Provide direction to staff regarding assigned tasks and performance expectations through the use of clear job descriptions, regular performance conversations, coaching, team meetings and business reviews.
Conduct spot investigations/ audits and regular inspections to ensure all work is performed safely.
Ensure finished product meets and exceeds established quality standards.

The ideal candidate will have:

10+ years of operations management experience required.
Bachelor’s degree required.
Food manufacturing experience required.
Continuous improvement, lean manufacturing, kaizen and/or six sigma required.

What we will offer:

An attractive salary, bonus, and benefits package.
An amazing opportunity to grow your career with an expanding company

If you are someone that is ideal for this position and have a passion to be part of a high potential company please submit your resume in Microsoft Word format – and don’t forget to include your accomplishments and achievements on your resume!