Production Manager

At Southland Trailers we build it better and we build it together! We are innovators who are obsessed with finding new ways of improving everything around us, from our products and processes to the communities that we live in.

We are currently looking for an experienced Production Manager to join our team. Interested?

Required Skills & Experience

· College or University education in related field and/or Journeyman Ticket in Welding

· Experience managing a production line in a fabrication environment

· Adequate knowledge of business and management strategies (budgeting, human resources, resource allocation, etc.)

· Proven track record of excellent customer service

· Solid relationship building and relationship maintenance experience

· Excellent computer skills and proficient in MS Office, email, internet, keyboarding

· Concise communicator who can work independently and within a team

· Meticulous organizer who continuously improves efficiency and effectiveness to achieve the right results

· LEAN Manufacturing experience is an asset

· Experience as a mechanic or Heavy Equipment Technician would be an asset

Duties & Responsibilities

· Oversee and provide direction and leadership to the value stream of a product or product line.

· Establish team member priorities and assignments.

· Increasing production, assets capacity, and flexibility while minimizing unnecessary costs and maintaining current quality standards

· Dedication to improving the process and quality every day.

· Ensuring that production schedules are maintained; delivery deadlines are not missed; standardized work is being followed with quality and safety requirements being achieved.

· Material/process flow is maintained, and inventory levels are monitored.

· Implement strategies in alignment with strategic initiatives and provide a clear sense of direction and focus.

· Develop and implement LEAN manufacturing strategies to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the department.

· Prepare reporting information and attend the weekly Monday morning leadership communication meeting

· Lead daily morning huddle/Hansei meetings.

· Respond to any equipment stoppages. Coordinate any equipment repairs/stoppages with the maintenance department.

· Partner with the HR and Health & Safety to manage our people.

· Team member relations/performance, performing progressive discipline actions when necessary.

· Team member training and development – ensuring employees in the department have the appropriate qualifications/training to perform their duties.

· Maintain a positive attitude and culture within the work environment


· Competitive wage with regular reviews!

· In-house cafeteria that serves fresh hot breakfast, lunch, and snacks daily!

· Great incentive program!

· Team member gatherings such as paintball, BBQ’s, golf tournaments, and much more!

· Motivate everyone to continuously improve!

· Generous benefits package for you and your family!

· 4-day work week, Super long-weekend!

· Offer a “LEAN Manufacturing” culture!

By applying for this position, you consent to the collection, use, and necessary disclosure of the personal information provided during the application and selection process.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be notified.

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