Operations Manager

ABB - Quebec City, QC (30+ days ago)

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Join ABB and work in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy.

Under the authority of the General Manager, the role of the Operations Manager is to act as a leader in the planning, organizing, directing and controlling of various activities related to production, planning, and industrial engineering to ensure organizational goals are met. In this sense, it must optimize the overall productivity of the factory and maintain a high level quality of the products, Also, improve the quality of the labor relationships, the health & safety culture at work as well as the maintenance of the equipment.

Your responsibilities
Partner with the local Varennes factory team to manage the operations of the business
Key contributor to improve productivity, efficiency and profitability of the business
Reinforcing the leadership direction through timely and consistent communication support of the strategy, goals, and financial situation
The successful candidate will be results oriented and a team player who can see the big picture, yet focus on details and timeliness
The candidate will play an active role in the development of short and long-term strategy and participate with the management team to develop strategic plans, annual budget, and weekly forecast plans to profitably growth the business.
Ensure prevention activities are conducted to provide employees with a safe workplace
Plan all production activities to maximize the profitability of the various resources and ensure that deadlines are met
Supervise and coordinate all operations staff (Production, Planning, and Industrial Engineering) according to the priorities established by management
Ensure the maintenance of an adequate preventive maintenance program and proper corrective action plan for tools and other instruments
With the collaboration of the other departments, carry out activities of cost reduction, continuous improvement, manufacturing process and quality improvements.
Work closely with the Human Resources Business Partner to strengthen the labor relationships.
Ensure the application of plant rules and regulations, company policies and procedures to maintain the established HSSE and quality requirements.
Participate in the management team of the Varennes plant as well as other committees related to the functions
HR and Organization development
The candidate will be responsible for the management, development and optimization of four direct reports.
Your background
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, or Administration
10 years of relevant management experience
Excellent communication skills
Experience in personnel management in unionized environment
Bilingual: French and English both written and spoken