Operations Manager

Hadrian - Calgary, AB (30 days ago)

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Hadrian Manufacturing, North America’s leading manufacturer of washroom partitions and lockers has an opening for an Operations Manager in our Calgary facility. Reporting to the Vice President, Operations, the Operations Manager will be responsible for overseeing all manufacturing and order fulfillment activities at the facility. The incumbent will lead all Manufacturing production functions including manufacturing engineering, production planning, procurement, manufacturing and shipping and drive the operations to achieve or exceed key performance indicators related to safety, quality, delivery, productivity, people and cost.

The Operations Manager will train, grow and develop a cross-trained engaged team and establish business processes that are focused on succeeding all KPI’s, continuous improvement projects in a safety focused environment.

Key Accountabilities

  • Responsible for overall manufacturing operation for Calgary plant from planning, manufacturing to shipping.
  • Manages departmental business metrics including yield, labour efficiency and overhead expenses.
  • Hiring, training and managing a multi-disciplined team (engineering, supply chain, planning, multi-shift production, maintenance)
  • Responsible for ensuring team members are cross trained to work instructions and processes.
  • Ensures the fulfillment of customer orders within the specification of quality, quantity and cost.
  • Effective and regular communication of business KPI’s, performance and continuous improvement initiatives throughout the plant environment.
  • Develops and continuously promotes an engaged continuous improvement and work safe culture
  • Ensures compliance to all OH&S, environmental regulatory and corporate standards.
  • Investigates and identifies root causes of any non-compliance and implements corrective actions to ensure root causes are effectively addressed
  • Collaborates with all company functional groups and manufacturing plants to identify, standardize, document and train procedures, policies and guidelines to achieve tactical and strategic initiatives.
  • Trade best practices with other operational plants
  • Evaluate employee performance on an on-going basis and ensure that supervisory staff are providing team members with regular feedback and coaching.
  • Customer service focused and continuously working with team to ensure that the fulfillment of customer orders are within the specifications of quality, on time delivery and cost

Position Requirements

  • 5-7 years of experience managing a multi-shift manufacturing plant and multi-discipline team
  • Demonstrated experience in operational management with a strong health and safety focus
  • Post Secondary education required (Engineering preferred)
  • Experience in sheet metal and metal forming operations preferred
  • Power paint line experience would be an asset
  • Demonstrated continuous improvement, quality system, lean or six sigma experience
  • Strong abilities in Excel, Word and Power Point and other reporting tools
  • Proven experience in hiring and developing engaged and highly productive and motivated teams at all levels from production to management
  • Able to work collaboratively with the corporate team, sales and other manufacturing plants
  • Demonstrated ERP business systems experience
  • Results and detail oriented, analytical problem solver, great communicator with a positive attitude
  • People and customer focused, team builder and developer
  • Available to travel to other Canadian and US based plants, as required

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • managing a multi-shift manufacturing plant & team: 5 years (Required)
  • operational management: 5 years (Required)
  • sheet metal, metal forming, and power paint line: 5 years (Preferred)


  • AEC / DEP or Skilled Trade Certificate (Required)