Array is transforming. Every day we become a stronger global company. With over 2300 employees and exponential growth, we are redesigning how we better serve customers and scale our business. We are building on strength acquiring new businesses and talent to increase our capacity and capability to innovate and accelerate rapid growth.
A leader in the retail display and in-store merchandising services industry, we work with top brands like Estée Lauder, Sephora, Ulta Beauty, and L'Oréal to name just a few. Experts in our field with over 35 years of experience, we are transforming our business process leveraging our in-depth industry knowledge and design innovation.
As we expand around the world, we are looking for critical thinkers who are data-driven and have a strong voice to help us steer towards the future and carry out our vision. Joining us now is a chance to lead our transformation, to make a mark and chart our future and your own career.
Who we need
Reporting to the Operations Manager, this is an opportunity to apply your love of complex production environments to a space where every project is customized. The Production Manager manages the day-to-day production operations by following plant policies, procedures, and processes. We are seeking an individual who's engaging and relatable, is a technical manufacturing expert, and has the ability to lead, coach, and guide a team.
What's in it for you
Growth, influence, and impact. This is a chance to be part of a growing global organization that believes in cross-training, professional development, and the career advancement of their people. In this role, you will be trusted for your hands-on knowledge and your expertise in successfully delivering manufacturing projects. You will have the opportunity to inspire the work of a team and demonstrate, by example, the impact going the extra mile has.
The new Production Manager will:
Execute production. You will establish standard work procedures and task matrices; scheduling team members and equipment to meet all deadlines on-time and on-budget. You will make recommendations for labour requirements based on forecasted and scheduled demand. You will monitor equipment to ensure optimal performance and will work with supporting departments and vendors/contractors to ensure equipment availability.
Collaborate with leadership. You will develop and implement strategic, operational goals and objectives for the department to ensure client satisfaction, quality, and OTIF (On Time In Full) target achievement. You will work with Schedulers and Planners to successfully meet OTIF.
Drive continuous improvement. You will analyze and identify opportunities to reduce process variation, improve process capabilities, and optimize process performance to meet or exceed quoted productivity targets. You will lead and drive a continuous improvement mindset, engaging and challenging the team for optimization suggestions, including improved production, productivity, and quality performance.
Ensure optimal performance. You will monitor equipment to ensure optimal performance and initiate appropriate action with supporting departments and vendors/contractors to ensure equipment availability and optimized performance.
Lead a team. You will mentor and train teammates; delivering useful performance reviews that accelerate professional growth. You will ensure the team is up-to-date and committed to following health and safety regulations. You will establish and enforce standards and procedures in compliance with legal regulations and will work with the Joint Health and Safety Committee to implement improvement initiatives.
The new Production Manager has:
The experience. You have 7+ years of operations leadership experience, preferably in a Lean manufacturing environment. You have a clear understanding of core manufacturing principles, including metrics management, capacity planning, financial budgeting, labour planning, scheduling, material flow/inventory management, lead time, and waste reduction. You are familiar with Ontario Health & Safety regulations.
The leadership. You have the confidence to draw on your expertise and make well thought out decisions. You can communicate with your labourers, peers, supervisors, and other teams. You can influence and motivate a team, and you have a proven track record of leading teams toward the achievement of KPIs. You can mentor and build leaders within your team,
The flexibility. You are comfortable working in a fast-paced, changing environment with high complexity. You can adapt to work the occasional night shift during peak production times.
The Array Way
Whether you are working in the engineering department in Long Island, the design studio in Toronto or around the world on the manufacturing floor, Array is a place that invests in our people and recognizes their success. We believe in open, honest communication and the input of all of our employees.
At Array, we foster a culture of mutual respect, innovation, collaboration, and pride. From encouraging calculated risks that lead to innovation to providing access to education, on-site learning, and the best technology and materials, we promise to provide a safe, creative, ethical and nurturing environment to build a dynamic career.
Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment
Array is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.