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Plant Operations Manager

Reference ID: 106549r

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  • Great opportunity for a skilled and compassionate leader to join one of the industry leaders in segmental concrete manufacturing.
  • Use your operations experience in a long-term employment opportunity!
  • Enjoy a competitive remuneration package, great benefits, and a healthy work/life balance!

About Abbotsford Concrete Products

Founded in 1988, Abbotsford Concrete Products has steadily grown to become an industry leader in the Pacific Northwest Region. Our two highly automated facilities are located in Abbotsford and Delta, BC. Our mantra is to Safely produce a high-quality product and deliver it to our customers with excellent service.

We contribute much of our success to our dedicated and hard-working staff. Our close-knit organization values providing a healthy life/work balance, with numerous events for staff throughout the year and a success-driven leadership team, we strive to ensure that Abbotsford Concrete Products is a place where you will enjoy coming to work every day!

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A New Opportunity Awaits

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Plant Operations Manager to join our team in Delta, BC.

In this senior leadership role, you will be responsible for the SAFE and efficient operation of our manufacturing facility in Delta and will be required to lead a highly talented production team that works around the clock. You will spend an even amount of time working on the plant floor as in the office. 

Please note that while working hours are 6am - 4pm, you will be reasonable for the safe operation of the facility 24hrs a day.  

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • All elements of production 
  • Scheduling of raw materials 
  • Scheduling of staff 
  • Ensuring that the facility runs safely with minimal downtime through effective management of parts inventory and organized processes
  • Efficiently running each piece of equipment in the facility in order to effectively manage and maintain the equipment
  • Troubleshooting any and all equipment or production issues
  • Finding fault and diagnosing of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and PLC components for manufacturing equipment
  • Supporting and developing safety goals, product quality and productivity
  • Providing support to all members of the maintenance team in performing regular preventative maintenance on machines and equipment
  • Understanding various stages of automation and control projects (PLC programming, HMI design, commission and troubleshooting) 
  • Safely optimizing machine and process efficiencies 
  • Developing and implementing operational manuals and training courses

This is a great opportunity for long-term employment with a growing company. 

About You

In order to qualify for this role, you will have a Diploma or degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Robotic field plus a minimum of 4 years of related experience. 

To be successful in this role you will have an outstanding ability to manage through skilled and compassionate leadership.

 You will also possess:

  • Experience in Management 
  • Experience in PLC wiring, installation 
  • Experience in electrical control panel layout and wiring 
  • Experience in assembly, testing, troubleshooting and repair of industrial control panels 
  • Experience reading electrical schematic drawings 
  • Understanding PLC’s programming and HMI’s 
  • Experience with AutoCAD 
  • Excellent computer skills 
  • Technical ability in the segmental concrete industry 

You will be a good fit for this role if you have strong written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated organizational skills. You must also have the ability to work independently and be a flexible and team-oriented professional. Similarly, a strong leadership spirit and a real passion for safety and quality will be the key to your success in this role.

Please note that due to the nature of this role, you will need to have a valid driver's license and access to a reliable vehicle. 

The Rewards

In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you will receive a competitive annual salary plus benefits including:

  • Extended medical, dental and vision benefits
  • Annual performance bonus
  • MSP coverage

At Abbotsford Concrete Products we value the happiness of our team as shown through our many long-term employees. We enjoy getting together for social events such as seasonal holiday parties.

This is a unique opportunity to join a team of a thriving and growing company, at an exciting time. Furthermore, you will enjoy being part of a working environment that promotes personal and professional growth in an atmosphere of trust, respect, and collaboration. 

If you think you've got the skills to take on this rewarding and challenging role, apply to join our team today! 

Posted: January 23, 2019
Closes: March 24, 2019
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11-50 employees
Staffing, Recruiting, HR Outsourcing

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