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Director of Engineering

Provision People Windsor, CT

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


Our award winning client is currently recruiting for a Director of Engineering, Operations & Maintenance. This position is located in Windsor, ON.

With a strong technical background in lean manufacturing and continuous improvement initiatives, the Director will effectively oversee all manufacturing outcomes including managing high performing teams, processes and plant equipment.



  • Lead the manufacturing function including design and implementation of strategy of the engineering, maintenance and operations group

  • Promote safety, quality innovation and continuous improvement

  • Manage resources and activities to provide optimal organizational impact

  • Develop and implement processes to maximize resources, optimize process efficiency and increase capacity

  • Plan, direct and coordinate the manufacturing operation in compliance with company goals and objectives

  • Create a safe and efficient working environment

  • Set strategic direction while ensuring engineering, maintenance and operation teams meet safety, quality and delivery objectives

  • Provide expertise to build out a world-class manufacturing team while developing a culture focused on customer service and delivering results

  • Coach, mentor and help grow high-performing teams

  • Develop and manage annual operating budgets, capital projects and action plans to drive efficiencies

  • Develop action plans to drive Key Performance Indicators

  • Participate in standardization, cost reduction and systemic improvement

  • Develop cost effective alternatives and improvements to production process

  • Liaise with cross-functional departments and drive project teams


Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business or related field

  • Minimum 10 – 15 years of manufacturing operations management experience in a leadership capacity for a high volume, world class manufacturer

  • Proven experience with lean manufacturing and/or Toyota Production System

  • Ability to quickly adapt in a fast paced work environment

  • Proven success in meeting and exceeding Key Performance Indicators

  • Strong people leader with success in people growth, mentoring, conflict resolution and ability to inspire team members at various levels

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate to technical and non-technical audiences

  • Experience in change management continuous improvement initiatives

  • Knowledge of costing and budgeting process

  • Strategic thinker with strong analytical skills

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