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No direct supervisory responsibility.
Fiscal Responsibilities: Project budgets.
Monitor and ensure Health & Safety / HACCP / 5S compliance:
Proactively identify and suggest ways to eliminate hazards.
Correct unsafe acts or conditions, ensuring health & safety
policies are followed.
Participate in Safety Investigations when required.
Provide Safety training when required.
Provide day to day technical support to Molding Operations and
Thoroughly understand thin wall molding and stacking technology
and have ownership for the production processes.
Be knowledgeable of quality standards and understand process /
Develop and maintain all Master Setup Sheets, including monitoring
Setup Sheet updates and the Master Setup Sheet Procedure.
Act as a resource to Operations, Maintenance and Quality personnel
by taking ownership and leading resolution of escalated day to
day problems using the Problem Solving methodology.
Report on performance and corrective actions at appropriate
forums, such as Daily Production Meeting.
Provide feedback to Molding Supervision on the compliance to
processes and procedures.
Oversee and ensure proper execution of all Test Request (including
sign off) for new equipment/products/processes for Molding.
Be responsible to achieve and report all Cycle-Time and
Identify and drive implementation of Continuous Improvements
Understand Molding and Toronto Operations objectives and actively
seek to understand issues negatively impacting Molding and
downstream customer performance and recommend or implement
Understand and report on current state process capabilities and
Identify improvement opportunities and participate in establishing
the performance metrics and the CI programme for the Department.
Lead, facilitate or participate in improvement projects and
establishment of associated Standard Work.
Facilitate implementation of changes on the shift.
Act as Molding’s primary contact and representative to Engineering
regarding any Molding process related project or issue.
Lead accreditation of new or upgraded processes.
Ensure training documentation is complete and training plans in
place prior to turnover to Production.
Ensure appropriate documentation, spare parts and preventative
maintenance programs are in place by project completion.
Ensure process improvements deliver projected results.
Promote a continuous improvement culture.
Develop skill level of Molding Operations and Maintenance personnel
Identify personnel skill gaps and opportunities.
Participate with appropriate levels of supervision to establish
skill development and training plans.
Train personnel as required.
Degree in Engineering, P.Eng, or equivalent.
Minimum 10 years of technical support experience in a fast paced,
high volume Lean Manufacturing environment with 3-5 years in a
senior leadership role.
Proven track record in leading change.
Proven ability to deliver results.
Ability to effectively coach, manage and support Team Members.
Ability to manage significant workload including conflicting
Knowledge of injection molding manufacturing.
Strong interpersonal and people management skills.
Effective planning and organizational skills.
Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing tools and applications
Knowledge of 6 sigma tools and applications (Green Belt or
Project management skills.
Good PC skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Office
This job requires considerable time spent on shop floor exposed to
be required to work non standard hours due to leadership team
meetings, training sessions, projects, product launches, etc.
per annum plus bonus.
Establish multi disciplinary project teams and oversee all project
Develop a detailed project timeline, which lists all the critical
steps necessary to complete the project from concept to closure.
Monitor project timelines and activities and adjust/escalate as
required to maintain project priorities
Provide input to the Finance Department to aid on the accurate
costing of new products and processes
Ensure projects are delivered on time, on budget and to the agreed
upon deliverables (documented in the Project Contract)
Contingency planning and risk management for new products/processes
and any potential effects on existing products/processes
Co-ordinate mold/system design reviews and provide final approval
Ensure Preventative Maintenance plans for new product/processes are
developed, applicable and can be supported by Operations
Coordinate activities related to new mold/system tests
Approve new products/processes based on product specifications and
Seek product approvals and sign-offs from stakeholders including
Production, Sales Quality Control and external customers
Provide regular project status update reports to Project Team and
Escalate to Manager E&T when actions, events, etc, jeopardize the
successful launch of a new product/system
Supporting Product Design to Optimize Manufacturability:
Commercialize new molds and systems
Support Plant and Corporate CI projects
Investigate, identify root causes and provide solutions to internal
and external customer complaints
Coordinate new systems/mold design reviews and ensure all issues are
documented and actions addressed
Execute processes related to Product Change Notification (PCN)
Source and research suppliers
Determine costs and delivery of project equipment, molds, materials,
etc. purchases. Summarize information and present multiple options
to Manager of E&T for approval
Make recommendations on purchasing decisions
Procure approved project equipment, molds, materials, etc.
Ensure suppliers meet their contractual requirements and provide the
appropriate levels of support to the company
Technical Resource for internal customers in Head Office, Toronto
and Kansas City facilities
Provide technical expertise to the Sales Group when discussing
potential new products with customers
Engage third party contractors (i.e. Filling Equipment Suppliers,
etc.) to provide technical services to our customers
May personally perform customer technical service
May perform presentations to customers in support of our Sales Group
Provide written reports to support sales and marketing efforts with
4 Year Engineering or Technical Degree (or equivalent)
Minimum 5 years in a fast paced, high volume manufacturing
Minimum 5 years experience in project management
Strong knowledge of thinwall plastic processes
Strong knowledge of design and development of thinwall plastic
products, tooling and gauging devices
Strong understanding of Computers and Software
Strong Project Management Skills
Strong team working skills
Ability to assemble and effectively manage multidiscipline teams
Experience in Solid Works desirable
Good Analytical Skills
Solid Project Management Skills
Strong working knowledge of Computers
Knowledge of lean manufacturing an asset
Considerable time on shop floor – exposed to noisy environment
Some travel may be required
Lifting and pulling
Salary: 90K per annum
To be responsible for the capability of Printing manufacturing
processes and to proactively identify and drive Continuous
Improvement projects to increase product quality, overall
manufacturing efficiency and productivity while reducing cost and
To provide day-to-day technical support to enable achievement of
production targets and Printing Dept. objectives.
Monitor and ensure Health & Safety /
HACCP / 5S compliance:
- Proactively identify and suggest
ways to eliminate hazards.
- Correct unsafe acts or conditions,
ensuring health & safety policies are followed.
- Participate in safety
investigations when required.
- Provide safety training when
- Thoroughly understand dry offset
plastic printing technology.
- Be knowledgeable of quality
standards and understand process / product interactions.
- Act as a resource to Operations,
Maintenance and Quality personnel by taking ownership and
leading resolution of escalated day to day problems using the
Problem Solving methodology.
- Report on performance and
corrective actions at appropriate forums, such as Daily
- Provide feedback to Printing
Supervision on the compliance to processes and procedures.
- Oversee and ensure proper
execution of all Test requirements (including sign off) for new
equipment/products/processes for Printing.
Identify and drive implementation of Continuous
- Understand Printing and Toronto
- Identify improvement opportunities
and participate in establishing the performance metrics and the
CI programme for the Department.
- Understand and report on current
state process capabilities and reliability.
- Lead, facilitate or participate in
improvement projects and establishment of associated Standard
- Facilitate implementation of
changes on the shift.
- Lead and participate in
preparation of business case, financial justifications, and
capital requisition submissions (CARS).
- Ensure new systems are properly
commissioned and accredited to deliver food safe products that
maintain HACCP compliance.
- Ensure training documentation is
complete and training plans in place prior to turnover to
- Ensure equipment manuals, spare
parts and maintenance support plans are in place by project
- Ensure process improvements
deliver projected results.
- Promote a continuous improvement
Develop skill level
of Printing Operations and Maintenance personnel
- Identify personnel skill gaps and
- Participate with appropriate
levels of supervision to establish skill development and
- Train personnel as required.
- Post graduate degree or diploma,
preferably in Engineering, or equivalent.
- Minimum 10 years of technical
support experience in a fast paced, high volume Lean Manufacturing
environment with 3-5 years in a senior leadership role.
- Proven track record in leading
- Proven ability to deliver results.
- Ability to effectively coach, manage
and support Team Members.
- Ability to manage significant
workload including conflicting priorities.
- Knowledge of dry offset printing on
- Strong interpersonal and people
- Effective planning and
- Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing
tools and applications
- Knowledge of 6 sigma tools and
applications (Green Belt or equivalent).
- Project management skills.
- Good PC skills including working
knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
- This job requires considerable time
spent on shop floor exposed to noisy environment.
- May be required to work non standard
hours due to leadership team meetings, training sessions, projects,
product launches, etc.
- Salary: 75K per annum plus bonus
Manage product opportunities (POIRs) consistent with
the CtoGL Process.
Complete Design Input Worksheet in
conjunction with Account Manager and/or POIR Initiator.
Determine the product opportunity (POIR) deliverables
for each project phase in conjunction with Sales and/or Business
Manage the required project deliverables (i.e. ABC
part design matrix, concept drawings, detailed drawings, SLAs,
samples and/or test parts, Poly Pak Analysis, Unit Cavity
development, PTB, etc.) as required by Sales and/or Business Development.
Value engineer existing or new products (cups/lids)
to function on existing or proposed filling systems while adhering
to the customer’s marketing and sales objectives.
Identify resin type and grade, pigments, and
additives for the purposes of costing and customer information if
If required provide detailed drawings to Mold
suppliers to facilitate quoting of complete molds or stacks only.
- If required provide detailed drawings to Mold
suppliers to facilitate quoting, design and manufacture of unit
If required determine product packaging requirements
for the purposes of costing and customer information.
Provide input data to the Finance Department for
accurate costing of new products and/or processes
Provide input data to the Finance Department for
accurate costing of process changes (cavitation, cycle time, etc.)
or part design changes due to the value engineering of existing
Upon Green Light ensure the smooth transition of a
product opportunity into the launch phase utilizing NPDP.
Manage projects from Green Light to Launch consistent
Complete Project Contract, Timeline, Budget, Action
Register and CAR.
multi disciplinary project teams, oversee all project activities
and ensure projects are delivered on time, on budget and to the
agreed upon deliverables as documented in the Project Contract,
Timeline, Budget and CAR.
Provide detailed drawings to Mold suppliers to facilitate
quoting, design and manufacture of complete molds or stacks only
and unit cavity molds if required.
Co-ordinate mold and system design reviews and provide final
approval and ensure all issues are documented and actions
Ensure that Preventative Maintenance procedures for new
product/processes are developed, applicable and can be supported
by Operations. This activity is to be coordinated with the
appropriate Process Engineer.
Manage the development of specifications for new products.
Co-ordinate product approvals and sign-offs from stakeholders
including; Operations, Quality Control, Sales, external
customers, and others as required.
regular project status update reports to Project Team and Senior Management.
Escalate to the Manager E&T when actions, events, etc, jeopardize the timely and
successful launch of a new product.
Upon project completion provide actual input data to
the Finance Department for analysis and comparison to original costing inputs.
Source and research suppliers as required to support
Purchasing, Sales or Operations.
Determine costs and delivery of project related
equipment, molds, materials, and purchases.
Summarize information and present multiple options to the Manager of E&T
Provide input to purchasing decisions as required.
Co-ordinate the delivery and qualification of
purchased project equipment, molds, materials, etc.
Ensure suppliers meet their contractual requirements and provide the appropriate
levels of support to the company.
Provide input to key suppliers on an added needed basis as part
of the process of designing and developing new molds and/or
- Provide written Trip Reports to support sales and marketing efforts as required.
Provide written Trip Reports for customer visits for
all product development and product launch projects.
Document and distribute Meeting Minutes for all
product development and product launch projects.
Provide Team, Customer and Management Project Status
Updates as defined in the Project Contract and as required.
Execute processes related to Product Change
Notification (PCN) system.
Support Account Managers by providing product
technical information to Sales and/or presenting to customers.
Investigate and identify root causes and provide
solutions to internal and external customers’ complaints as required.
Support Plant and Corporate CI projects as required.
Stay abreast of technical developments in key
manufacturing processes (including injection molding, thermoforming, IML, shrink
sleeving and dry-offset printing).
Develop understanding of rigid plastic thin wall
packaging industry including Company key customers, suppliers and
Complete other tasks as assigned by Manager E&T and/or CMT.
- Engineering, Technical Degree or equivalent.
P.Eng. certification an asset.
- Minimum 3-5 years experience in project management in a fast paced, high volume
manufacturing environment. PMP
designation an asset.
- Strong knowledge of Injection molding and/or thermoforming plastics processing.
- Strong knowledge of design and development of plastic products, or molds.
- Strong understanding of Computers and design Software.
Applied business acumen in a technical industry.
Strong Project Management Skills.
Strong team working skills.
Ability to assemble and effectively manage
- Experience in Solid Works required.
- Good Analytical Skills.
- Good verbal and written communication skills.
- Strong working knowledge of Computers.
Knowledge of lean manufacturing an asset.
- Incumbent will spend time on shop floor – exposed to noisy environment
- Travel will be required
- Lifting and pulling
- Requires valid driver’s license
Requires valid Canadian Passport or appropriate USA Entry Visa
90-95K per annum
Continuous Improvement Leader
- Provide day to day support to Toronto
Operation with respect to application of standardized process
methodologies and tools for activities
related to quality, cost reliability, flexible operations, safety, housekeeping,
yield improvements, troubleshooting and root cause analysis, etc.
Provide 6σ support, such as statistical data analysis, as
- Be the subject matter expert of Lean and Six Sigma tools such as 5S, Value
Stream Mapping, TPM, Problem Solving, JIT, Jidoka, Kanban, Kaizen, Project
Management, FMEA, etc.
- Provide formal training on tools and process methodologies.
- Provide informal coaching and mentoring to develop the skill and ability
of other Company Team Members.
Ensure compliance to established Lean/6σ standard tools and
- Lead and/or participate in preparation of feasibility studies, business cases,
financial justifications and CARS for capital projects.
- Prepare and/or assist in the preparation of project
charters and plans.
- Establish work flows and layouts to minimize waste
and optimize ergonomics and productivity.
- Ensure Standard Work and proper documentation is
established through facilitation or doing the work as required.
Participate in evaluation and qualification of new processes,
materials and/or equipment to meet design specifications,
and/or compliance to all Regulatory and Legislative standards.
- Participate in the assessment of the current state and analyse performance to
identify improvement opportunities.
- Assist in the development and implementation of the CI strategy for the
- Lead, facilitate and/or participate in continuous improvement teams.
- Lead and participate in kaizens (e.g. TPM, SMED, DOE, layout improvements,
events& 5S implementation, workload balancing and optimization).
- Document standard operating procedures and standard work.
- Lead and coordinate training.
Ensure proper project implementation
and follow up.
University degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering or
Manufacturing knowledge and demonstrated experience in applying
Sigma Certification or equivalent.
Experience in food packaging, printing, moulding or related
Strong interpersonal and communications skills.
Three to six years of hands on experience in a fast paced CI and
or Lean Manufacturing environment.
Familiarity with plant layout, process improvement and
development, SOP, TWI (Training Within Industry) training,
standard work, standard routes, value stream mapping, motion
time studies, one-piece flow, Kaizen, Andon, 5S, PM, data
collection and analysis, root cause and problem solving skills
and Activity Base Costing
Strong project management skills.
Ability to manage significant work load including conflicting
Strong computer and software skills (Excel, Word,
Microsoft Project and Minitab).
Strong analytical skills.|
joint review meetings with Project Manager to identify and divide tasks for
estimating, quoting and sales
the preparation of responsibility matrix for each quote and project
Maintain monthly contact with existing customers and record regular calls with
all working level stakeholders to support the sales process
all opportunities in forecasting system and manage bid opportunity reports
any new potential customer(s) to the Field Operations Manager for follow-up
Structure and assemble estimates, quotes and proposals for assigned customers
and solicit support as required for pricing, terms and conditions in accordance
with bid process
Complete the quote specification document for tower quotation
compliance to quote deadlines on preliminary execution through joint assessment
meeting with Project Manager
third party material prices for goods to be supplied on sites (power cable,
shelters, special grounding, etc.)
customer supplied scope and associated documents to create acceptable quote
complete with any exceptions and/or clarifications required
Finalize cost analysis/ margin application with Project Manager and Division
Program Management for execution of the
with customer all deliverables from company on award of bid, clarity of quote
info from customer and channel back to company
Maintain communication bridge with customer through entirety of project
- Proactively communicate
project status with the customer on an on-going basis (ie. schedule baseline,
delays, status of customer supplied equipment)
- Meet weekly with Project
Manager for updates on execution and
- Enter jobs in the accounting system including backlog report
- Lead corporate reporting efforts gathering all information
from field operations group
Own customer reporting including progress reports on
compliance to schedule
Prospect market for new opportunities and customers
Forecast sales on a weekly basis
Chair weekly project report with support from field
Maintain contact with teams assigned to jobs to ensure issues
are resolved or escalated as required
Review with Project Managers’
resource requirements for the project, including identification and
selection of qualified candidates
Collect field reports of the job action for weekly review
with the Field Operations Manager as required to address issues and ensure
support is available as required
Maintain records outlining profitability, progress and
conformance to budget to establish quote
Recognize out of scope work requested by the customer
Enter sales orders and PO’s in financial system prior to
commencement of job in the field
Review/correct invoices and field labor reports including
proper coding of each job
Review open jobs regularly to ensure billing initiated
Maintain applicable report related to online bid status file
and accounts receivable on an ongoing basis
Partner with Project Manager for final assessment of cost
analysis on adherence to margin and review of any additional costs
Report weekly to the Directors’ all open jobs including
generation of cash flows bid margins, actual margins, on-time performance and
additional cost analysis for jobs that vary significantly from budgeted costs
Assist in accounts receivable collection
Experience in the
Civil Construction and/or Tower and Telecom industry an asset
3-5 years' experience as Program Manager
PMP certified an asset
Post-Secondary education in Business or Engineering or related experience
- Construction knowledge in communications
field is an asset
Strong knowledge of MS Project; Good knowledge of Windows,
Strong verbal, written communication and presentation skills
Highly developed analytical skills, and experience managing multiply projects
Organized, self-disciplined capable of working under pressure,
sense of urgency
Project Manager II
- Joint review with Program Manager to identify and divide tasks for estimating,
quoting and sales
- Attend bid walks to review notes and special instructions
- Produce labor evaluation for all projects
needs for each site for outsourced equipment, tools etc.
including a cost price tag
- Identify special talents required based on
- Price and pre-selection of subcontractors
including, negotiations and close-off of deals
- Ensure compliance to quote deadlines on
preliminary execution through joint assessment meeting with
- Produce costing summary for fleet
transportation and internal tool requirements for each project
- Examine overall schedule of
labor demand impact of quotes and report capacity
problems based on customer execution schedule
- Establish and cost logistics support for
each project (non-plant supplies, overland transport, hotels,
accommodations and meals)
- Assist in finalizing cost analysis/ margin
application with Program Manager to execute on final plan
- Proactively plan by quarter on manpower and
equipment capacity through monthly review of data
- Attend meetings with Program Manager for
updates on execution and
- Manage start-up of projects in cost
effective manner including:
- Sourcing of infrastructure requirements (i.e. vehicles,
rentals, accommodation, warehouse etc.)
- Selection of cost efficient subcontractors, suppliers or
internal resources to deliver on-time and on or below estimated
- Manage Field/Construction supervisors to
meet expectations of performance, skill, reliability and
- Adhere to calculated time on delivery with
Field stakeholders to
comply with bid
- Collect monthly data from crews/ field
supervisors to produce quality safety and time compliance
- Review documents/drawings to manage all
regular site visits with crew chiefs and field supervisors to
ensure transfer of knowledge
- Verify all third party equipment/goods are
delivered/on-site prior to execution of operation
- Schedule/manage all resources including
crews, equipment, contractors, and sub- contractors to
create/calculate a baseline and track performance
- Ensure safety is high priority including
reporting and prevention actions in accordance with the safety
policy and relevant Health and Safety legislation
- Report safety issues to appropriate
authorities by incident and provide monthly safety reports on
all accidents and corrective actions taken
- Set the agenda for various tool box
meetings held in field – chaired by field supervisor
- Foster continuous improvement by actively
seeking input from field crews/supervisor and customers
(internal inspection and reports) to gather information
necessary for the elaboration of the as build packages for
delivery to the program manager
- Manage quality issues including associated
corrective actions and report on non-conformance software and
related back charge reports
- Review and correct all field reports and
forward final reports to appropriate stakeholders
- Partner with Program Manager for final
assessment of cost analysis on adherence to margin and review of
any additional cost
the on line job planning check list to support the management of
each job and status
- Perform and report job cost analysis
including quality and site deficiency lists and reports