Kingston Economic Development Corporation Operations Manager in Kingston, Ontario


Our client, a local successful mid-sized manufacturing company, has an immediate career opportunity for an Operations Manager to oversee two manufacturing sites. This position seeks a strong leader to passionately guide strategic vision, day-to-day operations and long-term growth objectives.


Report to President

  • Provide technical leadership in lean manufacturing, engineering, quality, maintenance, process/continuous improvement, supply chain, warehousing and inventory control.

  • Create or improve processes and procedures to meet/exceed corporate performance.

  • Lead operational excellence programs to ensure plant meets goals and objectives.

  • Provide support and expert advice/guidance/mentoring.

  • Develop and conduct supplier audits while sourcing new potential suppliers as required.

  • Analyze reports and take corrective action to ensure optimal performance.

  • Oversee planning and forecasting and monitor financials.

  • Keep current with technological changes, governmental regulations and industry trends.


  • A degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering preferred

  • Exposure to sheet metal product manufacturing an asset

  • In depth experience in engineering and product development

  • A minimum of 10+ years senior management experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Proven record of implementing strategic projects from start to finish

  • Effective leadership skills, with a strong focus on operations and business processes

  • Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma

  • High level of integrity, confidentiality and accountability

  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization and execution skills

Job Type (EN): Full Time

Career Level (EN): Experienced, Management

Closing Date: Posted Until Filled