Dir Operations II in Vaughan at Welbilt

Date Posted: 4/28/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Vaughan
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 12 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    4/28/2021

Job Description

Are you scouting out your next challenge? Can you motivate teams, drive efficiency, deliver top quality, promote safety and champion lean manufacturing practices at our world-class operations? Then discover the opportunities at Welbilt/Cleveland Range Ltd. today. 

The Director of Operations II is responsible for the strategic development and execution of the operations plan for the product line(s) including effective operation, direction, and development of Manufacturing, Materials, Scheduling, Shipping, Quality, and Safety within the facility while driving continuous improvement and consistency in processes.  Key contributor in the development of new and improvements to existing products, components, and processes.

Reporting directly to the VP and Managing Director this position is based in Concord, ON. The Director of Operations II is responsible for the strategic development and execution of the operations plan for the product line(s) including effective operation, direction, and development of Manufacturing, Materials, Scheduling, Shipping, Quality, and Safety within the facility while driving continuous improvement and consistency in processes.  Key contributor in the development of new and improvements to existing products, components, and processes.

Major Accountability:

  • Engage, inspire, influence, and collaborate with Manufacturing Team Members to develop and execute manufacturing strategies and vision.
  • Direct, layout, plan, and coordinate activities to optimize performance of Safety, Quality of products, Delivery, Cost productivity and operating expenses and Inventory management.
  • Direct the entire Operations team, salary and hourly employees to create a world class facility modeled around the Welbilt Production System.  
  • Through application of motivation techniques and delegation authority implement, coordinate and expedite customer driven manufacturing operation schedules. 

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Develops, coordinates, and controls capital expenditure programs to achieve the objectives of the strategic plan.           
  • Analyzes reports on operation activities, performance and results; initiates actions to correct deviations and variables as to schedules, excessive costs and other negative factors.      
  • Develops, plans and coordinates activities to optimize performance of productivity, product quality, facility utilization, people utilization, inventory management and operating expenses.
  • Delegates special assignments and projects pertaining to the administration of the functional departments including the implementation and expediting of manufacturing procedures and operations and development of manpower requirements.
  • Analyzes reports on manufacturing activities, performance and results, initiates actions to correct deviations and variables as to schedules, excessive costs and other negative factors.
  • Facilitates internal continuous improvement process in conjunction with optimizing performance of productivity, product quality, facilities/staff utilization, inventory management and operating expenses and safety.
  • Oversees the development and implementation of the function’s procedures in support of ISO 9000.
  • Manages the materials, purchasing, quality, manufacturing engineering, and shop operations functions.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in the business, operationsengineering or similar. Advanced degree preferred.
  • A minimum of 12 years’ experience or 15 years’ experience in lieu of degree.
  • Must have strong organization skills and dynamic leadership abilities with an understanding of continuous improvement and lean processes.
  • Must possess outstanding communication skills with ability to relate to staff at all levels of the organization, to coach and serve as a mentor.
  • A good facilitator and negotiator; decisive with a 'big picture' perspective.
  • Demonstrated ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex data.
  • Highly developed emotion intelligence allowing for the effective management and leadership of sensitive matters.
  • Creative problem-solving and conflict management skills within a de-centralized and matrix organizational structure

Welbilt Inc./Cleveland Range Ltd. is located in Concord, Ontario, Canada and is a leading manufacturer for over 60 years of stainless steel foodservice equipment. At this facility 'Best in Class' Kettles, Steamers and Skillets are produced and sold world-wide to foodservice, institutional and various other commercial industries.  The facility in Concord is a division of Welbilt, Inc.

Welbilt, Inc./Cleveland Range Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.