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Following the development of a complete engineering strategy, you will drive the execution of the strategy through timely completion of projects
Look to improve production efficiencies, optimizing ERP systems, and troubleshooting when required
You will be given the opportunity to lead a team of ten including general laborers and machinists
Production Manager @ Archer Precision
Company: Archer Precision
Position: Production Manager
Location: Ottawa, ON
Based out of Ottawa, Archer Precision is a first generation founder-led precision machine shop, specializing in complex, multi-axis machining. They service a wide range of industries, including aerospace, medical, military, mining, and communications, and are relied on for their consistent delivery of perfect parts, on time, at competitive prices. Since their inception in 2011, Archer has registered, implemented, and been certified with ISO 9001:2015, as well as AS9100D, and they continue to add state-of-the-art technologies to both the shop floor and the inspection laboratory. They have also implemented ProShop ERP manufacturing shop software and operate completely paperless.
Skills & Experience
3-5 years of experience in manufacturing operations, ideally within a modern manufacturing facility in the aerospace and/or medical manufacturing industry
Planning & Problem-Solving
You will have the responsibility of ensuring production runs smoothly and in a timely manner, as well as having to prepare and plan for the night shift’s success
A post secondary education or a trade certification in a manufacturing discipline
You see value in systems and procedures, having optimized and implemented ERP systems and Quality Management Systems
Familiarity in effective project management
Coaching & Mentorship
2+ years managing, training, and coaching a medium-sized team
Summary of the Role
Reporting to Alex Mazerolle, President and Founder of Archer Precision, the Production Manager’s primary responsibility lies in maintaining overall flow of work throughout the shop floor. In other words, after the front-end of a new job is settled, and the Engineering Manager has developed the complete engineering strategy, your role as Production Manager will be to drive the execution of the strategy through timely completion of the projects. You will take everything that he has provided from a technical perspective and begin the process of scheduling, through to running it. Throughout the process, you will closely monitor all stages of production, supporting your manufacturing team with anything that they need to get the job up and running, and continuously look for opportunities to increase production efficiency. You will assist in any basic troubleshooting that is required, and often collaborate with other Managers to address any highly technical issues.
Archer is a fully paperless company. You will be able to monitor your process through an ERP system which will afford you the ability to organize all your work in one program. The sizes and scope of your projects will vary quite significantly.
This is a leadership role where you will be managing and mentoring a team of ten employees on the floor, including both general laborers and machinists. Your team will act as a key resource to you, and in turn your role is to assist in developing the young talent on the floor so that they can continuously improve in their delivery, and ultimately grow within the company.