Current Opportunities

Director - Manufacturing

Position Details

Position Title: Director - Manufacturing
Location: Brampton, Ontario
Type: Full-Time

Position Summary

Responsible for the manufacturing operations, ensuring quality throughput and cost savings while supporting and developing our people in Cardinal’s leading edge production facilities

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Lead, develop and mentor direct reports to ensure a high performing Cardinal Manufacturing Team
  • Plan, direct and coordinate the operations of leading edge production facilities and equipment at the Hedgedale and Stanfield locations
  • Assist with development of people resources within operations to create bench strength for succession planning
  • Lead process improvement practices to find areas for cost savings and increased efficiency across product lines, while ensuring achievement of quality standards
  • Partner with Engineering to optimize equipment efficiency and to drive a successful operation at each facility
  • Leading edge manufacturing facilities and equipment
  • Scheduling through CSB (our ERP platform) to meet sales / customer requirements
  • Capacity planning
  • Review and maintain Position profiles and PMP management (Performance Management)  for all reports
  • Manage and execute the Budget and capital spend for operations
  • Ensure all products are manufactured in accordance with Company specifications
  • Ensure compliance with Company policies and related procedures within operations
  • Seek Continuous improvement to all programs and procedures
  • Ensure coverage for planned and unplanned absences which could compromise our policies, procedures and programs
  • SQF, HACCP and Food Safety for Cardinal
  • Champion Safety, Quality and Productivity (in this order)
  • Act within the company philosophy

Ideal Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field with at least 5 years of manufacturing leadership experience in the protein industry
  • Maintenance & capital projects experience
  • Exposure to and use of management information tools (CSB)
  • High energy and strong team orientation
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to hire, train and develop employees to grow within the organization
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

To apply please send detailed resume to hr@cardinalmeats.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Accommodations for applicants with disabilities are available upon request. Please notify H.R. if required.