Job Description

We are seeking a  Plant Manager responsible to manage all facets of the operation in Chippawa, Canada to ensure continuous improvements in key operational measures such as Safety, Productivity and Service while meeting/exceeding all plant financial targets.

Note: Only Local Candidates Can APPLY! (No relocation support offered)


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or material science

  • Experience in Production Management, Personnel Management, Capital Management, EHS Management and Strategy development.

  • Very strong organizational, interpersonal, management and team building skills.

  • Excellent understanding of manufacturing including the ability to see broad business issues and be able to develop and execute plans towards objectives.

  • Must be able to lead by example, allocate resources and utilize sound judgment to achieve the desired end results.

  • Master’s degree is preferred (MBA, chemistry, materials science, engineering, etc.)

  • 10 - 15 years of management experience within the abrasive industry preferred

Must have management level experience in the following areas: 

  • EHS Management- Manage all key aspects of EHS reporting and results.  Develop a culture that seeks to proactively prevent and reduce EHS risks utilizing all personnel and resources on site and manage the collective activities working toward Zero incidents.

  • Production Management-Manage all aspects of plant operations and the results that are generated.  Ensure continued efforts to consistently improve OTD, quality, production efficiency, costs and inventory management.  

  • Personnel Management-  Build a culture of continuous improvement and accountability through clear goal setting, motivation, coaching, regular feedback and team building.  

  • Capital Management- Prioritize and oversee key projects to help meet or exceed payback targets developed in the justification.

  • Strategy development- Link your knowledge and understanding to the site and business objectives to help develop and execute a long-term strategy.  

About Us:

VIE HIRE is a steadily growing Life Sciences consulting firm.We are not a large corporate consulting conglomerate, we are a small and steadily growing valuable consulting firm. -Valuable to our clients and consultants we work with. We have an excellent reputation with our clients and one that we continue to build upon. We are always looking for top talent.

If this role is not a fit for you, and you're actively looking to be considered for work; please email us your resume: [email protected]


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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Niagra Falls , NY , United States
Experience Required: Mid-Senior Level
Date Published: 24 Jan 2023
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