Vice President - Glass Manufacturing

Name of Position: Vice President Glass Operations (NOC00015)


Employer: Canadian Premium Sand

Location: Selkirk, Manitoba

Salary: $230,000 per annum

Hours worked per week: 37.5

Overtime: to be compensated in keeping with provincial employment standards


Vacancy: 1 vacancy


Education Requirements: Degree in Engineering or related glass focused science or equivalent flat glass operational and business experience.


Language Requirements: English


Experience: Minimum 15 years of related operational experience in the flat glass industry, ideally patterned solar glass, with at least 5 years in an executive or senior leadership role.


Position Type: Permanent


Terms of Employment: permanent/full time


Start date: ASAP


Employment Conditions:

• Office based position with shop floor presence when required

• Moderate travel requirements

• Work outside of normal office hours when operationally required.

• No requirement for physical labor


Work Settings:

• Office integrated within the solar glass manufacturing facility complex in Selkirk, Manitoba

• 24/7 operation, 365 days per year

• VP Glass Operations is a member of the corporate executive team



• Responsible for own transportation to and from office location


Personal Suitability:

• Effective interpersonal skills

• Proven leadership qualities

• Flexibility in work scope and work routine

• Excellent written and oral communication

• Performance and goal driven

•                     Committed to safe operations


Credentials required:

• Police Information Check

• Post secondary education verification

• References





• Acting as a technical resource, support the VP Project Engineering during the construction of the Company’s solar glass plant.

• Design and execute a staffing and training plan for the Solar Glass Manufacturing facility.

• Acts as first point of contact for local stakeholder relations during construction operations with the long-term goal of establishing ongoing positive stakeholder relations for the operating plant.

• Work with the CFO to develop the needed financial reporting structure including performance metrics.

• Work with the VP Corporate Development to build sales and pricing strategies and positive relationships with the Company’s customer base.



• Accountability for all facets of solar glass plant operations including budgeting, profit and loss, human resources, and financial controls.

• Ensure strict adherence to all health, safety, and environmental regulations.

• Responsible for development and continuous evolution of a positive and rewarding work environment for all personnel within area of accountability.



• Dental plan

• Disability benefits

• Health care plan

• Paramedical services coverage

• Vision care benefits

• Annual bonus plan



Typical work schedule is business hours, Monday to Friday. However, candidates are required to be available to work a flexible, irregular schedule and weekends as operational requirements dictate.

Compensation: Please note that the base salary will be subject to the prevailing Manitoba labour regulations. Total compensation is comprised of base salary, objective based cash bonus plan and long-term equity-based incentive.



Corporate Head Office

2000, 715 5th Avenue SW
Calgary, AB T2P 2X6

Solar Glass Manufacturing Facility

Selkirk, Manitoba (Formal address to be determined when facility construction commences)



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