Production Manager

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Terms of Employment: Permanent, full time (40 hr/week)
Language of work: English

Company Profile:

Sunburst Skylights is the only skylight manufacturer on Vancouver Island, centrally located in Parksville, BC. Skylights offer natural sunlight and reduce energy consumption. Established in 1982, our company currently offers Flat LoE glass skylights in various sizes, which come as fixed units or manual or electric opening. We sell both retail and wholesale to home-owners and the construction industry. We are currently looking for a full time, permanent production manager to help us expand our product line to include argon insulated Dome skylights and Sun Tunnels. We are also looking for someone to update the production machinery and improve the production processes.

Job Description and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize, and evaluate the operations of the manufacturing process for various skylights
  • Develop plans of efficiency for materials, labour, and equipment to meet production targets
  • Develop productions schedules and ensure that they are met; evaluate production growth and needs
  • Maintain inventory of raw materials and finished skylights
  • Plan changes to machinery and equipment to implement new skylight products, specifically dome skylights and sun tunnels
  • Manage day-to-day production operations
  • Manage deliveries of incoming materials and outgoing products
  • Negotiate arrangements with suppliers for raw materials and other warehouse supplies
  • Direct quality control by inspecting production and products, and develop and monitor reporting procedures
  • Develop equipment maintenance schedules and recommend replacement of machines, such as Computer Numerical Control (CNC) equipment
  • Recruit, supervise, and train employees in the warehouse, including proper use of equipment and safety standards
  • Train and oversee the use and techniques of equipment and heavy machinery
  • Assign duties and develop employee schedules
  • Meet and coordinate with other senior management

Employment Requirements:

  • Completion of degree in Civil Engineering, or related degree
  • Minimum 5 years experience in management positions
  • Minimum 5 years experience in construction or production and operation of heavy machinery/equipment
  • Knowledge of skylight production
  • Knowledge of assembly, fabrication, welding, and use of production equipment, particularly using glass, aluminium frames, and argon insulation

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage applications from all qualified individuals and specifically applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups – including Indigenous persons, vulnerable youth, newcomers, and persons with disabilities – who may contribute to the continued diversification of our organization.