CES is recruiting for a Production Manager with a strong automotive background.This role provides leadership to ensure the safe and effective operation in all areas of production in accordance with the goals to create a product that meets the specification set out by engineering and customers.


  • Post Secondary Diploma preferred in Business Administration or Production/Materials Management
  • Must have a metal fabrication background
  • 2-3 Years of management experience in an industrial fabrication and assembly environment
  • Strong communication skills in the English language, both written and oral
  • High level of time management and ability to lead a team


  • Ability to read and interpret dimensional and weld prints
  • Ability to train, motivate, coach and counsel others
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills, ability to interact with employees, and all levels of management
  • Must possess problem solving, conflict resolution and decision making skills
  • Ability to multi-task, excellent time management skills and detailed orientated
  • Must be creative and possess the ability to think outside the box
  • Ensure confidentiality of all employee information
  • Estimating/quoting in metal manufacturing experience
  • Flat development methods, Metrology, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance and Statistical Process Control fundamentals
  • Desire to learn the business, understand the production process by walking the floor and participating in production meetings
  • Hands-on approach is required to assist the plant in developing into a successful and profitable division of a multi-billion dollar company
  • Ability to work independently without supervision and with minimal direction
  • Ability to work in a team environment and be both a team player and team leader
  • Responsible for managing Production and Shipping/Receiving, to ensure the appropriate training, coaching and discipline is given to ensure high performance of tasks to meet scheduled requirements
  • Other duties as required

Salary: Depending on experience

Please send your resume to pam@canadianexecutivesearch.com. Please specify your salary expectations.


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