Company: Saint-Gobain Group
Posted on: September 16, 2023
On July 29, 2022 Saint-Gobain completed the acquisition of
Kaycan, a manufacturer and distributor of exterior building
materials in Canada and in the United States. With this
acquisition, Saint-Gobain reinforced its worldwide leadership in
light and sustainable construction by becoming the top siding
player in Canada and enlarging its vinyl offer across the United
States with complementary solutions in aluminum and engineered
wood. Saint-Gobain -the world's largest building materials company
with a 350-year legacy of innovation and growth.
The Saint Gobain group is a leader in sustainable product
development and environmental stewardship. We're proud to that
Saint-Gobain North America was recognized by Top Employers
institute as on the best workplaces in North America & Canada. Our
team designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions
in the construction and building materials market. We provide
comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of
sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate
Our offerings incorporate and promote the wellbeing for each of us
and we are building a future where we collectively work together
towards our core purpose in Making the World a Better Home.
We have an exciting opportunity for a talented Plant Manager who is
a hands-on passionate leader that will provide strategic and
tactical direction for our KP WINDOWS plant. The successful
candidate will develop and execute strategies utilizing our
Continuous Improvement Methodology-World Class Manufacturing (WCM)
framework to increase customer satisfaction, safety, quality,
delivery, productivity, cost, capital expenditure that are
consistent with annual and long term objectives.
You will oversee and promote effective Health, Safety and
Environmental programs and practices, that ensure high standards of
site safety are established and sustained- because that is one our
deeply held values. Driving the site to achieve/surpass customer
and financial commitments will be key and possible through
effective leadership, collaboration, and driving culture change
towards continuous improvement mindset throughout the
--- Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability: Lead site safety
engagement, focus and commitment to zero. Establish and oversee
EHSS systems to ensure that all buildings, equipment and grounds
are maintained in good and safe operating condition while ensuring
the environment is protected
--- Leadership: Manage all aspects of plant operations to ensure on
time delivery of quality products while minimizing cost. Provide
effective communication of direction, goals, plans, targets and
results to all employees. Develop strategy that delivers short and
long term progression of results attainment and culture.
--- World Class Manufacturing (CI): Lead the plant in World Class
Manufacturing initiatives that continues to develop WCM teams that
reduce costs, improve processes, skills and technology.
--- Financials and Budgeting: Manage and develop key financials
such as budgeting, manage purchasing, capital to meet/exceed
business expectations. Develop long range plans for Capex
investment and progression of performance metrics.
--- People: Create a culture of employee engagement, trust and
talent development. Promote a co-operative labour/management
approach in a unionized environment and addressing complaints and
grievances in timely manner.
Required Qualifications About you:
University degree in related technical field (Science or
Engineering or equivalent)
7+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment, 5+ years in
a leadership role
Proven ability to lead cultural change and create winning teams
Demonstrated leadership, collaboration and excellent communications
skills to influence and build partnerships at all levels. Previous
experience working in a unionized environment is required.
Expert understanding of the use and application of Autonomous
Maintenance, Professional Maintenance and Kaizen problem
Advanced skills in planning to manage broad group of plant
Strong financial acumen to diagnose and resolve business challenges
in addition to budget development --- Efficient problem solving
skills with the ability to work in stressful situations --- Results
orientation, data driven and works with a sense of urgency
Available off hours for occasional support when required.
SAP experience is an asset
Company Summary Why work for us?
At Saint-Gobain, our employees have pride in belonging to an
organization whose culture is made up of these core values:
Trust, Empowerment, & Collaboration. Our company encourages
diversity and inclusion in all its forms while our products make
the world a more beautiful, safer, and sustainable home.
Live Well: Rewarding you for living a healthy lifestyle To learn
more about us visit www.certainteed.ca or www.kaycan.com
We look forward to hearing from everyone but please note that due
to the volume of resumes submitted, only those selected for next
steps will be contacted.
Legal Statement Saint-Gobain is an inclusive and equal opportunity
employer committed to providing reasonable accommodations
throughout the recruitment process to applicants upon their
request. This commitment is in accordance with the Accessibility
for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).
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