Production Manager – Surrey, BC

Jun 15, 2021 in

Reporting to the Regional Manager, the Production Manager oversees the production team including team leads and assemblers. A successful Production Manager will work as a member of the Regional team, leading and coaching the production team to achieve the highest standards in operational safety, product quality, on-time delivery, continuous improvement and build efficiency.

Excell Battery is headquartered in Surrey, BC, with Manufacturing facilities in Calgary, Houston and Mississauga. This is a superb opportunity to join a uniquely positioned company, well established in their growing technology marketplace, providing leading-edge battery solutions and diverse products at the forefront of current technology.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A college diploma in a technical field is preferred.
  • Minimum 2-3 years of leadership experience in a manufacturing environment a must.
  • Experience in leading safe work practices.
  • Experience working with Lean and Continuous Improvement tools.
  • Self-starter with a passion for continuous improvement and self-development.
  • Leadership skills and proven ability to motivate team members and resolve conflict.
  • Good communication and the ability to work well with people are essential.
  • Strong computer/system skills (MS Office).

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Location: Excell Battery, Surrey, BC

Mon-Fri 7am-3pm

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: TBD

  • Supervise 10-15 Production Assemblers and Team Leads
  • Champion a culture of workplace safety and employee care and respect.
  • Uphold product quality by ensuring build processes and documentation are followed as part of ISO13485.
  • Work proactively and collaboratively with other team members and departments to resolve production issues.
  • Create and implement development plans for team members. Maintain training records. Provide evaluation and timely feedback. Undertake annual coaching sessions with staff.
  • Develop manufacturing schedules; plan, direct and assign duties for manufacturing personnel; schedule overtime as necessary to meet manufacturing schedules. Ensure production capacity is used effectively.
  • Collaborate with manufacturing teams in other branches; conduct weekly training sessions on manufacturing functions, conduct safety orientations, 5S schedules and audits; ensures that established policies and procedures are followed.
  • Review and implement engineering change notices as appropriate; update manufacturing documentation including assembly instructions.
  • Troubleshoots any manufacturing problems; assures that welders, equipment and facilities are properly maintained for efficient production; reports any process or equipment problems to the Production Engineer and the Regional Manager.
  • Coordinates with Sales, Engineering and Regional Manager in all pack designs to ensure an efficient, economical and quality product design.
  • Work with Engineering to define improvement initiatives. Expand new lines and new product introduction.

ABOUT EXCELL

Excell Battery is an established leader in the design and manufacturing of battery solutions in multiple industries, including industrial computing, Oil & Gas, Utility Metering, Communication, and Environmental monitoring. The company offers a broad portfolio of high-quality, feature-rich battery solutions that can be customized to suit almost any application and environment, offering the highest performance and best value in the industry. With a focus on being the battery solutions partner, Excell builds on over 35 years of experience to develop solutions that solve customers’ unique powering challenges.

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION

If you enjoy a fast-paced, team-oriented environment and continually strive for quality and continuous improvement, we would love to hear from you.

Please submit your resume and a cover letter to careers@excellbattery.com. While we appreciate all applications received, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.