PRODUCTION DIRECTOR

We are a team made up of creative individuals who have a passion for Retail. Located in the East of Montreal, IVC (International Visual Corporation) is a leading innovator and manufacturer of state-of-the-art retail fixture products, as well as digital signage and retail application solutions for our customers.

We are currently looking for a Production Director to join our growing organization.

Reporting to the General Manager, the ideal candidate has several years in production management in a manufacturing environment and has practical experience with the manufacturing of acrylic, wood and assembly materials. You must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, results-driven environment alongside teams of designers, engineers, tradespeople, and production personnel. Recognized as a team player, you will find practical solutions to meet our customers’ expectations while ensuring the quality of manufacturing processes and operational profitability.

Finally, the Production Director sets relentless optimization goals and regularly checks their achievements through the implementation of control measurement systems ensuring that they meet or exceed customer satisfaction.

Responsibilities

  • Participate in the development of the production schedule
  • Implement and monitor the production schedule
  • Ensure optimal availability of manufacturing equipment
  • Prepare and maintain production reports
  • Select, order and purchase production equipment
  • Propose innovative alternatives to manufacturing processes
  • Participate in the improvement of production processes (5S, Kanban, Kaizen, etc.)
  • Monitor product quality standards
  • Supervise the team leaders of the different work units and CNC operators/programmers
  • Manage staffing needs and evaluate performance; implement improvement plan when required
  • Mobilize the team and promote continuous training
  • Ensure implementation and compliance with health and safety procedures
  • Create positive synergies and effective communication to increase overall productivity
  • Participate in the development of standard practice to ensure rapid production while meeting the quality standards of the company
  • Maximize the use of our ERP system
  • Estimate production costs
  • Define, manage, and control the production budget
  • Ensure effective collaboration with the various departments

Profile

  • College or university degree in a related field combined with 3 to 7 years of experience in production management
  • Good understanding of CAD drawings
  • Good understanding and management of ERP/MRP software
  • Master the Microsoft Office Suite (Advanced Excel is required)
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks in a rapidly growing environment with many concurrent priorities and deadlines
  • Problem solving, analytical and synthesis skills
  • Autonomy, initiative, dynamism, and leadership
  • Excellent communication skills in French and English, spoken and written (Spanish is an asset)

This is an exceptional opportunity to work in a long-established company that offers an industry leading wage with a full range of benefits!

About us

International Visual Corporation (IVC) is a leading global turnkey provider of custom metal, wood and plastic display & merchandising solutions and digital solutions for some of North America’s largest retailers and brands. IVC has been thriving for over 65 years through a continuing strong commitment to creative design, innovative manufacturing processes and quality craftsmanship.