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Plant Manager – Manufacturing Position Available

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Plant Manager – Manufacturing


Our client is seeking a Plant Manager to join their growing team. The company is located in Ontario, 75 km north of Toronto and is a manufacturing and processing facility that manufactures residential and commercial roofing products. As a family-owned company for nearly 40 years, our client has grown to be a leader in the industry, covering homes, farms and businesses across North America and Europe. They are known in the industry as having a solid reputation, built on quality and durability. Products are supplied throughout the industry in Eastern Canada, for use in residential, agricultural, and commercial facilities.
In this newly created position of Plant Manager, you will be integral to an aggressive growth plan that the company is embarking on over the next 3 to 5 years. They are seeking an ambitious, success driven individual to lead the manufacturing team. The ideal candidate will be a hands-on leader, with experience in manufacturing and/or production, motivated by organization success.

The successful candidate, will be responsible for managing plant operations and integrating logistics with other aspects of the operations. Examples of specific duties include (but are not limited to):
 Manage plant performance, including optimization of production in relation to available raw materials, capacity, production plans, quality requirements and standards, including – Establishing and achieving production targets;
– Improving efficiencies and reducing costs;
– Ensure preventative maintenance plans are established and implemented;
 Lead an accomplished and experienced manufacturing and production team, while ensuring positive and proactive working relationships across all levels of the organization
 Manage plant operations, including health & safety, resource and labour utilization, continuous improvement and cost controls;
 Develop production schedules and maintain inventory; including purchasing materials when required;
 Develop equipment maintenance schedules and recommend the replacement of machines;
 Create and manage employee schedules, manage and provide clear direction to plant employees;
 Oversee employee training in the use of new equipment or production techniques;
 Adhere and develop the plant’s values, internal strategy, and leadership, through reviewing KPI’s and coaching supervisors on employee performance.
 Plan and manage the establishment of departmental budgets and ensure coordination and integration with other departments of the organization.

 Completion of a college or university program in engineering or business administration, or demonstrated experience in a manufacturing/production environment;
 A minimum of 5 years’ of supervisory experience; and
 Drive and ambition to empower and lead a team to drive profitable organizational results

Success in this role requires a skilled operational leader who is highly motivated leader by organizational success, able to take a “hands-on” approach to work, and who is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence. You are able to implement new technologies, drive high quality, on-time production and provide insight and input to the entire organization when complex issues arise.
Demonstrating superior communication skills, you create constructive and positive dialogue with employees, suppliers, and the local community. You thrive in a team environment and have strong leadership skills, allowing you to motivate employees through your energetic and outgoing personality. The successful candidate will work closely with management to help realize financial and organization success in a cost effective manner.
Qualified applicants are asked to submit their resume along with a covering letter to Grant Thornton LLP via email at ClientApplications@ca.gt.com citing “Plant Manager Application” in the subject line, no later than March 28, 2018.
We appreciate all expressed interest in this position; however, only the candidates selected for interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and women. Members of designated groups are encourages to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Skilled Welder Position Available

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  • M. Reid Construction currently has permanent openings for a skilled welder(s)
  • CWB Certification will be considered an asset
  • Work is generally in the Orillia/Barrie Ontario area but some travel may be required
  • The successful applicant will be expected to fabricate, place and erect a variety steel fabrications in a diverse environment under the supervision
  • Applicant should expect that work will involve some structural work and shop fabrication


  • Wages commiserate with experience.


  • M. Reid Construction, founded in 2009, is located in Washago Ontario.
  • The company is rapidly expanding to meet the needs of the Ontario market place and whose primary focus is to service the Aggregate, and Building Construction industries.


SEND RESUME TO mikereid79@hotmail.com

Roofing Position Available

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Roofer with a minimum of five (5) years experience in Mod Bit and A/G roof systems.  Knowledge of single ply systems is an asset.  Works well with others, takes directions well and able to work alone.

Must have:  Working at Heights Certificate, WHMIS -GHS Training, Hard Hat, Safety Boots, PPE (fall arrest harness).  Driver Licence is required along with transportation to shop location in Midhurst.

Send resumes to: don@midhurstroofing.ca


Painting Jobs Available

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Position:    Painters Helper

Location:  Barrie, ON

# of Positions Available:  2 Full Time

Start:  Immediate

Remuneration: Commensurate with experience

We are looking for someone with 0 – 2 years’ experience who wants to learn and build their skills to paint in the construction industry.

If your skills include:

  1. Attention to detail
  2. Ability to learn quickly
  3. Good listening skills, and able to follow direction
  4. Ability to work in a group environment or on your own

We would like to help you build your skills and experience Brushing/Rolling interior/exterior surfaces including walls, ceilings, doors, frames, trim, etc.

Construction Safety Requirements:

  1. Working at Heights training
  2. Health & Safety at Work
  4. Safety equipment – hard hat, safety boots & safety vest

Interested candidates can forward a resume to jmpainting2@sympatico.ca or call Belinda at 705-721-8258

Position:    Experienced commercial, industrial, residential painter

Location:  Barrie, ON

# of Positions Available:  3 Full Time

Start:  Immediate

Remuneration: Commensurate with experience

Skill Requirements:

  1. Brushing/Rolling interior/exterior surfaces including walls, ceilings, doors, frames, trim
  2. Spraying is a definite asset
  3. Vinyl Wallcovering is a definite asset but not required
  4. Must be willing to work some after hours’ work/out of town
  5. Supply own tools

Safety Requirements:

  1. Working at Heights training
  2. Health & Safety at Work
  4. Safety equipment – hard hat, safety boots & safety vest
  5. First aid is an asset but not required

Interested candidates can forward a resume to jmpainting2@sympatico.ca or call Belinda at 705-721-8258

National Contract Glazing Ltd. seeking Senior Project Manager

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Senior Project Manager – Glazing and Curtain Wall

To support our growth, National Contract Glazing Ltd. has an immediate opening for a Senior Project Manager to join our team in Ottawa. Established in 2000, National Contract Glazing Ltd. has established itself as a significant contributor to the construction industry in Eastern Ontario. As such, we have an excellent track record of project completions ranging from less complex store-fronts and entranceways, to multi-story, multi-phase contracts, in both the private and public sector. The successful Project Manager candidate will have at least five years experience in the Glazing and Curtain Wall industry and will possess the skills necessary to work within a dynamic environment. He / she will demonstrate proficiency with the entire Microsoft Suite and AutoCAD ™ and possess strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. NCG offers an attractive compensation package with ample opportunity for
professional and personal advancement. Bilingualism would be an asset.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit their resume (in confidence) to:
Email: kathy@ncg.ac and john@ncg.ac
FAX: 613-731-6971
NO Phone Calls Please

NCG thanks all applicants for their interest; however only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.