Production Manager

16 October 2019

Our purpose is simple and compelling: To release the natural power of stone to enrich modern living.

ROCKWOOL products save energy and water and reduce CO2 emissions, protect buildings from the spread of fire; reduce waste; improve acoustic comfort, building performance and aesthetics; and enhance Precision Growing, thereby improving the efficiency of fresh food production.

While the stone we use may be millions of years old, what we do with it is cutting-edge. Every day, ROCKWOOL colleagues are developing and applying new technologies to release yet more potential of stone wool to enrich modern life.

Would you also be proud to enrich society like we do? Apply now to join us as we improve modern living conditions for millions of people worldwide.


The ROCKWOOL Group’s main business area is building insulation, providing thermal comfort along with fire safety and acoustical comfort for all types of buildings.

This is the role:

This position reports directly to the Director of Operations, TOR. Reporting to the Production Manager are 10 Production Supervisors. The Production Manager is responsible for ensuring production is conducted as planned and per agreed budgets as well as being responsible for the Supervisors being familiar with, and working per, all health and safety requirements applicable in the area of responsibility, and working towards a continuous improvement of health and safety requirements. You will be responsible for machinery and equipment operating in a safe and reliable manner at any time, for employees hired within the area of responsibility being familiar with and working per the ROCKWOOL management system with special attention to all policies and procedures and responsible for the quality of products produced including delivery time, and cost. You will also follow-up as well as reporting of HOKE-activities and results within the area of responsibility. The position is based out of the Factory in Milton, ON. The

This is what you offer:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university (preferably in Business Management, Operations Management, or Industrial Engineering) or equivalent years of experience.
  • 5 to 7 years production management experience, preferably in a manufacturing plant.
  • Strong experience working with automated systems/conveyors.
  • Sound understanding or Lean Manufacturing principles.
  • Strong experience with MS Office products
  • Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Word, Project
  • Excellent Leadership skills.
  • Experience and knowledge of sound employee relations

Personal Competencies:      

  • Excellent Leadership skills
  • Must be able to coach and develop individual staff members.
  • Must develop the department to behave as a collaborative team.
  • Must be an excellent problem solver
  • Able to gather relevant data and use the data to solve complicated problems.
  • Manage stressful work situations and keep team focused on task and solutions during times of high stress.

This is what we offer:

Join a rapidly growing stable organization that offers a range of career development opportunities with a comprehensive salary and benefits package. ROCKWOOL is an accessible employer.


If you recognize yourself in this opportunity, please apply, sending an English version of your resume and cover letter by sending your resume.


At the ROCKWOOL Group, we are committed to enriching the lives of everyone who comes into contact with our solutions. Our expertise is perfectly suited to tackle many of today’s biggest sustainability and development challenges, from energy consumption and noise pollution to fire resilience, water scarcity and flooding. Our range of products reflects the diversity of the world’s needs, while supporting our stakeholders in reducing their own carbon footprint.

Stone wool is a versatile material and forms the basis of all our businesses. With approx. 10,500 passionate colleagues in 38 countries, we are the world leader in stone wool solutions, from building insulation to acoustic ceilings, external cladding systems to horticultural solutions, engineered fibres for industrial use to insulation for the process industry and marine & offshore. We encourage you to join our team!


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