Director of Operations

Canada
06 July 2020
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Turning stone into remarkable products

Transforming natural resources into high-quality stone wool products puts you at the center of what makes ROCKWOOL successful in its industry. In our technologically-advanced production environment, you work closely with skilled colleagues who all strive to improve and optimize our manufacturing processes. You are offered the opportunity to work in an organization which cares about its employees and has a people-driven culture.

POSITION: DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS – Grand Forks, BC 

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:

The Director of Operations reports directly to the Technical Operations Director for North America.  This role manages site factory operations and has the following roles reporting into it: Production Manager, Maintenance Manager, Quality/Environment Manager, H&S Manager, Warehouse Manager and Project Manager.

The purpose of the job is to manufacture and deliver ROCKWOOL products in line with customer expectations and according to technical specifications, production plan and budgeted cost price. You will pursue efficiency improvements and cost reduction continuously and to assess development, propose and implement capital projects.  You will be responsible for managing the department to achieve its objectives in terms of quality, quantity, customer satisfaction, cost efficiency and management development.

This is what you offer:

  • A university degree, with emphasis on Engineering, Supply Chain, or other technical major.
  • At least 5 years of manufacturing leadership experience, ideally gained in the building materials, chemicals, steel, automotive sectors or related  continuous flow manufacturing operations of appropriate scale and complexity.
  • Advanced communication skills
  • Previous experience leading operations in a unionized facility.

Interested?

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

ABOUT ROCKWOOL North America

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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