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Production Chief - NEW

Production Chief - NEW

Certified "Remarkable Employer", NANUK's mission is to innovate, design and manufacture products and services to support the passions of its customers. Its range of waterproof cases, NANUK, inspires confidence in professionals around the world, who use them to store, protect and transport their equipment and instruments in some of the most inhospitable environments. The company is proud to offer tailor-made products and various complementary services to customers in Canada and abroad.


  • Permanent and full-time daytime position (40hrs; 8am to 5pm);
  • Weekdays from Monday to Friday;
  • Group insurance program after 6 months in office;
  • Retirement plan program after 6 months in office;
  • Virtual health program;
  • Years of service recognition program;
  • Paid corporate events;
  • Opportunities for advancement and professional development in a growing company;
  • 4 weeks of vacation after one year in service according to the reference year;
  • Unlimited coffee and hot chocolate;
  • On-site fitness center;
  • Human leadership, a culture of collaboration and teamwork;
  • A corporate culture open to equity, diversity and inclusion;
  • A good working atmosphere;
  • And because on top of all that we are certified REMARKABLE EMPLOYER!!!!


  • Manage and coordinate the assembly lines as well as the screen printing department in order to guarantee an optimal level of service and efficiency;
  • With his Operational Excellence colleagues and different teams, analyze production processes and evaluate their efficiency, using the necessary performance indicators (KPIs);
  • Monitor the workforce plan and develop the flexibility needed to achieve the production plan while optimizing efficiency;
  • Ensure that the equipment, tools, methods and instructions for the production cells are available and adequate to avoid waste and loss of time in order to optimize resources and service;
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and make recommendations for continuous improvement and productivity;
  • Ensure the development and monitoring of processes in terms of production, quality, health and safety rules;
  • Conduct active supervision rounds with supervisors in order to prevent and resolve production issues directly at the source;
  • Motivate and evaluate the staff under his/her responsibility and revise expectations or objectives based on individual performance and support team members in the development of their skills;
  • Communicate objectives to his/her teams and ensure the development and implementation of action plans;
  • With the collaboration of his manager, participate in the planning and management of the operational budget under his supervision;
  • Implement and proceed with the production of reports and a report on the status of his department (productivity, delivery time, production start-up, status of orders, etc.),
  • Prepare and present the operational information to the operations management;
  • Ensure with his/her manager that the necessary resources (financial / human / material) are available to achieve the objectives and coordinate the assessment of staff needs;
  • Work closely with all company resources to lead with integrity and establish and maintain a trusting, inclusive and productive environment;
  • Perform various related tasks.


  • Bachelor's degree in industrial engineering, operations and logistics, or in business administration, or other relevant training;
  • 10 years of experience in operations management;
  • Results oriented;
  • Change management and collaboration skills;
  • Demonstrate a practical operational approach, hands-on leadership;
  • Bilingualism, French and English, spoken and written;
  • Knowledge of implementation and monitoring of performance indicators (MES);
  • Good knowledge of the MS Office Suite, Knowledge of Business Central, an asset;
  • Experience in implementing MRP, MES and other systems (an asset);
  • Knowledge of good management practices and continuous improvement ("Lean manufacturing", Kanban, Kaisen, TPS, 5S);
  • Knowledge of the manufacturing environment.

By applying to NANUK, you will be part of a team of tightly knit professionals for whom each day represents a new opportunity to fulfill yourself and have fun with colleagues.

Send us your CV by email we can't wait to meet you!