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Plant Manager

York Region, ON
Food Production

Today Argentus is bringing you another manufacturing leadership role, this time for one of our top clients in the Food Production industry. This organization has a great history in the industry, and boasts a number of successful in-house brands in their food category. As they continue to grow, they’re expanding their team to match, and today they’re looking for a Plant Manager!

Reporting to the CFO, this Plant Manager will lead the company’s manufacturing operation at their site in the York Region, ON (location confidential for now). As a key member of the leadership team, this Plant Manager will be hit the ground running to lead the production, procurement, and logistics involved in creation of the company’s products, working to find efficiencies and continue to improve the company’s production process, while meeting and exceeding key performance indicators including financial targets and quality benchmarks. The successful candidate will oversee development of new products and packaging from a production standpoint, in close collaboration with the sales and marketing departments. You will lead a variety of key manufacturing and supply chain teams, working to manage day-to-day production while also leading longer-term, strategic enhancement projects based on software data and Lean manufacturing principles. You will work to foster a culture of safety and quality within the facility, and coach and mentor the various teams involved in production to success. 

This role is an excellent fit for someone who has successfully led a manufacturing operation within the Food, CPG and/or Pharmaceutical industries. The successful candidate needs to have solid exposure to production, procurement and logistics, as well as a track record of successful continuous improvement projects, and a good understanding of manufacturing software and systems. If this sounds like you, and you’re looking to move into a great leadership role, reach out to Argentus today! Send an email with your current resume to

Please note: This capsule job description is meant to give a summary of the role. A full job description is available upon request. We regret that only candidates already located in Canada are eligible to apply. 

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