Job Title:

Manager, Industrial Engineering


Canada Goose


Winnipeg, MB

Job Reference:


Closing Date:

January 15, 2020

This role is responsible for the development, improvement, implementation and evaluation of processes within the manufacturing area of the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accountable towards sewing line performance and quality targets
  • Establish labor standards and resolve questions relating to job utilization and performance
  • Present new labour standards to employees and present and defend findings when a rate is questioned
  • Recommend methods for improving worker’s efficiency and reducing waste of materials and utilities
  • Restructuring job duties, reorganizing work flow, relocating work stations / equipment, and purchasing and inventory of equipment
  • Determine how best to use the work force to achieve maximum productivity
  • Provide ongoing recommendations for productivity improvement
  • Establish costs and methods for new styles
  • Develop, monitor and improve our manufacturing process ensuring the highest quality and the lowest cost products are produced using best practices such as Lean Manufacturing
  • Demonstrate leadership by mentoring production staff and promote knowledge transfer between teams
  • Maintain final costing sheets updated for review by the Executive team
  • Maintain Key Product indicator (KPI) executive files with savings for the fiscal year
  • Be fully competent in Leadtec Shop Floor Control system, and be able to manage and train operators and staff in its use
  • Have a full understanding of LEAN Manufacturing Implementation
  • Develop new forms of KPI’s to assist in measuring the performance of requested department
  • Reports and investigates existing results

Experience, Education and Designations:

  • Bachelor Degree in Industrial Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as an Industrial Engineering Technologist in a manufacturing environment
  • Apparel manufacturing experience preferred
  • 2-4 years of managerial experience
  • Experience in a union environment is an asset

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:

  • Hands on experience applying Lean Manufacturing principles
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Exceptional leadership skills, problem solving abilities
    • Strong capabilities in planning, organizing and process control
    • Must be familiar with computers and business software such as MS Office, Excel, CAD, Leadtec
  • Shop Floor Control system, and ERPsoftware

Working Conditions:

  • Manufacturing Environment
  • This position will require travel among plants (domestic only)


If you would like more information about this position or Canada Goose, please contact Teri Berry, Senior Consultant at (204) 934-8822. If you believe you can make a strong contribution to this organization as a Manager, Industrial Engineering, please submit your resume in confidence to quoting #193240.

Quote Job Reference: 193240

Posted 2019-12-13

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