Job Title:

Fibre Plant Manager / Foam Plant Manager


Workvantage International


Brampton, ON

Type of Employment: Full time–Permanent
Salary: $48.07 per hour, 40 hours per week.

Job duties:

  • Hire, supervise and train or oversee training of employees in the use of new equipment or production techniques
  • Plan, organize, direct and schedule fibre or foam product production depending on the position you are applying for
  • Plan and manage the establishment of departmental budget.
  • Prepare and discuss costing, efficiency of raw material and waste usage and reports
  • Plan and implement changes to machinery and equipment, production systems and methods of work.
  • Develop production schedules and maintain an inventory of raw materials and finished products. Ensure raw materials are received and properly labelled as per WHMIS regulation
  • Develop equipment maintenance schedules and recommend the replacement of machines.
  • Direct quality control inspections. Ensure that fibre or foam products produced meet customer specifications and quality standards. (Depending on the position you are applying)
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives
  • Organize and maintain inventory
  • Ensure safe operation of machinery, such as hoists, conveyors and saws, packing equipment
  • Manages set up and shut down of fibre line equipment, ensuring strict procedural and maintenance guidelines are followed
  • Monitor fibre product production process and ensure smooth operation with minimal waste


  • Education: Completion of a college or university program in engineering or equivalent is required.
  • Experience: At least 5 years of experience is required. If the candidate does not have 5 years of experience, then a post- secondary certificate is required.
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods training required (This is for Foam plant manager position)
  • Technical Knowledge Required for FIBRE PLANT MANAGER
  • Master of polyester fibre product production (thermal bond, resin bonded, air blown)
  • Extensive knowledge and experience managing polyester fibre product manufacturing lines and equipment, including maintenance
  • In-depth applied knowledge of Polyester Fibre Roll production lines and components (cards, conveyors, ovens, hoppers, static and humidity controls, PLC, etc)
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly and accurately manipulate production variables to achieve desired results
  • Mathematical skills, understanding and ability to set parameters ability to think and act logically
  • Technical Knowledge Required for FOAM PLANT MANAGER
  • Master of chemical formulations
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with Polyurethane foam manufacturing
  • In-depth applied knowledge of Pour Line equipment (pour heads, conveyors, controls)
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems with tight deadlines and under pressure
  • Pronounced ability to react to changes and make critical decisions quickly
  • Mathematical skills, understanding and ability to set parameters ability to think and act logically

Strong command of the English language (must be able to read, write and speak fluently)

We provide disability benefits, extended medical insurance and dental insurance benefits


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Posted 2020-03-23

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