Plant Manager

Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Operations
New Brunswick
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Job Title: Plant Manager
Location: Sussex, New Brunswick

The Shaw Group Ltd has a 160 year history in Atlantic Canada that has been committed to making a positive contribution to the communities and regions in which they operate including being recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Private Companies for 20 consecutive years. As one of Atlantic Canada’s largest builders and community developers, with a growing real estate portfolio that supports many of their manufacturing divisions they have the runway which enables them to up their game and become world class in all of their operations.

The Prestige Homes story began in 1973 at their manufacturing facility located in Sussex, NB, where they still operate from today, with over 150 employees. As part of the Shaw Group, Prestige Homes goes beyond just building a house. They like to think of their homes as precision-engineered. Their design and construction processes are unparalleled, ensuring each home exceeds building codes, often surpassing what the average home builder might do. With business booming, Prestige Homes is looking to add a Plant Manager to lead their team in Sussex, NB.

As the Plant Manager you will oversee the day-to-day operations of the plant. Hitting the ground running, you will work to identify opportunities for process improvement to support the plant increasing its capacity to meet an increasing level of sales. In collaboration with your team, you will develop and implement programs that will improve the manufacturing process and drive the behavioural changes necessary to create a culture of excellence. You will be a driver of company culture and work to gain buy-in during positive change. You will also be responsible for the mentorship and career development of your staff, as well as to cultivate and maintain a strong relationship with employees across the organization. In addition to your work in the plant, you will be part of cross functional teams with other Shaw Group divisions to drive efficiencies and share best practices.

Your manufacturing experience coupled with your leadership skills, analytical capability, and knowledge of continuous improvement make you a strong candidate for this role. You enjoy jumping into an opportunity with both feet, being a hands-on manager and directing traffic on a day-to-day basis to ensure production is operating in an efficient state. You have demonstrated an ability to be a self-starter and successfully implement both process and cultural change within an organization while understanding how to get buy-in from a variety of stakeholders. As a leader you are able to engage and motivate staff and look to celebrate successes within your team.

Prestige Homes is in the enviable position of being a go-to brand for those looking for a modular home. As part of this stable and growing industry, you will have the opportunity to leverage your experience to have significant impact on The Shaw Group’s ability to achieve their real estate strategy to be the largest and best builder in the region. You will be supported in your own professional development in an environment that recognizes employee/ team contributions and be part of an organization that takes pleasure in the knowledge that thousands of families in Atlantic Canada and beyond have trusted them with the construction of their new home.

To express interest in this opportunity please apply online by clicking “Apply Now” below.

For more information contact Katherine Risley, Partner, at 902-424-1120 and or Jessica Severeyns, Recruitment Specialist at 902-421-1310 and, or please apply online by clicking the “Apply Now” button below. If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let Katherine or Jessica know.

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