Director of Manufacturing


Job Title: Director of Manufacturing

Company: Confidential

Industry: Printing and Packaging

Location: Greater Vancouver, BC

About Our client:

Our client is a leading provider of printing and packaging solutions, servicing a diverse clientele across various industries. We pride ourselves on our commitment to innovation, sustainability, and exceptional customer service. As we continue to expand, we are seeking an experienced Director of Manufacturing to join our team.

Job Summary:

We are looking for a dynamic and experienced Director of Manufacturing to lead our manufacturing operations, ensuring that we maintain the highest quality standards while maximizing efficiency and profitability. The successful candidate will have a strong background in printing and packaging, a proven track record of leadership, and the ability to drive continuous improvement initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all aspects of manufacturing operations, including production planning, scheduling, quality control, equipment maintenance, and inventory management.
  • Develop and implement strategic plans to optimize production processes, improve efficiency, reduce waste, and minimize downtime.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with key suppliers and vendors, ensuring a reliable supply chain and effective cost management.
  • Collaborate with other departments, including Sales, Marketing, and Engineering, to ensure seamless coordination and alignment of objectives.
  • Implement and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to track operational performance and identify areas for improvement.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant industry regulations, safety standards, and environmental policies.
  • Develop and manage an annual manufacturing budget, making data-driven decisions to improve profitability and support company growth.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement, encouraging innovation and empowering employees to take ownership of their roles and responsibilities.
  • Recruit, train, and mentor manufacturing staff, providing regular performance feedback and fostering a positive work environment.
  • Stay up-to-date on industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices, ensuring that Our client remains at the forefront of the printing and packaging industry.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, or a related field; Master’s degree preferred.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in manufacturing, with at least 5 years in a leadership role within the printing and packaging industry.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing large-scale manufacturing operations and driving continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Strong knowledge of lean manufacturing principles, Six Sigma, and other process improvement methodologies.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and build strong relationships with suppliers and vendors.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make data-driven decisions and drive positive change.
  • Familiarity with industry-specific software, ERP systems, and manufacturing equipment.
  • Experience in implementing and maintaining quality management systems, such as ISO 9001.
  • Commitment to upholding the highest standards of safety, quality, and environmental responsibility.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Our client is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From $85,000.00 per year


  • Casual dress
  • Company car
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay


  • Manufacturing: 10 years (preferred)
  • Printing: 5 years (preferred)

Work Location: One location

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