Our client located on Northern BC has an immediate openings for a Plant Operations Superintendent.

Pay Rate: $90-93k


  • Ensure safety of all employees and contractors working in operating unit or department by driving continuous improvement towards a true safety culture. This includes supporting all corporate safety programs; developing SOP’s, identifying and eliminating hazards, and enforcing all safety rules.
  • Ensure compliance with all standards and programs (safety, environmental, quality, maintenance and manufacturing policies and procedures) within area of responsibility.
  • Responsible for manufacturing and maintenance operations through subordinate supervisors.
  • Lead, plan and participate in process improvement, cost reductions and continuous improvement projects as part of the site business plan.
  • Direct daily production and maintenance operations and systems to ensure production meets delivery schedules.
  • Develop and lead preventative/predictive maintenance, including working with Hydraulics, Electrical, Instrumentation, Process Control, Pneumatic, Power Transmissions, Welding, and Fabrication, vibration analysis, balancing, alignment, oil analysis and NDT.
  • Assist and participate with interviewing, selection and orientation process, has significant responsibility for the hiring process from recommendation to hiring and promotions.
  • Ensure and maintain established customer focus for employees, effectively maintain positive relationships with key strategic external and internal customers/suppliers.
  • Responsible for staff training, performance management/development, setting daily work schedules. Provide coaching and counseling on performance feedback, up to initiating and assisting with corrective action.
  • Manage production and maintenance department budget and participate in forecasting activities to ensure sales targets are met and mill efficiencies are maintained.
  • Ensure equipment supplies and mill facilities are in appropriate working condition to meet business needs.
  • Prepare timely reports for distribution to internal customers; maintain accurate records and files.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.


  • Maintain thorough knowledge of mill process and equipment, have workable knowledge of industry technological developments and best practices.
  • Thorough knowledge of company product, policies and procedures.
  • Thorough knowledge of effective and efficient production and manufacturing methods.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and project management skills.
  • Demonstrated skills or knowledge of managerial and supervisory skills.
  • Skills or knowledge of budgeting and financial analysis skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Strong analytical and mathematical ability.
  • Ability to operate a computer and supporting software packages.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to effectively implement change.
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and lead teams.
  • Ability to effectively manage conflict.


  • Associates’ degree in Business, Manufacturing, Production or related field.
    Bachelors’ degree preferred.


Please submit resumes to george@halliwellconsulting.com including salary expectations and availability or contact George Halliwell @ 1 877-737-6562 extension 109.

Job Number 1953