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Plant Manager in Saint-Éphrem-de-Beauce
Masonite Corporation

Date Posted: 1/21/2019

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Job Description

Our vision is to be the best provider of building products in the eyes of our customers, employees, shareholders, suppliers and communities.

At Masonite, we understand that people are key. We are a composite of diverse people who come together by showing support and respect to one another.

We hire people that demonstrate integrity under pressure. Integrity is at the foundation of everything we do. It is in each door we make, in our commitment delivery and in our honest and sincere communication.

Our employees are flexible, versatile and resilient. Our ability to weather any storm, to bend without breaking, is what allows us to hear the knock and open the door with confidence, no matter what's on the other side.

At Masonite, we hold the door open for each other and for new ideas. We want everyone to freely contribute ideas and add value, so we are positive and encouraging. This collaborative environment is what makes Masonite a transparent, fair company- one that doesn't hide behind closed doors.

We continuously strive to improve both our products and our customers' experiences. This drive leads us to revolutionize the door industry and help people walk through walls.


Reporting to the VP Operations – Architectural with dotted line to the General Manager Canada, the Plant Manager oversees the activities of the manufacturing operations in St Ephrem through a team of supervisors and group leaders. This role ensures that we produce quality products that are delivered to the customer complete and on time. This leader verifies all reports according to the Masonite Blueprint. The Plant Manager consistently improves the efficiency of labor, materials, and machines through the deployment of Lean Six Sigma.


  • Member of the St Ephrem Management team, the plant manager overseas the operational aspects of the P&L for the site.
  • Monitors operations for efficiency and safety ensuring that all applicable regulatory requirements are met/followed
  • Deploys Lean Manufacturing techniques in the area of quality, cost reduction, complete and on-time deliveries, safety, customer satisfaction, employee relations, visual controls and plant performance measures
  • Provides leadership for employee relations through effective communications, coaching, training and development and problem resolution in a way that supports the Blueprint
  • Drives improvements in plant operations, manufacturing processes and standardized work procedures leading to productivity and efficiency gains through application of Lean Tools
  • Oversees production supervision staff for all shifts
  • Develops production schedules to meet internal goals and customer expectations
  • Establishes and directs plant policies and procedures
  • Monitors overall plant performance for production and quality standards
  • Drives all company safety policies, practices and procedures to ensure 100% compliance
  • Responsible for operational labor metrics, improvement in the Team Improvement Process and OEE metrics
  • Facilitates Lean Six Sigma process improvement opportunities throughout the plant and be the plant ambassador for quality and process excellence
  • Working knowledge of Full P&L with ownership of direct labor, variable OH and distribution cost; works closely with finance and sales & marketing to partner towards sales objectives

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, Operations Management or other relevant degree
  • 8 years of operations management experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Self-driven, accountable, high integrity, open communicator, strong work ethic
  • Intermediate computer skills in programs such as MS Word, MS Excel, and Outlook are required, fast, and accurate data entry skills
  • Experience working in and to develop high performing teams
  • General accounting knowledge helpful
  • Strong time management skills
  • Must be able to handle various issues simultaneously and prioritize
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Experience with ERP software is an asset.