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Boart Longyear Production Manager in North Bay, Ontario

Job Description:

Boart Longyear is a global leader in drilling services, providing innovative and reliable solutions to the mining and drilling industry. With a rich history spanning over 130 years, Boart Longyear is committed to delivering excellence in safety, drilling services, and technology.

We are currently seeking a Production Manager to join our Boart Longyear team in North Bay, Ontario.

The Role

The Production Manager must ensure that goods and services are produced efficiently; that they are of the right quality, quantity, and cost; and that they are produced on time, to the satisfaction of our internal and external customers. The scope of the job includes process production and batch production using LEAN concepts to ensure waste elimination.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years of directly related experience

  • Project management skills

  • Leadership and interpersonal skills

  • Experience with LEAN manufacturing and its concepts

  • Experience working with a unionized work force

  • The successful candidate must also be able to handle responsibility and the pressure of meeting deadlines.

  • Must be authorized to work in Canada

  • Must have valid Canada Driver’s License


The production manager is involved with the planning, coordination and control of industrial processes and also responsible for both human and material resources. The role will be involved in both the pre-production (planning) stage as well as the production (control and supervision) stage. A large part of production management involves dealing with people, particularly those who work in your team.

The role is involved with product design and purchasing. In this position you will have to make many of the decisions yourself, but in the organization work with production planners, controllers, production engineers and production supervisors who will assist you on a day-to-day basis.

Typical work activities include:

  • Communicate and implement change as directed

  • Lead a unionized environment

  • Health and safety compliance in accordance with company policy

  • Provide leadership by establishing clear expectations and demonstrating high standards of work practices and safety conscious behavior.

  • Establish, maintain and promote high standards of customer service.

  • Experience working within policies and procedures and understanding of compliance.

  • Ensure compliance with Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) procedures and practices.

  • Supervision of all staff under your direct or indirect control.

  • Administration duties as required to ensure daily KPI performance is achieved.

  • All resources are utilized efficiently.

  • Train and monitor staff in standard operating procedures (SOP) and safe work practices, including new employee inductions and tool box talks.

  • Continuously monitor the performance and activities of the manufacturing process through the use of KPIs, with a primary focus on capacity utilization

  • Implement and maintain Lean Principles

  • Develop the production team towards becoming autonomous Kaizen teams – capable of maintaining and improving their process daily

  • Standardize and sustain the lean organization structure for production team through Tier Meetings, Team Boards, Standard Work, Visual Controls & Gemba Walk

  • Follow the Standard Work for Production Manager and set an example for Supervisors to react quickly to alerts signaled by the team members and implement necessary improvements for KPI deviations

  • Use of A3 Report and Problem-Solving tools to manage the cost-savings and downtime reduction projects as part of plant’s overall strategy in improving the value delivered to customers

  • Ensure the strategic projects identified are executed such as cellular layout, plant leveling, lead time reduction.

Compensation, Benefits and Perks

Talented people are attracted to companies with long-term success and a supportive workplace culture that encourages work-life balance. Boart Longyear offers competitive pay, comprehensive benefits, and career advancement opportunities. If hired, you can expect:

  • a strong compensation plan

  • medical, vision, and dental program

  • retirement program (Boart Longyear Pension Plan)

  • employee recognition rewards program (BRAVO)

  • employee assistance program

Company Overview

Established in 1890, Boart Longyear is the world’s leading provider of drilling services, orebody knowledge technology, and innovative, safe, and productivity-driven drilling equipment. With its main focus in mining and exploration activities spanning a wide range of commodities, including copper, gold, nickel, zinc, uranium, and other metals and minerals, the Company holds a substantial presence in the energy, oil sands exploration, and environmental sectors. The Global Drilling Services division operates for a diverse mining customer base with drilling methods including diamond coring exploration, reverse circulation, large diameter rotary, mine dewatering, water supply drilling, pump services, production, and sonic drilling services. The Global Products division offers sophisticated research and development and holds hundreds of patented designs to manufacture, market, and service reliable drill rigs, innovative drill string products, rugged performance tooling, durable drilling consumables, and quality parts for customers worldwide. Veracio, a wholly owned Boart Longyear subsidiary, offers mining clients a range of solutions that improve, automate, and digitally transform their orebody sciences by championing a modern approach through a diverse product portfolio that fuse science and technology together with digital accessibility. Veracio leverages artificial intelligence and advanced analytics to accelerate real-time decision making and significantly lower the cost of mineral exploration. Boart Longyear is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, and listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in Sydney, Australia (ASX:BLY). Visit the website, and follow Boart Longyear on social media: LinkedIn , Facebook , Instagram and Twitter .

Auto req ID: 14975BR
Job Code: 120003 Manager 1.06.Manager
Function: Manufacturing
Region (Business Group): NAM
Country: Canada
State/Province: Ontario
City: North Bay