Director of Operations

Every time you open your front door and look outside, every time you look through a patio door or a window, chances are you’re interacting with a Novatech product. Our expertise makes the lives of thousands of families that much more beautiful every day.

Novatech is looking for an exceptional person to oversee operations at its Beauceville plants.

Reporting to the Vice President of Operations, the Director of Operations will oversee production planning and management, quality control and manufacturing maintenance. They will also oversee shipping and receiving and continuous improvement activities. This person will be in charge of leading, directing and guiding plant operations to ensure performance that aligns with the Group’s corporate objectives, values and guidelines.

Are you looking to work for a growing and innovative company? Do you want to develop and thrive in a workplace that puts people first, where fun and a positive attitude meet a passion for the product? Come discover Novatech! There’s a whole world behind our expertise. Now we just need you!


Main responsibilities

  • Identify and propose areas of improvement and spearhead change management with a focus on growth and investment
  • Implement various plans and programs (productivity, cost reduction, capacity increase or investments, coaching, etc.) and mobilize the teams to achieve the set objectives
  • Ensure thorough application of the quality system and the occupational health and safety program
  • Establish and monitor plant performance indicators, improve the performance of activities under your responsibility (production, maintenance, receiving/shipping)
  • Ensure the implementation of the preventive maintenance program (control, corrective actions, predictive maintenance)
  • Take part in preparing the annual operations and investment budget for the plant and ensure its sound management
  • Set individual and group objectives, use performance management processes and tools to manage direct reports and their teams and play an active role in developing future leaders
  • Maintain a focus on high-quality production and achieve operational and financial goals for your site
  • Get involved with various plant and company committees (management, OHS, labour relations, quality, SAGE, etc.) and ensure constant communication within the unit
  • Maintain a work environment that is conducive to employee development and involvement


What we’re looking for

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (in a relevant specialization) or in Operations Management or any other combination of relevant education and experience
  • At least 15 years of experience in the manufacturing field and at least 5 years of production or operations management, or experience as a plant manager in a medium-sized unit in a unionized environment
  • Experience in deploying and driving continuous improvement
  • Good technical understanding of industrial mechanics and an excellent command of preventive maintenance programs for equipment
  • Analysis and strategic skills Ability to use key indicators to track plant performance and identify strategies
  • Experience in implementing modern management tools and methods, including managing work team performance, developing and monitoring performance indicators, team accountability, accountability for results and coaching managers
  • Passion for workplace health and safety
  • Ability to lead and work in a unionized environment
  • Proficiency in MS Office tools and comfortable with software and technology in general
  • Good command of French and English


What you’ll find at Novatech

  • A very competitive overall compensation package
  • Opportunities to get involved
  • People-first management
  • Opportunities for growth
  • A great work culture
  • A collaborative and supportive environment
  • Passion and pride in our products


So, do you want to open the door to success? Contact us!



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