Manager of Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and Quality

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Manager of Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and Quality
Salary Range
Base salary of $80-100k
Full benefits, Stock options
Production & Operations Jobs
Textile Manufacturing
Victoria - BC
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Our client, an early phase manufacturer of hi-tech composite materials, is seeking a Manager of Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and Quality. As they scale to the next stage of manufacturing capacity and supply major global OEMs, this position will play a critical role in ensuring the success of the operation.


  • Review and assess a small batch manufacturing process implementing minor and major optimizations using lean and other progressive manufacturing methodologies.
  • Work with Production Manager to plan the production schedule
  • Work closely with engineering and product development to prototype, estimate and plan production of new products.
  • Evaluate and improve internal Quality Control measures
  • Work with suppliers to validate Quality processes
  • Troubleshoot and Solve Quality Control issues
  • Work with Product Development team to develop QC Procedures for new products
  • Manage ordering of input materials from global supply chain to meet production demand
  • Evaluate supplier Quality Control measures and ensure quality standards are met
  • Research, select and implement an MRP system to support Production


  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Extensive understanding of Lean Manufacturing principles and ability to implement them
  • Ability to collaborate with a team with diverse skills and organize and present information clearly
  • Comfortable working in a rapidly changing environment and able to triage many different problems to work on while not being dissuaded by failure
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and experience
  • Able to understand the broader picture of the future growth of the manufacturing operation while working in a very hands-on early phase environment where everyone pitches in when and where required.

Additional experience would be an asset:

  • Functional knowledge of thin film manufacturing and converting
  • Functional knowledge of textile manufacturing techniques
  • Polymer science
  • Carbon fibre manufacturing
  • Paper manufacturing or converting

Our client offers a base salary of $80-100k with some flexibility for exceptional candidates, plus benefits, stock options, and a hard-working, passionate start-up culture which still allows for a healthy work-life balance in beautiful southern Vancouver Island. If you are excited about working with cutting-edge technology and making a real impact on the manufacturing industry, please apply today!

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Reiniell "Niell" Gan


Niell is very passionate about continuous learning and growth and finds fulfillment in helping people secure their ideal position and progress in their respective careers. Niell believes that the employees make a company what it is – doing the work and shaping the culture. He feels empowered to find talent that will drive a company’s success by offering the best talent available in the market.

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