Label Production Manager

Title Label Production Manager
Categories Production Management
Canada? y
Job Information



Who We are:

Established in 1982, Great Little Box Company is a leading manufacturer of Corrugated Boxes, Labels, Protective Packaging, Folding Cartons, and Shipping Supplies. We make almost anything a company will need to package, ship out, and display their products.

We were awarded Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers (2018) published by the Globe and Mail, as well as BC’s Top Employers (2018) published by the Vancouver Sun.  We are also recognized as a Platinum member of Deloitte’s list of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and have achieved multiple Design and Print awards from trade organizations such as TAPPI, the FTA, and the PPC for just some of the outstanding products we manufacture.  When we have a great year, we take all staff to México or Las Vegas. Without a doubt, we are a great place to work.

Come join our winning team of individuals; we’re passionate, energetic and committed to provide excellence in packaging solutions

Position Purpose and Summary:

The Label Production Manager will manage the production facility in a way that meets safety, quality standards, output, and efficiency targets. The Label Production Manager will implement systems for reducing waste and non-conformance, and staff training programs that improve employee productivity and skill development. Additionally, the Label Production Manager will champion GLBC’s One Best Way continual improvement program, fostering a culture of safety, cleanliness, efficiency, and quality output.

Core Accountabilities:

Production Scheduling and Planning

  • Reviews weekly production schedule and identifies actions to resolve anticipated scheduling or production issues.
  • Determines necessary manpower, skill levels and action plans to achieve production volume and requirements.
  • Communicates the weekly production schedule to the Production Team and reviews progress of output produced v. scheduled.

People Management

  • Works with the VP Operations to determine optimal staffing requirements, skill sets and compensation; ensures the timely and effective hiring, onboarding, training, evaluation and management of all production staff.
  • Evaluates employee training programs, identifies constraints and weaknesses in plant staff and procedures and takes the lead in training and coaching initiatives to effect improvements.
  • Manages employee vacation scheduling, assesses the impact of absenteeism, reviews with supervisors and implements resource strategies.
  • Completes performance planning and feedback for all production staff.
  • Promote the company culture and strategic goals with all staff.
  • Develops a long term retention strategy for the facility; works with the VP Operations to ensure wages, educational programs and any other workplace benefits meet or exceed market conditions and champion a winning environment.

Production Management

  • Examines production flow and ensures actions are taken to alleviate “bottlenecks” and non-value added activities in order to relieve capacity problems.
  • Investigates material shortages and non-conformance and implements strategies to accommodate revised production schedules.
  • Attends production meetings and presents progress reports.

GLBC is fully committed to two things – our employees and our customers. We offer employee-based recognition and reward programs including profit sharing, continuous improvement incentives, and companywide performance goals. We emphasize teamwork but value individual contributions to the team. If you are someone who values customers and a truly Great place to work – Please apply below if interested.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.


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