Manufacturing Department Manager

Posted on 2023-11-28
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Bridgewater, Canada
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Job Description

Manufacturing Department Manager

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Discover More than a Career with Michelin

Manufacturing Department Manager

Bridgewater, Nova Scotia

Since 1889, Michelin has innovated to enhance the mobility of people and goods.

A world leader and a top-seller in the tire industry, Michelin is setting benchmarks across every tire and travel-related services market, while leading a global strategy to drive sustainable, profitable growth. Michelin believes this growth is propelled not only by business, but also by the professional success of our employees.

Michelin designs, manufactures, and sells tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles, earthmovers, farm equipment, heavy-duty trucks, and motorcycles. In Nova Scotia, Canada, Michelin employees over 3600 and operates three manufacturing facilities in Pictou County, the Annapolis Valley and on the South Shore.

Michelin North America (Canada) Inc is seeking an experienced Manufacturing Department Manager to join its team in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia.

The role of the Manufacturing Department Manager is to drive on-site employee performance towards the achievement of company business objectives relating to safety, quality, customer service, and cost.


This position requires the successful candidate to ensure production and quality progress performance in their area of responsibility. Job responsibilities include:

  • leadership to achieve business objectives in safety, quality, customer service and cost;
  • production and maintenance planning;
  • budget management;
  • Identification and of process improvements;
  • developing and implementing employee coaching plans;
  • working closely on a multi-functional team to improve capabilities through effective performance management;
  • employee development; and
  • succession planning;

Requirements for this position include:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent;
  • 5+ years progressive production and people management experience in a manufacturing environment.

Assets and Competencies:

The successful candidate should demonstrate the following:

  • ability to build lasting internal and external relationships;
  • strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • well organized and able to balance multiple tasks simultaneously;
  • ability to engage and empower staff and use key employee metrics and performance indicators such as safety, quality, customer service and cost to identify and recognize positive performance; and
  • solid teamwork, interpersonal, leadership and planning skills.

How to apply:

Candidates should clearly indicate how they meet the requirements listed above in their applications. We ask you to merge your covering letter and resume into one Word or PDF document. Applications should be submitted before December 8th, 2023.

Candidates selected to participate in the first round of interviews will be contacted via e-mail. All other candidates will be notified when the hiring process is complete.

Moving Forward Together: your career with Michelin

Michelin firmly believes that business performance and the professional success of our employees go hand in hand. Our approach to career development reaffirms the values that guide us every day and expresses the mutual commitments that Michelin Group has undertaken to ensure everyone is able to find fulfillment in their role. Performance and potential are assessed with a view to the long-term and training policies allow each employee to continue to grow throughout their career, while helping to drive the company’s development.

Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. offers competitive compensation and benefits, comprehensive training programs, opportunities for advancement and a workplace that values and demonstrates its commitment to diversity.