Job Description – Canadian Solar Solutions Inc.
Canadian Solar Inc. is one of the world’s largest solar modular producers. As a leading vertically integrated provider of ingots, wafers, solar cells, solar modules, solar power systems and specialized solar products, Canadian Solar delivers uncompromising value to its customers across the globe.
Position Title: Production Manager
Reports To: Director of Operations
A production manager is a key member of the manufacturing team and plays a crucial role in ensuring that production runs efficiently and meets quality standards. Strong leadership and management skills, a deep understanding of production processes, quality control, and safety regulations are all prudent to profitability and mission success. Also, the manager must be able to work closely with other departments to ensure that production meets customer demand and the company's overall business objectives.
- Developing and implementing production plans and schedules to meet customer demand
- Monitors production performance and analyzing production data to identify areas for improvement
- Manages budgets, costs, and resources effectively to optimize production processes
- Maintains quality control standards for all products produced
- Ensures compliance with health and safety regulations in the production environment
- Analyzes production data and metrics to identify areas for improvement and optimize production processes
- Hires, trains, and supervises production staff
- Identifies and resolves production issues in a timely manner to minimize downtime
- Works closely with other departments such as sales, marketing, and logistics to coordinate production and meet customer needs
- Implements continuous improvement initiatives to increase efficiency, reduce waste, and improve product quality
- Keeps up to date with industry trends and best practices in production management to ensure the company remains competitive
Qualifications and Experience:
- A bachelor's degree in engineering, business management, or a related field
- 10 years’ experience in manufacturing environments with track record of performance and advancement in a manufacturing or production management role
- In-depth knowledge of production management, risk management, and safety regulations
- Strong leadership and management skills, including the ability to motivate and develop a team
- Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with staff, customers, and suppliers
- Understanding of quality control standards and production processes
- Experience with production planning and scheduling, budgeting, and resource management
- Knowledge of EH&S regulations with experience from the production industry
- Proficiency with computer software and systems related to production management
- Ability to work under pressure, manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, and meet tight deadlines
Note: The company reserves the right to change the duties and responsibilities of this position at any time as its own discretion.
Canadian Solar Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.
We are committed to ensuring accessibility for persons with disabilities by identifying, removing and preventing barriers to promote the rights of all persons and to create an inclusive and accessible working environment.
Upon individual request, Canadian Solar will endeavor to remove any barrier to the hiring process to accommodate those candidates with disabilities.
Original: December 2016
Revised: March 2018