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Plant Manager - Langley, BC

langley, BC, CA, V1M 3A4

Oldcastle Infrastructure
Enclosure Solutions



Job ID:  273620



Primex has been providing premium engineered plastic media panels to leading service providers, integrators and builders for years. With over 1,000,000 installations, our innovative SOHO Pro™ Media Panels provide 15x wireless transparency over their metal counterparts while laying the foundation for the connected home. Our line of Wave Outside Plant Enclosures, designed in collaboration with our customers, offers flexible, reliable solutions for copper, coax and fiber while delivering a top quality, North American manufactured product. Meeting and exceeding our customers needs is what sets us apart. Smart starts here.




  • Leadership
    • Drive a continuous improvement culture to keep our organization moving forward.
    • Ensure the health, safety and wellness of all operations colleagues.
    • Manage and develop all teams to their best ability; along with hiring and expanding teams as needed for future growth.
    • Ensure adequate skills and knowledge are developed within the teams to support production requirements and cross-training plans are in place to fully maximize human resources.
    • Constant evaluation of manufacturing capacity and related human resources needs.
    • Provide mentorship and career development opportunities as required.
    • Set clear departmental goals and communicate to the teams
    • Monitor team performance and manage reporting metrics
    • Recognize high performance and reward accomplishments
    • Coach underperforming areas and teams in order to achieve results required
    • Support leadership team to drive the business forward; bringing new strategies, ideas and best practices
    • Model the mission, vision and values of Primex, lead the team to exceed expectations


  • Operations
    • Determine the strategic direction of the company’s manufacturing unit, setting the plan for products, processes, and factory relationships with the goal of increasing efficiency and profitability
    • Coordinate team activities to optimize cost performance of the plant through capital investment programs, optimizing operating working capital usage and minimizing waste through the development of a continuous improvement culture encompassing efficient principles and clear strategic development 
    • Responsible for the safety, productivity, quality, maintenance, automation, and project completion within the plants to meet production targets
    • Plan, organize, direct, and evaluate the operations of our Manufacturing Center of Excellence based in Langley
    • Collaborate closely with engineering and product management in the product development phase
    • Plan, organize, and evaluate the operations of our subcontractors (local and US based)
    • Evaluate and consult with team leaders on manufacturing processes, employees, materials, and equipment to ensure maximum efficiency and quality
    • Be a steward of our safety culture, raising awareness and involvement in safety improvement projects, and leading through daily example.
    • Support CAPEX and OPEX budgets and projects
    • Ensure CAPEX projects are planned and executed on time, on budget. 
    • Responsible for production KPIs, including efficiency, absenteeism, and output to ensure First Time, On Time, Every Time goals are achieved.




  • A high achiever who strives for constant personal and organizational growth
  • Excellent analytical reasoning and problem-solving skills
  • Manufacturing experience required; plastic injection molding a strong asset
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and conflict resolution skills
  • Experience as a people leader who can develop and coach a team to the best of their ability
  • Proven experience leading complex operations teams and managing change effectively
  • A proven ability to effectively work with and influence executive leadership; can successfully negotiate for resources, budgets, and schedules
  • A proactive approach to risk management
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Office 365
  • Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Management, Applied Science or a related field
  • In-depth knowledge of performance metrics


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle Enclosure Solutions (OES), a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date Posted:  May 15, 2021

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