Production Manager

Surrey, BC

About Fluxwerx

A member of LMPG, Fluxwerx Illumination is a growing design and manufacturing company that creates innovative and award-winning architectural LED lighting products, shipping to major buildings across North America and the world. As an emerging leader in the LED lighting industry, we are looking for driven, energetic, creative, and curious professionals to join our dynamic team.

We are currently looking for an experienced Production Manager to join our team. In this role you will be part of the Factory Level Management Team, reporting to the VP of Operations. You will be responsible for leading, and developing the team, while promoting a positive culture of continuous improvement.

This position will ensure production is conducted as planned and according to agreed budgets and policies within a Lean Culture. You will assume full accountability and ownership of your team’s development, of Operations follow-up, and of the execution of projects, ensuring that company safety and quality standards are met.

What You’ll Do

  • Oversee daily management and coordination of plant operations, while ensuring compliance with all labor, safety, environmental and corporate policies and regulations.
  • Oversee and manage the achievement of manufacturing objectives by efficient utilization of manpower, material, and equipment.
  • Drive production efficiency to meet on-time delivery targets while maintaining quality standards of manufactured products.
  • Work with supervisors to ensure that production operators are properly trained on equipment operation to uphold safety practices, minor troubleshooting and care of equipment.
  • Support and lead the team in the development and management of performance indicators (KPI) for Customer On-Time Delivery, Productivity, Efficiency, and Utilization to ensure competitive, constant and reliable results.
  • Manage budgetary planning and monitoring of financial performance to ensure the facility is meeting or exceeding commitments.
  • Identify and implement capital projects that support business objectives.
  • Enforce quality standards and processes; work to continuously improve and optimize operations, production and workforce planning.
  • Provide coaching and training to team members as part of their professional development and maintain a succession planning strategy.
  • Use HR processes and systems to develop the potential of all team members and proactively deal with performance issues.
  • Manage day-to-day challenges and opportunities as they arise, finding innovative and repeatable solutions that can be implemented to drive continuous improvements focusing on processes, tools, and people to optimize manufacturing efficiencies.
  • Educate the team on company policies and drive a culture of trust and respect.
  • Fulfill primary leadership role on our health and safety committee, as well as on the shop floor.
  • Manage and support QA requirements as needed to resolve product quality issues that arise from internal non-conformance, customer inquiries, complaints, etc.

You Bring

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university (preferably in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering).
  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years progressive manufacturing production leadership experience
  • Experience managing large teams (20+ people)
  • Strong experience working with Continuous flow in a Build to Order manufacturing environment.
  • Solid understanding of Lean Manufacturing principles.
  • A strong aptitude for applying analytical and continuous improvement skill sets in a fast-paced manufacturing setting, effectively driving positive changes and enhancements.
  • Excellent leadership and problem-solving skills, documentation, and organizational skills.
  • Excellent English language communication skills (both verbal and written).

What We Offer

  • An opportunity to make your mark in a well-established but growing company.
  • Competitive salary and benefits program.
  • Generous RRSP matching program.
  • Friendly and flexible work environment in an organization driven by innovation.

To explore this opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter in PDF format to and include the job title in the subject line.

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