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Manager, Production Control
|Company - Location:||Vancouver Shipyards - North Vancouver, BC|
|Department:||Shipyard – Technical|
Why choose Seaspan?
Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards was recently selected under the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS) to be Canada’s West Coast Centre of Excellence and long-term partner for the building of Non-Combat vessels. The $8 billion Non-Combat program will create stable work over the next decade and see the construction of 7 ships to start (3 Offshore Fisheries Science Vessels, 1 Offshore Oceanographic Science Vessels, 1 Polar Icebreaker and 2 Joint Support Ships). If you are passionate about shipbuilding like we are, you will jump at the chance to join our world-class yards and help build the next generation of vessels for the Royal Canadian Navy and Canadian Coast Guard.
We can provide you with a rewarding and challenging career building state-of-the-art ships, all the while, living in a unique and spectacular city. Vancouver has been rated amongst the top 3 most livable cities in the world based on 5 criteria: stability, healthcare, culture and environment, education and infrastructure.
Your future career opportunity
As Manager, Production Control joining a brand new department, you will be responsible for setting up processes and management plans, insuring they are implemented in a timely manner. You will be managing all production control activities for steel and outfitting production operations. You are the one with the cool overview of everything that going on... From release of work packages, dispatching material lists for delivery to productions, and expediting material shortages. You will also monitor and develop performance reports and manage Material Requirements Planning (MRP) system data. You will report on setbacks and lead times, and identify and implement necessary corrective actions. Your attention to detailed capacity planning activities to level load production work will keep our shipbuilding program on track.
To be successful in this role
You will bring a wealth of experience in a planning or production control role in a large, complex construction or manufacturing environment, preferably shipbuilding. Experience in steel fabrication and outfitting is extremely advantageous. You will have previous experience of working with an MRP system and be a proficient user of scheduling software packages. Your ability to influence through effective communication and interpersonal skills will be key to solving complex scheduling issues by working collaboratively across multiple departments. You will have previously held supervisory roles and be a proficient manager. A diploma or degree in business or engineering is preferred, but a Trade Certificate coupled with appropriate work experience may be considered.
On offer to you
The opportunity to make your mark is at Seaspan – both in career advancement and in building a legacy of ships for the Canadian Navy and Coast Guard. Seaspan is a progressive employer with a collaborative culture that supports health, safety and diversity.
Seaspan offers an attractive remuneration package with pension contributions and medical benefits. We also offer a generous relocation package to ensure a smooth transition for you and your family to Vancouver, including travel and moving cost for you and your family. A professional relocation consultant will assist you in finding temporary and permanent housing, obtaining school information, providing tours of prospective neighbourhoods and assistance on the myriad of practical issues related to establishing a new life in a new place. Seaspan will also support and fund work permit or permanent residency applications.
Seaspan is committed to Employment Equity, supports diversity in the worklplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including, women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.
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