Foam Plant Manager

 VPC Group Inc. is a Canadian manufacturer specializing in converting chemicals and fibre into quality foam and nonwoven products for the home furnishing markets.


Work Location

Brampton, ON


$48.07 per hour, 40 hours per week.

Job Description

- Hire, supervise and train or oversee training of employees in the use of new equipment or production techniques - Plan, organize, direct and schedule fibre or foam product production depending on the position you are applying for - Plan and manage the establishment of departmental budget. Prepare and discuss costing, efficiency of raw material and waste usage and reports - Plan and implement changes to machinery and equipment, production systems and methods of work. - Develop production schedules and maintain an inventory of raw materials and finished products. Ensure raw materials are received and properly labelled as per WHMIS regulation - Develop equipment maintenance schedules and recommend the replacement of machines. - Direct quality control inspections. Ensure that fibre or foam products produced meet customer specifications and quality standards. (Depending on the position you are applying) - Lead continuous improvement initiatives - Organize and maintain inventory - Ensure safe operation of machinery, such as hoists, conveyors and saws, packing equipment - Manages set up and shut down of fibre line equipment, ensuring strict procedural and maintenance guidelines are followed - Monitor fibre product production process and ensure smooth operation with minimal waste


- Completion of a college or university program in engineering or equivalent is required. - At least 5 years of experience is required. If the candidate does not have 5 years of experience, then a post-secondary certificate is required. - Transportation of Dangerous Goods training required - Master of chemical formulations - Extensive knowledge and experience with Polyurethane foam manufacturing - In-depth applied knowledge of Pour Line equipment (pour heads, conveyors, controls) - Demonstrated ability to solve problems with tight deadlines and under pressure - Pronounced ability to react to changes and make critical decisions quickly


We provide disability benefits, extended medical insurance and dental insurance benefits

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