Project Manager (Assembly Line Design and Implementation)

Website NewAge Products

Premium cabinets and customizable home storage solutions to improve your living space. NewAge Products makes it easy for you to enjoy life, in its place.

NewAge Products Inc. (NAP), headquartered in Vaughan, is a manufacturer and distributor of premium Garage, Outdoor Kitchen and Home Bar Categories. As one of the primary leaders in our industry, we provide our customers with new and innovative storage and lifestyle products that are of superior quality and competitively priced to meet consumer’s needs and budget. Our products are sold through major retailers such as Home Depot, Costco, Amazon, Wayfair, Sam’s Club, Walmart, and more as well as our own e-commerce channel.

In the 28th annual PROFIT 500, NewAge is ranked 31st overall in Canada, for its five-year revenue growth of 2493%, 7th overall in the manufacturing industry, and 1st within PROFIT 500’s ranking of companies with 50+ million in sales!

NewAge Products is looking for a Project Manager, reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer. The incumbent’s main objective will be to lead the financial feasibility, design, and implementation of assembly facilities for steel and wood cabinetry products within existing infrastructure locations.
The Ideal candidate MUST have previous engineering project management experience in new construction, expansion, and renovation of facilities, and in the execution of businesses capital construction projects for sheet metal manufacturing.

Position Responsibilities
Phase 1: Analysis
• Determine the necessary space and machinery requirements to handle cabinetry assembly of specified volumes.
• Determine the equipment layout for optimal assembly efficiency.
• Determine the direct costs of assembling cabinetry products in the proposed facility, including Takt time and cycle time feasibility studies.
• Presenting findings to the management team through a complete costing model, with recommendations and sensitivity analysis.
• Prepare and plan project funding and budgeting documents.
• Managing outside consultants utilized to ensure costing and assumptions are accurate.

Phase 2: Implementation
• Manage the project team (design engineers, project engineers and logistics teams), site activity and project execution from start to completion of the project.
• Source and manage all sub-contractors, vendors and equipment.
• Leading the equipment installation, personnel hiring, and initial setup of the assembly facilities.
• Training assembly line team, including managers, to efficiently operate assembly plant over the long-term.
• Leading outside team members, sub-contractors, and vendors for specific analyses and project execution.
• Prepare and plan project funding and budgeting documents.
• Design project schedule utilizing tools such as Gantt charts and WBS.
• Liaise with the Senior Leadership at all stages of the project and process and be the key point of contact throughout the process.
• Ensure the project is kept on budget and within agreed timescales, communicating all issues and progress with the Management team.
• Scaling the assembly line model to multiple locations across the USA.
Other position related duties as assigned from time to time.

Experience & Education
• Must hold an Engineering Degree with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Project Management.
• Experience in managing the setup of assembly lines from concept to commissioning is an asset
• Experience in preparing project budgets, project time frames and managed resources.
• Strong negotiation skills to be able to negotiate with suppliers and vendors (globally) as you will need to ensure that you secure the best possible deals for the business.
• Strong communicator with excellent organization skills and a strong ability to manage budgets, people and work to deadlines.
• Strong project management and leadership skills.
• Ability to negotiate and sustain networking relationships.
• Comfortable with figures and in collecting, analyzing and interpreting data.
• Solid judgement with the ability to make good decisions.

NewAge Offers:
• Salary is based on experience and highly competitive for the right candidate.
• Excellent benefits package.
• Free Parking and a great work environment.
• An influential role within a growing, fast-paced company, well established in its industry.
• Potential for promotion and taking on increased responsibility in the company.

How to Apply:
If you meet the above requirements, please email your resume and cover letter to Human Resources at recruitment@newageproducts.com with an explanation as to why you would be a great fit for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

NewAge Products is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If contacted for an employment opportunity or testing, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@newageproducts.com