Production Manager

  • Production Manager

    Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

     Are You Looking For an Exciting and Rewarding Challenge? Lock search Group is proud to be partnering with Vital Metals and assisting them in the hiring professionals in the Saskatoon Marketplace. Vital Metals is a rapidly growing mining company that operates Canada’s first rare earth mine. This company is built on integrity, respect of self and others, community and thinking differently. As an organization they aim to be safety proactive, the largest independent supplier of clean mixed rare earth feedstock outside China, support clean technologies and industries such as electric vehicles, renewable energy and the green economy. Lock Search Group is tasked with finding find their next Production Manager.




    Main Activities            

    • Recruiting and onboarding the supervisors and process trainer 
    • Running the plant safely and efficiently, in agreement with the Operational Excellence principles 
    • Responsible for achieving the production targets, customers schedule within the production budget while leading safe and efficient operations 
    • Operating the equipment within their design parameters and working hand in hand with maintenance to perform preventative and repairs activities 
    • Responsible for managing and developing staff  
    • Foster synergies with other departments and opportunities for continuous improvement 
    • Any other duty as assigned 


    Key Skills                   

    • 15 to 20 years’ experience in a production leadership role 
    • Familiarity in dealing with chemical and mechanical processing circuits 
    • Excellent vision, engagement and communication skills with a lead by example attitude 
    • Strong leadership, safety and Operational Excellence culture 
    • Computer literate. Experience in Pi Software is an asset 
    • Industrial Crisis management experience 



    Why Work for Vital Metals 

    At Vital, they understand people are fundamental to their success.  They aspire to provide opportunities for the people and businesses in the communities in which we operate. Being focused on creating an inclusive workplace with the right people in the right roles who are engaged, empowered, and appropriately rewarded. Vital Metals offers a competitive salary, benefits, and vacation package with opportunities to grow and advance. 



    If you’re an experienced Professional who checks all the boxes, apply today in confidence by directly emailing your resume to Jay Pinniger (Recruitment Consultant), 

    Thank you in advance for your interest, only individuals deemed to have the skill set and experience to fit the role will be contacted. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada without sponsorship. 


    Lock Search Group is a National Executive Recruitment firm with a dozen offices in Canada, a staff of more than 50 Consultants and Associates, and expertise in 11 major disciplines. Our mission is to provide exceptional Recruitment and Consulting Services to clients and candidates. We apply our experience and expertise to deliver solutions with a personalized approach that focuses on clients’ needs and candidates’ goals. 


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