Production Line Manager

Woodlands, Manitoba


Posted: December 25, 2023

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Company Description

Yakta is dedicated to having the best customer service and the most innovative products in the Outdoor Power Equipment industry. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of a growing family and growing company.

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Production Line Manager to lead and oversee our assembly operations. The Production Line Manager will play a key role in managing the production process, coordinating team efforts, and driving operational excellence on the assembly line.


·       Proven leaders, with assembly and manufacturing experience.

·        Strong documentation, judgement, and time management skills

·        Background in mechanical, hydraulic, electrical systems are assets.

·        Collaborative attitude, as this position will interface with numerous other departments and their managers.


·        Team Leadership: Provide strong leadership to the assembly line team, including supervisors and line workers. Foster a collaborative and high-performance work environment.

·        Production Oversight: Oversee the entire assembly process, from the arrival of raw materials to the shipment of finished products. Ensure that production targets and quality standards are consistently met.

·        Scheduling and Planning: Develop production schedules, allocate resources, and ensure efficient utilization of manpower and equipment. Coordinate with other departments to align production with demand.

·        Process Improvement: Identify opportunities to streamline assembly processes, enhance efficiency, and reduce waste. Implement lean manufacturing principles and continuous improvement initiatives.

·        Quality Control: Monitor and enforce strict quality control procedures to maintain product quality and meet customer specifications. Address and rectify quality issues promptly.

·        Training and Development: Train new team members and provide ongoing training to existing staff. Foster skill development and create a learning environment that promotes career growth.

·        Performance Management: Set performance goals, provide regular feedback, and conduct performance evaluations for team members. Recognize outstanding performance and address performance issues when necessary.

·        Equipment Maintenance: Collaborate with maintenance teams to ensure that assembly line equipment is properly maintained and serviced to minimize downtime and disruptions.

·        Health and Safety: Promote and enforce a strong safety culture. Ensure compliance with safety protocols, regulations, and best practices to maintain a safe working environment.

·        Reporting and Documentation: Maintain accurate production records, performance metrics, and reports. Analyze data to identify trends and opportunities for improvement.

·        Supplier and Vendor Collaboration: Collaborate with procurement teams to manage relationships with suppliers and vendors, ensuring timely delivery of raw materials and components.


·        Several years of experience in a manufacturing environment, with a proven track record in production management or supervisory roles, and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.

·        In-depth knowledge of assembly processes, production planning, and lean manufacturing principles.

·        Strong leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire teams.

·        Analytical mindset and the ability to make data-driven decisions to improve operational efficiency.

·        Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to manage and resolve production challenges.

·        Effective communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams.

·        Proficiency in using manufacturing software, ERP systems, and productivity tools.

·        Knowledge of health and safety regulations in a manufacturing setting.

Additional Information


·        Competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package

·        Opportunity for professional growth & development

·        Collaborative and innovative work environment

·        Recognition for outstanding performance & contributions

If you are a results-oriented leader with a proven ability to manage assembly operations, optimize processes, and inspire teams, we invite you to join our organization as an Production Line Manager. Your leadership will be instrumental in driving our assembly line's success and contributing to our overall operational excellence. Apply now to lead our assembly operations to new heights!