Value Stream Manager-Manufacturing General

Pembroke, Ontario - Manufacturing, 1000 Olympic Drive, Pembroke, Ontario, Canada Req #401
Wednesday, January 5, 2022
At KI, we believe knowing our customers helps us serve them better. We listen. We observe. We understand that each customer has unique needs. So, we pride ourselves on helping our customers make smart  furniture decisions by offering expert advice, design options and personalized solutions.Since 1941, we’ve positioned KI as the furniture company that best understands the furniture industry and is committed to providing customers with the smart solutions. By targeting specific markets with solutions for business furniture, university furniture, educational furniture, healthcare furniture and government furniture, we can quickly respond to our customers’ unique needs – including the choice to procure furniture according to what fits their ordering and fulfillment process. That’s why we say we offer far more than furniture. We’re Furnishing Knowledge.


Responsible for managing the operation of a product line which includes but not limited to, safety, daily targets, manpower, vacation, policy enforcement and performance appraisals.





·        Maintain a safe and efficient work environment.

·        Train new employees and/or cross train existing employees to assure an adequate number of technicians required to meet daily target with excellent quality.

·        Review production forecast.



·        Communicate with team members, peers, support staff and department managers to ensure on time delivery of product.

·        Ensure Operations Manager is aware of any situation that may have an impact on production. 



·        Implement and assist in the success of 6S, Value Stream Mapping, Kaizen and cellular manufacturing methods.



·        Monitor the day to day activities of technicians to balance labour, efficiencies and scheduling.

·        Maintain high standards and implement cost saving ideas.

·        Ensure accuracy of time cards.

·        Attend meeting as required.







·        Post-Secondary Education and/or Manufacturing Experience


·        2 years leadership experience required



·        Computer proficiency especially MS Office

·        Strong leadership capabilities




·        Exceptional Attendance

·        Frequent interaction with others

·        Positive and professional presence and attitude


KI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Travel % 5
  • Required Education Some College
  • Job Start Date Monday, January 24, 2022
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  • Pembroke, Ontario - Manufacturing, 1000 Olympic Drive, Pembroke, Ontario, Canada