Manager, Manufacturing Development

Date: 6 Sep 2023

Location: Toronto, ON, CA, M9L 1L8

Company: CONA Services

Facility Location- Toronto  

Work Location -  Toronto 

Posting Locations - Toronto

Department - Weston Manufacturing Development

Job Function - Manufacturing/Production Operations

Employee Type -  Regular Employee FT  Salaried

Shift/Hours –  

About This Opportunity


Lead the optimization of the various activities related to mixing, packaging and storage, especially in terms of quality, health, safety and environment, as well as learning and development (skills), set up and use operational excellence processes that help raise standards to a world-class level and will help you accelerate your career to the next level! Lot's of growth opportunities with the company! 


This position is located out of our Weston facility in North York.


  • Establish strategies that will eliminate wasted time and material loss, as well as lower production costs per case using systems and tools that promote operational excellence.
  • Ensure full deployment of identified initiatives in a timely manner.
  • Support the business planning process by maintaining data on plant losses and quantifying the savings that could result from improvement projects.
  • Identify the major cost reduction projects that should be integrated into the annual business plan.
  • Act as a liaison with local and global operational excellence resources to ensure the site at all times follows established standards for implementing operational excellence initiatives.
  • Coordinate the integrated management system to ensure that local programs meet necessary ISO standards and that these programs are continually improved at the plant.
  • Encourage compliance with regulatory requirements for quality, health, safety and the environment, as well as factory certification standards.
  • Ensure that ongoing training and development is aligned with the plant's people strategy and that it is implemented in a way that enables employees to realize their potential.
  • Proactively lead the implementation of best practices that improve employee health and safety, development, quality for customers and a constant desire to implement and sustain improvements across the business factory, exerting their influence on the management team and at all levels of the organization.
  • Ensure the continuous improvement of site management systems by regularly coordinating internal and external audit


  • Bachelor's degree in administration or in a technical field, or equivalent experience.
  • 8 to 10 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • 2-4 years of managerial experience, proven leadership skills in a teamwork environment.

About Us


Proudly Canadian and Independently Owned, we are Coke Canada Bottling!


Coke Canada Bottling is Canada's premier bottling company. We are an independently owned business encompassing over 5,800 associates, more than 50 sales and distribution centres, and five production facilities nationwide.


We have a 120-year heritage of manufacturing, marketing, selling, and distributing the major branded ready-to-drink products Canadians love.


We pride ourselves on building diverse and sustainable relationships with our customers, consumers, stakeholders, and communities through our shared values: lead with an entrepreneurial mindset, collaboration, integrity, accountability, quality and safety.


Our brands include: Coca-Cola®, Diet Coke®, Coca-Cola® Zero Sugar, Coca-Cola Life™, Sprite®, Fanta®, Barq's®, NESTEA®, POWERADE®, Minute Maid®, DASANI® and vitaminwater®; and our partner brands: Canada Dry®, Monster Energy®, and A&W®.


All offers of employment at Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Limited (“Coke Canada Bottling”) are conditional upon a successful background clearance obtained through our contracted third-party vendor. The standard clearance requirements depend on the position and may include some or all of the following: criminal clearance, employment verification, education verification and drivers abstract review. Please advise the Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions or concerns in regards to this once you are contacted for further consideration.


Coke Canada Bottling is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce with several programs, policies and resources in place to support our people. For individuals requiring accommodations or support throughout the recruitment process please contact our Talent Acquisition Services team by calling 1-844-383-2653 or email

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