Production Manager

AGI Nobleford


Closing: November 30, 2020

Posted: October 1, 2020


Nobleford, AB, CA

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About AGI

AGI is a global food-based infrastructure company publicly traded in Canada. With over 3,800 employees and over 30 global manufacturing brands, AGI is a leading provider of equipment and technology solutions for agricultural commodities including seed, fertilizer, grain and feed systems and an expanding platform for food processing facilities.

We are Canada’s largest manufacturer of grain aeration and natural air grain drying equipment under the Grain Guard and Keho brand names. As a division of AGI, we have dealers and distributors nationally and internationally to meet the needs of the agricultural industry worldwide. We currently have approximately 100 employees operating out of 130,000 square feet of manufacturing facility in Nobleford, Alberta (approx. 20 mins north of Lethbridge).

The Opportunity

We are actively seeking a Production Manager to join our Operations team at AGI. In this role, you will manage the production process including planning, coaching, quality, and safety. In addition, you will complete production reporting, monitor efficiencies, and lead the Lean process in the facility.


The Team

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Production Manager works closely with the Production Supervisors who have a combined 35+ years of production experience.   The Production Manger will indirectly oversee approximately 100 production employees and work closely with the maintenance and production planning teams.  


The Production Manager is responsible for guiding the production process including but not limited to the following:

  • Foster a culture of safety and continuous improvement
  • Lead, plan, and execute production of manufactured steel products ensuring efficient use of inventory and maximizing production
  • Manage team members through training, coaching, development, and feedback
  • Work cooperatively with engineering, sales, accounting, and other support function departments
  • Develop, implement and maintain Lean manufacturing strategies to ensure efficient, high quality results
  • Maintain the ISO 9001 program to ensure compliance
  • Prepare production reporting information


  • 5-7 years manufacturing experience, including 3-5 years supervisory or management level experience
  • Experience resolving daily production & quality issues
  • Strong knowledge of the Microsoft suite of programs
  • Experience with an ERP system
  • Excellent communication skills and leadership ability
  • A proven track record of ability to execute projects and extract excellent results
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing process and principles
  • Familiarity with agriculture industry and steel manufacturing is an asset
  • Strong sense of discretion and ability to coach and manage people

What’s In It For You

  • Comprehensive Benefits and RRSP matching
  • Short and Long term disability plan
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Company provided cell phone

How To Apply

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We thank you for applying, however, only those selected to continue in the interview process will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Accommodations are available upon request for candidates with a disability taking part in the recruitment process and once hired.