Job details Process Improvement Manager

Posting Period

From October 28, 2021
to November 30, 2021

Country or region



Cornwall, Ontario

Business Unit



Production / Operations

Entry date

As soon as possible

Job Status

Permanent - Full time

Minimal required work experience

4 to 5 years

Minimal education level required

Bachelor's Degree


Based on experience


Competitive social benefits

Process Improvement Manager

Main Functions

The Process Improvement Manager supports production and manages the plant’s continuous improvements projects. More specifically (but not limited to), the Process Improvement Manager:

  • Compiles and communicates weekly production yields.
  • Investigates and reports all possible efficiency and costs reduction improvements.
  • Supports production and quality control on quality issues.
    • Investigates root cause(s) and presents CAPA;
    • Liaises with Applied R&D (AR&D) on how to reprocess out of specification material.
  • Responsible for the plant’s internal coordination for new products and processes implementation, including but not limited to:
    • Creates new product recipes based on R&D/Operational Excellence (OE) requests;
    • Coordinates quality needs between R&D/OE and Quality Manager;
    • Supports new ingredients and/or suppliers sourcing;
    • Coordinates/designs with OE new process and needed equipment;
    • Coordinates selection of contractors and their quotes. Establishes timelines and payback calculations. Approves project invoices.
  • Responsible of operators process training with Production Manager.
  • Supports Production Manager in updating process and cleaning Standard Operation Procedures.

Technical skills


  • Knowledge of plant production, GMPs and HACCP principles
  • Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety programs.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, MS Teams.

An asset

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD & SolidWorks.

Personal abilities


  • Comfortable in a plant environment.
  • Highly motivated person with proven organizational skills.
  • Large sense of autonomy-ability to work setting priorities.
  • Strong Interpersonal skills and team spirit.
  • Strong communication skills.


Lallemand is a privately held Canadian company founded in the late 19th century, which develops, produces, and markets microorganisms for various markets. The administrative offices of the parent company are in Montreal, Canada. Today, Lallemand employs more than 4,500 people working in more than 45 countries on 5 continents.

Lallemand's Bio-Ingredients business unit has decades of experience as a quality yeast producer for the savory, health, and biotech industries.

We produce a wide range of products including yeast extracts, inactive yeasts and their derivatives for flavour enhancers, enriched mineral and vitamin yeasts for the health supplement and health food markets, and high-grade yeast extracts for the biotech industry. These products are propelled across the globe thanks to our impressive reach and a large dedicated team that serves our customers worldwide.

The Bio-Ingredients team is proud of the strong partnerships it has forged with its clients, relying on trust and cooperation in order to develop custom solutions for each individual business. Check out the available career opportunities in North America and several European countries.

Please take note that accommodations will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

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