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Production Manager

Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location: Ottawa, ON, CA

Company: BWX Technologies

BWXT Medical Ltd. provides its customers, who conduct life-saving medical procedures for patients around the world, the benefit of decades of experience in the development, manufacturing, packaging and delivery of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals. Headquartered in Kanata, Ontario, BWXT Medical Ltd. employs over 300 highly-skilled people in Kanata and Vancouver, British Columbia. BWXT Medical Ltd. is part of the BWXT nuclear power segment (NPG) of BWX Technologies, Inc.


Production Manager


We are recruiting for a Production Manager for our facility in Kanata/Ottawa, Ontario.




BWXT Medical's Ottawa Operations is responsible for the production of sealed radioactive sources and/or radioactive products used as active pharmaceutical ingredients, radiopharmaceuticals and medical devices.




  • Assume responsibility for setting and planning the priorities for the Manufacturing Operations function in a nuclear facility to meet and exceed business unit objectives.
  • Provide management oversight to a team to ensure the execution of operations and support plans including coaching, performance management, selection and training.
  • Ensure that quality production standards are followed and maintained while monitoring production, inventory, safety, and maintenance programs.
  • Ensure that employees adhere to all safety regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Motivate and mentor the team to drive team performance.
  • Create and maintain an environment of integrity, authenticity, trust, collaboration, straight-talk, and respect.
  • Accountable for business outcomes as related to cost of sales, expenses, and capital budgeting.
  • Generate opportunities to enhance the standard of quality, safety, and excellence.
  • Design simplicity, timeliness, quality, and cost optimization into all customer requirements/deliveries.
  • Collaborate and integrate with other internal and external stakeholders.




·      Minimum BSc degree.

·      Completion of university level courses in the field of Microbiology is considered an asset.

·      A minimum of five years prior supervisory experience in a GMP manufacturing environment.

·      Knowledge and understanding of nuclear facilities is considered an asset.

·      Excellent time management skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks without losing focus on priorities.

·      Lean Sigma certification is considered an asset.

·      Experience working in a unionized environment is considered an asset.

·      Must have excellent verbal and written skills.

·      This position may require occasional shift work on weekends.

·      Includes working in a combination of office and industrial environments.






BWXT Medical Ltd. embraces diversity of thought, values individuality, encourages new perspectives and provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, a conviction for which a pardon has been granted or a record suspended or any other category protected by federal law.

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