Manufacturing Manager

Our award winning company is currently seeking a Manufacturing Manager who will be responsible for the manufacturing of our filling systems. Reporting to the VP, Operations you will lead a manufacturing department of talented electrical, mechanical and manufacturing technicians. You will use your in-depth knowledge of lean methodologies, hands-on problem solving skills and high competency in planning, to help drive our success. You will also work internally with our Manufacturing Engineering, Quality, and Warehouse teams. This role is a contributing and instrumental member of an experienced and hard working team.

Our products incorporate robotics, machine vision, motion control, and many sensing and automation technologies – being excited by technology and an eagerness towards continuous learning are key for this position.

About Us

Vanrx Pharmasystems is a pioneering company making the most technologically advanced sterile filling solutions for the pharmaceutical industry. Vanrx aseptic filling machines use robotics, gloveless isolator and machine vision technologies to automate the packaging of injectable drugs into vials, syringes or cartridges.

Vanrx was #1 on the 2018 Deloitte Fast 50 list of the fastest growing technology companies in Canada. The company’s continued growth makes this an exciting time to join our remarkable team.


  • Manages all manufacturing processes in the assembly of Vanrx products.
  • Develop and improve processes to ensure the manufacturing department continually meets timelines.
  • Develop the manufacturing schedule and assess resource needs across the manufacturing organization to build systems efficiently and systematically.
  • Champion the Safety Program for the Vanrx site.
  • Execute hiring, training, coaching and performance reviews of all direct reports.
  • Lead, motivate and mentor direct reports in achieving their respective goals.
  • Identify improvements and recommend appropriate course of action (e.g., discontinuation, outsource, process improvement) to maximize profitability and supply.
  • Develop and manage departmental budgets.
  • Contribute and foster an environment which encourages, supports, and recognizes new ideas and initiatives.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills required.
  • Extensive working knowledge of WorkSafeBC regulations.
  • Extensive knowledge in ERP functionality and BOM intelligence.
  • Continuous improvement process experience.
  • Lean Six Sigma certification is an asset.
  • Ability to rely on your experience and judgement to plan and accomplish objectives.
  • 7+ years experience in management role within a manufacturing environment.
  • A post-secondary degree or equivalent diploma and experience.

What do we offer you?

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive health, dental and life insurance benefits including MSP coverage
  • Three weeks paid vacation from your start date
  • Flexible work space
  • Professional development and personal growth opportunities
  • Innovative and collaborative work environment with a thriving culture

We are always looking for extraordinary and talented individuals to bring new vision, inventive methods and the confidence to progress at Vanrx Pharmasystems. It’s an exciting time to be a part of our growing team, we are constantly thriving by giving our employees the freedom to contribute to making the world a better place.

How to Apply
Please submit a tailored and personal cover letter along with your CV to  to be considered for this opportunity. No unsolicited recruiters, please.