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O’Brien is the leading crane manufacturer in Atlantic Canada. Our commitment to safety and innovation, considerable industry experience, and approachable management team offers a uniquely rewarding working environment, and we are continually looking for quality employees to help take our company to the next level. 

All team members have the opportunity to develop their skills in order to achieve successful and rewarding careers. Our dynamic, constantly evolving environment, along with open and transparent internal communication, allows us to be the dominant player in the marketplace.


We are Atlantic Canada STRONG
We are currently seeking a Production & Installation Manager to join our team. O’Brien overhead cranes are manufactured locally in Memramcook, New Brunswick, and provide an optimal solution for your day-to-day or industry-specific lifting requirements. After over 25 years in the crane manufacturing industry, we pride
ourselves on our reputation for excellence as the only full-service crane manufacturer in Atlantic Canada.

The Production & Installation Manager is responsible for managing and leading a strong team of Production and Installers to ensure the successful implementation of O’Brien projects and corporate goals. The Production & Installation Manager interacts with the sales team, purchasing department, engineering, finance along with customers while reporting to the President of O’Brien’s.


  • Streamlining processes and continually reviewing procedures and processes to ensure they are best practice for improving quality and functionality.
  • Overseeing the manufacturing and installation schedules.
  • Developing and maintaining a robust Project Management system.
  • Managing production to meet sales objectives.
  • Ensuring all projects stay on target and within budget.
  • Responsible for workplace health and safety for installation and production crews. Including: reviewing all quality and safety issues (related to manufacturing) and ensuring that safety inspections for all equipment are performed in a timely manner.
  • Supporting installation crews with onsite support (including completing labour related tasks).
  • Improving installation efficiency through training, investments in equipment, sales/customer education, and standardization.
  • Attending weekly production meetings and provide production updates.
  • Liaise with engineering, sales, and finance to forecast kits/ materials requirements and quality adherence.
  • Ensure procurement of all technical details are assimilated from the sales team.
  • Update system with initial job and/or changes to work scope.
  • Ensure all materials are ordered, meeting project/production timelines.
  • Keep abreast of the latest technical and safety improvements in the industry.
  • Coordinate with finance to set budgetary needs.
  • Assess staffing levels in order to meet project deadlines.
  • Produce drawings using Auto Cad software.
  • The position may require frequent travel within the Atlantic Provinces


  • Post-secondary education in a related discipline.
  • Able to interpret and understand structural detail drawings.
  • Ability to understand welding symbols and code references with regards to W47.1 and W59
  • CWB Welding Supervisor Certificate
  • CWB Level 2 Welding Inspectors Certificate
  • All position CWB ticket in SMAW and FCAW (asset)
  • Ability to read mechanical/architectural prints
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, and ERP/CRM systems.
  • Project Management education (asset)
  • Experience with overhead cranes, project management, engineering consulting or construction management (asset)

Sound like the perfect opportunity for you? If so, we’d love to hear from you. Email your resume and cover letter, indicating Production & Installation Manager in the subject line to careers@obrienmaterial.com

Please email your cover letter and resume to careers@obrienmaterial.com

Please email your cover letter and resume to careers@obrienmaterial.com

Closing Date: Consideration of applications will begin immediately and remain open until the position is filled.

If you think you have what it takes to become a valued member of our team, please apply in person or by mail to the attention of Human Resources at: 

30 Principale Street,
Memramcook, NB
E4K 1A6

Or email your cover letter and resume to careers@obrienmaterial.com.