Whiting - Plant Manager - Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Mike Whiting

Saskatoon, SK, Canada


Plant Manager


Plant Management, Business Unit Management, Production Management experience in industry, including: Becker Underwood Canada Ltd., Sask. Research Council, Fleischmann's Yeast Ltd., Alberta Distillers Ltd.
Leadership in complex organizations.
Initiator of change.
Motivation of employees in working together.
Organization of complex production processes
Strategic planning to achieve organization goals.
Independent working ability
Management and supervision of staff
Innovative and motivated to improve through technology
People person with positive attitude
Excellent written skills and verbal communication
Team builder and team player
Strong technical background widely applicable.

Work History

Project Manager

Midgard Project Management Ltd.

January 2013 - January 2013

Business Unit Manager and Corporate Development

Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC)

March 2008 - April 2011

Business unit manager of fermentation-based biotechnology business within the Saskatchewan Research Council.

Plant Manager

Becker Underwood Canada Ltd.

August 2004 - March 2008

Plant Manager.

Production Manager

Becker Underwood Canada Ltd.

March 2003 - August 2004

Production management.

Production Manager

Fleischmann's Yeast Ltd

July 1999 - February 2003

Industrial bakers yeast production management.

Biotechnology Processes Supervisor

Alberta Distillers Ltd.

September 1997 - July 1999

Production and process improvement of bio processes.

Production Microbiologist

Alberta Distillers Ltd.

November 1994 - August 1997

Industrial production and process improvement of fungal enzyme fermentation. Lab management.

Qualifications & Certifications

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

University of Saskatchewan

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

University of Saskatchewan

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