This newly created and very unique position will be responsible for a Greenfield, non-robotic painting facility, set to open in the Toronto area. Our client, a privately held company has a long proven track record as an automotive Tier 1 & Tier 2 supplier, is highly regarded by their automotive customers and suppliers, and is on the right path for continued success and growth.
This position is suited for a candidate with a very strong paint background with knowledge of Tier 1 automotive non-robotic paint methods and techniques. The successful candidate will have an entrepreneurial spirit with previous experience in a Greenfield operation with a background in sourcing property, equipment, and other crucial components. A Diploma/Degree in business and/or related technical field is required.
The General Manager will be a strong and visionary leader, capable of transitioning this company from utilizing a paint supplier to one who will be self-reliant with its own processes. The successful candidate will have strong business acumen, excellent communicator and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to strategically plan for future business needs.