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Vice President - Business Unit GM - Manufacturing (Permanent)

Location: Vaudreuil-Dorion, QC Country: Canada Rate: $150k - $170k
A $970MM International Manufacturer is seeking a new Vice President to lead their North American Business Unit dedicated to the engineering to order of electric motor technologies and associated sub-components. Will be responsible for 3 manufacturing operations based in North America (2 in Canada - Toronto & Dorion/Montreal and 1 in U.S. - Northcentral NJ); the Business Unit VP will be based at the Dorion, Quebec plant.

The business unit focuses on the standard and custom manufacturing of the internal parts utilized by specialized industrial electric motors and generators (eg wind turbines or hydro power plants). Its operation is most similar to a high mix/low volume (engineering to order) contract manufacturer.

Excellent career opportunity for an experienced management executive with a strong big picture strategic mindset and operational management experience. Someone, who can evaluate a profitable and successful organization, and still find areas for improvement in its target markets and operational organizations. Develop new business opportunities within a mature product market.

  1. Must be able to speak French Fluently
  2. 10 to 15 years of top level manufacturing operations management experience of a business unit (multiple plants) is required.
  3. Doesn't need to be a technical, hands-on expert, but should have 15 to 25 years of manufacturing experience - ideally within a high mix/low volume production environment. - Strong preference for contract manufacturing/engineering to order experience.
  4. A BS degree in an Engineering field is required. Ideally Mechanical Engineering.
  5. Must have strong experience leading all aspects of a manufacturer including business operations (accounting, sales, marketing, business development, HR, etc...).
  6. Must be a champion of Continuous Improvement, ideally utilizing Operational Excellence or Lean Manufacturing. - Does not need to be a Lean Expert/Six Sigma Black Belt, etc .
  7. Must have significant P&L experience.
  8. Must be able to wear multiple hats within the organization. Understand the needs of divergent groups. Must have a good grasp of the big picture regarding overall business objectives.
  9. Must be a team player, who has experience working within a MATRIXED hierarchical management structure. Team Concept philosophies are critical.
  10. Prior experience working for a Multi-National/International corporation is required.
  11. Willing to travel (33%) - Either has or can easily get a Passport for International travel.
COMPENSATION: Base salary range: $150K to $170K American/$200K to $225K Canadian. Plus an annual bonus of 25% and a company car.

Posted Date: 13 Sep 2019 Reference: JSBF73A476-2841-4060-B9BA-F373E4E60CBE Company: Gables Search Group Contact: Click apply