Drive Innovation in Canada’s leading North American manufacturer of aluminum extrusion.
About the Company:
Our client isn’t merely a market leader; they stand out as one of Canada’s most forward-thinking and rapidly expanding aluminum extrusion companies. Their remarkable success in the industry is a testament to the dedication and passion of their team. With a workforce of over 650 employees spread across four facilities in Ontario, they proudly serve Tier 1 companies throughout North America.
Who You Are:
The Director of Operations role for the aluminum extrusion plant demands a visionary leader with a resolute track record in operations and general management. Ideal candidates possess not only a history of triumph but a unique ability to excel in environments characterized by growth and the intricate challenges of scaling, particularly within the metal manufacturing industry.
What sets this role apart is their unwavering and unyielding leadership style. They embody resilience and adaptability, thriving in the face of adversity. This leader doesn’t shy away from ambiguity; instead, they embrace it and excel at discerning opportunities in uncertainty. They seamlessly transition between high-level strategic thinking and the granular details of execution, making them a force to be reckoned with in the aluminum extrusion industry.
Crucially, the ideal candidate is not just a manager but an inspiration to their team. They lead by example, demonstrating an exceptional capacity for people leadership and talent development. Their team members are not just employees but individuals motivated to consistently strive for excellence, even in the harshest conditions. Moreover, this candidate’s proactive, positive, and resilient demeanor is a beacon of unwavering determination in any challenging environment.
In summary, the Director of Operations for the aluminum extrusion plant is more than a manager; they are a visionary and unwavering leader. Their exceptional track record, adaptability, and ability to inspire and develop their team set the stage for success in an ever-evolving and demanding industry.
Reporting to the General Manager of the Facility the Director of Operations is a key leadership role with oversight of all areas of the company’s manufacturing plant to optimize and manage operations, processes, and procedures that support the Company’s long and short-range planning and strategic direction while directly mentoring and coaching 7 direct reports.
What Are We Looking For?
To be considered for this impactful role, you must possess the following qualifications and experiences:
- 7+ years of experience in manufacturing/operations management, preferably in the extrusion and metal manufacturing industry.
- Proven ability to lead and motivate teams, fostering a culture of accountability.
- Operational excellence, change management, process optimization, and re-engineering.
- Good working knowledge of financial and cost management.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Operations, Engineering, or a related field required.
Join us in our client’s quest for innovation and excellence in the aluminum extrusion industry. As the Director of Operations, your vision and leadership will be instrumental in shaping our client’s future success. If you are an operational professional seeking a dynamic and progressive environment to make a real difference, we invite you to apply and become an essential part of our client’s journey toward continued growth and prosperity.
- Employees: 650+
- Revenues: $500M+
- Ownership: Private Equity
- 5 yr. Growth Rate: 20%
- Reports into: General Manager
- Reports: 6+
- Hybrid: No, In-person in GTA
Egility is committed to creating and fostering culturally diverse, equitable, and inclusive organizations. We recognize the value in a wide range of ideas, perspectives, experiences, and skillsets in our client’s workplaces. Our client is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessible Canada Act, 2019 and all applicable provincial accessibility standards, upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Egility and our client throughout the recruitment, selection, and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.
Due to high volume, we will only be contacting applicants who meet all of the minimum requirements listed in the job description. Only those applicants who align most closely with our minimum and preferred qualifications will be contacted for an interview. The Recruiting team at Egility will retain your application materials and may contact you regarding future opportunities.