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Our client is a well-established commercial millworks company with headquarters in Ottawa providing complete design/build services to the general construction industry, interior designers and individual commercial/residential clients. They are going through a period of growth and need to find a General Manager to oversee company operations on a day-to-day basis. The new GM will direct and coordinate design engineering, production and distribution of products as well as manage the human resources to carry out these activities.
Reporting to the President, establish and implement company policies, goals, objectives and procedures by monitoring budgets, and results measurements; allocating resources; reviewing progress; making mid-course corrections
Manage a variety of concurrent projects, ensuring all work is completed on time and on budget; deal with escalated issues as they arise and determine next steps
Recruit, orient, train, coach, mentor and discipline staff; communicate company values, strategies, and objectives; assign accountabilities; plan, monitor, and appraise job results
Oversee the engineering, scheduling and production process, including the movement of finished products and materials in and out of the facility
Positively promote the company in all dealings with vendors, clients and staff
Maintain industry knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations..
5 to 10 years of supervisory experience in manufacturing industry
Experience in residential and commercial construction industry and knowledge of cabinet making process an asset,
Ability to read and understand blueprints as well as industry related software is mandatory
Completion of Project Management certificate or Business Administration an asset
Experience in budgeting, project management, supervision of accounting, operations and human resources
Demonstrated ability to lead a team and achieve results
Work effectively in an entrepreneurial, collaborative environment