Manufacturing General Manager - #667978

Stoakley-Stewart Consultants Ltd.

Date: 1 week ago
City: Burlington, ON
Contract type: Full time
Burlington, ON

Job ID 202777

Company Description

Our client is a storied manufacturer of commercial and industrial HVAC and refrigeration products. They are consistently growing in business, with a well-established product line and newly renovated facility, looking for a driven leader to plan and manage the day-to-day operations of their manufacturing team.


Great base salary commensurate with experience, as well as strong medical benefits, RRSP matching and other perks!

The Opportunity

As mentioned, our client is a well-established, long-time player in the industrial and commercial, HVAC and refrigeration space. They utilize their dedicated manufacturing team and newly renovated facilities, to produce a fully customized product line, with the highest regards for standards and quality.

They are growing and with that growth, comes the need for an experienced General Manager. One who is experienced in pressure piping fabrication; who knows how to not only motivate others, but also build greater efficiencies and profitability into their current manufacturing processes. This is the perfect opportunity for a leader, who understands the scheduling needs, as well as intricacies of a fully customized manufacturing facility.


  • 10+ years’ of manufacturing experience, preferably in a HVAC, Refrigeration, Pressure Vessel, or Custom Environment
  • 5+ years’ of management of both manufacturing personnel (production managers, welders, fabricators, etc.) and operations teams (production, scheduling, quality control and engineering)
  • Direct knowledge and experience with Pressure Piping fabrication and manufacturing, as well as applicable codes and standards


  • Diploma or Degree in Manufacturing or Engineering, or relevant professional experience (Red Seal) consider an asset
  • Willingness to train others; with a proven ability to develop in-house assessments, as well as training and upskill programs
  • Keen sense of Inventory Management, Warehousing, Scheduling and Logistics
  • Proven ability to budget and ensure projects are on-time and under budget, with appropriate hours allocated per project
  • Health & Safety Compliance focused, with a strong track record for managing safe manufacturing environments
  • Strong communication, organizational and writing skills
  • Proven proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook)
  • Knowledge of ERP systems, scheduling systems and SAP consider a strong asset


Diploma or Degree in Manufacturing or Engineering, or relevant professional experience (Red Seal) consider an asset

Additional Information

Date Posted March 15, 2024

Job Type Permanent, Full-Time

Industries H.V.A.C./Refrigeration

Job Categories Manufacturing/Production/Operations

Manages Others Yes

Required Travel No

Relocation Assistance No

Learn More About the Recruiter

Gian Mele

Gian has over 15 years’ experience as a sales and marketing consultant in the food service and manufacturing industries. He has familiarized himself with various technical areas associated with the industry. Though his focus has been on manufacturing and technical positions he has access to a variety of professionals and experts throughout the industry.

How to Apply

Please click on the “Apply” button located elsewhere on this job posting (preferred) or email your resume to

[email protected]

About Stoakley-Stewart Consultants

Stoakley-Stewart Consultants Ltd. is an Executive Search/Recruiting firm with an impressive domestic presence and strong international reach. We opened our doors in 1977 and have grown to be one of the most successful employment agencies in Canada. We house a team of top-notch consultants, each acting as a subject matter expert in their chosen field. As a result we provide professional recruiting services to clients and candidates in a variety of industries, functions and geographies. This expansive breadth of experience allows us, as a firm, to successfully satisfy all of your hiring/employment needs. In accordance with Canadian laws, it is the policy of Stoakley-Stewart Consultants to consider all qualified individuals for available positions without regard to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, country of origin, age, disability etc.

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