Job Title:

Vice President Operations


Grant Emblems Limited


Toronto , ON

Company Description

Celebrating over 100 years in business, we lead the way in design, development and production of highly customized logos and promotional products. Having our roots in the embroidery business has established our unparalleled ability to engineer logos and promotional products to our clients’ exact standards and specification.

We are innovative and creative and with our in-house graphics team and manufacturing facilities, both domestic and abroad, we can create the promotional products that fit our clients’ needs.

Integrity is our fundamental principle, and it represents the values we stand by in the name of quality, service, reliability and fair pricing.

Job Description 

The main duties for the position of Vice President Operations are as follows: 

  • Set corporate and operational strategy, develop and translate goals and targets down to the departmental level and report back on them up to the executive level
  • Identify, hire, mentor and develop managers and staff in the departments under your control to provide a leadership team capable of meeting the ongoing activities and challenges of the company
  • Champion the needs of the various departments within the operational and financial framework of the company to meet the company’s overall goals and targets
  • Engage in the budget planning process with the President and CFO, and plan, identify and allocate equipment, personnel, material and company expenditures to meet company and customer requirements on a timely basis
  • Put into effect existing corporate policies, and create and implement new and improved policies
  • Ensure adherence to operational procedures and financial controls
  • Oversee the promotion of the company both within Canada and internationally
  • Oversee the harmonization of various departments, such as Design, Production, Logistics and Finance
  • Conduct key negotiations with partners and clients 

Education and Experience Requirements 

  • Master’s Degree or higher in economics, finance, business or related
  • 5 to 10 years of:
    • Senior operations management experience in a similar role
    • Experience and in-depth knowledge of the embroidered and printed emblem industry, including detailed knowledge of embroidery manufacturing and corporate identity, and excellent knowledge of emblem manufacturing processes and materials
    • Experience managing manufacturing of embroidered emblems using either Barudan or Tajima multihead equipment, and supervision of technicians in the creation of dst files for embroidery machines using the Wilcom system
    • Supply chain management experience with particular emphasis in fabrics, backings and threads sourced throughout the world for use in embroidery manufacturing. Experience and positive working relationships with suppliers in China, Pakistan and Taiwan will be of particular interest.
  • Have the communication skills necessary to meet the requirements and challenges presented in working in a diverse environment with superiors, colleagues, subordinates, suppliers and customers.


Job Type: Permanent, full-time  

Work hours: 40 hours per week   

Salary: CAD $110,000 per annum

Language of work: English

Benefits: 10 days vacation and group Insurance

Business and Work Address: 55A Fieldway Road, Toronto, ON M8Z 3L4


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Posted 2024-02-12

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