SVP and President, Canada

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Canada
  • 384000
  • Salary: 384000

Reliance Worldwide Corporation

RWC is a market leader and manufacturer of water solutions for residential, commercial, and industrial applications. RWC’s portfolio of brands includes industry-leading brands: SharkBite® Push-to-Connect plumbing solutions; HoldRite® engineered plumbing and mechanical solutions; Cash Acme® control valves and John Guest® fittings and fluid dispense products; EZ-FLO™ and Eastman™ appliance connectors, supply lines, stop valves and gas connectors. Role Profile: The SVP & President of Canada is responsible for the strategic, fiscal, and operational leadership of the Canadian business. The President will refine and execute a strategic and operational plan and will hold P&L responsibility for the Canadian business of RWC.

This position provides the support and leadership necessary for all business functions and to support customer requirements, and leads, directs, and mentors staff to achieve these corporate objectives. The role sits on the Americas Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and will be an active contributor in identifying and driving growth for the broader Americas business Position Responsibilities: Further develop and refine the Canadian growth markets and execute on product development, manufacturing, and distribution opportunities. Managing the financial, customer, internal business, and innovation activities, and implement cost controls and budgetary oversight to ensure that profitability and cash flow goals are achieved, ultimately positioning the Canadian business to attain its three-to-five-year growth objectives. Leading the team by example and in a hands-on fashion and champion continuous improvement principles throughout the Canadian business.

Maintain a sense of urgency and accountability in addressing all functions and asset utilization across the organization. Building the Canadian leadership, sales and operations team as the business grows and ensure that the organization is properly organized, staffed and directed. This includes guiding, motivating, developing, and building an organization that attracts and retains key talent. Building and retaining relationships with existing and new customers, driving a strategy that differentiates, builds customer loyalty, and positions Reliance for success versus its competitors.

Negotiate commercially sound and mutually beneficial distribution contracts and maintain strong working relations with distribution partners and key accounts. Routinely contacting and meeting with end users of our product to understand their needs and changes in the marketplace. Direct organization’s forecast and budget activities to fund operations, maximize investments, and increase efficiency. Manage talent across the organization using key metrics, and assessments; execute a talent strategy in alignment with strategic plan.

Responsible for all aspects of employee safety within the RWC facility. Summary of Qualifications: University degree in Business Management, Organizational Leadership, Engineering, or a related field. MBA an asset. Minimum 10 years of leadership experience and full P&L experience.

Manufacturer, plumbing, building products, and/or commercial development experience is a plus. Ability to blend strategic vision with tactical execution across the organization. Demonstrated success in leading by influence and working effectively in a collaborative team-oriented environment. Entrepreneurial attitude: self-motivated with the ability to prioritize multiple projects.

Demonstrated ability to organize and manage the work of others to achieve goals. Decisive when critical business and talent decisions are required. Balances analysis with the need to act and execute. Ability to cultivate relationships up, down, and across the organization.

Understanding of key business drivers and customers, building trust and credibility within the organization. Excellent written and verbal communication skills; clear, concise, and professional Exceptional customer service orientation. Inclusive and empowering team leader who can attract, develop, and retain top talent Working Conditions: This position will be in an office and warehouse environment with up to 25% travel (domestic and international).


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