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Jobs

**If you are interested, please send your resume to hr@avron.ca **

Established in 1994 and an industry leader, Avron Distribution is a 100% Canadian company specializing in distribution of products to child care, education, health care and long term care sectors with 90 employees across Canada.

With offices & warehouse facilities in Quebec, British Colombia and its headquarters in Toronto (Vaughan), Avron Distribution offers a wide selection of products including sensory equipment and resources (for Special Needs), arts and crafts, furniture, cleaning supplies, paper products, disposables, health & hygiene products, and kitchenware in addition to a large variety of nutritious food and snacks. With locations across the country, we have become the one stop shopping solution for our customers in Canada and take pride in sourcing products worldwide while provide them with high quality to our clients.

If you enjoy a fast paced work environment, are great with people, and excited about a career with a leading company in the service and distribution industry, then you will love working with us!

 

General Manager
Full-Time

Role: Reporting to the President, the successful candidate will be in charge of the entire company operation, from sales & marketing, warehousing and purchasing, logistics and customer service, as well as our remote branches.

The General Manager role is an exceptional and new opportunity for an energetic, motivated leader with Operations, Sales and Finance Management experience, preferably in a relevant sector of distribution. If our vision of making children and adult lives better inspires you, you thrive in leading passionate teams to deliver a superior customer experience and would love to ensure Avron clients are happy and successful, then it’s you we are looking for! Sharing the founder’s vision, while contributing of his own to take the company to the next level, we are looking for an outstanding, high energy, creative individual to help us progress into the future.

As General Manager you are accountable for:

Managing Talent:

  • Lead an interdisciplinary team of Managers, Sales Representatives and front line employees
  • Build a strong team: sources, selects and on-boards key talent
  • Actively plan for succession
  • Develop employees: coaches and manages performance

Drive Results:

  • Promote personal accountability
  • Recognize and rewards results
  • Ensure focus on our 4 key results: Financial, Customer Service, Employee Engagement, Managing Reputational Risk

Lead and Influence:

  • Lead culture
  • Engage employees

Ensure Commitment to Service Excellence:

  • Apply service standards to decision making
  • Align with our RESPECT values
  • Communicate the importance of looking through the lens of the customer

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Experience in distribution, consumer packaged goods or similar organizations
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in an executive management role
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to interact with customers and staff
  • Demonstrated decision-making, problem-solving, and budget management skills
 
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