Women in Manufacturing, The Podcast: Erin Buchanan-Gelinas, General Manager, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada, Inc.
Erin Buchanan-Gelinas is a General Manager at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada, Inc. (TMMC), in Cambridge, Ontario. In her role, Erin overseas all manufacturing operations in the North Plant, producing the 5th Generation RAV4. She is also assigned the role of Lexus NX Chief Production Manager, responsible for the TMMC launch of the 2nd Generation NX and its manufacturing localization from Japan to Canada.
Canadian Manufacturing associate editor Alanna Fairey spoke to Erin recently to discuss Erin's career at Toyota, the challenges she overcame and her advice to encourage more women to take on more leadership roles.