Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada, Inc.
Brian Krinock is president of Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada, Inc. (TMMC). Mr. Krinock oversees automotive assembly plants in Cambridge and Woodstock, Ontario which produce Toyota Corolla, Matrix , RAV4 and Lexus RX350 vehicles.
Prior to assuming his current position, Mr. Krinock was vice president of manufacturing at TMMC responsible for overseeing all vehicle manufacturing operations as well as production control.
His career at Toyota began in 1991 after working for the Chrysler Corporation. Early on, he held various positions within Toyota’s production engineering division. He was also involved in several of the North American plant start-up operations responsible for areas related to body welding, assembly, paint and plastics.
Mr. Krinock was the first chief production engineer for the 2004 Camry Solara, which was also the first North-American self-reliance project. He also spent three years as the purchasing general manager responsible for overseeing the procurement of interior, exterior, electrical, stamping body parts and raw materials for Toyota in North America.
Mr. Krinock also served as the North American leader for the Toyota / Subaru manufacturing joint agreement in Lafayette, Indiana and was promoted to vice president of production engineering at Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. in Erlanger, Kentucky. In this role, he was responsible for all aspects of the vehicle manufacturing process including construction, equipment design, process development, safety and environmental issues.
Mr. Krinock has two Bachelor of Science degrees from Michigan Technological University and a Master of Engineering from Oakland University.