Title: Senior Vice President
Senior Vice President
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.
Brian Krinock is senior vice president, Vehicle Plants for Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA). TEMA supports Toyota’s engineering and manufacturing operations in North America. In his role, Krinock is responsible for Toyota’s seven vehicle assembly plants.
Prior to his current role, Krinock served as president of Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada, Inc. (TMMC) for five years. TMMC assembles the Corolla, RAV4 and Lexus RX 350 and Lexus RX 450h vehicles. He also served as vice president of manufacturing at TMMC responsible for overseeing all vehicle manufacturing operations as well as production control.
Prior roles with organization include serving as the North American leader for the Toyota/Subaru manufacturing joint agreement in Lafayette, Ind.; general manager of Purchasing Division; and numerous positions within Production Engineering Division.
Krinock began his Toyota career in 1991 after working for the Chrysler Corporation. He has two Bachelor of Science degrees from Michigan Technological University and a Master of Engineering from Oakland University.