Elvira's Story

Elvira Avalos – Production Manager for OEM in Edmonton

Elvira has a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Management, a prerequisite for the Management Development program at OEM Remanufacturing. Two years into the four-year program, Elvira applied for and landed a Production Manager position. She is now in a leadership role with oversight for two departments.

“I believe there should be no barriers.  Nothing should prevent you from doing what you want to do. I wanted to be in a leadership role, so I took a leap and achieved my goal. I love my job.  I have a great team that works together to innovate and break down boundaries to explore new ideas and ways of doing things to meet customers’ needs. The support system at Finning is very strong and the culture is so family-oriented and friendly. I feel good about coming to work every day.”




“Any organization can be great but it’s the people who make it amazing”


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