Director Operations - Reporting to the CEO

Cincinnati Permanent $170,000 - $190,000
  • Reporting to the CEO, Operations Director over Multi Sites
  • Growing company with upward mobility

About Our Client

Our client for the Director of Operations opportunity is a contract manufacturer for many of the leading global consumer goods brands. This company is in rapid growth mode, and this is a newly created role reporting directly to the CEO. The company will continue to grow through organic growth and acquisition.

Job Description

  • Oversee multi plant operations to ensure production efficiency, quality, customer satisfaction and cost-effective management of resources
  • Establish and implement safety programs in line with company values and policies.
  • Responsible for day-to-day management of the business to achieve the budgeted operating profit and working capital targets.
  • Develop a plan for the next generation capabilities while recognizing the commercial opportunities aligning to the company's strategic plan
  • Work with Plant Managers to executive and deliver strategic goals and operational excellence
  • Comply with direction obtained from the executive leadership team and contributing to those discussions
  • Review monthly financial pack to determine progress and status in obtaining objectives and revise plans as necessary in accordance with current conditions to meet the overall objectives.
  • Ensure adequate resources (personnel, materials, equipment and training) are provided to meet the company objectives.
  • Provide mentoring and guidance to employees.
  • Promote and institutionalize the Continuous Improvement department through Kaizen to reach and empower team members to solve challenges collectively
  • Establish a work environment conducive to maintaining good employee morale.
  • Conduct annual performance evaluations for Plant Managers and Plant Management teams and ensure that all managers do the same for their employees at each location
  • Develop and implement a three-year plan in line with the company objectives and to promote revenue, profitability, and growth as an organization

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, Operations or related
  • 15 plus years of experience in engineering, operations, and manufacturing
  • 5 years of sr. leadership experience in operations and plant management with responsibility over multiple locations
  • Proven experience driving CI - Continuous Improvement, standardization and EHS
  • Exceptional presentation, written, and verbal communication skills
  • High energy, teamwork, and passion for development team members
  • Proven track record in cultural change management
  • High sense of urgency and able to manage multi initiatives at a given time
  • Ability to influence and work cross functionally with multi groups and leaders

What's on Offer

Competitive base salary $170,000 - $190,000, bonus 30%, vacation, full benefits, 401K, profit sharing, holidays.

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