Chief Operating Officer in Elmhurst, IL

$$250K+(Ladders Estimates)


Elmhurst, IL 60126

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


15+ years

Posted 6 days ago

Chase Winters Worldwide (a leading retained executive search firm) is currently conducting a highly visible Chief Operating Officer search for a Premier Consumer Goods Merchandising and Manufacturing company. Our client creates products that bring success to those who sell them, and joy to those who buy them. By utilizing their expertise in merchandising, they introduce turn-key products and programs to a wide network of retailers. They envision, fulfill, and distribute all under one roof, and all while having fun!

We are looking for an experienced COO, preferably in the CPG space to institute systems that provide effective internal management. Has direct responsibility for managing and providing strategic leadership and oversight to various departments and participates in the general management of the company in close support of the CEO. The right candidate will have experience in utilizing data to improve efficiency, quality, sales, and service..


  • Participates in developing and implementing a strategic plan that supports the organization's vision and goals, translate the strategic plan to staff to ensure support, and modifies the plan in response to changing internal and external factors
  • Analyzes current and future trends and needs and accurately assess functional responsibilities competitive strengths and vulnerabilities
  • Builds and maintains a departmental structure, operating standards, and practices that are responsive and adaptable to evolving business needs
  • Ability to anticipate the implications and consequences of situations and take appropriate action
  • Hold staff rigorously accountable for achieving their objectives


  • Previous experience in Retail/Consumer Packaged Goods a plus
  • Strong Skills in Warehouse and Logistics
  • Strong skills in planning, organizing and directing
  • Excellent written and verbal communicating skills
  • Analyzes data, making sound recommendations
  • Executive Management Experience
  • Strong Leadership qualities

This is an outstanding opportunity with a fast-growing privately held company that offers significant career trajectory, engaging work, and exceptionally competitive compensation. Our client is looking for a smart, hard-working, dynamic and creative thinker who is motivated to grow an already successful company.

Valid Through: 2019-11-5