Growing food manufacturer is looking for a Director of Operations. Will report directly to the CEO.
Education and Experience
A minimum of 8+ years of operations experience in a food or beverage manufacturing environment.
Mechanical Engineering degree
Strong continuous improvement experience
LEAN and/or Six Sigma leadership experiencepreferred.
Skills & Abilities
Must be a champion for change and improvement.
Must be a proven leader and motivator of people.
Results oriented. Data and metrics driven.
Able to work with associates throughout the organization, possess skills to influence those associates and garner the cooperation needed to move improvements in a positive direction.
Must be able to read and interpret documents, drawings, catalogs, data sheets and vendor quotes.
Be familiar with Lean/six sigma production methods and be able to lead/assist with the implementation of said methods.
Possess project management / task management skills that include the ability to plan, prioritize, organize, gather facts prepare schedules, document processes and procedures and execute sound judgement in decision making.
Proficient in software - MS Office.