Director of Operations


Rochester, NY

Industry: Industrial Equipment & Supply


11 - 15 years

Posted 279 days ago

This job is no longer available.


Top Must Haves for the Ideal Candidate:

1. Bachelor?s degree in related field. Master?s degreepreferred.

2. Minimum 10 years of plant or general management experience (medium to large size facilities) in a manufacturing environment.

3. Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills. Ability to work and influence all levels of the organization.

4. Demonstrated experience with lean and continuous improvement tools.

Company Overview: The Company is an international leader in the machine tool industry.


? Effective employee relations skills to assist in maintaining a union-free workplace.

? Effective coaching and mentoring skills.

? Demonstrated experience with lean and continuous improvement tools.  LeanSix Sigma Green Belt or higher preferred.

? Proven results in plant transformation preferred.


? Drive targeted, sustainable improvement in all aspects of plant operations including safety, quality, production, and delivery.

? Lead the development and deployment of manufacturing practices focused on quality and continuous improvement.

? Cultivate a continuous improvement culture by establishing a commitment to the elimination of waste using tools of lean.

? Coordinate plant activities through the planning with departmental managers to ensure the total manufacturing objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost effective manner.

? Implement cost effective systems of control over capital, operating expenditures, manpower, wages and salaries.

? Manage capital asset maintenance.

? Establish and monitor overall plant performance for production and quality standards.

? Maintain existing plant facilities and equipment; replace, or make adjustments to plant facilities and equipment when necessary. Lead transformation of physical plant and support preventative maintenance programs.

? Serve as member of global operations leadership team, helping to drive key corporate initiativyes.

? Incorporates shop floor organization and plant cleanliness among plant personnel.


A meaningful compensation package will be developed for the successful candidate that includes a base salary, along with performance-based bonus.

$130K - $170K