Director of Operations

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South Bend, IN

Industry: Automotive.

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11 - 15 years

Posted 414 days ago

  by    George Mancuso

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TITLE:  Director of Operations

ENVIRONMENT: Manufacturing; Composites; Molding

LOCATION:  South Bend, IN

REPORTS TO: Vice President of Operations

COMPENSATION RANGE:  Competitive Compensation Package and Bonus Program

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS:  BS in Business or Engineering discipline; MBA highly preferred

RELOCATION PACKAGE:  Yes

BENEFIT PACKAGE: Yes

EXPERIENCE LEVEL:  10+ Years

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE:  8+ years

QUALITY EXPERIENCE: Experience with TPS, Lean, Six Sigma or similar quality programs

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:  Minimal

NUMBER OF POSITIONS AVAILABLE:  One

POSITION SUMMARYThe Director of Operations will be responsible for managing the daily functions and strategic plans of the operations department wearing many hats for a “hands-on” mentality for the manufacturing floor. General duties will include full P&L responsibility; continuous improvement using LEAN methodologies; staffing and development; oversee internal performance metrics in productivity; labor efficiencies and budget performance.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Driving LEAN initiatives for effective use of continuous improvement
  • Balancing priorities for labor intensive environment to ensure deadlines are met
  • Tracking and analyzing metrics
  • Encourage and mentor staff
  • Lead process improvements to reduce waste and improve productivity

MUST HAVE:

  • BS in Business or Engineering field; MBA preferred
  • 10+ Years in a Senior level role in a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Excellent knowledge of LEAN methodologies
  • Full P&L responsibility of 40MM or higher
  • Ability to work hands-on the floor to get the job done
  • Knowledgeable in ERP
  • Composite knowledge such as fiberglass and resin a plus

$156K - $168K