The Vice President of Operations manages all activities related to company operations by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.
- Develop and maintain manufacturing operations business plans to include all program requirements, labor hours, cycle, production costs for the Maintenance department, scheduling and material handling departments, and cleaning and compounding department.
- Establish production and quality control standards, develop budget and cost controls, and obtain data regarding types, quantities, specifications and delivery dates of products ordered.
- Provide guidance to the development of a manufacturing process plan, including personnel requirements, material needs, subcontract requirements, facility needs, and tooling and equipment needs.
- Ensure all established costs, quality and delivery commitments are met.
- Coordinate manufacturing activities with all other functions of the organization and suppliers to obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources, machines and equipment.
- Review production and operating reports and direct the resolution of operational, manufacturing and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.
- Perform administrative activities associated with the effective management of shop operations, including compiling, storing and retrieving production data for reports.
- Determine responsibilities of assigned organization and staff positions to accomplish business objectives.
- Train and ensure all assigned employees are aware of and comply with company, government and customer policies, procedures and regulations.
- Monitor daily production and notify COO/President of immediate concerns.
- Oversee employee issues or concerns to ensure proper protocol is utilized in accordance with company policy.
- Develop new strategies for increasing productivity and quality of Operations and developing system enhancements.
- Include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
- Master's degree (M. A.) or equivalent or 4 - 10 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office Business Suite, email, contact management, accounting and Internet software.