Director of Operations

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Job TypeFullTime / Regular
Minumum Salary100000 USD
Maximum Salary115000 USD
Date Posted01-25-2019

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Director of Operations

  • This position will Oversee (Purchasing – Warehouse – Manufacturing Managers )
  • The position is responsible for managing and leading warehousing, , distribution, procurement, and logistics; continuous process improvement activities; and capital expenditure projects.
  • This is a senior role which involves overseeing the operations of a diverse product portfolio and ensuring the organization is running as well as it possibly can, with a smooth efficient process that meets the expectations and needs of customers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Warehousing & Order Fulfillment
  • Direct all material warehousing and order fulfillment activities with the goal of meeting world class service levels
  • Examine existing procedures or opportunities for streamlining activities to meet product distribution needs.
  • Direct the movement, storage, or processing of inventory
  • Implement and manage efficient transportation & distribution practices
  • Monitor all distribution services including receiving, delivery, processed returns and administrative activities to ensure customer requirements and DC goals are met
  • Set up new locations or 3PL warehouses as needed
  • Inventory & Materials Management
  • Direct material handling operations and improve procedures
  • Responsible for cost, quality, and availability of components and materials
  • Proper management of all inventory assets including raw material, work-in-process, sub-contract, and finished goods
  • Purchasing & Supplier Management
  • Direct all procurement activities and lead the site procurement team with the goal of reducing material costs and meeting on-time material requirements
  • Plans and implements activities related to the timely, cost-effective procurement, inventory control and quality control of both production and prototype materials, including subcontracted processes
  • Engage actively in supplier performance management, measurement and KPI
  • Forecasting & Planning
  • Ensures coordination and fosters a strong working relationship between sales and operations to maintain a forecast and associated supply to meet customer demand
  • Directs the team ensuring availability of materials in the supply chain, as required per production schedules and forecasts, and the maintenance of inventory at minimum acceptable levels
  • Demand Forecasting: Guide supply/demand trends in order to strategically forecast future needs and maintain minimum acceptable inventory levels
  • Capacity planning: Supervise all planning activities such as reviewing warehouse process flow, capacity planning, and productivity measurement tools.
  • Direct and clearly communicate demand forecasting and warehouse requirements cross functionally with Sales, Customer Service, Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality, and Finance
  • Freight and Logistics
  • Actively manage inbound, outbound, and transfer freight spend to ensure competitive cost and service, from supplier selection and contracting through execution.
  • Lead improvement projects such as shipment consolidation and mode optimization.
  • Collaborate with other locations to ensure compliance with corporate freight programs.
  • Develop and maintain metrics to quantify performance.
  • Strategic Leadership – leading, coaching and developing a diverse group of exempt and non-exempt team members
  • Developing and setting budgets/business plans and managing cost in meeting the organization’s goals and objectives
  • Driving the assessment, implementation and execution of Lean Continuous Improvement Program.
  • Responsible for developing and executing an integrated strategy, relating to the current and future needs of distribution
  • Continuous Improvement – make recommendations to improve productivity, quality, and efficiency of operations.
  • Focus on production and delivery metrics and leading improvements
  • Fostering collaboration with Process Engineering to identify the root cause of process issues and helping to implement the selected solution.
  • Driving to the root cause of quality issues and working cross-functionally to propose and implement solutions
  • Using strong analytical and operational experience to constantly seek out improvements in cost reduction, inventory reduction, standardized processes, and performance metrics
  • Capital Expenditure Projects – serving as lead for facility capital projects, problem-solving closely with the Young leadership team to address new opportunities in a manner consistent with the company’s objectives
  • Acting as the “owner” of the functional specifications for buildings, infrastructure and equipment, and evaluating the feasibility of any changes or options proposed
  • Partnership/Support – work closely and continuously with the leaders in product development, account management/customer service, maintenance, engineering and regulatory affairs to problem-solve successful product introductions, sustainable compliance and effective production planning and scheduling

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor degree in Supply Chain, Business Administration or a related field
  • At least 8 years’ of progressively responsible work experience in operations/supply chain/distribution
  • At least three years of experience in a supervisory capacity
  • Experience with warehouse acquisitions

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

  • Demonstrated track record of driving financial performance in operational or strategic roles.
  • Experience in managing multiple distribution locations required
  • Experience in setting up and working with 3PL’s
  • Thorough knowledge and previous successful application of Lean principles
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple competing deadlines.
  • Ability to successfully train, motivate and direct the work of others, including the ability to develop team members and build a strong and effective organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Capable financial acumen

Job Features

Job TypeFullTime / Regular
Minumum Salary100000 USD
Maximum Salary115000 USD
Date Posted01-25-2019

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A valid email address is required.
A valid phone number is required.