The Director of Operations reports directly to the President and CEO. This position is accountable for all Operational staff including day-to-day operation activities in Production, Supply Chain, Stock, Shipping and Receiving. The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to provide leadership, clear direction, and mentoring to the Operations team. This position will regularly interface with stakeholders and collaborate with a variety of other functions, vendors, and customers in order to deliver program and company results that achieve business goals and objectives. The candidate must understand and execute to financial and production goals, by creating, maintaining, and reporting all budgets, forecasting, variances, costs, challenges, and controls to the necessary key stakeholders.
The ideal candidate will have proven operations management leadership experience in the defense market including the ability to successfully manufacture electronic components designed in-house for industrial and military applications. Have proven success leading operational teams and providing daily, hands-on knowledge of assembly, machine shop and test of electronic components. Will work closely with manufacturing engineering to implement and utilize lean principles and techniques to drive continuous improvement across the facility and reduce rework.
Qualifications – Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or other technically related field of study preferred. The candidate will bring strong leadership skills to effectively manage operations and employees, and will promote a quality oriented, cost conscious and motivated workforce. 8-10 years’ work experience in manufacturing management preferably in a process-oriented operation, in the electronic manufacturing environment (including planning, procurement, subcontract management, budgets, etc.). Have extensive experience working in an ERP environment. Experience with EPICOR 10 preferred. Experience with build to print manufacturing is a plus.