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Director of Operations

Confidential Wooster ,OH
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Growing industrial manufacturer is looking for a hands on Director of Operations.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop track and champion operations Key Performance Indicator's (KPI's).
  • Instill and drive Employee Engagement and company's Mission, Vision and Values through operations
  • Responsible for planning/scheduling, directing, and coordinating the operations
  • Plan, organize, and prioritize daily, weekly, and monthly objectives based on business need, product introduction, equipment efficiency and materials.
  • We are looking for an energetic hands on leader who brings expertise in:

  • Setting manufacturing objectives and measuring progress through key performance indicators
  • Implementing lean manufacturing concepts having proven experience running improvement events
  • Process driven manufacturing with standard operating procedures and cGMP to deliver consistent results in quality and cost
  • Promoting a safety culture that looks for hazards and remedies them before they become a loss
  • Developing Leaders to achieve set objectives and preparing team members for the next levels in the company
  • Ensures labor cost, equipment efficiency and material are optimized.
  • Champion, lead and execute cost reduction/continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Responsible for ensuring completion of Job Hazard Analysis, Near Miss Hazard and Behavioral Observations reports accurately and timely.
  • Champion Safety and ensure achievement of the plant's safety objectives.
  • Complete all areas of Functional Area Tactical Plan.
  • Manage, direct and supervise up to 200 employees.
  • Ensure customer demands (including material specs, delivery dates) are achieved on time, at the highest level of quality.
  • Work closely with Sales and Customer Service to proactively address any specification or on-time and full delivery issues


  • Bachelors degree highly preferred
  • 10+ years of operations management experience in an industrial manufacturing environment
  • P/L Responsibilities
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop individuals and teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to enforce root case analysis of quality issues and requirements
  • Experience with operating and capital budget development and management
  • Ability to provide oral and written communication to all levels of employees within the Company
  • Strategic mindset; ability to work in a rapidly changing and growing environment


Company Description
industrial manufacturing


industrial manufacturer


Wooster, OH