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Director of Operations

Goodwin Recruiting Tewksbury, MA

  • Posted: June 23, 2021
  • Full-Time

The Director of Operations manages and coordinates the company s manufacturing, supply chain, quality, and facilities functions, as well as ensures compliance with and coordination of LEAN initiatives. This position is responsible for collaborating with the leadership team to develop and implement plans for the operational infrastructure of systems and processes designed to accommodate the growth of the company.

Director of Operations Responsibilities
  • Provide day-to-day leadership and management of approximately 50 subordinates, ensuring teams are staffed with appropriate personnel
  • Implement and manage necessary forecasting, ERP, Shop floor systems, and Dynamic Flow Technology (DFT) to support year-over-year program growth
  • Enhance the Quality Management System to ensure that products, processes, and services consistently meet or exceed the desired quality standards, including compliance to ISO 9001 and 14001
  • Create and manage annual budget for Operations to support manufacturing growth
  • Represent the company with clients, investors, and business partners
  • Accountability for all aspects of personnel performance management for manufacturing and operations team including coaching, development, training, and discipline
  • Promotes and supports a continuous improvement culture with activities including LEAN techniques with respective improvements to production flows to ensure constant development of processes and people
  • Responsible for facility-related issues including communications with building management, maintaining employee access badges, managing office space for new hires, and safety
  • Design, propose, and implement manufacturing strategies, guidelines, and procedures within broad principles and policies set by the organization to ensure product ships on time at the right quality and cost
  • Design and implement supply chain strategies that support the success of the manufacturing operations

Director of Operations Qualifications
  • B.S. Degree in business or technical major. Advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum of 15 years in function and 10 years in the industry sector
  • Deep knowledge of high technology manufacturing of systems and best practices
  • Proven track record of implementing and managing production lines
  • Demand Flow Technology (DFT) experience preferred
  • Experience leading with Lean Manufacturing techniques and tools
  • Experience running a large organization (e.G., 50+ employees)
  • Knowledge of applicable regulatory and compliance requirements
  • Strong data analysis skills and proficiency in the use of statistical tools in problem-solving
  • Approximate 25% travel

Director of Operations Benefits
  • Salary Range: $160k - $180k, plus 20% bonus opportunity
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401k match
  • PTO

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Tewksbury, MA
01876 USA



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