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Director of Operations (Multi-Site Manufacturing)

  • Expired: 22 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.


Qualified candidates will provide leadership to all Operations functions: Manufacturing, Planning, Supply Chain, and Maintenance for all North American Facilities (Wallingford, CT; Mesa, AZ; West Palm Beach, FL; and Nogales, Mexico). This position is member of the Executive Management Team and is responsible for establishing an operation that will support a model of customer service, on time delivery, unquestioned product quality.

Great opportunity for a strong operations executive to join our team as Director of Operations. We are seeking a highly educated, business savvy individual who has demonstrated success with a rapidly growing larger organization and desires to work for an industry leader.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee Assembly Manufacturing, Materials/Planning and Supply Chain. Direct reports include: site Operations Managers, Purchasing Manager and Global Materials Manager
  • Develop a strong and effective Operations team. Provide positive and objective coaching/mentorship of team members
  • Implement an optimal organizational structure to grow and support the business
  • Focus on results: drive the team to achieve OTD, Quality and financial metrics including revenue and profitability targets
  • Strive for superior customer service (on-time delivery and responsiveness)
  • Promote a culture of continuous improvement through: rigorous root cause analysis, improvement initiatives and the application of Lean tools and techniques
  • Plan and recommend necessary resources to ensure success, including capital equipment, team members, appropriate facilities, effective infrastructure and materials
  • Promote environmental, health and safety philosophies and processes that reduce workplace injuries
  • Emphasize and reinforce TMS Core Values, EHS/Quality policies and Safety procedures
  • Participate in establishing Operations goals and objectives and monitor progress

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 7 years leadership experience in a manufacturing environment with responsibility for growing a customer-focused business
  • Bachelor’s Degree; Business or Engineering strongly preferred
  • MBA preferred
  • Experience managing a multi-site, global operation
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to manage, teach, train and motivate others
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high growth industry; willing to be hands-on and takes initiative
  • Excellent project management and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing
  • Excellent computer skills, proficient in MS Office Suite
  • Solid communication skills
  • Strong orientation towards customer focus and teamwork
  • Travel up to 50% required
  • US Citizen or Permanent Residency required

Equal Opportunity Employer


    Why Work Here?

    Dynamic, growth, success, strong products, live by core values!

    Times Microwave Systems is a subsidiary of Amphenol Corporation (NYSE: APH) and part of the Amphenol Military and Aerospace division. TMS designs and manufactures high performance coaxial cables, connectors and cable assemblies for military, aerospace, telecommunications, industrial RF and microwave applications. For over 70 years Times has been committed to innovation, quality and the development of new products for demanding applications.


    358 Hall Avenue, Wallingford, CT 06492
    Wallingford, CT