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Director of Operations

Vomela Transportation Group
Benton Harbor, MI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Vomela’s Transportation Group has an exciting opportunity for a Director of Operations. We are a market leader in fleet and vehicle graphics. Vomela is an industry-leading, print conglomerate, with some of the most advanced capabilities around. We specialize in graphics of all kinds; from traditional commercial print to visual merchandising, store decor, fleet graphics and more.

This position is responsible for overseeing production personnel, equipment, and materials to meet customer quality standards and deadlines. Provides communication to all other department managers. Supervises department managers and interacts regularly with them to improve upon the workers’ production capacity. Invests in training, new technology and equipment. Oversees materials quality. Establishes standards, procedures and goals in order to gauge production costs and worker efficiencies.

For printing companies, there’s a fine line between being too big and too small. One is impersonal, where employees can feel like just a number. The other simply can’t handle much and is always waiting for the next big job. Vomela is the best of both worlds. We offer the support and diversity of a national organization with the family feel of a smaller company. Vomela operates sales and manufacturing facilities in over 20 locations across the Unites States and Canada and no matter which of our successful divisions you choose to work at, you can make a difference.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with divisional VP and sales management team on production priorities
  • Coordinate production among multiple facilities to best utilize capacity, expertise and meet customer needs
  • Monitor Purchasing controls and tracking of COGS per department
  • Oversees maintenance of machinery in all production departments
  • Maintains schedule to meet customer deadlines through utilization of equipment and personnel. Approves overtime and vacation as necessary
  • Oversees upkeep and repair of all production equipment: receives daily updates from supervisors on equipment status; schedules major repairs with sales and production so customer deadlines will not be missed; verifies with supervisors that all mechanical and electrical safeties are operational at all times; orders outside maintenance and equipment through the purchasing manager as needed; ensures that all safety bars and guards are in operating condition at all times.
  • Directs activities of production: allocates daily projects as well as short and long-term goals; provides answers to procedural and technical questions; meets with production employees individually and in groups to discuss problems; reviews all production records daily and forward to appropriate supervisor; reviews completed work and work in progress for quality; reviews employee performance and wage increases; resolves problems between and within departments
  • Provides technical assistance: keeps informed of new products, materials, and technology; provides production, purchasing, and sales feedback on problem materials, and supplies, and equipment; provide personnel with technical information and in-plant training
  • Prepares and manages annual budget: prepares annual budget for President to review; reviews monthly costs with supervisors; meets with vendors to get samples of supplies; reviews supply usage, researches ways to reduce costs and improve productivity and quality

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Operations, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years’ experience in production or operations management experience in the print or graphics industry
  • Experience in pre-press, scheduling, and production planning
  • Ability to improvise and think outside of the box to resolve issues
  • Demonstrated skills of managing large complex projects

 

Benefits:

  • Comprehensive benefit package including a 401k
  • A financially stable, employee focused environment that serves as the foundation for a successful, long term career

 

Location

High Point, NC OR Benton Harbor, MI

 

Years of Experience

5+

 

We are and Equal Opportunity Employer.

Company Description
Vomela is one of the largest and fastest growing marketing specialty companies in North America. With over 20 locations and more than 1,300 employees, Vomela utilizes the latest in technology to manage, produce, and distribute corporate marketing programs and collateral, retail in-store signage (POS/POP), store decor, tradeshow and event programs, transportation and fleet graphics.

Vomela Transportation Group

Why Work Here?
Growing, stable company that provides quality graphics to our customers. Come tell your story with us!

Vomela is one of the largest and fastest growing marketing specialty companies in North America. With over 20 locations and more than 1,300 employees, Vomela utilizes the latest in technology to manage, produce, and distribute corporate marketing programs and collateral, retail in-store signage (POS/POP), store decor, tradeshow and event programs, transportation and fleet graphics.

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375 Urbandale Avenue Benton Harbor

Benton Harbor, MI
USA

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