Vice President of Operations

Location: Springfield, MA
Date Posted: 03-18-2019
  • Oversee and manage all core site functions including Manufacturing, Engineering, Estimating/Quoting, Purchasing, Planning, Customer Service, Finance, Quality, Human Resources, and Health and Safety, for both South Deerfield and Custom Case Centers.
  • Oversee direct and indirect staff and Custom Case Centers and sets expectations, assigns accountability, and provides feedback, coaching, people development, and training as necessary.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of strategic plans.
  • Set goals and priorities for the facilities, and assigns accountability and tracks performance.
  • Set facilities operation and performance metrics/key performance indicators
  • Responsible for improving and managing the successful execution and the profitable performances of core processes, including capital expenditures, annual budgeting, and performance to the fiscal plan.
  • Develop lean strategies using lean principles to achieve year over year improvements in productivity, overall efficiencies, and cost reductions.
  • Provide continuous and timely communication to ensure alignment of goals and objective throughout all levels of the organization.
  • Assesses each team member’s performance on an ongoing basis and through periodic and annual reviews, provides guidance and takes appropriate action to ensure the business goals are consistently met.
  • 10+ years of experience in manufacturing operations and supply chain for low volume high mix and high volume low mix production.
  • University Degree in related field or relevant experience with 10+ years of General Management in a multiple facility, mid to large size organization.
  • Must demonstrate a working knowledge of lean manufacturing and lean principles.
  • Demonstrated success recruiting, building, developing, coaching and retaining a highly motivated, synchronized operations and administrative team with a sense of urgency and a drive to excel.
  • Must be able to travel, nationally and internationally, as necessary.
  • Base Salary: 200k-220k
  • Annual Bonuses
  • Car Allowance
  • Cell Phone
  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision Life
  • Matching 401k
  • Tuition & Certification Reimbursement
  • Vacation
  • Sick Time
  • Holiday Pay
  • Paid Time Off
 Global Manufacturer with revues over 500MM and based in the US that designs and manufactures portable lighting systems, temperature controlled packaging and protective cases. Industries served include: Commercial, Government, Military, Consumer, Law enforcement, Fire & Safety, Medical, Entertainment and more!

Robert Wilcox
Partner, Executive Search
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