VP of Operations
Company: Manufacturing - Industrial, Phoenix, AZ
Posted on: March 18, 2019
Summary: Company, an Arizona-based developer and manufacturer of innovative, high-tech accessories for the professional digital photography market, is seeking a Vice President of Operations. The position will be responsible for driving process, improvement and results within the Operations team including manufacturing, supply chain and fulfillment with a focus on ensuring timely, cost-effective, accurate deliveries and customer satisfaction. This is a great opportunity for an entrepreneurial and results-oriented executive to build and scale an operations team. This position will be utilizing Lean Manufacturing and 6-Sigma principles to maintain and continually improve in-house production and at our suppliers and contract manufacturers. The ideal candidate will also be developing a world-class supply chain and infrastructure to meet the progressive needs of our organization and customers, drive strategy, and providing strong operations leadership. This role is a key member of the management team reporting to the CEO. Job Responsibilities: Provide key leadership in corporate and operational functions including supply chain control and improvement, customer service, facility management and business integration Develop and direct the management of the company’s fulfillment/distribution center(s) that will ensure fast order processing, accurate inventory control, proper and timely receipt/stocking of goods, cost-efficient shipping and effective processing of returns Manage logistics and outbound transportation processes, negotiate parcel freight programs Implement processes, systems and management methods to generate workflow optimization and productivity Partner with the executive team to lead the company through significant growth and an increase of overall profitability and company valuation Partner with R&D leadership to prioritize key initiatives and manage multiple projects Create a high performing manufacturing and operations team Champion continuous improvement to meet or exceed business goals Develop and sustain quality, delivery and cost reductions across operations Report on revenue, cost of goods sold (COGS) and gross margin objectives aligned with the company’s business objectives and forecasts Work with the executive team to develop a robust demand management and capacity planning capability Provide safety, health and environmental leadership Lead and manage department talent to achieve their maximum potential Qualifications and Experience: 6+ years successfully developing and leading manufacturing, sourcing, distribution and fulfillment organizations in a high growth environment Equally comfortable and effective in the strategic arena, as well as in “sleeves-rolled-up” tactical and detailed domains with limited resources Ability to scale his/her leadership to work effectively with senior management and line-level employees Prior development and integration of an ERP system and proficiency in MS Excel Experience with successfully leveraging LEAN, 6-Sigma, TQM/TPM and other relevant operations tools Experience with value chain functions within a Global environment is a definite plus Maintains the highest levels of personal and professional integrity, and adheres to the company’s core values Project management experience and certifications (PMP) highly desirable Bachelor required – MBA preferred
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