Director of Operations in Orange County 130 to140K Plus Bonus up to 40K

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Director of Operations is responsible for the overall leadership, planning, controlling and directing of the operations function including production, strategic planning & Implementation, supply chain, inventory management, engineering and quality in order to meet customer specifications with high degree of quality and meet on-time delivery expectations.

Education Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in related field. Mechanical Engineering degree and/or MBA strongly desired. Experience

• Minimum of 10 years in a manufacturing environment

• Minimum of 5 years in a supervisory or managerial position Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

• Demonstrated ability to manage all aspects of the operations function

• Detailed understanding of manufacturing operations and prior P&L responsibility is preferred • Previous MRP/ERP experience is required

• Knowledge and understanding of the operation strategy and industry products

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with demonstrated ability to lead teams

• Excellent management skills, timely decision making, effective delegation needed to ensure strategy is successfully implemented and financial objectives are met

• Must have exceptional business judgment coupled with strong strategic planning and analytic skills, as well as a proven capacity for rendering cost-conscious, objective business decisions

• Knowledge of Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma is require

• Ability to present functional specifications, analyze operations, financial data and produce recommendations and reports is required

• Strong organizational, leadership, interpersonal, follow-through skills are required

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office is required Position Attributes Main Activities

• Organization: Organizational Leader competency level. Provides leadership for the operation function of the entity

• Interface: Interacts directly with local executive level management, directors, managers, employees, customers, auditors, and state and federal agencies

• Budget: Proactively develops and administers the operations budget Main Job Duties

• Directs activities of business and departments concerned with the engineering, production, delivery and quality of products

• Plan, direct and manage the manufacturing of products to ensure on-time delivery and quality expectations are met

• Reviews financial statements, sales and activity reports, and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement and to determine areas needing cost reduction and program improvement

• Establishes departmental policies, goals, objectives, and procedures, conferring with management team and staff members as necessary

• Develops standard work, policies and procedures, forms, and work measurements to effect methods and continuous improvement

• Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service • Selects, develops, and motivates qualified staff to effectively manufacture, deliver and service company products • Ensure quality management systems and environmental systems are maintained according to ISO and company standards •


The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Mental Demands While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to: • Use written and oral communication skills • Read and interpret data, information and documents • Analyze and solve non-routine and complex office administrative problems • Use math and mathematical reasoning • Observe and interpret situations • Learn and apply new information or skills • Perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks • Work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions • Interact with managers, staff, customers.

Traveling 50%


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