Director of Operations

Director of Operations Carpentersville, IL $Excellent Promoting core values of customer satisfaction and trust, our client manufactures and distributes specialized bulk packaging for the chemical, food packaging and other industries. They are now seeking a Director of Operations to join their leadership team. This position is based in Carpentersville, IL.  As the Director of Operations, you will focus on applying Lean processes and technologies to enhance processes and production; and will directly impact the cultural aspects of the organization by modeling and incorporating the Core Values into daily operations. Direct reports include Plant and Production Managers and Corporate Quality functions.  With current operations in the US, Mexico and a co-manufacturing partner in China, you will ensure that the business is profitable, that there is a strong and unified workplace culture present, and that operations, processes and production are optimized at all locations  Your role will also involve budgeting and planning for process improvement, KPI management, and continuous improvement of production output, labor, quality and delivery. So, is this the role for you? If so, you will need:  - At least 15 years' experience in manufacturing within progressive management roles such as production supervisor, plant manager and/or general manager leading groups of at least 250 personnel and multiple locations. (International business operations (Mexico and/or China) experience strongly preferred).  - The capacity to think and contribute strategically, along with the willingness to be 'in the trenches' and relate to individuals in a variety of roles across all levels of the organization  - Experience leading teams in preparation for major U.S. and overseas audits (BRC, AA, ISO) and maintaining 'audit ready' operations  - Extensive experience in utilizing Kaizen and Lean Mfg. methodologies to improve process flow, reduce set up times and improve through put  - Computer proficiency and self-sufficiency, including Microsoft Office  - A Bachelor's degree, ideally an MBA  - The willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally  Influential, strategic and highly focused, as the Director of Operations, you'll be a strong leader with vast scope for commercial process and exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities.  Spanish language skills would be advantageous. Flexible packaging manufacturing experience or related product line experience would be beneficial.  To apply for the role of Director of Operations, pleaseapply via the button shown.  This vacancy is being advertised by Web Recruit LLC. Web Recruit, LLC is in the business of performing recruitment services. Additional Keywords: Director of Operations, Operations Director, Manufacturing Operations Director, Head of Operations, Head of Manufacturing Operations, Manufacturing.
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Minimum Qualification
15+ years

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