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Vice President of Operations

Company: Parkway Products, LLC
Location: Greenville
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Summary: The Vice President of Operations reports to the Chief Operations Officer and is responsible for the direction, strategy, planning and execution of the organization's manufacturing operations. Duties and Responsibilities: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties or responsibilities associated with the job. Other job-related duties may be assigned.

  • Work with the President to develop operating goals, plans and overarching strategies for growth, earnings, employee safety and risk management.
  • Work with the Controller to develop and attain operating budgets, ensuring that earnings goals are met at both the consolidated and plant levels.
  • Manage and monitor operational KPIs for each plant organization, adjusting measurement methods, goals, metrics and monitoring frequency as necessary to meet changing company needs.
  • Play an active role in senior-level negotiations with client companies and manufacturing partners.
  • Support the business development organization in meeting the revenue growth goals of the organization through both direct assistance and by ensuring the plant-level personnel prioritize and execute accordingly.
  • Actively direct and support plant management in building, adjusting and directing flexible and effective plant organizations in a constantly changing manufacturing and marketing environment.
  • Direct all production control operations, production process development, quality systems, purchasing, EH&S and logistics activities.
  • Work closely with the Human Resources Department to ensure consistent and fair application of the organization's policies and to ensure that staffing strategies meet the company's needs.
  • Direct and manage capital expenditures to maximum return on investment.
  • Report as required to the President and the Board on operational performance, forecasts, changing market conditions and up/downside risks, to execute to their direction for the company.Supervisory Responsibilities:
    • 4-10 direct reports (subject to change)Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:
      • Proven track record of leading a large, multi-site manufacturing organization at the general management or vice presidential level.
      • Strong custom manufacturing background, preferably in molded product for automotive parts.
      • Experience in materials management, from planning through purchasing, and negotiation and administration of multi-million dollar procurement agreements.
      • Established relationships with the full range of worldwide sub-contract manufacturers and familiarity with their capabilities, pricing strategies, and negotiation tactics. Qualifications and Experience: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
        • Bachelor's degree in business or related field.
        • MBA preferred
        • At least 10 years of strong operational experience.
        • Prior experience leading a multi-site manufacturing operation.
        • Experience in manufacturing a plus
        • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
        • Ability to communicate with other team members, visitors and customers in an effective, pleasant, courteous and tactful manner.
        • Computer experience with Windows, Excel, Word, and Microsoft Outlook.
        • English language proficiency, to include verbal and written communication.
        • Must be able to pass all pre-employment screenings.
        • This position regularly requires long hours and frequent weekend work.Benefits:Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long Term & Short Term Disability, Critical Care and Accident Coverage, Pet Insurance, Wellness Program, Vacation, Sick Time, 401K with Match,9 paid holiday's and work/life much more! Equal Opportunity Employer PI202042916

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