Date Posted: November 1, 2017 Job Type: Direct Hire Job ID: 287381
Company located in Irvine is growing quickly!
Based in Southern California, this company is founded on experience spanning three continents, three generations and one principle: to provide customers with an excellent product and support with unparalleled service.
Vice President of Operations/GM
Salary: $100K+, DOE
The Vice President of Operations will lead and manage all production activities. The position has a key role in the manufacturing of all finished goods, press maintenance and managing production staff. In addition, the VP Ops/GM will work closely with the owner to develop and maintain customer relationships as well as assess and develop new potential production lines and business opportunities.
MUST: Extensive Wood Industry Expereince
Responsible for all aspects of panel production.
Responsible for quality standards compliance, quality control and quarterly inventory counts.
Manages production workflow and raw material usage and makes recommendations to improve manufacturing processes to better serve customers.
Responsible for daily production and operations scheduling. Works with Office Administrator and Warehouse Lead to ensure all orders are delivered on time, as promised.
Constantly monitor and report on progress of all orders and notify potential late deliveries immediately.
Keeps key customer and vendor information, programs, and pricing confidential.
Contributes to team effort which includes developing programs to motivate and incent employees to achieve higher performance.
Analyze and resolve work issues and/or assist workers in solving work issues.
Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the proper use of equipment and resources; maintaining compliance with established policies
Communicate and reinforce Duramar values, policies and procedures while managing, training, coaching, counseling and reviewing job contributions of the office and warehouse staff.
Develop strong customer relationships and routinely visit customers.
Respond effectively to competitor products and pricing to protective and develop sales.
Provide market feedback from the field to owner regarding products, pricing and customer concerns.
Qualifications and Education Requirements
Manufacturing Management – Minimum of 5 years
Wood Industry – Minimum of 4 years
B.A. degree from a four-year college or comparable industry experience
Thorough knowledge of all company products and our markets
Excellent communication, interpersonal, written and organization skills
Knowledge of engineered wood products and terminology and its various applications
Knowledge of basic financial terms and calculations and ability to use computer and supporting software