International Staffing Consultants, Inc.
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The Director of Operations is responsible for developing and executing operational strategies across all manufacturing facilities in the Wine and Spirits Packaging industry. Great company with multiple brands. Will partner with the General Manager to head up operations across two sites. Great company culture looking for a strong leader to help them optimize US operations.
 
Key Responsibilities:
 
  • Coordinate production volumes and responsibilities across all locations.
  • Launch and monitor processes and methods to ensure high quality and cost-efficiency.
  • Control and evaluate data related to cost-efficiency, consistency in quality, and compliance with standards. Utilize a plant data collection system for performance evaluation, production scheduling, costs information, and future transactions.
  • Drive service excellence, implementing processes to improve on-time deliveries (Customer satisfaction on requested date and OTIF on confirmed date).
  • Ensure the delivery of quality products through collaboration with the Quality department.
  • Assure compliance with company guidelines and legal aspects in all operating departments (collaboration with the HR community).
  • Foster a culture of goal setting and KPIs for various production and operational areas.
  • Promote staff collaboration, building a team with expertise, knowledge, and skills to fulfill tasks and deliver satisfactory products.
  • Collaborate with the management team to develop and implement plans for CAPEX, new processes, and HR to accommodate growth objectives and adapt to market changes.
  • Develop and implement a continuous improvement culture, driving productivity improvements and identifying waste and time losses through Lean Manufacturing (CI).
 
Qualifications
 
  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 15 years of large- and small-company experience, including 5 years in an executive-level position such as general manager, ideally in leading manufacturing in a rapid-growth environment.
  • Preferably, experience in the Wine and Spirits or Packaging industry and an MBA.
  • Experience in materials management, from planning through purchasing, and negotiation and administration of multi-million-dollar procurement agreements.
  • Established relationships with a range of worldwide subcontract manufacturers and familiarity with their capabilities, pricing strategies, and negotiation tactics.
  • Experience or a past leading role in Quality, OHSE, and knowledge in OSHAS standards.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, public speaking, and presentation skills.
  • Solid working knowledge of budgeting, sales, business development, and strategic planning.
  • Ability to generate respect and trust from staff and external constituencies.
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
 
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