VP of Operations

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POST DATE 9/6/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

building materials mfr Nashville, TN

Nashville, TN
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POSITION: Vice President of Operations



* Directs manufacturing operations through the development, execution and continuous improvement of lean strategies to exceed metrics in People, Safety, Quality, Productivity, and Delivery.

* Contributes to the development and execution of people resource strategies in assigned value streams according to our strategic objectives

* Develops, implements, and sustains lean manufacturing practices

* Contributes to manufacturing operational strategies by providing information, analysis, and recommendations to peer group establishing critical measurements; determining production, productivity, quality, and customer-service strategies

Develops strategy for operations through;


* Production planning of manufacturing requirements for assigned areas

* Resource allocation and line capacity - flexible workforce

* Measurement and analysis of results

* Developing necessary countermeasures

* Minimizing variances - maximum efficiency

* Weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting

* Audits production output for compliance to customer requirements


The ideal candidate will have a proven track record with being an agent for change management. They will have a demonstrated history of positive results, prior experience leading cross functional teams and proven ability to attract, develop and retain a high performing team.


* Position reports to the President

* Direct Reports will include Operations Managers and/or Supervisors



* Bachelor's Degree with 10years of experience in managing manufacturing operations and people development and 5years demonstrated experience in continuous improvement.

* In-depth knowledge and application of manufacturing best practices - Lean, Kaizen, 5S, and Value Stream Mapping.

* Must have experience and success with positive people practices and creating a culture of trust and engagement.



* Strong leadership and organizational skills to facilitate activities of Production Team and Engineers.

* Strong interpersonal skills to develop teamwork with subordinates and peers

* Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with and influence people at all levels in the organization

* Demonstrated ability to influence desired outcomes through both direct and indirect resources, viewed as a consensus builder

* Proven track record with Lean Manufacturing and continuous improvement initiatives

* Proficiency with Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint

* Proficiency with Business Intelligence software that integrates with Microsoft Excel for Financial Planning