Job Description:

The Director of Operations is responsible for the successful guidance and oversight of company production from start to completion in an “Engineer to Order” environment. We are a team of passionate people, with can-do attitudes focused on providing high value and innovative solutions to our customers. We have established ourselves as a leader in providing state-of-the-art technology and equipment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Review company annual budget with the Leadership Team and manage to budget
  • Capacity planning and project scheduling
  • Review incoming project scopes with sales
  • Project team member assignments
  • Coordinate billing milestone approvals with Accounting and project managers
  • Production Manager, Purchasing Manager, and Project Management oversight
  • Interface with Purchasing Manager for supplier reviews and purchasing issues
  • Communicate computer & software needs to the IT Manager and outside IT support group
  • Work with Production Manager to evaluate & recommend facility and equipment needs.
  • Coordinate and maintain employee training plans
  • Coordinate hiring requirements and needs with HR
  • Overall accountability for company throughput – able to manage multiple project managers.
  • Responsible for project financial results including performance to budget, change order management, and scope creep.
  • Accountable for on-time delivery.
  • Conduct direct report employee annual reviews.
  • Interface with parent and sister companies on facility issues
  • Work with Purchasing, Production Manager, and Principal Engineer to manage resources during the design, build, test, ship, installation, and commissioning phases of projects.
  • Leverage new hardware and software to improve efficiencies, scheduling, and inventory.
  • Responsible for the clean, organized, operational setup of the shop.
  • Develop and implement systems that ensure employees are well-trained, required tools are on-hand, and in good working order, and the facility is safe and compliant.

Applicant Qualities:

  • 7+ years of Industrial Automation Experience
  • 7+ years of Operations or Project Management Experience.
  • Accredited BS degree and/or certification in management, business, project management, technical, or related field.
  • Proficient using MS Project, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint.
  • Work professionally and efficiently with project team leaders, production management, administration, and customers.
  • Strong communication, and organization skills, in both written and verbal capacities.
  • Detailed
  • Provide creative and flexible staffing solutions
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Leadership skills including leading team personnel on diverse projects
  • Able to identify process improvement opportunities and create greater company efficiency