VP of Operations - Product Integration & Manufacturing
Company: Blue Signal Search
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Our client is a leading telecom and network provider. They are a
leader in solutions for enterprises and carriers, and they have a
strong professional reputation in the industry due to their
commitment to the excellence of their products and continued
growth. They are hiring a VP of Operations- Product Integration &
Manufacturing to oversee multiple telecom manufacturing plants
across the country.
In this newly created position, the VP of Operations will be
primarily responsible for providing structure to manufacturing
operations to support product integration and overall business
goals. This individual will implement Lean manufacturing principles
and continuous improvement initiatives, while providing leadership
to Plant/Program Managers.
This Role Offers:
Competitive base salary package plus uncapped commissions and a
large benefits package, including medical/dental/vision,
performance bonuses, 401(K) match, and more.
Market is expected to grow $4 billion within the next 10 years.
Worldwide business unit with many growth opportunities.
Stable company with over 20 years of experience delivering advanced
wireless and connectivity solutions.
High level of autonomy in this role, taking part in a lean team
where you would be the sole owner of the role - giving you the
chance to truly build your career to what you want it.
Build and implement plans for manufacturing operations - including
automation, process improvements, cost savings opportunities,
progressive quality, and safety initiatives.
Develop SOPs, metrics, and processes for workflow improvements,
risk assessment, and business process improvements. Communicate
with Plant Managers to implement processes and procedures.
Operational responsibilities include P&L, budget creation and
enforcement, scheduling, delivery, and team/talent development.
Develop systems and processes that track and optimize productivity
and standards, metrics, and performance targets to ensure effective
return on assets, quality, and safety.
Analyze manufacturing operations and key metrics to ensure that the
assembly line remain efficient and high quality.
Define scope and goals, set and track milestones, assign team
priorities, and report regularly to executive management.
Provide strong top-down support to build a high-caliber
environment, including teambuilding, individual development, and
Lead teams to exceed production goals while maintaining product
quality productions rates, yields, and efficiencies.
Maintain up to date knowledge of manufacturing regulations and
policies and communicate requirements effectively. Organize
trainings to maintain compliance.
Ensure work is completed on time, within budget, and with proper
10+ years of experience in operations management, preferably in the
telecom manufacturing space.
Bachelor's degree in Management, Engineering, or related field.
Master's a plus.
Manufacturing or production background with a strong mechanical
aptitude. Electrical assembly experience beneficial.
Thorough knowledge of Lean manufacturing principles and
applications - Black Belt, 5S, etc. certifications preferred.
Strong experience with P&L management, operations oversight,
and related responsibility.
Demonstrated success leading direct reports.
Proficient in cross-functional team coordination across multiple
locations. Ability to plan resources to guide efficient process,
anticipate and mitigate risks, and ensure proper communication.
Some travel to plants required.
Bilingual in English/Spanish a plus.
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