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Vice President of Operations

Company: Precise Resource
Location: Detroit
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Position Description for Vice President of OperationsWhat you'll be leading, where your passion needs to be
Precise Resource, Inc. is a leading privately held Woman Business Enterprise specializing in Executive Search and HEAD-HUNTING services for Fortune 500 clients across the United States. One of our more prestigious clients has asked for our help seeking a Vice President of Operations.
Our client is incredibly dedicated to a culture of learning and superior designs for various automotive parts and systems with over 10 manufacturing locations throughout the US and revenues of over $2 Billion.
What you will be doing -
We seek a Vice President of Operations who can race ahead of the pack! Our automotive supplier is looking for a savvy leader who can steer our organization toward innovative technological objectives that align with our long-term vision for growth and profitability. With a strategic approach to decision-making, this organization is poised for continued success and growth. From managing day-to-day operations to liaising with fellow Executive Team members, this position requires a strategic mindset and a passion for pushing boundaries. Come rev up your career with us as we introduce you to our fantastic client!
Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Crafting a vision for the organization's future and setting its sights on immediate and far-reaching goals. Through meticulous planning and thoughtful policy development, works tirelessly to shape the company's direction, all while ensuring that their proposals align with the values and objectives of the board of directors, CEO, and president.
  • Collaborate with executive leadership to ensure company goals and objectives are met according to expectations.
  • Have operational and financial responsibility for ten facilities and have five direct reports and several hundred indirect reports.
  • Performance audits within manufacturing sites, up to 50% travel as required.
  • Identifies, recommends and implements new processes and systems to improve and streamline organizational processes and resources to ensure operational excellence.
  • Ensures the department decision and project plans for staffing, developing, materials, quality, and safety align with the organization, business plan, and vision.
  • Presents performance reports and metrics to President and senior leadership.
  • Reviews operating results of the organization, compares them to established goals & objectives and takes action when gaps exist.
  • Creates budgets, allocates resources, and provides timelines to ensure successful product launches.
  • Establishes and maintains an effective system of communications throughout the organization.
  • Collaborate with executive leadership to ensure the operational function is supporting organizational strategic and tactical goals.
  • Partner with Human Resources function on talent reviews, talent acquisition, labor relations, collective bargaining agreements, employee engagement, compliance policies and procedures, etc.
  • Identifying training and development opportunities and succession planning for senior leaders within the operational function, including plant operations, materials, quality, safety, and continuous improvement
  • Ensures customer-related compliance requirements are achieved IATF, ISO 14001, and product safety and regulatory
  • Represents the organization to external and internal customers
  • Performs other duties as assigned

    Proven Experience equivalent:

    • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university; and/or 12 years related experience and training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in Automotive and manufacturing environment. (Required)
    • Six Sigma, IATF Internal Auditor, and CRP certifications preferred
    • Author speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or styles. Ability to make compelling and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and boards of directors.
    • Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis. Excellent communication and presentation skills.
    • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent skills in establishing policies, procedures, and controls.
    • Must be able to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks, with awareness of deadlines.
    • Ability to identify processes needing improvement and to recommend improvements.
    • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Products, including Word, Excel and Power Point is required

Keywords: Precise Resource, Detroit , Vice President of Operations, Executive , Detroit, Michigan

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