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Tucson, Arizona Staff Matters
Job Title: Director of Operations Location: Tucson, AZ Company Summary: Our client's company manufactures composite products. The company offers ablative components, life support breathing hoses, rocket motor case insulation, and other products. Position Summary: The Director of Operations is a Group Head in charge of the Facilities & Maintenance, Production, Purchasing, and Quality Assurance departments in the company. The Managers of these four departments are direct reports. This is a salaried exempt, senior management level position, reporting to the company Vice President of Programs and Operations. The position oversees a wide array of functionalities and requires excellent leadership, motivational, managerial, and organizational skills. The Director of Operations interacts with people at all levels of the organization and acts as a representative of the company therefore excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential.

Job Requirements:
Job Responsibilities:
  • Overall supervision and management of the Operations Group Departments: Facilities & Maintenance; Production; Purchasing; and Quality Assurance (reference 'Management Responsibilities')
  • Lead responsibility for strategic and annual planning and implementation for Operations Group
  • Lead and oversee operational excellence initiatives
  • Senior Safety and Environmental Official for the company
  • Executive NCRB member
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
  • Bachelor's degree in a business or technical discipline, or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated managerial and supervisory experience with a minimum ten years' experience in manufacturing, preferably in the rubber or composites industries; experience in the defense and aerospace industries is preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of Software Applications
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate, and direct multi-level people and achieve results through others
  • Positive, self-directed approach
  • Excellent conflict resolution skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strategic and operational planning expertise with an action oriented perspective, sound problem analysis and logical thinking with the ability to develop effective solutions and execute to achieve desired results
  • Insightful, proactive nature with ability to anticipate future needs and events; to forecast conditions; to set goals/standards and measure results; and to effectively adapt to changing situations, unexpected issues and varied job demands
  • Ability to initiate and implement performance excellence initiatives addressing product quality, process efficiency, product costs and performance/output in response to operational objectives and customer demands
  • Quality systems management experience desired
  • Experience in dealing with regulatory agencies (EH&S) desired
  • Successful experience managing and executing significant capital projects
  • Experience in budgeting, tracking costs, analyzing data and developing action plans
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