Major plastics company is searching for a Vice President of Operations, Plastic Containers. This position will manage multiple plant locations and over 600 employees. The Vice President of Operations is ideally an operations executive who has managed a significant manufacturing operation, with multiple sites of $1 billion or more. Must have thorough knowledge of manufacturing methodologies and a proven track record of successfully managing in an agile business environment.
Lead a team of operations and plant leaders to consistently deliver forecasted production output based on business unit commitments. Model and drive accountability at every level; pushing self and others to reach milestones.
Responsible for revenue attainment, inventory management, cost containment, budgeting and development of manufacturing and distribution strategy.
Achieve and maintain a safe work environment that meets ISO, OSHA and environmental requirements.
Maintain a strong sustainable relationship with strategic customers by keeping commitments, reinforcing quality, and driving innovation.
In conjunction with business unit leaders, develops the annual plan and forecasts, broken down into specific objectives and measures in alignment with overall business objectives.
The Successful Candidate’s Qualifications Will Include:
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or related discipline.
Fifteen to 20 years manufacturing experience; 10+ years in leadership level position.
Experience in plastics injection molding, blow molding, thermoforming, thermoplastics, polyethylene, plastic bottles, polypropylene, HDPE, LDPE, or plastic containers is a plus.