Production Operations Director

Full Time posted 2 months ago

Job Description

Summary: Come be a part of our vibrant team as a Director of Production Operations, spearheading the pursuit of operational excellence. Create a significant effect by supervising production procedures, enhancing productivity, and promoting a harmonious and cooperative workplace atmosphere.


Develop a multi-year strategic vision for the areas they oversee that aligns with the 5-year growth plan.

Promote a safety culture; taking all reasonable precautions to protect team members from illness or injury. Investigate and report on safety incidents.

Accountable for operational expenses with the expectation of delivering on-budget targets

Implement process improvements that ensure high quality, safe, and efficient production as S&C’s products continue to grow.

Create and drive a positive, diverse, and inclusive work environment, building on the Job Relations best practices deployed throughout the leadership team.

Maintain a high level of quality on-time shipments to both internal and external customers.

Empower managers to achieve weekly, monthly, and annual targets in Safety, Quality, Delivery, Productivity, Cost, and Human Development.

Be a strategic partner to internal customers to discover new solutions, resulting in commercial and operational success.

Create, maintain, and report production status through solid visuals such as KPI boards.

Coach and mentor direct reports in Problem Solving and other LPS/CI activities.

Responsible for decisions regarding performance management, hires promotions, corrective action, and terminations.

Identify training and skill development to meet departmental needs that align with our competency framework (“Career Framework”) and training direct reports to support this initiative.

Serve as a change agent by influencing, communicating, and institutionalizing a culture of simplification, accountability, standard work, process improvement, and lean principles.


Degree in engineering, operations., or related field or combination of education and experience • Experience leading Quality Management teams and systems is a plus

Minimum of ten years of production supervisory experience in high and low volume complex assembly and fabrication environments containing multiple shifts

Demonstrated track record of lean manufacturing leadership, sustained improvements, and KPI attainment

Experience leading multiple complex product teams within a high mix-low volume manufacturing environment

Technical aptitude and knowledge of assembly processes, sheet metal fabrication, welding, and paint finishing

Proven team building and change management skills to coach, mentor and empower team members throughout the organization

Proven record of developing team members