We have an exciting opportunity to join a team of dedicated individuals working toward a common goal: Excellence!
The VP of Operations is responsible for planning, overseeing and coordinating the operations of the company, including Warehousing, Order Processing, Transportation, Customer Service, Technical Support, IT Infrastructure, Inventory Control, and related staff, to achieve established policies, goals, and operating objectives. Works as a highly effective leader and key member of the executive team, interdepartmentally, and within functional areas of oversite to drive efficiency and effectiveness in achieving the company Vision and executing on the strategic plan to achieve financial goals.
As a key member of the executive team, work jointly to analyze markets, develop strategy, and roadmap execution steps for continuous improvement of measurable customer value while simultaneously reducing costs and improving productivity.
Lead the operations teams on the path to continuously improving the quality and efficiency of existing operations by implementing new systems and/or improving upon existing procedures, to achieve a safe, high quality, cost-efficient, and customer focused operations; key areas of focus are inventory, fleet management, labor management, safety, customer service, order processing and driving creation and implementation of SOP’s.
Demonstrate experience and working knowledge of the systems and drive improvement to ensure that department, branch and company goals are met.
Evaluate new opportunities and develop (with the team) robust operational solutions.
Manage and improve corporate operational relationships, for achieving lowest cost with improved service methods.
Manage new business implementation with strong project management process on a timely basis
Understand and maintain compliance at all operational stages for industry and associated regulatory requirements
Maintain inventory accuracy and quality, ensure the efficient processing of returns, warranty items, and freight claims.
Oversee and/or implement safety programs, including evaluating unsafe work practices and analysis of work comp claims management to improve experience modifier and overall employee safety
Working with the executive team to assist with setting policies, procedures, and systems and following through with implementation, consistently advising of progress
Develop and implement warehouse and logistics operational systems and procedures to provide required information for all operational activities
Minimum 10 years supervisory experience as a Director or VP of Operations or equivalent, in the manufacturing or distribution industry.
Experience managing, leading and training teams within a manufacturing/distribution operation with at least 50 employees.
Substantial six sigma/lean process/kaizen or related knowledge and experience.
Bachelor’s Degree. Master’s Degree preferred.
Experience successfully managing an operational budget.
Strong knowledge of information technology and relevant application.
Excellent communication skills to effectively deal with different functional managers.
Excellent prioritizing and organizational, and decision-making skills.
Ability to communicate and present data to varying levels of the organization and outside contacts.
An absolute commitment to teamwork.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Plus bonus incentive, 401(k), vacation, holiday, medical
About CFM Equipment Distributors
We have been a leading distributor of HVAC and solar products for over 30 years. CFM Equipment Distributors employs innovative, creative individuals that are motivated to succeed. We offer great benefits including medical, dental, 401(k), vacation and sick leave, and bonus incentive. We promote a friendly, cooperative, team environment. Do you want to be a part of a team that is always striving for excellence?