Director of Operations

Memphis, TN

Aug 20, 2021

Full Time

Job Description

Position Summary: The Director of Operations will be responsible for compliance and safety, logistics and supply chain, warehousing and distribution, special projects, and communications with other departments as defined by the President.

Essential functions and responsibilities:

  • Overseeing supply chain, inbound/outbound shipping and handling, and assembly work
  • Overseeing logistics processes to ensure on time delivery
  • Developing and enforcing safety procedures and policies
  • Managing the operations budget, controlling freight and labor costs
  • Driving lean operations, managing material planning and forecasting
  • Managing the facility’s maintenance and repairs
  • Managing the operations staff
  • Performing HR related tasks
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • 10+ years’ progressive management experience in related manufacturing field
  • 5+ years’ experience in an ERP/bar-code facility environment is a must
  • Familiarity with SAP Business One software, or similar ERP software required
  • Mature and responsible manager with the ability to coach subordinates
  • Hands on experience in a manufacturing environment; willing to get hands dirty
  • Disciplined, process and detail oriented, with high energy and eagerness to learn
  • Strong problem-solving ability and analytical skills with a focus on organization
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office and Windows OS
  • Great interpersonal skills; displays honesty, ethics and integrity at all times
  • Must have prompt and regular attendance, a sense of urgency, and self-motivation
  • Proven planning skills and excellent communication skills
  • Experience working with Asian vendors and import desired
  • Bachelor degree in engineering or related field is a plus
  • Entrepreneurial and fully committed to work

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