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Vice President Of Manufacturing

Company: Centennial
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAre you an experienced manufacturing leader who excels at planning, implementing, and directing all manufacturing activities? Are you a hands-on executive who thrives on the challenges of a startup business? Would you like to play a foundational role in creating vision and culture for a brand-new company? If this sounds exciting, keep reading.Centennial is seeking a VP of Manufacturing for a client that is bringing the sourcing and production of PPE to US soil. These high-demand products require the company, and its leaders, to develop a high-growth plan that is sustainable and efficient.Do you have experience as a key manufacturing advisor to the C-suite who can suggest strategies that grow business? Are you comfortable walking the floor as well as delivering to the C-suite? Will you enable profitable and scalable growth while preventing fragmentation?The VP of Manufacturing will report to the CEO/owner and be responsible for crafting the plant and laying out the manufacturing lines.Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualize and implement manufacturing operations strategy
  • Lead in the hiring of manufacturing workforce
  • Assist in the procurement of capital equipment
  • Establish procedures for and oversee purchasing, warehousing, and shipping
  • Create and execute policies and programs to maximize capacity and ensure high quality
  • Ensure cost-effectiveness across manufacturing process
  • Work closely with members of the executive team in developing hiring processes for manufacturing workforce
  • Conceptualize and develop metrics to determine manufacturing success
  • Monitor production output, ensuring high quality, timely delivery, and consistent productivity
  • Ensure effective safety, quality, cost, and delivery
  • Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations
  • Work collaboratively and cross-functionally within the organization
  • Provide technical direction
  • Build manufacturing & footprint strategy execution
  • Serve as principal leader of manufacturing and supply chain design in line with the company's overall growth strategies
  • Interact with clients on an as-needed basis
  • Enable profitable and capital efficient growth, and scalability while preventing fragmentation/complexity
  • P&L responsibility
  • Control waste and raw materials
  • Attend construction meetings Requirements
    • 10+ years of experience in multiple operations disciplines (manufacturing, sourcing, planning...etc.)
    • 5+ years in GM role, finance, or business leadership roles
    • BS/BA in Operations, Business, Engineering or related field; MBA strongly preferred
    • Working knowledge of budgeting, demand planning, forecasting, production planning, and fulfillment is a must
    • Very familiar with modern, smart manufacturing
    • Firm grasp of supply and demand and the technology tools for managing it
    • International experience
    • Experienced coach and developer of teams producing leaders and contributors
    • High level of executive presence
    • Executive-level communication skills including experience presenting to boards
    • Strong analytical skills & business acumen and business case/options evaluation
    • Demonstrated ability to achieve results through influence in a cross-functional engagement
    • Self-driven and motivated; able to interface with technical and business experts
    • Demonstrated track record of taking initiatives from concept to action, and delivering positive results
    • Able to develop and maintain strong relationships with internal and external partners
    • Strategic & system thinking with the ability to develop, implement and document strategies
    • Strong leadership and negotiation skills.
    • Lean / Six Sigma certification is highly preferred
    • Strong business acumen; solid understanding of and experience in sourcing, consumption, demand planning, inventory, logistics, and production data and critical inputs
    • Sound judgment and decision-making skills
    • Drives for continuous improvement
    • Strong ability to move between tactical and strategic aspects of the business
    • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with the ability to influence decisions through granular knowledge of the day-to-day flow of products

Keywords: Centennial, Cincinnati , Vice President Of Manufacturing, Professions , Cincinnati, Ohio

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