VP of Operations

Woodhaven, MI

Posted: 04/08/2024 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 100.24TM Remote: Experience:

Job Description

VP of Operations

Successful chemical company is seeking a VP of Operations to manage their team including some tenured individuals.  The successful candidate will manage a team across various departments, including production, procurement, inventory management, product development, and shipping/receiving.  This is a hands-on leadership role with significant responsibility and an opportunity to make a substantial impact on our company’s success.

  • Manage and lead a team of managers across facility operations to ensure efficient and effective operation of all departments
  • Oversee production processes to meet production goals, quality standards, and customer demand
  • Develop and implement procurement strategies to optimize supply chain efficiency and cost-effectiveness
  • Manage inventory levels to support production needs while minimizing excess inventory and obsolescence
  • Drive product development initiatives, leveraging expertise in chemistry and chemical engineering to innovate and improve product quality
  • Supervise shipping and receiving operations to ensure accurate and timely delivery of products
  • Assume P&L responsibility for facility operations, working to optimize profitability while maintaining quality standards
  • Report directly to the President and collaborate closely with other members of the execute team
  • Drive company initiatives to improve operational efficiency, reduce costs, and enhance product quality
  • Develop and mentor a team of managers, providing guidance and support to help them meet their goals and develop professionally

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Tory Mack at tmack@cps4jobs.com.

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Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or a related field; advanced degree preferred
  • Extensive experience in paint development and production, with a deep understanding of manufacturing processes and technologies
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate teams to achieve excellence
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a track record of driving results and meeting targets
  • Experience managing P&L responsibilities and driving financial performance
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across departments and levels of the organization
  • Hands-on mentality with a willingness to engage in day-to-day operations when needed

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Tory Mack at tmack@cps4jobs.com.

JO:  100.24TM
#LI-TM1

Meet Your Recruiter

Tory Mack
Technical Recruiter

What I Do:

I am proud to be part of the CPS flagship division, Industrial Laboratory. Our company started in order to serve the industrial chemicals industry, one of the backbones of the U.S. economy, by bringing together talented technical specialists with the companies that need them. I recruit and place people in the following positions:

  • Formulation/Product Development
  • Organic and Polymer Synthesis
  • Application Chemistry
  • Technical Service
  • Process Chemistry
  • Analytical/Method Development
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control
  • Group Leader/R&D Manager

My Recruiting Philosophy:

When working with you as a candidate I have 3 goals:

Listen and ask questions to find out what the right opportunities look like for you

Connect you with active openings and interested companies based on your criteria

Educate you throughout the interview process to help you become a standout candidate for each individual opportunity

About Me:

I grew up in Southern Indiana and moved to the greater Chicago area 10 years ago. My education is in opera and music, so I enjoy anything and everything related to the arts! I love helping people through recruiting – I believe the right career move is one of the most important decisions a person can make and it is a privilege to be a part of that process.

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