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Director of Operations - Manufacturing

Location: Austin, Texas
Job # 10354495
Date Posted: 01-24-2018
The Opportunity:

Maximize operational efficiency, productivity, and profitability in a high-growth commercial and residential glass company that fabricates and installs glass in Central Texas.

The Director of Operations will be an agent of improvement and catalyst in all phases of business including field operations, production, finance, business development, quality / safety, customer service, sales & marketing and HR. By bringing measurable accountability to the different teams, the Director of Operations will transform efficiency company-wide.

This is a family-owned company built upon integrity, with a visionary owner who has exceptional ideas of how to grow strategically. They seek a process-driven leader who inspires follower-ship to make changes to better scale the operations of the company for continued growth and profitability. 

This opportunity has significant upside and will give the Director of Operations the ability to put their fingerprint on the operational effectiveness of the company.

To succeed the Director of Operations will:
  • Empower staff to drive business and exceed customer expectations
  • Identify opportunities for business growth aligning with corporate strategy
  • Develop processes that create measurable efficiency gains
  • Automate business practices and influence the urgency in technology adoption
  • Accelerate adoption of change in process by staff by coaching and mentoring
  • Measure efficiencies and bring accountability to all phases of the business
  • Attract, evaluate, and retain top talent to scale for future growth
  • Develop annual budget and exceed revenue and profitability expectations
  • Adapt to market changes and economic climate quickly
  • Prioritize financial and operational metrics to make confident decisions and attain goals

The Director of Operations will offer the focused leadership needed for the company to thrive operationally in this time of significant growth. This position reports to the Owner  and will champion and protect  the values and mission  through the company. 

DNA of a successful Director of Operations:
  • High level of personal integrity and accountability
  • Loves to compete and has optimistic attitude
  • High capacity and is self-motivated
  • Driver of process efficiency and change
  • Elite communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Great ability to solve problems 
  • Passion for delivering results
  • Strong financial, organization, and management skills

Bachelor’s degree required with prior sales/marketing experience preferred
Prior senior level leadership preferred (5+ years)
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