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Director of Operations

Company: Barron Lighting Group
Location: Glendale
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

About this role: Barron Lighting Group is a leader in manufacturing and marketing its comprehensive line of lighting solutions for commercial and industrial applications. We're looking to grow our business with innovative people who can contribute to our company culture and vision. The Director of Operations role in Glendale, AZ is a vital roll up your sleeves leadership role at Barron committed to supporting growth and strategy by overseeing and managing all aspects of Operations (manufacturing, planning, purchasing, inventory, and warehouse) on daily basis. As the Director of Operations, you will direct and coordinate all activities related to the scheduling, purchasing, fabrication, finishing, assembly, warehousing, and shipping of finished goods. The role will be responsible to coordinate the continuous improvement of activities; develop employees by expanding their skills & knowledge, enhancing a culture of disciplined execution & accuracy of information. You will also ensure plant and warehouse capacity meets or exceeds sales forecast. The Director of Operations will be responsible for direct reports of planning, purchasing, warehouse and production supervisors and hourly staff of over 30 employees and the activities of 12 U.S. warehouses.What makes this exciting:RESPONSIBILITIES:Identify gaps between the sales plan and current purchasing, planning, production and warehouse capabilities and capacity and develop plans with peers to have the right resources in place to meet the planManage vendor relationships including pricing, terms and contractual relationships that cover quality and delivery expectations. Prepare vendor scorecards and review performance at least annually for critical vendors.Perform vendor site visits in US and overseas to qualify new vendor relationships and deepen existing relationships.Participate in Research and Development activities to expand and improve the products and processes of Barron.Create, review, and submit to the CFO for approval annual operating budgets, manpower and facilities requirements forecasts. Evaluate the performance of all Operations team members and assess organizational fit, identify opportunities for improvement & ensure the development of future leaders. Prepare annual reviews of direct reports and assist direct reports in completing and delivering reviews on time.What you bring to our vision:REQUIREMENTS:Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Operations Management or Equivalent required.5 years' experience in the role of Director of Operations required.5 years' experience related to manufacturing and/or manufacturing engineering required.3 years' experience with process improvement and project management required.3 years' experience as a manager of people in a manufacturing environment required.Candidates must reside within 50 miles of Glendale, AZ to be considered.Must be willing to travel domestically and internationally around 20% of the time.Master's degree from an accredited institution preferred.Certified Six Sigma Black Belt or Green Belt a plus!WORKING CONDITIONS: Working conditions are normal for an office. This position could have possible exposure to moving mechanical parts, fumes, or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, explosives, risk of radiation and vibration. Protective clothing or equipment may be required including gloves, helmets, steel-toes boots, and protective eyewear.COVID-19 Considerations: The health and safety of our team is our top priority in our facility. We continue to consult with medical and health experts and take all recommended precautions in our facility.Why Barron Lighting Group:Barron Lighting Group in Glendale, Arizona has over 47 years of experience manufacturing and marketing high quality lighting products. Our deep-rooted core value of service and providing satisfaction for customers, vendors and employees has led to significant growth and success. At Barron, we believe our employees are most important and instrumental in our success. It is our desire to create an amazing place to work where employees feel a part of the team, empowered, valued, heard, respected, and happy to come to work every day. This is the Barron Way!Barron Lighting Group offers competitive salaries, ongoing training opportunities and a comprehensive benefits package including: Great company culture! Genuine work/life balance.Employee Reward ProgramProfit Sharing 401(k) Employer Match Benefit Package: BlueCross BlueShield Medical with FSA & HRA options, Dental and Vision Plans Employer-Paid Life InsuranceShort Term Disability & Long-Term Disability We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Disabled / Veterans / Minorities / Women. We provide equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state or local laws. PI158785543

Keywords: Barron Lighting Group, Glendale , Director of Operations, Executive , Glendale, Arizona

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