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Vice President of Global Operations

Company: In-Situ Inc.
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

This website is AudioEye enabled and is being optimized for accessibility. To open the AudioEye Toolbar, press "shift + =". Some assistive technologies may require the use of a passthrough function before this keystroke. For more information, activate the button labeled "Explore your accessibility options". If you are unable to complete this application due to a disability, contact this employer to ask for an accommodation or an alternative application process. Vice President of Global Operations 19 days ago Requisition ID: 1157 Department: Operations Location: Fort Collins, COTravel: Approximately 15% to 25% Domestic and InternationalSalary Range: $160,000 to $180,000 plus annual performance variable incentive (Compensation package to be commensurate with experience level)General Description:In-Situ - Inc. is a leading manufacturer of innovative environmental and process monitoring equipment. In-Situ has a full offering of multiparameter water quality sondes, water level and flow instruments along with automatic chemical analysis systems for water and wastewater monitoring and control. As a member of In-Situ's Executive team, the VP of Global Operations is responsible for leading, coaching, developing and managing the operations team, operational functions, and processes that support both organic and strategic growth of In-Situ's product offerings. Areas of responsibility include Global Production, Supply Chain, Production Engineering, Materials Management, Shipping, Receiving, Safety and Facilities Management. Responsibilities include setting the strategic direction and managing day to day operations to ensure that In-Situ can deliver customer orders on time and without error in a safe and healthy work environment. The VP of Global Operations is also responsible for continuous improvement of the Operations team through the use of Lean Manufacturing principles and tools. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the day-to-day global company operations driving a culture of winning and continuous improvement for our Global Operations teams through establishing and managing clear expectations utilizing Toyota Production System/Lean Manufacturing Principles.
  • Own, develop, and execute the global corporate operations strategy, structure and processes.
  • Manage the annual global operational strategy and budgeting processes along with related P&L and Capital Expenditure responsibilities.
  • Drive improvements in Material and Cost of Sales Margin along with Working Capital improvements that support Company profitability and cashflow goals by working with engineering team, materials team, supply chain team, and suppliers to negotiate optimal terms and planning attributes that align with In-Situ's Lean Inventory strategy and cost reduction/efficiencies objectives.
  • Provide monthly global revenue forecasts based on backlog and partnering with sales leadership on expected bookings forecasts. Report on monthly revenue projections and capacity planning by product line.
  • Establish, maintain and report on global operational metrics that provide real-time information on ability to meet and/or exceed both the Company's and our Customers' expectations on Quality, Safety, Delivery and Cost. -
  • Ensure the overall health and execution of In-Situ's internal global operational quality systems ensuring ability to support In-Situ's product development road map, sales projections, new product launches, acquisition strategy and production plan. -
  • Responsible for the overall health of the Global Supply Chain ensuring that material is available to support production and new product development projects with the right quality, delivery and cost. -
  • Responsible for Production Engineering ensuring production cells are safe, efficient, cost effective and able to produce quality product. Includes continual feedback to operators on performance in terms of quality, productivity, safety, yields/scrap/MRB and ensuring work instructions are up to date and followed by each operator.
  • Partner with NPD team and Project Managers ensuring Operations is meeting phase gate commitments for new products. Validate the team is capable of delivering repeatable assembly of high quality products and material is available to support the various project phases while managing overall cost and TTM goals for each project.
  • Partner with Sales team on PSI forecast to monitor growth and large opportunities. Proactively managing changing business needs and catering to large orders in short lead times. -
  • Manage and develop departmental managers and team leads engaging in the details so that teams are equipped with the tools and training to accomplish their goals. Responsible for Operations' overall training programs and health including but not limited to: Safety, Kanban, Work Instructions, Cross training, and Lean Practices.
  • Oversee planning and execution of operational aspects of mergers and acquisitions.
  • Represent In-Situ at professional functions on an as needed basis and actively participate in company meetings, training programs and Kaizen activities.
  • Responsible for Facility management activities of In-Situ's various locations.
  • Co-facilitation and leadership of Implementation of new ERP System (2022-2023 Initiative).Qualification Expectations:
    • Must have Minimum of 7 years' experience leading teams in a Lean manufacturing environment including Production, Supply Chain, Production Engineering, Facilities management and Materials Management.
    • Must be able to demonstrate ability to improve margins and manage inventory to optimal levels balancing the needs for strategic stock and cashflow.
    • Proven track record of developing, implementing and managing strategic and tactical plans leading to sustainable operational growth.
    • Must have experience working with Microsoft BC ERP or other similar ERP system.
    • M&A experience performing due diligence and integrations preferable.
    • Must be customer-focused and passionate about delivering phenomenal customer service.
    • Must have entrepreneurial mindset with experience working at the highest level of an organization, including working directly with the CEO and other members of the leadership team.
    • Must have BS/BA or graduate degree or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
    • Must demonstrate ability to think critically and communicate clearly and concisely with a broad array of both internal and external customers.
    • Needs to be highly motivated, taking initiative to learn and ownership of responsibilities.
    • Must thrive in a fast-paced and high expectation environment.
    • Change agent and ability to manage multiple initiatives in a dynamic environment.
    • Effectively partners and proactively communicates cross-functional.
    • Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. -Working Environment/Other Activities:
      • General office environment with some time spent each day in production areas and with cross functional teams. Some domestic and international travel is required. Normal production environment utilizing Lean Manufacturing Principle including one piece flow. -In-Situ is located on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains in Fort Collins, Colorado, a city that has won many national awards for its educated workforce, work/life balance and forward-thinking community. -Benefits include:
        • Benefits Available: Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance, 401(k) matching, Short and Long-Term Disability, Group Life/AD&D Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Will and Trust Preparation Services, Travel Assistance Services, 10 paid holidays per year (set by company), 20 days FTO (Flexible Time Off) accrued evenly throughout the year.
        • Voluntary Benefits: Life / AD&D, Pet Insurance, Aflac, Identity Theft Protection, Legal Services, FSA for Dependent Care, Health Savings Account
        • Additional Benefits: Paid Parental Leave, Continuing Education, Dependent Care, and Wellness Reimbursements. -In-Situ Inc. builds world-class environmental and process monitoring instruments ... and world-class careers!
          • Principals only. Recruiters, please do not contact this job poster.
          • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age over 40, race, color, religion, gender, or national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and veteran status.

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