Operations Manager--Engineer

OVE Decors - United States (30+ days ago)


Company Summary:

Founded in Montreal in 2005, OVE Decors is an innovative fashion plumbing distributor headquartered in Laval, Quebec. Our product line is defined by our three greatest strengths: superior quality, refined designs, and unique partnerships. We consider every client our employer whether the project is big or small.

Catering completely to the needs and desires of our clients and their customers, we invest in designing ahead of the curve for both style and function. Partnering with the finest suppliers and utilizing the best material, we complete design to finished product in an incomparable time. We customize our aftermarket support for an optimal end user experience.

OVE is an import/export company with branch office in Foshan (Guangdong, China).OVE sources and manufactures sanitary ware, lighting and outdoor products in China, and sales them all over North-America through retailers such as Costco, Home Depot, Lowes, Menards and Rona. OVE imports over 300 containers a month.

Position Summary:

OVE is looking for someone from North America with an Engineering degree to run operations and product development of the China based Representative Office. Position requires a 4-year expat role from the US to China to manage the 35 member staff. This is a full cycle role with various responsibilities that require specific skills to get the job done.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages the China office and its 35 staff.
  • Follows all projects tightly from starts to finish:
  • New Product Development
  • Production QA & QC
  • Compliance
  • Logistics
  • Aftersales
  • Factory oversight to check upon production and samples
  • Troubleshoot aftersales issues
  • Factories are located all across China and Vietnam
  • Key contact for communication and follow-up between China and Canada offices
  • Establishes and improves company procedures in all departments.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering (not Software Engineer)
  • Two (2) to Five (5) years of related work experience with company operations and management
  • Demonstrated ability to work with financial numbers, both in presentations and in written communications
  • Superior people, oral/written/listening communication skills
  • Progressive growth in professional career
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Experience in developing marketing and sales strategies
  • Strong attention to detail; proactive
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work in a team, as well as independently
  • Focused and Positive attitude
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, busy environment
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite programs
  • Ability to live in China for 4 years as expat

Physical Requirements:

  • Lift and move a minimum of 20 pounds without assistance
  • Stand, walk, and bend for extended periods of time; full range of motion

Travel:

  • As necessary to handle requirements in China, Vietnam and Canada

Ove Decors is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Operations Management: 2 years

Education:

  • Bachelor's

Location:

  • Foshan, Guangdong