Director of Operations

Curtis 1000 Inc. - Lake Mary, FL3.8

30+ days agoFull-timeEstimated: $120,000 - $160,000 a year
Curtis 1000 is seeking a Director of Operations – Commercial Print Solutions for our location in Lake Mary, FL. This role will direct and control the production, quality assurance, and administrative segments of the Plant's operations.

Shift Available

Monday – Friday
Nights and weekends are expected based on business needs

Responsibilities Include:
Selects, develops, trains and motivates staff to ensure attainment of short and long term growth objectives.
Directs the Production Managers and Shift Supervisors in the operation of a multiple shift manufacturing facility, including development of a highly responsive production team.
Directs the plant team on quality & service improvement and continuous improvement in all aspects of the business.
Develops and improves measurement and control systems to ensure highly effective performance in the areas of productivity, quality and cost containment.
Develops business plans and budgets to contribute to the overall growth and profitability of the Company.
Holds current vendors to contractual obligations
Oversees the effective management of purchasing, inventory control, warehousing, planning/scheduling and delivery.
Keeps Sr. Director of Manufacturing appraised of progress toward objectives through monthly progress reports and financial reporting.
Identifies areas requiring improvements and ensures the appropriate production or administrative functional areas implement necessary actions.
Directs the development of preventive maintenance programs for the physical facility and plant equipment.
Responsible for promoting and maintaining a safe work environment in compliance with OSHA and company standards for all employees.
Supports the implementation of automated systems throughout the plant.
Remains informed of competitive activities, trends in the market, as well as maintain a sound relationship with customers.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Business, Industrial Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.
8+ years broad management experience in a manufacturing plant.
Previous experience in purchasing, automated inventory control, budgeting and productivity measurement.
Experience working with piece level tracking integrity
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Working knowledge of all functional areas (manufacturing, finance, sales/marketing, etc.)
Strategic planning and demonstrated skills at writing implementable business plans.
Adaptability; ability to balance needs of production and sales/clients.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Intermediate PC Skills - Computer / measurement systems knowledge; proficient in spreadsheet applications, web browser / internet navigation.
Strong planning / organizational skills.
Strong leadership skills with the ability to effectively manage and motivate employees.
Results oriented.
Ability to find innovative approaches to solving problems and accomplishing goals.
Ability to travel 10-20%.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s Degree in Business Administration
10+ years broad management experience in a Print and Mail manufacturing plant environment.
Lean implementation experience or certification

About Our Company

We offer an attractive compensation package, including a competitive base salary, and a competitive benefit package including health, dental & vision insurance, 401K plan, profit sharing, PTO (paid time off) and Holiday Pay.

Curtis 1000, a business communications company, is as dedicated to our employees as they are to helping our clients express their uniqueness while improving their operational efficiency. Our direct marketing and communications process/print management solutions are individually tailored for each client to maximize results internally and in their markets.

Even as a 130-year-old company Curtis 1000 feels brand new. Since we’ve always been about bringing value to our clients, we have armed ourselves with innovative ad-agency-quality ideas, invested in state-of-the-art technologies, and developed our capabilities to ensure implementation through just one supplier: Curtis 1000.

As a foundation for success, the Curtis 1000 advantage includes our affiliation with Taylor Corporation, one of the largest privately held companies in the U.S., as well as one of the top-10 providers of personalized communications in North America. A forward-thinking organization, our shared values and purpose of creating opportunity and security for our employees is at the core of everything we do. Taylor’s more than 80 affiliated companies with 14,000+ employees are located across North America, China and Europe, and serve over half of the Fortune 500 companies and millions of small businesses and consumers.