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The Role: Chief Operating Officer Location: Forney, TX
The Chief Operating Officer will serve as the execution partner to the CEO and President and will provide operational infrastructure and leadership to the team. Seeking an experienced operational leader with the ability to execute strategy and optimize the company’ s performance to sustain their projected growth.
Partner with the CEO/President in building the infrastructure and organization necessary to achieve the CEO/President’ s vision for growth.
Drive performance improvement and lean manufacturing initiatives to improve operational effectiveness as measured by quality, timeliness and safety.
Hold the team accountable to established benchmarks required to monitor and report key performance indicators.
Ensure the operations of the company and support the strategic growth plans of the organization
Drive organization’ s ongoing efforts to develop and implement systems and best-in-class processes and procedures with the overall goal of operational excellence.
Spearhead innovation and understand the market and market drivers for key customers and industry sources.
Set company and individual goals and hold teams accountable.
Develop annual operating plan and provide forward looking guidance on risks associated with the company’ s operational performance.
Lead the team to a high level of execution, drive operational excellence.
Develop a roadmap for the design and implementation of best-in-class processes and related monitoring/reporting systems necessary for identification and implementation of cost and efficiency improvements.
Partner with sales, marketing and finance teams to develop product demand forecasts and the annual operating plan.
Provide forward looking guidance on risks associated with the company’ s operational performance.
Develop and maintain excellent relationships towards internal and external customers and vendors.
Work with the team on inventory management.
Prior experience in scaling manufacturing operations to achieve extensive (100%+) growth in revenue for an organization in a similar stage of growth.
15+ years of manufacturing background with a minimum of 10 years of experience in managing teams, people, and projects.
Previous experience in the surveillance technology field a strong plus.
Previous experience leading business as contractor/supplier to government entities.
Prior leadership role within a private equity-owned business preferred but not required
Exceptional leadership skills, evidenced by a proven track record of successfully building, motivating, and managing high-performance teams
Possess a reputation of accountability to drive issues to resolution
Proven track record leveraging technology to develop and implement efficient and effective processes and procedures in high growth environment
Experience in professionalizing teams, processes, and controls within middle-market growth companies.
Demonstrates an executive-level presence, good business judgment, a comfortable, open communication style, and a willingness and ability to work with and build teams within the culture.
Strong analytical and process improvement skills. Masters ability to listen and interpret, negotiate, influence, build relationships, challenge assumptions, facilitate healthy discussion, and resolve conflict.
Flexibility and ability to anticipate change and respond to business needs and priorities with agility. High energy, positive, with “ can do” attitude and intellectual curiosity.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build rapport across the company while quickly and confidently gaining respect of others.
Strong team building skills and ability to motivate others with a team-player mindset and willingness to collaborate.
Interested candidates should apply through the HireBetter website at jobs.hirebetter.com. Qualified applicants will be responded to as quickly as possible.
Please note: Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization that does not require sponsorship for a visa now or in the future.