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VP Manufacturing Operations

Company: ExecuNet
Location: Mebane
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewThe copmany is currently seeking a Vice President, Manufacturing Operations. Summary: Plan, direct and oversee cigarette operations from tobacco sourcing to final production Responsibilities

  • Direct the procurement, storage, and processing of tobacco to control costs, ensure quality, and maximize yield.
  • Assure production of high-quality cigarettes within specification to meet distribution schedules in a 24-hour, 5-day week manufacturing operation.
  • Champion continuous process improvements directed at reducing manufacturing costs by focusing on increasing yields, reducing waste, and improving efficiencies.
  • Be part of Digital Transformation process journey embracing changes to new technologies.
  • Identify, recommend, and implement new processes, technologies, and systems to improve quality and reduce cost.
  • Develop and execute plans, strategies, and priorities to ensure continuity of production, asset protection and loss prevention.
  • Direct control of expenses in all manufacturing related cost centers.
  • Serve as a member of the Senior Management Team with responsibility to establish short- and long-term goals and help set Company direction.
  • Craft the organizational structure to capitalize on individual employee's strengths
  • Maintain compliance with OSHA regulations and ensure a safe, healthy work environment.
  • Oversee compliance with FDA regulations.
  • Provide leadership direction, coaching, and development opportunities to foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and accountability.Qualifications
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with preference for strong experience in data driven applications (e.g., Power BI)
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
    • Ability to manage employees in a Union environment.
    • Extensive knowledge of the principles, procedures, and best practices in the tobacco industry.
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and maintenance related software applications
    • Master's Degree preferred
    • Minimum ten (10) years' experience in a manufacturing environment, with significant management experience. Tobacco experience highly preferred.
    • An equivalent combination of education, experience and background will be considered.

Keywords: ExecuNet, Durham , VP Manufacturing Operations, Executive , Mebane, North Carolina

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