Director of Operations in Anaheim CA

Global Recruiters of Medina
Director of Operations
Job ID: 
Anaheim CA
Not Specified
Job Types:
Prod./Plant Manager, VP/General Manager
Employment Type:
Full Time

Director of Operations

A dynamic company on a steep growth trajectory looking for a Director of Operations. A team based leader who thrives in a fast pace and growth environment.


Director of Operations will perform Operations functions and will lead the Operations team.

Essential Functions:

  • Liaise with COO to make decisions for operational activities and set strategic goals
  • Oversee overall Operations of all departments to ensure reliable processes and products that are in compliance with safety, food safety and cost requirements
  • Direct engagement with core management team
  • Creation, implementation and execution of plans for production, logistics, budgets and continuous improvement projects
  • Perform gap analysis to reach targets
  • Enable effective execution of all business plans
  • Partner with EHS manager to ensure environmental, health and safety compliance and improvements
  • Plan and monitor the day-to-day running of the manufacturing operations to ensure smooth progress
  • Motivate, support, guide, stimulate innovation, customer focus, quality, safety and cost improvement initiatives
    • Reviews, creates, adjust and set annual target goals for KPIs in all departments of the company and updates KPIs with management team on a daily basis to promote profitability through various efficiencies
  • Set and maintain appropriate levels of customer satisfaction, cost and safety commitments
  • Partner with HR to improve on talent management, retention and safety training and execution
    • Prepare for succession planning and proper training
    • Follow through with performance evaluation and career development
    • Improvement plans and actions where needed
    • Supervise staff from different departments and provide constructive feedback
  • Evaluate regularly the efficiency of business procedures according to organizational objectives and apply improvements
  • Revise and/or formulate policies and promote their implementation
  • Manage relationships/agreements with external partners/vendors
  • Evaluate overall performance by gathering, analyzing and interpreting data and metrics
  • Ensure that the company runs with legality and conformity to established regulations


  • Proven experience as Director of Operations or equivalent leadership position
  • HACCP, PCQI, Food Safety certification
  • Excellent organizational and leadership abilities
  • Outstanding communication and people skills
  • Knowledge of industry’s legal rules and guidelines
  • Lean Manufacturing six sigma green belt or equivalent relevant experience
  • In depth knowledge of diverse business functions and principles (e.g. food manufacturing, production, compliance, supply chain, warehouse management…etc.)
  • Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics
  • Familiarity with MS Office and various business software (e.g. ERP, CRM)

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