Directors of Operations (Packaging) - #9820238

UFP Industries, Inc.

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Chandler, AZ
Contract type: Full time
Join our operations team where you will be influential in shaping our business strategy and ensuring we have the most effective operations. Be your own boss by creating your own career path and pushing your professional limits Job Summary The Director of Operations is responsible for the performance and profitability of a Company location. Key responsibility is the purchasing and management of inventory. It is also responsible for the overall management and coordination of production and support services – HR, safety, shipping, maintenance, and other administrative functions of the location Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • Staffs, develops and coaches the operations, production, and administrative management team, evaluates performance and initiates corrective action as required.
  • Evaluates plant’s performance to budget. Plans and initiates corrective action as required.
  • Executes an optimal purchasing strategy to maximize margins on the buy side.
  • Orders and makes final decisions on all inventory purchases and how much to pay.
  • Develops, negotiates, and manages all “managed inventory programs” with vendors.
  • Manages all consignment programs with customers and for all offsite inventory locations.
  • Ensures that all plant assets are properly managed and safeguarded.
  • Develops operating budgets and capital expenditure recommendations.
  • Develops and/or approves production objectives, goals and operating short and long-term plans.
  • Ensures that job classifications and compensation levels are relevant to the labor market and are in line with cost goals.
  • Negotiates contracts which are then approved by the VP responsible.
  • Leads the operation’s new product development initiatives.
  • Ensures that finished goods’ pricing is optimal to ensure maximum profitability levels for the plant.
  • Responsible for product costing and burden accuracy.
  • Responsible for optimizing operations - cuts and yields, to maximize the “mfg. for margin” opportunities.
  • Approves account payables and payroll.
  • Develops and/or approves specific operating policies and procedures as required.
  • Ensures the operation complies with all applicable laws, rules and regulations and all Company policies and procedures.
  • Participates as an active member of the plant Safety Committee and ensures that plant operations are consistent with Company and OSHA policies, practices and procedures.
  • Prepares various reports as required.
  • Performs other duties as required.

  • Minimum five years of work experience as a plant or operations manager
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Preferred experience and knowledge on UFP’s organization, culture, and product lines
Benefits currently offered to our employees:
  • Medical insurance
  • Health savings account with company contribution
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Basic and voluntary life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Stock purchase program with employee discount
  • Educational reimbursement
  • Wellness programs and challenges
  • Other supplemental benefits

The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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