12 October 2021

Operations Director

7631 N Upland Dr, Portland, OR 97203, USA

Quick Plug is an international leading company in the production of innovative stabilized growing media.  We are looking for an Operations Director West Coast for our new production location in Portland, OR.

Job objective

Our organization grows and flourishes. This results in a fast-changing and, therefore, challenging environment.

As Operations Director West Coast you will ensure a reliable and LEAN fulfilment of customer demands by leading the site. Ensure that within framework provided by Director Quick Plug NA, the right strategy is implemented, specifically in staffing, infrastructure and process improvement areas. Ensure progress and transparency is covered in KPIs and dashboards. Responsible for budget preparation and execution of the site.

 

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Build and maintain relationships with all department heads, external partners, and vendors to make decisions regarding operational activity and strategic goals
  • Develop, implement, and monitor day-to-day operational systems and processes that provide visibility into goals, progress, and obstacles for our key initiatives
  • Review monthly financial figures of site together with Director QP NA and finance director.
  • Monitor employee production and satisfaction
  • Devise strategies to ensure growth of programs enterprise-wide, identifying and implementing process improvements that will maximize output and minimize costs
  • Monitor employee production and satisfaction
  • Uphold organization policies and standards, ensuring legislative regulations are followed
  •  Develop operational excellence initiatives.
  •  Approve budgets of operations.
  • Plan, monitor, and analyze key metrics for the day-to-day performance of the operations to ensure efficient and timely completion of tasks
  •  Lead location supervisors and teams

Your profile

  •  Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management
  •  Experience setting up a new production facility
  •  Five or more years of relevant work experience
  •  A leader that is able to motivate employees while fostering teamwork
  •  Be a change agent and support the site and organization through implementation and beyond
  •   Innovative mindset
  •  Great problem-solving abilities
  •   Strong written and verbal communication skills
  •   Able to work with colleagues at all levels to achieve goals and results.
  •   Ability to think strategically while keeping the customer at the forefront

We offer

Quick Plug has great global ambitions. Innovation, technology and quality are high priorities. This results in a challenging working environment in which you can develop yourself.

 Benefit Offerings

·         3 medical plan offerings through national provider

·         Dental Coverage

·         Vision, Short and Long Term Disability, Life Insurance Employee Assistance Program

·         Critical Illness, Accidental, and Hospital plans

·         10 paid holidays per year

·         Paid Time off

·         401(K) Retirement Savings Plan (100% Match of the first 3% in eligible compensation deferred and 50% of the next 2% in eligible compensation deferred after 90 days of employment)

 

 Quick Plug                               

Quick Plug has been part of Dümmen Orange since 2017.  Quick Plug is a global leader in innovation and manufacturing of customer-specific growth media.  In addition to a large marketing and sales network, we have a strong international network of production locations:  Quick Plug Canada, Quick Plug NA (USA) and Quick Plug EMEA (Netherlands).  The key to our success is a broad and deep range of stabilized growing media, supported by a global supply chain.  We take our social responsibility seriously and invest in not only healthy, safety and personal development, but innovative and sustainable techniques.

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