Take the next step in your operational leadership career with a company that is a Step Above!  In a newly created role designed to provide proactive and progressive leadership to all manufacturing operations, the Director of Operations will drive continuous improvement initiatives and implement strategies scalable and responsive to market direction conditions.

Assignment: 4229
Title: Director of Operations
Industry: Cabinetry
Reports To: COO
Location: Southeast

Our Client:

Our client is a well-established, vertically integrated manufacturer of semi-custom cabinetry with the ability to control quality from raw lumber to delivery.  This privately-owned company is dedicated to the development of personnel and facilities, maintaining a professionally team-oriented environment.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Successfully integrate into the company culture
  • Provide proactive leadership to plant/department managers, gaining trust and buy-in
  • Evaluate critical success drivers and establish metric goal and tracking on the shop floor
  • Develop and implement a continuous improvement program
  • Identify manufacturing processes needed to expand the product line

Position Requirements:

  • 7+ years of progressive cabinetry operations leadership
  • Track record of progressive thinking and continuous improvement in all metrics – cost, labor, quality, scrap/waste, complete and on-time
  • Experience with a sizable operation and familiarity with all phases of cabinetry production
  • Experience with start-up/expansion of operations for new product
  • Personality to fit into the culture, gain trust, get buy-in as a consensus builder for change
  • Demonstrated ability to listen, acknowledge, then lead form a position of mutual respect
  • Ability to deal with high-volume workload and handle multiple priorities
  • Excellent communication skills – written, oral, presentation
  • Strong computer skills
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred


Rick Mohrman
Executive Recruiter