A fantastic opportunity for a seasoned operations leader to implement a culture of continuous improvement and guide their team to tremendous success.

Assignment: 4315
Title: EVP, Chief Operations Officer
Industry: Cabinetry
Reports To: Partner
Location: Pennsylvania

Our Client:

Our client is a family-owned and growing cabinet operation with a deep commitment to quality, craftmanship, and customer satisfaction.  This company is positioned for further growth and investment in innovation and its team.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and successfully execute strategic and operational plans for the business, short and long-term goals – Sales, Programs, Capital Projects, Product, Profitability, Quality, Complete and On-Time, Budgets
  • Collaborate with the President and the board to determine annual and quarterly goals
  • Develop and maintain continual evolution model, measuring the success and direction of set goals
  • Guide the development of processes, structure, product, service, program plans, and objectives
  • Lead and coach senior management team on execution of strategy
  • Drive innovation and culture of continuous improvement
  • Develop, monitor, and implement policies in cooperation with Human Resources
  • Maintain quality and safety throughout all working areas
  • Oversee all personnel and staffing levels required to support profitable business growth
  • Ensure ethics and culture in all company practices and relations with customers, suppliers, and general public
  • Responsible for all state, federal and other compliances, including OSHA, EPA and Labor
  • Increase throughput and on-time delivery and installation
  • Materials management – inventory, purchasing, warehouse and distribution
  • Grow sales and EBITDA

Position Requirements:

  • 10+ years operations experience in an executive position
  • Excellent people and communication skills in all areas
  • “Can Do” attitude – determination to achieve goals on schedule
  • A continuous improvement mentality
  • Strong decision-making skills – sound judgment and accountability
  • Business partner mindset
  • Proactive problem solver
  • Creative, bold, innovative outlook
  • IT/ERP/SAP familiarity
  • Collaborative and consultative leadership – maintaining family and team atmosphere
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field


Ben Durshimer
Research Recruiter