An opportunity for a dynamic operational leader to put their mark on the significant growth of this company, providing vision and leadership for change and empowerment, continuous improvement in performance (output and efficiency), accountability, and fostering an efficient, results-based culture.

Assignment: 4300
Title: VP Operations
Industry: Cabinetry
Reports To: President/Owner
Location: Southeast

Our Client:

Our client is an established and rapidly growing cabinetry manufacturer facing strong demand in multi-family and senior housing markets, this privately owned company is scalable with automation and footprint expansion for rapid growth.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and implement mfg. growth plans – plant layout, machinery selection, and handling systems
  • Drive accountability through all manufacturing processes and roles
  • Increase production while reducing total cost outlay
  • Set and maintain production schedule
  • Ensure supply chain efficiency and stability
  • Establish team KPIs – daily, weekly, monthly
  • Create and oversee safety, and employee training
  • Establish effective top-down and open lines of communication
  • Complete implementation of ERP systems

Position Requirements:

  • 5+ years leadership experience in kitchen cabinetry manufacturing operations
  • Previous successful operational leadership in a turnaround or rapid growth small to mid-size kitchen cabinetry environment
  • Frameless cabinetry experience
  • Strong organizational skills with plant processes, layout, and efficiency improvement
  • Strategic thinker but also hands-on, results driven
  • Excellent people/leadership skills – team builder/developer, lead, grow, impart vision
  • Data and metrics driven
  • Ability to drive accountability to floor level through station KPI’s, bottom line and results focus
  • Excellent communication skills – written, oral presentation
  • ERP/MRP and automation literate, (20:20 a plus)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering preferred


Gina Felicita Martin