Director of Process Optimization

  • 52270
  • 14 Jun 2021
  • Brea, CA
  • Supply Chain
  • $130,000 - $180,000
  • Jonathan Balun

Job Description

This position is with a large, private equity backed commercial services group. This role provides strategic leadership and direction to the organization at a national level with regard to post acquisition process optimization across multiple sites. The role requires a high degree of independence, initiative, judgment, and follow-through on a wide range of sensitive and complex issues. It is a remote/travel position that is an equity level role within the organization.

Strategic Operations:

  • Identifies best practices, helps streamline operational tasks based on best practices with a heavy emphasis on post-acquisition process improvement across multiple sites
  • Monitors due diligence utilizing project dashboards to capture progress of various workstreams
  • Builds and executes on detailed process optimization plans including timelines, milestones, budget, resource plan, and success metrics
  • Establishes strong working relationships between all internal leadership and support teams
  • Maintains a process of consistent accountability by providing effective leadership and direction throughout the company
  • Creates actionable operational plans and processes
  • Supervises and aids management staff as applicable
  • Maintains working knowledge of industry trends, legislation and standards
  • Works in conjunction with executive team to understand productivity and profitability trends; identifies downward trends and creates actionable plans to course correct downward trends
  • Responsible for ensuring the consistent and appropriate interpretation, evaluation and communication of quarterly productivity
  • Promotes and develops effective and efficient communication strategies in order to promote a positive work environment and an optimal operational workflow.
  • Responsible for early recognition of staffing, capital expense, and infrastructure needs throughout the IMO and related functions
  • Works to help on-board new practices by building, creating and implementing standard processes around the Integration Playbook
Preferred Qualifications (Experience, credentials, education)
  • Bachelor’s Degree is Required; MBA preferred
  • A minimum of 7 years of related business experience with a strong preference of consulting experience
  • Proven ability to identify potential for valuable long-term relationships.
  • Successful ability to work with teams across the business to maximize the impact of the overall business effort
  • Proven and successful experience in integration, merger and/or divestiture work