Sr. Director of Global Operations

  • Location: Des Plaines, Illinois
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560696

Our client is an industry leader headquartered in Chicago, IL.  Serving a diversified customer base, they are approaching ~$2B with fifty global locations.  We are continuing our partnership as they are looking for their next Sr. Director of Global Operations. The location of the position is flexible but preferred to be located at our headquarters in Chicago, IL.

The Sr. Director of Global Operations will oversee a $100M+ P&L that includes all manufacturing and supply chain operations.  The Director will be tasked with driving best in class capabilities that will improve organizational structure and alignment.  Additionally, He/She will push continuous improvement initiatives through automation and improving core manufacturing metrics.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; advanced degree preferred.
  • 10 years’ experience within a complex, high-volume global manufacturing environment
  • 5+ years’ multi-site, global management
  • Strong background in leading operational excellence programs
  • Experience with M&A integration is a plus
  • Proven experience in building, developing and managing high performing teams
  • Ability to travel 50% (some international)