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Director Operations

Location: Mississauga, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 09-27-2017
Are you a career driven Operations leader from a client-centric, solution driven background, with strong team leadership expertise? Do you enjoy the fast pace of an entrepreneurial organization that prides itself in safety, efficiency and customer service and is committed to continuous improvements? Is so, please read on.

Our client, an established and growing Canadian organization, has identified a need to hire an exceptional leader for their operations function. They require a change agent, an inspiring leader, with a strong commitment to performance and productivity through KPI’s, adherence to financial goals and customer needs. Through the Director Operations, they expect improvements in efficiencies as well as an eye on continuous improvements and safety. The Director will lead through open communication and guidance, creating an engaged, committed and accountable team providing cross training to ensure organizational growth. The Director will work closely with all other departments in the organization; sales, purchasing, HR, finance as well as the Executives. As the business is customer centric, it is critical that customer requests are processed appropriately and are streamlined and procedures are followed.

In order to be considered for this role, you will possess the following:
  • 10+ years progressive experience from an industrial background, ideally within distribution or warehousing
  • Experience running a large, shift based, industrial operations function
  • Solid leadership skills, implementing and managing through KPI’s, ensuring productivity and delivery are optimized. Coaching/mentoring leadership style.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills at all levels and cross-functionally
  • Ability to prioritize with strong organizational skills and time management skills
  • Potential to grow to an Executive role
The role will require outdoor yard work in all seasons, as well as possible long hours to interact with different shifts. This is an exciting role within a Canadian success story.
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