Director of
Operations
Technology

About The Company

Our client is a global leader in providing innovative solutions to the electric power industry for over 110 years. They have a phenomenal growth story, often by 20-30% year-over-year. They are a leader in electric power transmission and distribution products which is virtually recession proof when you think about the country’s future need for electricity (EV’s for example). They do all their molding in-house, things like insulators, joint connectors, and housings.

 

As great as the growth story has been, they are at an inflection point where they are set to double revenues over the next five years, both organically and through acquisitions. Two recent acquisitions strengthened their global presence in Europe.

Your Unique Role

Reporting directly to the VP of Global Quality & Operations, you will work with the leadership team to translate business strategy into actions and results. You will also:

  • Lead a team of around 30 direct and indirect reports, including the advanced molding technology and advanced manufacturing engineering teams in Bolingbrook, as well as remote oversight for molding & assembly in Canada, Mexico, Italy, & Shanghai.
  • Serve as a change agent for the continuous improvement culture, driving CI strategies globally for molding and assembly processes.

What Is In It For You

  • 25% target bonus paid quarterly. There is also an annual bonus which goes straight to the 401(k).
  • A career of recession-proof stability and opportunities for advancement
  • The ability to have your voice heard in driving innovation and growth both on a day-to-day basis and with long term projects

Seeking a Candidate With

  • BS degree in a technical discipline, with a MS preferred. MBA a bonus
  • A demonstrated track record of leading teams, problem solving, and continuous improvement projects in a manufacturing environment
  • 10+ years technical molding experience
  • 10+ years managing teams & processes in a manufacturing environment
  • The ability to travel domestically & internationally as needed, approximately 20%

Location Information

  • Bolingbrook, IL
  • Repeatedly listed as one of the best places to live by Money Magazine
  • Excellent schools and a low crime rate

Interested? Apply TODAY!

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