The Operations Manager is responsible for the effectiveness and efficiency of the manufacturing operations of the company. The person will be a hands on leader providing direction, coaching and management to the team. The ideal candidate is a collaborator who is detail oriented, with at least 5-7 years of proven manufacturing, operations and management experience in the textile and / or home fashions industry.
Work with Director to make decisions for operational activities and set strategic goals
Plan and monitor the day to day running of business to ensure smooth progress, manage and increase effectiveness and efficiency of the various departments, through improvements to each function as well as coordination and communication between support and business functions.
Supervise staff from different departments and provide constructive feedback
Evaluate regularly the efficiency of business procedures according to organizational objectives and apply improvements
Improve the business processes for each department through analysis and collaboration
Demonstrated leadership and vision in managing staff groups and major projects or initiatives.
Experience with implementations of new software systems
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written, fluently bilingual.
Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style.
Self-starter, excels at operating in a fast pace environment.
Excellent people manager, open to direction and collaborative work style and commitment to get the job done.
Delegate responsibilities effectively.
Knowledge of Retail Link and EDI a bonus