Director of Operations

Location: Hammond, IN
Date Posted: 11-28-2018
Position:     Director of Operations
Status:        Full-Time
Location:    Hammond, IN, St. Louis, MO, Houston, TX, Beaumont, TX, Sulphur, LA, Geismar, LA, and Corpus Christi, TX

The Director of Operations oversees all aspects of, operations and customer relations with a geographic span of approximately 7 locations. This position will have Manager level direct reports. The Director will assist the leadership team by communicating a clear vision of business expectations, motivating and driving a culture through Managers in a way that is consistent with our company’s mission statement and core values. Responsible and accountable for fostering a culture of Company growth and continuous business improvement by maintaining a quality workforce with a focus on the internal/external customer experience and operational excellence.  To be considered for this position please submit both a cover letter and resume.  

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Directing all operational activities across the organization.
  • Assists upper management in setting strategic goals that promote company growth
    • Translating the company’s strategic plans into defined operational plans.
    • Defining performance management KPI’s to monitor operational success against objectives.
    • Reporting to the board on operation activities towards business goals.
    • Strategically plan operational growth as it pertains to people development, branch alignments and operational staffing needs.
  • Establishing a culture of continuous business improvement.
    • Identifies improvement areas and plans and implements systems to boost company effectiveness
    • Researching and implementing new directives for business growth and prosperity
    • Develops plans to increase efficiency and reduce costs
    • Implementing lean management procedures to minimize stock holding and free up working capital.
    • Improves existing systems and policies
    • Overseeing employee productivity
    • Manages team workloads in order to meet goals and deadlines
  • Increase Revenue
    • Analyze region’s KPI’s and P&L’s for individual and Branch performance gaps and opportunity areas.
    • Prepares budgets and other organizational reports as needed
    • Researching opportunities for cost savings across the business.
    • Minimizing operation expenditure within the business wherever possible.
  • Ensures customer requirements are met in a timely manner
    • Overhauling customer service activities and implementing effective standards.
Special Skills:
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Analytical skills to evaluate data and make operational decisions
  • Excellent Communication Skills (Both Verbal and Written)
  • Adaptable to Change and driven to Achieve Results
  • Exceptional Coaching Skills & team focus
  • Strong Decision Making, Problem-Solving, Planning, and Prioritization Skills
  • Knowledge of Safety, Quality, and Cost Objectives

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Operations Management or Business Field Preferred)
  • 10+ years operations experience
  • 5+ years’ experience managing managers
  • Experience in a sales driven company desired
  • Six Sigma or comparable lean certification  
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • Prior experience as director or operations manager required
  • Ability to travel to include overnight travel to locations; 2 weeks a month for 3 days each week.

Work Environment & Physical Demands:
  • Working environment consists of an office work space which is conditioned but may encounter various degrees of heat, light and dust.
  • Must be able to sit and work within office environment for majority of the work day. May infrequently lift, up to, 10 pounds. Will need to reach and bend to access files with reasonable accommodation.
  • Must have the manual dexterity to use a computer keyboard and phone.

Code Red Safety is a fast-growing, privately held company established in 1994. With offices in Chicago, St. Louis, MO, Houston, TX, Beaumont, TX, Sulphur, LA, Lake Charles, LA, and Corpus Christi, TX. Code Red Safety specializes in delivering safety equipment and services to industrial plants and contractors all across the country. In addition to the sales and rentals of specialized safety equipment, Code Red Safety provides a range of services:
• Stand-by rescue services
• Breathing air trailers
• Temporary safety manpower
• OSHA Safety training classes
• Benefits - Medical, Dental, Life, Disability, Vision, EAP, FSA, & 401(k).
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