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VP Operations

Carlisle, PA, USA | Global Diversified Company

  • Industry:
    Manufacturing (Light Industry / Consumer-Oriented)
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    Operations / Production
  • Experience:
    10-12 years
Job Description:
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Carlisle Construction Materials (CCM), is a global leader in the building materials industry.We’ve been around since 1917.In just the past six years, our company has grown by nearly 70%.


If you love a good challenge, you’ll fit right in.


We are looking for a VP Operations to join our team in Carlisle, PA 


Manage long term strategies as well as support day to day issues relating to manufacturing for the CCM business.


Major responsibilities include: Near and long term strategic planning, ability to employ input from team for decision making and come to timely conclusions. Ensure all facilities follow manufacturing best practices (safety, quality, delivery, and cost) and manage teams with mutual trust, respect and integrity. Support and guide businesses toward profitable growth through a mix of efficiency improvements and cost reductions.Assure that manufacturing operations are working closely and cooperatively with all support functions (Engineering, EHS, COS, HR, Supply Chain and R&D).Work to develop team to perform at always improving levels.


Job Responsibilities:


Create, monitor, and regularly review metrics relating to Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost.

Assure alignment between plant metrics and divisional goals.

Support, guide, and mentor Operations Directors in achieving manufacturing and customer support initiatives.

Support Technical/R&D, Engineering/Purchasing department

Support CCM’s COS initiatives – to include COS framework, PD projects, MDI, 5S, TPM, kaizen and best practice sharing amongst plants.

Ensure facilities are following OSHA’s required safety programs, policies, and practices. Assure the establishment of safety committees, safety meetings and sharing of best practices relating to safety.

Ensure facilities safely follow all environmental rules and best practices to support federal, state and local laws.

Work with Engineering to investigate manufacturing equipment and processes for present and future use.


Job Requirements:


Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering or Technical discipline with strong business focus.

Direct plant management experience as well as oversight over multiple plant structure.Operations oversight for minimum of ten years.

Familiarity with plant processes, machinery, and maintenance, and lean manufacturing tools and

Effective written and verbal communication skills including presentation, respectful debate, and meeting facilitation.

Effective project, people, process and budget management, hiring a skilled team, setting strategy for a large and diverse team.

Effective Leadership through setting expectations and holding team accountable.

Ability to quickly gain input, make decisions, and assure alignment

Ability to effectively present to large groups.

Analyze P&L or budget reports to assess business health and identify improvement opportunities

Create and maintain strong trusting relationships with supporting departments, sales groups and various material and equipment suppliers


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