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Vice Presidents of Operations are the second executives in command of a business and are responsible for managing everyday operations, setting strategic goals, supervising and motivating staff, and implementing organization policies. Based on our collection of examples resumes, the ideal candidate should demonstrate leadership, managerial expertise, strong communication and interpersonal skills, teamwork, time management, and results orientation. Most Vice Presidents of Operations showcase at least a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field in their resumes.

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Vice President of Operations

Reporting to the President, responsible for managing all aspects of operations for a 314,000 SF distribution center with 220 member staff and $23 million budget.

  • Processed 11 million cases annually while managing 10,000 SKUs to supply appropriate product to over 3000 customers.
  • Developed operating budget to exceed corporate earnings projections and managed distribution center to operate effectively within the operating budget.
  • Reduced distribution center expenses by more than $1.8 million, an 8% reduction, while increasing productivity levels, service quality, and inventory accuracy.
  • Achieved "Most Improved Operations 2010
  • Recognized as an "Elite Fleet" 2010
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
2

Vice President of Operations

Responsible for safety, environmental, quality, cost, reliability, engineering, purchasing, materials planning and inventory management for a 600+ employee, manufacturing and distribution operation consisting of one manufacturing plant and five mounting facilities.

  • Member of executive team that developed the five-year strategic plan and presented plan to Board.
  • Created annual operating and capital expenditure budgets and managed performance to budget.
  • Led the organization to ramp up capacity to support an 18% growth in demand fueled by new products, improved quality and on-time delivery performance.
  • Led the design of a partial plant re-layout to consolidate and enhance operations projected to save over $1MM annually in utility, paint and labor cost.
  • Led the implementation of a quality improvement initiative to track and improve first pass yield from 50% to consistently ranging between 80% and 95%, across all operations.
  • Led the implementation of visual management, including team boards and day-by-hour boards to drive improvements in throughput between 15% and 35%.
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Industrial Engineering
MBA
Master of Business Administration
Industrial Engineering
3

Vice President of Operations

Responsible for overall day-to-day operational performance for a value-added reseller of hardware and software for the point of sale industry. Provided both leadership and directed strategic support to multiple departments, through sales, technical support, customer service and vendor relationships. Clients ranged from small business to fortune 500 companies which included vertical markets: hospitality, retail, government and education.

  • Increased revenues by strengthening manufacture relationships, annual rebate incentives of > $100K annually.
  • Reduced cost by negotiating product cost with distributors
  • Built industry recognized technical support team.
  • Oversee and resolved all organizational HR situations.
  • Hired and coach Sales and Support staff to achieve revenue and customer service objectives.
  • Promoted to Vice President of Operations within two year, increased revenues by 43%
  • Sales Account Manager achieved consistent results of $1.5M annual sales
Candidate Info
32
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
AAS
Computer Technology
BA
Organization Leadership
4

Vice President of Operations

Promoted to bring Lean methods and results to both US and China manufacturing facilities.

  • Subsequently assigned to lead Manufacturing Engineering and serve as the lead in our Lean efforts.
  • Seamlessly executed the concept of Operational Excellence, and reported KPI's weekly.
  • Taught the concept of Kaizen events and implemented changes that resulted in 20% increase in output with existing staff.
  • Utilized Lean methods by moving into U shaped cells achieve 33% space reduction of original footprint and 10% output increase.
  • Implemented heijunka (level scheduling) to support a 10% increase in revenue without additional headcount.
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Business Administration Studies
5

Vice President of Operations

Reporting to the COO and the Executive VP of World Wide Operations. Full P&L responsibility for operation with 350 - 400 employees and annual sales volume of $80 million.

  • Initiated and managed the closure and move of the Iowa Plant to the Sheboygan Seating Plant, move was accomplished in 90 days from announcement, saving $2 million dollars.
  • Led the consolidation of the Casegoods Plant into the Seating Plant saving $600,000. The Casegoods operation was placed in 40% of the original floor space.
  • Initiated and led a cross functional team to reduce overall wood inventory by 1/3 ~ approximately $250,000 by creating a pull system using Lean principles.
  • Leading the Operation and working with Safety, reduced the recordable injuries by more than 50% and won the Herman Miller Safety and Environmental Award for 2013.
  • Initiated and led a cross functional team to reduce shipping damage by 60%.
  • Created and implemented Units Per Labor Hour (UPLH) metrics for all value streams for FYI2015. Improved UPLH by 4% in first Quarter. Direct labor for the month of August was 17.3% vs. a plan of 21%. Plant production was at the same level as February with 30 less temporary employees.
  • Created a cost saving program using Lean principals for FYI2015 of $600,000, actual reported savings of $175,000 for first quarter.
Candidate Info
31
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AAS
Electronics
BA
Business Management
MA
Business Management
6

Vice President of Operations

Lead daily operations of a 45 person, $6M software development company providing services to Federal,
State of Maryland, and commercial customers.

  • Developed revenue and cost forecasts and established Key Performance Indicators for tracking
  • Established a Program Management Office and acted as Program Manager on over 20 projects
  • Implemented Agile Development Practices such as SCRUM Meetings and Rapid Prototyping
  • Proposal Manager on over 30 proposals resulting in over $3M in awards in 2012.
  • Documented PMO Procedures in support of Capability Maturity Model Integrated (CMMI)
  • Awarded the Executive Management Award (COO Category) by the Smart CEO Magazine
Candidate Info
31
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Aerospace Engineering
MA
Knowledge Management, The George Washington
Project Management Professional
7

Vice President of Operations

Responsible for the daily operations of 2 processed meat plants with over 200 employees, involved in receipt processing, packaging and distribution of raw and cooked / RTE meat products.

  • Successfully implemented lean operations techniques to all areas of the operation, reducing waste, increasing yield and significantly increasing customer satisfaction.
  • Increased throughput in the cooked product area by >40%.
  • Increased throughput in the raw products areas by 20% and reduced direct cost 25%.
  • Managed SQF and BRC implementation and certification.
Candidate Info
44
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BS
Biology, Chemistry
8

Vice President of Operations

Manage Flight Operations, Flight Training and Systems Operations Control departments

  • Added 59 CRJ series aircraft to the Mesaba fleet in a period of 18 months
  • Developed and managed a pilot hiring and training process that supplied Mesaba with 850 new pilots in a two year period with an average success rate of 97%
  • Transitioned from NWA to Delta by being the first regional carrier to successfully accomplish "crosstailing." A process where the NWA and Delta codeshare could be successfully intermixed by flight segment
  • Added the CRJ-900 and CRJ-200 level "D" flight simulator to the Mesaba certificate
  • Developed computer based integrated pilot training or "MATRIX" for the jet fleet
  • Reduced unplanned absences across the Flight Department from more then 4% to an average of 2.2%
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Aviation Technology
9

Vice President of Operations

Manage all facets of manufacturing, material supply, maintenance, training, manufacturing support, material control, continuous improvement, quality and scheduling for a 212,000 sq ft facility.

  • Relocated facility to a larger plant while increasing productivity and throughput
  • Implementing lean flow concepts realizing 25% labor reduction and 50% lead-time reduction on high volume product line
  • Improved service levels to highest levels in company history, focusing on daily operational performance
  • Implemented strong quality awareness and pareto-approach to defect reduction
  • Oversaw reduction of material costs of $1M+ per year
  • Implemented the office of Continuous Improvement and developed $2M of savings in year 1
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
MA
Master of Arts
MBA
Master of Business Administration
10

Vice President of Operations

Increased sales by 15% while decreasing operation costs by 5%

  • Launched and finalized site developments by performing site investigations and handling client
  • Developed policies and procedures for safety manuals and MSDS site books
  • Oversaw 97 commercial accounts and directed 200 employees
  • Analyzed client needs, staffed appropriately, and promoted employee growth
  • Reconciled $6 mil budget and performed variance analysis
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BA
Business
Refrigeration And A/c Operation & Maintenance

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