Careers at Energetiq

Careers at Energetiq

Energetiq is a small, growing company introducing breakthrough products using our patented laser-driven light source technology.

Director of Operations

Position Summary

The Director of Operations will be a key member of the leadership team with responsibility for the overall strategic and operational leadership of manufacturing and supply chain operations. He/she develops and achieves monthly, annual and long term strategic plans. Operating in partnership with R&D, Engineering, and Sales, the Director of Operations enables rapid growth through efficient NPI processes leading to quick scale up and on-time delivery of reliable products for volume OEM production using a highly outsourced model. Once in production, he/she will be responsible for implementing initiatives to reduce cost, improve efficiency, and improve quality of the manufacturing and supply chain operations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the entire value stream from planning and procurement to final assembly, testing and delivery.
  • Build and foster highly efficient supply chain, material planning, and manufacturing functions in a fast growing company.
  • Hire, train, develop, coach and evaluate team members while instilling the company's culture and values. Create opportunities for each team member to succeed.
  • Develop plans and maintain high standards of operations to ensure that products meet customer requirements and company quality standards.
  • Maintain all facilities and ensure compliance with all safety, environmental and labor regulations and best practices
  • Experience managing and controlling inventory in the millions of dollars.
  • Provide exceptional customer service through a track record of quick response, on-time deliveries, and outstanding quality.
  • Ensure speed, accuracy, and accounting validity of all operational transactions.

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field. Master's degree a plus.
  • 10+ years of experience leading manufacturing operations and supply chains.
  • A track record of using continuous improvement tools to improve business performance.
  • Past success scaling operations, preferably in a lean environment
  • A results driven approach to ensure achievement of goals.
  • An engaged management style balancing delegation, involvement, and development of subordinates.
  • Financial literacy in P&L, accounting, and cost accounting.
  • Team focus
  • An ability to quickly establish credibility with customers, colleagues, and suppliers.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Above average computer skills.
  • Organization, resourcefulness, and efficiency.