VP of Operations

CorTalent - Apopka, FL

Company Overview

Our client launched their first operation in July 2013 with the bold goal of changing how home décor is designed, sold, and enjoyed. The credit for their success goes to the amazing team of designers, assemblers, marketers, and partners. They all share the same passionate focus on creativity, passion, achievements, excellence, and family.


Position Overview

Oversees company overall Operational and Production structure while looking to create opportunities to refine process, personnel, and infrastructure to meet current and future demand while driving efficiencies/cost savings.


Job Duties


  • Overall responsibility for all Production, Assembly, Inventory and Purchasing activities across all business lines
  • Coordinate the daily activities of Production (assembly and growing) and Operational teams
  • Design process and structural improvements to optimize assembly and growing operations resulting reduced costs and increased output
  • Focus on continuous improvement and process improvements to help drive efficiencies and cost savings initiatives
  • Facilitate change and supports the deployment, adoption and sustainment of Lean thinking and the use of Lean tools
  • Direct and optimize current and future labor needs
  • Work with the Production, Inventory, and Purchasing teams to translate strategy into departmental goals and KPIs and to track success and address areas which need improvement
  • Ensure all items and products meet quality standards
  • Oversees the overall Supply Chain, including Demand planning, Buying/Purchasing Team, and Inventory Team
  • Design and implementation of ERP functions supported by documented processes
  • Plan, design and align capabilities for new future company initiatives and projects
  • Work closely with sales to understand demand trends and align our capabilities to meet any changes in demand
  • Work closely with Design and NPD teams to implement new products, improvements, and innovative processes
  • Contribute to overall business strategy and annual budget process
  • Review and monitor COGs and G&A to meet company P&L goals
  • Overall facilities and office building maintenance
  • Create an effective and simple communication channel between Operations/Production departments and other departments within the organization


Position Requirements

  • Experience building high performing teams, including the ability to recognize and cultivate rising talent
  • Strong background in lean operations within a production environment
  • Adept at transitioning seamlessly from a strategic level vision to day-to-day tactical operations
  • Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics
  • Strong understanding of ERP systems within a production environment
  • Experience utilizing Lean tools and methodologies
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Posted On: Tuesday, October 19, 2021

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