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Basx Solutions
Employment Type
Redmond, OR 97756
$150,000.00 - $250,000.00 Annually
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Retirement Savings

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Director of Operations provides direct oversight to Managers of Materials, Operational Improvement, Production, Engineering and Field Service. This individual is the single point of responsibility for all production operations including the development and implementation of best-in-class systems to accommodate 50% YOY growth (2022P $120M annual). They also champion, promote, and model BASX articulated culture with a focus on maximizing human capital efficiency.


-        Develop executable strategies to accommodate growth including facility growth, equipment acquisitions, and third-party relationships, supported by financial analysis consistent with the mission and strategy of the company.

-        Identify fundamental deficiencies in operations and implement sustainable strategies to correct key causes.

-        Provides critical focus on achieving or surpassing projected gross profit margins.

-        Collaboratively cultivate an environment of operational excellence with a companywide commitment to continuous improvement, quality and meeting customer commitments

-        Be a driving force in the promotion of the company culture with a focus on maximizing human capital and reducing worker fatigue.

-        Define performance metrics/KPI-s for measurement, comparison and evaluation of operations to consistently deliver on BASX mission to provide industry leading customer service and employee satisfaction.

-        Lead weekly group meeting with DR-s to evaluate performance against plans and ensure complete and effective communication. (2 hours a week)

-        Individual weekly meeting with DR-s to mentor and discuss work execution and leader/manager effectiveness. (4 hours a week)

-        Weekly meeting with Director of Administration to ensure cross departmental collaboration and communication (1 hour a week)

-        Provide critical counsel to Production Manager relating to production planning and daily production meetings ensuring a robust and effective process exists. Participate in meetings as required providing leadership direction and escalation path for challenge resolution (1 hour a day)

-        Proactive, continuous assessment of operations processes to ensure adequate systems and controls exist to promote the timely and accurate flow of information occurs companywide (16 hours a week to start, 8 hours a week steady state)

-        Provide quarterly updates regarding operational strategy.  This includes assessments focused on production performance, facility requirements, equipment investments, and organizational structure. (8 hours a month)

-        Prior to Senior Leadership Team meeting, collaborate with direct reports to identify and provide formal monthly reporting on administrative KPI-s along with critical assessment of results and recommendations for improvement on or by the 10th of the month. (4 hours a month)

-        Lead monthly meetings with Director of Administration and key team members to develop and execute key growth initiatives for production functions. (4 hours a month)

-        Participate on Senior Leadership Team with reporting on operations functions, including implications across all departments. (4 hours of prep and 8 hours meeting)

-        Analyze financial data, recognize, and study trends to formulate ways to expand capacity and decrease operational costs. (4 hours a month)

-        Provide critical assessment of facility needs based on company direction and growth trajectory, develop and oversee implementation capital plans and facility expansion needs as approved by President (10 hours a month)

-        Collaborate with partner facilities to execute multi-site manufacturing as needed based on critical evaluation of capacity and capabilities ensuring end user product maintains quality and performance standards (8 hours a month)


-        Bachelor's Degree in operations management, engineering, business or related field.

-        10 years progressive leadership experience in manufacturing

-        Demonstrated experience with Lean Manufacturing and continuous improvement.

-        High-level leadership and decision-making skills.

-        Ability to influence a wide variety of stakeholders through clear and compelling communication.

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