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Managing Director (OEM Manufacturing)

Company: The Toro Company
Location: Perry
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Primary Job Function:Provides overall strategic direction and guidance for the operational activities of the organization with the objective of maximizing growth and profitability as well as day-to-day leadership and management. Directly responsible for the manufacturing activities of the plants within the Construction Business Unit of The Toro Company. -What Will You Do?--- -In order to grow and build a successful career with The Toro Company, you will be responsible for:--- -Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Leadership. - Must be a proven leader. - Demonstrated visionary capabilities; has a strategic orientation and can communicate that vision and corresponding roles and responsibilities to their team in a manner in which they will embrace and fully support.
  • Results Orientation. - Individual must also have a proven track record of achieving results. - In particular, be able to navigate the operations group through current difficult business conditions while maintaining a perspective of Toro emerging from the current recession poised for growth. History of sound judgment.
  • Team Player. - Individual must excel interacting across functional lines and capable of working with all levels of employees. - Specifically, the successful candidate must have a clear understanding of the integral roles of Operations, Engineering and Marketing and have demonstrated an ability to team with them in the development of new products throughout the entire product life cycle. Additionally, the selected individual must collaborate with divisional business leaders from a customer service mindset. -
  • Critical/Analytical Thinker. - Individual must be a clear thinker. - Able to sort through complex analysis, efficiently prioritize based on level of importance and make sound decisions for the business; at times without all desired information.
  • Emotional Intelligence. - Qualified individual must be a seasoned executive who clearly understands their strengths and weaknesses, has good intuition, and an ability to read people. Will have a proven track record of building sound teams, selecting the right people and developing their staff. - Finally, the individual must have a confident presence (strong presence with substance) and have the ability to interface, challenge, and contribute at the senior management level.
  • Manages operations organization by directing and coordinating activities consistent with established goals, objectives, and policies.
  • Reviews and approves annual and long-range plans for the control of outputs, spending, labor efficiency, material efficiency, engineering effectiveness, customer service, and order entry efficiency.
  • Develops annual plans and budgets for capital, direct and indirect labor, and overhead expenses that will assure productivity improvements, effective control, and maintenance of existing equipment and facilities. - Reviews and approves cost control reports, cost estimates, and manpower and facilities requirement forecasts.
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of state of the art processes and technologies which can be applied to manufacturing, procurement, logistics, parts operations, order services and engineering services.
  • Strengthen Advance Manufacturing effort to align with new product development to improve efficiency and quality through DFMA activities.
  • Develops, recommends and provides governance for corporate operations policy.
  • Responsible for plant capacity planning. - Works with General Managers to develop overall strategic blue print for North America and off shore plants.
  • Reviews performance against operating plans and standards. - Provides reports to subordinates on interpretation of results and approves changes in direction of plans.
  • Defines and recommends objectives in each area of Operations. - Develops specific short-term and long-term plans and programs, together with supporting budget requests and financial estimates.
  • Reviews and approves cost control reports, cost estimates, staffing levels and facilities requirement forecasts in order to meet required customer service levels.
  • Coordinates and implements quality plans to assure quality consistent with Toro standards.
  • Provides reports regularly on performance to VP Global Operations, Group VPs and Executive Staff.
  • Provides leadership and support company-wide continuous improvement activities.
  • Maintain industry acceptable safety levels in all locations based on OSHA standards.Note: The responsibilities and tasks outlined in this document are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of the company.What Do You Need?--- -To be considered for this role, an individual should meet the following minimal requirements:--- -
    • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Business discipline. Advanced degree desirable.
    • A minimum of 15 years' experience in various functional areas of manufacturing. Experience outside of manufacturing helpful.
    • A minimum of five (5) years as a senior operations leader in a multi-site manufacturing company, with broad functional oversight. Functions managed must include production/plant management, supply chain management, and engineering.
    • Experience with successful manufacturing companies utilizing advanced lean concepts.
    • Preference will be given to candidates who have experience and career history with "Fortune 500" type companies.
    • Preferred leadership across locations in both the US and Mexico
    • Industry experience must include discrete OEM manufacturing.
    • Sound administrative skills, well-developed leadership skills - principles and people.
    • Experience working in union and nonunion environments desirable.
    • Proven ability to recruit, train and motivate personnel in order to balance staffing strength with profitability and growth.
    • Strong interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to develop collaborative relationships and influence up, down, and across organizational lines.
    • Ability to balance sensitive and complex business considerations while maintaining a people oriented demeanor and sound judgment.What Can We Give You?--- ------ -We are always working to make sure our employees know just how valued they are. In addition to a competitive salary, an affordable and top tier medical/dental/vision plan, 401k, and many other great benefits including:--- -Dress for your day - We know you're more productive when you're comfortable, which is why employees are encouraged to take advantage of our casual, office-plant blended environment. -Wellness - In addition to physical wellbeing, TTC offers a variety of mental health, financial health, and other types of resources to every full-time employee. -Volunteerism - The Toro Company is proud to provide employees 20 hours of paid time to volunteer in the community. -Growth Opportunities - TTC prides itself on giving our employees the chance to grow their careers. Tuition reimbursement, opportunities to move into new areas of interest, and promotion opportunities are a few examples. - -Competitive Salary - The pay range takes into account skills, experience, education, and location. It is not common to be hired at or near the top of the range; compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. Cash compensation is one piece of our competitive total rewards package. If you need to, you can access your pay early with the One@Work app, formerly the Even app. - -We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and related needs and conditions, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.--- -#LI-Onsite

Keywords: The Toro Company, Stillwater , Managing Director (OEM Manufacturing), Executive , Perry, Oklahoma

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