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Chief Operating Officer

Company: Gvw Group, Llc
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Do yo u want to be The Chief Operating Officer at Autocar ? Can you be comfortable being uncomfortable? Are you fine with always speaking your mind? Can you lead, execute, and stay focused despite many distractions, and do the work yourself if needed? At Autocar, we fight for the customers' needs first. We invest in and grow businesses that disrupt their industries by putting the customers' needs first. From big data to industrial manufacturing, we deliver tools that transform the work of the people that use them. It takes a special kind of person to be a part of this business in transformation. We are privately owned and expect our team members to act with an owner mindset: Relentless about creating value for the customer. Dogged about finding efficiencies and eliminating waste. Standing arm in arm with the rest of the team until the job is done - and ready to do it again the next day, with a smile. It is not easy to do things differently. But we do it - because we are passionate about improving our business and the lives of the people who use our tools. Your Mission The Chief Operating Officer (COO) will be responsible for providing dynamic and effective leadership to drive operational excellence and maximize results within the organization. The ideal candidate will possess a high level of energy, strong leadership skills, and a track record of success in leading teams to achieve exceptional results. They should have a process-driven mindset, a background in manufacturing assembly, and a demonstrated ability to implement Lean process philosophy. The COO should have experience leading change, whether it's a successful turnaround, greenfield establishment, or managing high growth or rapid shrinking situations. Cashflow focus, maximization mindset, and the potential to grow into a President role are key aspects of this position. Key Responsibilities

  • Leadership and Team Management: Lead and inspire teams to success, fostering a positive and high-performance culture. Demonstrate strong leadership skills, empowering teams to achieve their full potential.
  • Process-Driven Approach: Implement and optimize efficient and effective processes across the organization, driving continuous improvement and operational excellence.
  • Manufacturing Assembly Background: Possess a background in manufacturing assembly, with a deep understanding of production processes, quality control, and supply chain management.
  • Lean Process Philosophy: Demonstrate a proven track record in implementing Lean process philosophy, driving efficiency, waste reduction, and operational cost savings.
  • Change Management: Successfully lead change initiatives within the organization, whether it's turning around underperforming operations, establishing greenfield projects, or managing high growth or rapid shrinking situations.
  • Cashflow Focus and Maximization Mindset: Demonstrate a strong focus on cashflow management and a mindset of maximizing operational efficiency, profitability, and business growth.
  • President Potential: Show potential and aspiration to grow into a President role, with the ability to think strategically and lead the organization towards its long-term goals.
  • Commitment and Loyalty: Demonstrate a deep commitment and loyalty to the organization's mission, values, and objectives, driving a culture of dedication and excellence.
  • People Development: Exhibit a proven ability to develop and mentor team members, fostering their growth, and creating a pipeline of talent within the organization.
  • Outcome and Results Focus: Drive a results-oriented mindset throughout the organization, setting and achieving ambitious targets and ensuring accountability for performance.
  • Problem-Solving Skills: Possess exceptional problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyze complex situations, identify root causes, and implement effective solutions.
  • Sense of Urgency and Detail Orientation: Exhibit a sense of urgency in executing tasks and projects while maintaining attention to detail and quality standards.
  • Proven Planner: Demonstrate strong planning skills, capable of creating and executing comprehensive operational strategies that align with the organization's objectives.
  • Experience with Complex ERP Systems: Possess experience in utilizing and optimizing complex Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems to enhance operational efficiency and data management.
  • Supply Chain Logistics Experience: Experience in supply chain logistics is considered a plus, with the ability to optimize the movement of materials and products across the organization. If you meet the qualifications outlined above and are a dynamic, results-focused leader with a proven track record in operational excellence, we invite you to apply for the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO). Where will you work? This role is based in Birmingham, Alabama. What do we offer in benefits? We offer an attractive compensation and benefits package, to include base salary and benefits such as medical/dental/vision options, retirement/401K plans, etc. 4680 Pinson Valley Parkway, Birmingham, AL 35215 Office: 765.489.5499 Fax: 765.489.5230
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Keywords: Gvw Group, Llc, Birmingham , Chief Operating Officer, Executive , Birmingham, Alabama

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