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Avo Photonics ( is a dynamic contract engineering services company that designs, develops and manufactures custom opto-electronic products for a large customer base. Members of our staff have the opportunity to design, prototype, and produce next generation products for a diverse range of markets including environmental, medical, automotive, military, industrial, aerospace, and communications.

To help us continue growing, we’re seeking an experienced Director of Operations to join a highly skilled team. The ideal candidate will have senior management experience in a dynamic setting. The role requires outstanding organizational, communication, and leadership skills. We seek a diligent, dedicated and meticulous person who will help further our success and reputation in the industry through world-class customer service. The successful candidate must plan his/her work schedule, keep multiple records, be self-motivated, maintain a professional presence, and have the desire to take ownership. This is a track position to become Chief Operating Officer.

⦁Manages operations with an objective to improve operational efficiency and increase productivity.
⦁Develop, implement, and monitor day-to-day facility operational systems to confirm structure, utilities, equipment, and services are managed to ensure no downtime. Manage internal and contractor personnel.
⦁Devise strategies for ensuring the growth and reliability of our IT systems. Manage internal network and data systems personnel.
⦁Drive selection and implementation of a new MRP software system.
⦁Manage personnel to ensure that quality and safety actions are being followed.
⦁Plan, monitor, and analyze key metrics for day-to-day operations to ensure efficient and timely completion of tasks.

⦁Ten or more years in a senior leadership role in a high-tech manufacturing field.
⦁Masterful organizational, communication, and leadership skills, backed by previous professional success.
⦁Superior knowledge of multiple operational functions and principles, including finance, customer service, production, and employee management.
⦁Proven ability to plan and manage operational processes for maximum efficiency and productivity.
⦁Master's degree or PhD in Engineering or related field.
⦁Outstanding verbal and written English communication skills.
⦁Strong working knowledge of data analysis and performance metrics.
⦁Attributes: High attention to detail, personable, social harmonizer, integrated planner, able to resolve conflicts, motivated, willing to take initiative, and strong observation skills.

Avo Photonics offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Apply today!

Avo Photonics is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee of Avo Photonics by any method without a valid written contract in place with Avo Photonics will be deemed the sole property of Avo Photonics. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Avo Photonics as a result of the referral or through any other means.

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