A director of operations is responsible for all of the operations of a company. They manage all systems and processes that a company uses every single day. A few of the main duties of a director of operations are managing the productions schedule, working with vendors, and implementing new company policies. They also help to ensure that the quality of products is consistent. Some of the jobs titles that a director of operations has held prior are operations analyst and production manager.
A director of operations will have 10 years of experience as well an MBA or Master's in supply chain degree. One of the most important skills that a director of operations will have is problem solving to assess system issues. Another skill is analytical thinking as the director will need to look through data all of the time. They also need to be able to work independently.
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