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Job Title COO
Job ID 740710
Location Little Rock Metro Area,  AR 72201
Other Location
Description Career Evolutions is searching for a COO for a fast-growing Private Equity owned manufacturing company near Little Rock, AR. Generous compensation package of $135,000 + Bonus + Equity.
 
The company is experiencing high-growth and the Founder is looking for a “Partner” to quickly grow into his role in a year and take the company to the next level by also leading it through the high-growth scenario in an effective, efficient, and profitable manner.
 
If you are looking for a work-life balance, love the nature, and are looking to live in a smaller town with many lakes and beautiful rivers that offer great fishing and outdoors, then this may be the perfect career opportunity for you!    
 
Job Title: COO
 
Job Description: You will report directly to the CEO and Board of Directors, and your role will be to lead and execute all aspects of day-to-day business operations. You will provide leadership in operations, business development, financial performance, and marketing by executing the strategic plans of the organization.
 
Operational Leadership: You will provide effective, hands-on, collaborative, and inspiring leadership style to ensure integration of all employees and foster an environment of continuous improvement. You will manage direct reports, set goals that support the organization’s objectives, and assign accountabilities as well as plan, monitor, and appraise job results. You will also train, coach, and oversee the development of managers. In addition, you will support ongoing performance efforts and keep the CEO and Board of Directors informed of critical issues and opportunities.
 
Strategic Planning and Implementation: You will develop strategies and driving implementation of organizational priorities, goals, operating plans, and objectives. You will ensure that operations run smoothly and efficiently according to the strategic plan by allocating resources, reviewing progress, and making mid-course corrections. You will evaluate operating results ensuring that growth objectives are met as well as create, implement, and track benchmark metrics.
 
Business Development: You will lead new business development opportunities and facilitate expansion of existing and related business opportunities for the organization. You will grow the market by defining, developing, negotiating, and closing business relationships. You will create long-term value for the organization from customers, markets, and channels by generating and maintaining relationships. You will ensure that sales revenue, sales margins, and customer goals are met.
 
Finance: You will manage and oversee business planning by directing and administering financial plans and accounting policies, review and analyze financial reports. You will establish, maintain, and analyze budgets, and other controls to improve efficiency and profitability.

Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, MBA highly preferred
  • 10+ years of management experience in the manufacturing industry
  • Exceptional operational, business development, financial, and problem solving skills with proven track record of exceeding goals in high-growth scenarios
  • Successful leadership in rapid growth environments
  • Excellence in organizational management with ability to develop high-performance teams
  • Outstanding organizational, business development, project management and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated track record of setting and achieving goals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
 
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