Director, Manufacturing Operations at Amherst
Amherst is revolutionizing the way U.S. real estate is priced, managed and financed in order to unlock opportunities for all market participants. Driven by data, analytics, and technology, Amherst has a 20-year history of anticipating where the next risks and opportunities are likely to emerge and designing actionable strategies for investors to capitalize on opportunities across residential real estate, commercial real estate and public securities. Amherst, along with its affiliates and subsidiaries, has more than 900 employees, $5 billion under management and approximately $15 billion under advisement and oversight. www.amherst.com.
Amherst Studio Build will manufacture high quality, affordable, and innovative single family residential homes by empowering a devoted network of highly motivated and skilled individuals with a fantastic place to work, opportunity for learning and growth, and ability to make a difference in the community.
We can change the way modular manufacturing delivers homes to communities across America. Amherst Studio Build with head quarters in Austin Texas, will begin its journey with factories located in Cuero Texas and Ocala Florida with a vision to rapidly expand into additional key markets throughout the USA. Apply today and join the team that will shape the future of modular construction.
What is the Role?
At Amherst Studio Build, our strength is the efficiency with which we will deliver leading-edge residential modular products and support to those we serve. We are committed to set the golden standard for success in our industry. To help us continue our growth, we’re seeking an experienced director of operations to join our highly skilled team. As an ideal candidate, you have proven senior management experience in a highly dynamic setting. Your organizational, communication, and leadership skills are second to none and you enjoy developing solutions that push innovative boundaries. You’ll work closely with the Amherst executives to strategize and develop long-term plans that will establish new industry benchmarks in efficiency, productivity, and success. Your most important trait will be your relentless passion for taking offsite construction to the next level.
You will also be responsible for:
Develop, implement, and monitor day-to-day operational systems and processes that provide visibility into goals, progress, and obstacles for our key initiatives
Striving to reduce expenses and increase productivity across all product lines
Ensuring all employees follow industry standard health and safety guidelines
Build and maintain relationships with all department heads, external partners, and vendors to make decisions regarding operational activity and strategic goals
Plan, monitor, and analyze key metrics for the day-to-day performance of the operations to ensure efficient and timely completion of tasks
Devise strategies to ensure growth of programs enterprise-wide, identifying and implementing process improvements that will maximize output and minimize costs
Uphold organization policies and standards, ensuring legislative regulations are followed
Work closely with human resources to lead team with integrity and establish and maintain a trusting, inclusive, and productive environment
What We Expect:
You are a “self-starter" - you can execute your goals with minimal direction
You are resourceful – you can operate in a startup environment, manage a variety of tasks, and take the initiative to get things done
Understanding of design to manufacturing software (Autodesk, Revit, Moducore.)
Strong proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel required
What You Will Achieve:
After 3 months you will have...
Fully staffed the technical operations team for each Amherst Studio Build location
Established and begun tracking and reporting key KPIs to management team
Completed product development process, all necessary certifications, and supporting documentation to support product sales
Established and implemented internal processes to facilitate product execution
After 6 months you will have...
Ramped up factory assets to required performance levels of productivity, and efficiency.
Achieved superb safety and quality control metrics across the organization
Successfully worked with the Amherst leadership team to develop a standardized product portfolio capable of being mass produced using our unique system of execution.
Bachelor’s Business Administration,
At least 8+ years of construction related experience
At least 5+ years of project management experience
A solid understanding of building products such as cabinetry, windows, trusses, and/or wall panels.
Proven track record turning on a factory and ramping production expeditiously
Proven track record of successfully training employees in productivity and safety
Excellent time management skills
Excellent coaching and mentorship skills
Be able to pass a drug screening
2+ years of experience managing, leading and developing a bd/sales team and holding them accountable for results essential.
Our full-time employee benefits include:
- A competitive compensation package, annual bonus, 401k match
- Flexible PTO including 7 paid holidays, 1 floating holiday, and 1 volunteer day
- Employer-paid benefits (medical, dental, vision, health savings account)
- Professional career development and reimbursement
- Up to 16 weeks paid maternity leave; up to 4 weeks of paid parental leave
- Backup childcare offered through Bright Horizons
- Relaxed casual environment with virtual office events
Amherst is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or veteran status, and encourage all applicants to apply.