Job Number: 15427

Salary: $250K–$350K + Bonus

Industry: Lumber/Wood Products Manufacturing

What Matters Most:

  • Extensive experience in manufacturing and operational management, preferably within the lumber or related industries
  • Proven track record of implementing process improvements and achieving operational excellence
  • Comprehensive knowledge of industry-specific safety and quality control standards and regulations
  • Strong strategic thinking and the ability to align operations with business goals
  • Energetic, hands-on approach to leadership and a readiness to make a long-term commitment to investing in the future growth of the company

Your New Role:
Boly:Welch is partnering with Oregon-Canadian Forest Products (OCFP) to recruit their next VP of Operations. This is a unique opportunity to join the Executive Leadership team of this profitable high-end wood product company that drives resources from the Pacific NW and beyond.

Rarely does a role like this come available. OCFP is building the next generation of leadership and seeks an energetic, forward-thinking candidate who is both hands-on with production and can pivot when needed to bring data insights for future planning.

As the VP of Operations, you’ll bring extensive expertise in manufacturing best practices and a keen eagerness to learn the intricacies of these specialty products. Reporting directly to the President and working closely with the leadership team, you’ll develop strategic plans and execute objectives with front-line personnel. This executive role is crucial for maintaining high production standards while driving continuous improvement and innovation.

With the same level of care they apply to the quality of product they produce, the VP of Operations will oversee and mentor all mill employees, leading with empathy and accountability. With a proven track record of identifying efficiencies and implementing process improvements, you’ll steer the business towards future innovation, profitability, and growth.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Oversee daily operations of the lumber mill, ensuring production schedules and quality standards are met
  • Continuously monitor, analyze, and implement production processes and policies to optimize efficiency and productivity
  • Develop and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all critical processes
  • Implement lean manufacturing principles to eliminate waste and optimize processes
  • Lead, mentor, and develop a high-performing operations team, fostering a culture of excellence and continuous improvement
  • Work closely with Human Resources on employee hiring, training, mentoring, and development
  • Promote a culture of safety, ensuring all operations comply with OSHA and other relevant safety regulations
  • Collaborate with CEO and senior management to develop and execute strategic plans for operational growth and innovation
  • Collaborate with sales, purchasing, and finance teams, along with ownership, during company financial reviews to maximize long-term performance and profitability
  • Foster strong relationships with reliable suppliers to ensure a consistent supply of high-quality raw materials

Your New Organization:
OCFP is a well-respected wood products company, known for valuing employees like family and retaining talent for generations. They are profitable and have a long, stable history with deep industry relationships.

Benefits here include PTO and holidays, a 401(k) plus match, a full insurance suite, paid parking, and much more! Learn more about this position here.

Our goal is to pair talented people with amazing job opportunities. In submitting your application, you’ll be considered for this and other positions with Boly:Welch. Click the apply button to get started. Already a Boly:Welch candidate? Please connect directly with your recruiter to discuss this opportunity.


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