VP of Operations

Reports to – CEO

VP of Operations will lead:

U.S. Operations including oversight of the following departments:

  • In-house Production and Manufacturing
    • Outsourced manufacturing
    • Procurement
    • Inventory Management  
    • Logistics / Shipping                
  • Manage and direct day-to-day operations to meet budget and other financial goals.
  • Develop, communicate, and implement effective operating policies to support company growth objectives.
  • Spearhead operational and process improvements companywide.
  • Ensure that company has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures to meet operational and financial targets.
  • Lead the performance management process that measures and evaluates progress against goals.
  • Lead initiatives to establish manufacturing operations overseas and global sourcing.


  • Must have a minimum of 8+ years of strong operational experience: ideally has worked in a management role for 5+ years.  Experience working for a manufacturing company is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in process improvement, TQM or Six Sigma.
  • Skills should include strong negotiating skills, organizational development, personnel management, budget and resource development, and strategic planning.
  • Excellent people skills, with an ability to partner with a dynamic leadership team.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to the company objectives  
  • Ability to travel internationally
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college. Technical background is desired and a MBA is preferred.
  • Foreign language skills and an understanding of working across cultures are desired.

Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume via email to jobs@ntic.com or fax to 763-225-6645. No telephone calls, recruiters, or agencies please.