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Senior Director, Operations

Evolved By Nature

Evolved By Nature

Walpole, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 12, 2023


Due to the company’s facility footprint expansion and strong portfolio growth, the Evolved By Nature team is seeking a Senior Director, Operations, responsible for the domestic and foreign manufacture of products, ensuring production, performance, and quality standards are consistently met. This role will scale and improve internal manufacturing operations, while developing and expanding external operations globally to support a growing customer base and demand.

This position reports into the SVP Operations, and is based in Walpole, MA.




•      Lead internal operations teams, including manufacturing management, logistics management, facilities management, and manufacturing engineering

•      Lead external operations teams, including CMOs and future acquisitions

•      Drive and advocate for standard work within leadership, documentation, and day-to-day activities

•      Passionately model a Lean approach to support the Continuous Improvement program and drive initiatives to improve safety, quality, delivery and cost

•      Collaborate with Corporate Development to select and maintain relationships with CMOs and chemical partners

•      Foster a high-performance team through hiring and employee coaching/training

•      Cultivate strong partnerships cross-functionally with HR, Supply Chain, Safety, Quality, and Process Engineering

•      Implement and manage process for order fulfillment from external operations

•      Collaborate with Planning for internal and external manufacturing

•      Facilitate cross-functional team to oversee the product transfer process to external operations

•      Develop and institute manufacturing KPIs to reflect Strategy and annual deliverables, including internal and external manufacturing

•      Coordinate with Finance team to support annual cost rolls and identify areas for cost reductions

•      Oversee the implementation and ongoing execution of a robust PM and facility support programs




•      Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing, Engineering, Business, or similar field

•      10+ years related leadership experience in a manufacturing environment

•      Proven experience leading and executing manufacturing and logistics, including oversight with global contract manufacturers and customers


Skills & Abilities:


•      Strong global business acumen

•      Strong communication skills (written and verbal)

•      Displays dynamic leadership by being assertive and promoting ideas while building consensus

•      Lean manufacturing – belt certification a plus

•      Promotes teamwork by working closely with others, internally and externally

•      Displays agility and flexibility by quickly adjusting to new information in a fast-changing environment

•      Strong problem-solving skills & techniques

•      Familiarity ERP systems


Travel Requirements:  


  • Up to 15% international


Other Requirements:

  • Able to obtain up to date Covid-19 vaccination status per the current CDC guidelines (full vaccination dose and booster) prior to employment start day.