|Title||The Director of Operations|
|Location||San Jose, CA|
COMET Technologies provides the world’s most successful manufacturers with high-quality systems, components and services in a variety of high-technology industrial production applications. With a profitable 44% growth rate, COMET is poised for continued success in the years ahead. Due to this growth, COMET’s Plasma Control Technologies Business Unit is seeking a Director of Operations located in San Jose, CA.
The Director of Operations is a key leadership role that will run the largest and most critical operations of COMET Technologies. This manufacturing leader will manage the operations of manufacturing, production engineering, service repairs, supply chain and logistics.
COMET Technologies USA, Inc. is a technology industry leader with two well-established brands, COMET and YXLON. For decades, both have enjoyed outstanding reputations for quality and reliability in their complimentary market segments. COMET has 12 locations scattered throughout North America, Europe and Japan. Respect for employees, commitment to their continued growth and corporate transparency characterize this company’s relationship with all of its stakeholders.
Plasma Control Technologies (PCT) is the company’s fastest growing business. The San Jose site has Comet Group’s single largest customer worldwide, and is responsible for over $40M in annual revenue.
COMET San Jose, CA is in high growth mode. It grew from 8 employees at the end of 2006 to 42 employees at the end of 2011. This growth included R&D and Operations, QA, Marketing, Sales and Customer Service. They currently occupy a state-of-the-art, 26,000 square foot facility, which doubled in size in 2011.
The Ideal Candidate
The Ideal Candidate will possess manufacturing operations experience in a Lean environment preferably in the semiconductor industry. He or she will have a proven track record of strong Supply Chain Management using VME concepts, Kanban and other methods. He or she will also have successfully run projects with a high complexity (technical and commercial) and a proven record of successfully working in an international environment.
This position offers a manufacturing expert the opportunity to join a world-class, industry-leading organization, in a key leadership role. The company’s track record demonstrates a history of stability and profitable growth. Its prominence among the other divisions within the corporation speaks to the importance of everyone associated with its success.
The Director of Operations will make a significant contribution to achieving the company’s growth and profitability targets. The corporate culture will challenge, reward, support and teach the ideal candidate.
The company has the resources to attract and retain the industry’s top professionals. It provides excellent compensation and benefits, currently unmatched in the marketplace.
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