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Job titleSVP of Manufacturing / Operations
Job typeAuto Innovation
Salary150,000 - 250,000 USD
LocationNorth America
Bonus PackageBonus Package
Job description

Do you have clear evidence of leading a function in a high growth environment? Our client, an innovative green aviation start-up, is looking for an SVP of Manufacturing / Operations to join their team in Seattle or Hollister and be responsible for the technical project and program delivery across the US and Canada. 

The role 

As an SVP of Manufacturing / Operations, you’ll provide cross functional leadership to our clients’ engineering and business teams in North America and identify key processes and implement operating standards to drive consistency and organisational improvements. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Leading strategic supplier negotiations 

  • Participating in industry and customer events 

  • Participating in state and federal government meetings 

  • Becoming the spokesperson for our client across North America 

  • Being an active member of the Leadership Team 

The requirements 

You will have extensive aviation experience, as well as… 

  • Degree level educated in a relevant subject 

  • Background in emerging technologies in aviation space 

  • Grant funding and grant management experience 

  • New product development and sustainability experience 

  • Proven track record in international business leadership 

  • P&L management background 

  • Proven negotiation and interpersonal skills 

  • High level of expertise in analysing, reporting, and presenting 

Similar roles include: Chief Operating Officer, VP of Operations and Head of Business Operations.

Important information 

FMC Contact for this role: James B Watson (

Reference number: 11134 

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    Updated on 2017-08-07T17:04:38+00:00, by Matthew Graham.