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Senior Director of Operations



Florida, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Senior Director of Operations

  • Operations
  • florida
  • Senior


Who we are:

TIPA is a fast-growing global company on a mission to change the history of plastic and make a global impact by developing and manufacturing flexible compostable packaging. Our vision is that compostable flexible packaging becomes part of a systemic solution (eco system) to the global plastic pollution challenge. We offer consumers and brands the durability and shelf life they have come to expect of ordinary plastics, while offering a safe and sustainable end-of-life solution.

Who are we looking for:

We’re seeking an experienced operations leader with senior management experience in a dynamic setting to join our rapidly growing North American business. The role requires outstanding organizational, communication, and leadership skills and an ability work closely with a global team to strategize and develop plans and relationships that will ensure long-term success for the company.

The role is full-time, home-based, but requires constant travel within the territory. Reporting to North America General Manager and working closely with TIPA’s global operations’ team at headquarters.


Job description and overview

Education and experience:

· Bsc/Msc in Industrial Engineering or equivalent

· Proven operations leadership with experience in Flexible packaging

· Excellent project-management skills, planning and data oriented.

· Proactive approach and problem-solving skills.

· Experience building relationships, earning trust, and inspiring others to take action

Role Overview:

  • Collaborate with senior managers in the development of goals and long-term operational plans
  • Analyze current operational processes and performance, recommending solutions for improvement

· Develop a strong understanding of TIPA products, Operations’ capabilities, and limitations

· Raise Operational gaps and missing capabilities and source for new manufacturers and converters in NA, as part of growing TIPA’s supply chain.

· Accountability of the Operations’ KPIs in NA.

Responsibilities and Authority:

· Work with NA Sales to understand market demand and new opportunities

· Optimize operational capabilities and develop new ones as needed

· Develop and manage TIPA’s network of vendors and suppliers commercially and operationally

· Plan film and laminates production campaigns and work with HQ to support them

· Verify all operational processes are followed within the different information systems

· Maintain operational knowledge within the company and create routine and proper documentation

· Monitor, review, and approve shipping costs, POs and relevant invoices

· Working with planning, sales operations, and manufacturing to delivering on time, in full

· Oversee and ensure maintenance of accurate materials inventory

· Manage internal and external customer claims and determine root cause analysis and action plan

· Build and manage strong commercial and operational relationships with TIPA’s manufacturers.


· Company provides medical and insurance benefits.

· Company provides 401k contribution.

· Stock Options agreement.

· Annual performance-based bonuses per KPI’s