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Fortive Corporation Director of Operations and Supply Chain in Glenwood, Illinois

Director of Operations and Supply Chain

It’s a great time to join Fluke Health Solutions where we empower our everyday heroes to focus only on protecting lives while we provide the solutions for them to do their jobs. The ideal candidate will bring experience in developing organizations and talent, procurement, materials, lean manufacturing including high volumes/low mix and low volumes/high mix.

You will be responsible for leading the company’s day-to-day production operations, which includes multiple departments and locations. You will own defining operational strategies that align with the business, ensuring operational KPIs, managing to annual budgets, driving working capital goals and objectives, motivating and building/developing the teams, building a culture on the foundation of FBS (Fortive Business System) and ensuring operational compliance is followed.

Primary Responsibilities: •Measure the efficiency & effectiveness of all processes (budget, KPIs, and management, etc.), making changes as necessary •Have a vision for the company's operational success, including how to scale for strategic growth •Ensure the teams grow in alignment with our company values through clear communication of expectations, accountability, and hiring for fit •Coordinate cross-functional initiatives and projects •Translate customer requirements into state-of-the-art manufacturing strategies and processes, resulting in cost-effective processing and profitable manufacturing of company products. •Develop employees across multiple segments including lean, technical, efficiency, safety and adherence to processes and procedures. ••Responsible for determining the need for labor, space, materials and capital equipment and provide cost analysis in justifying expense. ••Responsible Cost Center Management and associated operating margin expansion goals and objectives. ••Advocate on behalf of the manufacturing operations team with business unit and commercial leaders and partner with development teams to ensure timely, effective and quality new product introductions. •Strong communications with the global sales organization to ensure we are meeting customer expectations on delivery and revenue goals.

•8+ yrs. of progressive operations management experience in a continuous improvement and lean manufacturing environment •Cross functional management experience required; with experiences in manufacturing engineering, production operations, and various materials management roles desired •Experience managing >$50M operating budget •BS Degree Required, preferably in engineering or technical field; although others will be considered depending upon experience •Proven track record of delivering results in a fast pace, high energy environment

Desired: • Master’s degree in business or technical field a plus • Experience leading cross-functional, multi-site operations is a plus • Excellent communication skills, demonstrated change management, crisis resolution • Data and Fact-Based problem-solving skills • Lean Mfg./FBS/6 sigma knowledge desired

Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company comprised of global businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets. With more than $6 billion in annual revenues, Fortive’s well-known brands hold leading positions in field instrumentation, transportation, sensing, product realization, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution.

Fortive is headquartered in Everett, Washington and employs a team of more than 24,000 research and development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service and administrative employees in more than 40 countries around the world. Our team grows by tackling challenges that accelerate progress and further their careers. With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our company’s operating model is the Fortive Business System. For more information please

Fluke is leading the world in creating software, test tools and technology that will support customers today and in the future. We are a customer-obsessed market leader with a strong reputation for reliability, quality and safety.

A wholly owned subsidiary of Fortive Corporation (, Fluke is a global corporation headquartered in the greater Seattle area. Driven by the successful Fortive Business System, Fluke offers the passion of a startup with the resources of a Fortune 500 company. We are focused on the growth of our individual employees, teams and the Fluke brand.

"The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Fortive Corporation. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as a Fortive Company. Fortive Corporation and all Fortive Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and other characteristics protected by law. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available at: Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1-866-272-5573 or e-mail to request accommodation."