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Chief Operating Officer

Long Island, NY

Company Background

Our client manufactures components for tactical and stealth aircraft in the defense aerospace industry. At the forefront of manufacturing technology since the early days of aviation, they have extensive experience with aerospace assemblies and defense prime contractors. With robust PE-backing, they have plans for swift growth and a full modernization of their operations.

The Position

Our client is looking for a COO to enhance their production and design capability, professionalizing their operations and taking advantage of low-hanging fruit to expand margins without sacrificing quality and reliable delivery. The COO will lead all functions, other than finance, strategy, and sales.

Primary goals:
  1. Professionalize operations
  2. Expand capacity
  3. Improve data analytics & reporting
  4. Increase production efficiency

Primary responsibilities:
  • Oversee all aspects of daily business operations
  • Build, evaluate, & develop a team
  • Monitor safety, quality, & productivity
  • Meet cost and compliance targets
  • Streamline procurement & supply chain
  • Lead customer relations

Qualifications and Candidate Background

The ideal candidate will have:
  • Experience implementing lean manufacturing principles and professionalizing family-run operations
  • Proven ability to recruit, train, and motivate personnel
  • Sound analytical skills with experience tracking performance with data
  • An entrepreneurial results-oriented approach
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills


Long Island, NY, on-site


For more information, contact our Recruiting Coordinator:

Andrew Valera
[email protected]
Please reference job number 2416 in your email.

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