VP, Manufacturing Operations – North & South America Regions (REMOTE)

Stanley Black & Decker

Key Accountabilities:

Envision and drive the implementation of the Global Manufacturing Strategy that supports the overarching Supply Chain strategic plan . This must be inclusive of a strong focus on customer impact and delivery .

  • Identify business risks and implement resolutions and scalable mechanisms across Americas Manufacturing
  • Drive the manufacturing operations to World Class Model Plant recognition levels
  • Utilize sustainable levers to achieve productivity: People development, Lean/ Process improvements, and Technology to ensure targets are met
  • Manage operations as the execution part of the business ensuring that we satisfy our customers and at the same time m eet our profitability and cash flow needs
  • Develop, Communicate, and Foster a Clear Vision and Mission for the business, ensuring the Vision is aligned with Corporate Goals and Objectives
  • Set and measure objectives to exceed annual growth plan and cascade these to the direct reports and all manufacturing locations
  • Track KPI’s , communicate progress, and continually review alignment of Strategic projects (including footprint optimization efforts, CAPEX spend , Productivity) to ensure optimal achievement of annual KPI’s
  • Direct business planning process improvement initiatives and influence and implement best practice
  • Partner with product development and sourcing departments to integrate new supplier or brand launches as well as regulatory upgrades to existing packaging or formulations
  • Implement and oversee Lean transformation and manufacturing footprint projects across the region
  • Ensure a safe workplace for all employees as safety is the forefront of everything SBD does with the expectation that the leader will promote, model, and support a safety always culture.

Leadership and Supervision:

  • Influence, collaborate and support other functions such as G lobal S upply M anagement , Supply Chain, P rocurement, I ndustry 4.0, and Process Engineering to obtain the support needed to achieve common goals and prioritize the efforts of this functions where it is most needed for the region
  • Communicate on a regular, predictable basis with Plant Operations Leaders and Functional Leaders
  • Maintain visibility with general plant populations through regular plant visits including shop floor walks and operations reviews with plant leadership.
  • Infuse voice of the customer behaviors and the mindset in all levels of the organization
  • Development of top performing leadership team through timely and personal coaching and training.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with the Americas Supply Chain team by seeking ways to accelerate operational per formance.

Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field ; Engineering background a plus
  • Minimum of 10+ years of experience in various operations leadership roles with a world class global operations organization
  • Experience with a complex globally distributed supply chain
  • Operational excellence experience with deep expertise in manufacturing and distribution
  • Strong business, analytical and financial acumen
  • Innovation mindset with strong technology aptitude including process automation, digital Lean approaches.

What You’ll Receive

You’ll receive a competitive salary and a great benefits plan:

  • Medical, dental, life, vision, wellness program, disability, 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan, paid time off and tuition reimbursement.
  • Discounts on Stanley Black & Decker tools and other partner programs.

How You’ll Feel

We want our company to be a place you’ll want to be – and stay. Being part of our team means you’ll get to:

  • Grow: Be part of our global company with 20+ brands to grow and develop your skills along multiple career paths.
  • Learn: Have access to a wealth of learning resources, including our Lean Academy, Coursera® and online university.
  • Belong: Experience an awesome place to work, where we have mutual respect and a great appreciation for diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Give Back: Help us continue to make positive changes locally and globally through volunteerism, giving back and sustainable business practices.



We Don’t Just Build The World, We Build Innovative Technology Too.

Joining the Stanley Black & Decker team means working in an innovative, tech-driven and highly collaborative team environment supported by over 58,000 professionals in 60 countries across the globe. Here, you’ll get the unique chance to impact some of the world’s most iconic brands including STANLEY TOOLS, DEWALT, CRAFTSMAN, MAC TOOLS and Black + Decker. Your ideas and solutions have the potential to reach millions of customers as we work together to write the next chapter in our history. Come build with us and take your career to new heights.

Who We Are

We’re the World’s largest tool company. We’re industry visionaries. We’re solving problems and advancing the manufacturing trade through innovative technology and our Industry 4.0 Initiative. We are committed to ensuring our state-of-the-art “smart factory“ products and services provide greater quality to our customers & greater environmental and social value to our planet. We are unique in that we have a rich and storied history dating back to 1843, but that hasn’t stopped us from evolving into a vibrant, diverse, global growth company.

Benefits & Perks

You’ll get a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, life, vision, wellness program, disability, retirement benefits, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Paid Time Off, including paid vacation, holidays & personal days, and tuition reimbursement. And, of course, discounts on Stanley Black & Decker tools and products and well as discount programs for many other vendors and partners.

What You’ll Also Get

Career Opportunity: Career paths aren’t linear here. Being part of our global company with 60+ brands gives you the chance to grow and develop your skills along multiple career paths.

Learning & Development:

Our lifelong learning philosophy means you’ll have access to a wealth of state-of-the-art learning resources, including our Lean Academy and online university (where you can get certificates and specializations from renowned colleges and universities).

Diverse & Inclusive Culture:

We pride ourselves on being an awesome place to work. We respect and embrace differences because that’s how the best work gets done. You’ll find we like to have fun here, too.

Purpose-Driven Company:

You’ll help us continue to make positive changes in the local communities where we work and live as well as in the broader world through volunteerism, giving back and sustainable business practices.

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected characteristic.