Director Operations

Irwindale, CA
Salary range $160k - $170k
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At GF, we see our company as a forward-thinking leader in our field. Since 1802, we have been embracing innovations and sustainable solutions of the highest quality that add value to people’s lives around the globe.


  • Leads Operations function in the development, support and training of production processes and the production and shipment of products.
  • Develops the direct and indirect teams to foster internal development of the talent
  • The production processes include the procurement of materials specified by the Engineering department, the development of manufacturing and test equipment used in the production processes, the determination and planning of associated capacity/load, and all documentation for hardware, software, and calibration of this equipment, raw and finished goods handling, inventory control, and production.
  • This position is also responsible for international customer service as well as the planning of the manufacturing sequence, labor studies, and collection of data associated with yield, and equipment utilization/productivity.
  • This position shall also direct the priorities of incoming materials and outgoing shipments in such a way as to maximize customer satisfaction. Manages four or more subordinate supervisors who supervise several employees in procurement, process engineering, test engineering and production assembly. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the Operations Department. May directly supervise non-supervisory employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors of Science degree in an engineering or technical field, such as mechanical, electrical, process control, etc.; Ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s Degree in engineering, business or management of technical professionals.


Clear vision and purpose Clear vision and purpose
Clear vision and purpose "We are a sustainability and innovation leader providing superior customer value" is our vision and this is what guides us. Our purpose "becoming better every day - since 1802" is what inspires us in our daily work.
Sustainability and innovation focus Sustainability and innovation focus
Sustainability and innovation focus We have high sustainability and innovation goals. Let's work towards a sustainable future together.
Excellent learning tools Excellent learning tools
Excellent learning tools At GF we provide development opportunities for everyone. We offer global learning tools as well as trainings and specialized courses.
Great career opportunities Great career opportunities
Great career opportunities GF as a global acting company provides many opportunities regarding career growth. We also offer a dedicated talent management process (MyNextBigStep@GF) to boost your career.
Health care Health care
Health care GF offers a comprehensive health and welfare benefits plan including, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, and 401k with generous company match.
Paid holidays Paid holidays
Paid holidays Paid time off include 12 paid days of company holidays.
Sport activities Sport activities
Sport activities We support the purchase of a fitness membership from the center of your choice with a subsidy.
Work perks discount Work perks discount
Work perks discount The discount program includes many different goods and services including appliances, electronics, theme parks, movies and more.

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5462 No. Irwindale Avenue
91706 Irwindale, CA
United States
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Who we are

GF Piping Systems is the world's leading supplier of piping systems. We enable the safe and sustainable transport of fluids. Our business is driven by industry-leading sustainability levels, innovation through digital solutions and investment in a culture based on performance, learning and caring.