Astrophysics Inc

Director of Operations

Source: Lensa

Director of Operations

Astrophysics Inc. is a leading global designer and manufacturer of X-Ray security inspection systems. Since 2002, we have dedicated ourselves to ensuring a safer world through advanced X-Ray screening and imaging technology. Our systems are deployed in critical infrastructure, aviation, and ports and borders sites in more than 150 countries. Hotels, prisons, courthouses, embassies, airports, military bases, and government buildings around the world depend on us for their safety and security. Astrophysics is an expanding, dynamic and fast-paced company looking for individuals who want to grow with us and be a part of a meaningful security mission. We currently have an immediate full-time position opening for a Director of Operations located in City of Industry, California.

Job Summary:

The Director of Operations is responsible for driving the production schedule, warehousing, materials management and production at two of our manufacturing facilities in Southern California. Manages personnel and vendors to ensure an accurate plan, efficient warehousing system, just-in-time materials management and efficient production

Essential Duties:


  • Manage daily Operations activities, including planning, warehousing, materials management and production
  • Responsible for effective recruitment, training, development and retention of key operations personnel
  • Build and manage production team including resource and capacity planning, scalability and risk mitigation
  • Lead operational excellence, including safety, quality, cost reduction, and on time deliveries
  • Serve as Astrophysics ambassador at major industry events, product demonstrations and guest visits
  • Effectively communicate Astrophysics brand, value proposition and operations positioning in presentations
  • Determine work scope, tasks, department budget and detailed production schedules with progress reporting against schedules
  • Improve on-time deliveries and perfect order percentages
  • Provide accurate weekly reports on operations forecast, projected revenue, margins and profitability


  • Develop and execute strategic operations action plans to achieve operations targets
  • Continuous cost savings initiatives, including operations process, planning, inventory forecasting, etc.
  • Align operations strategy with management operations targets, growth and company vision
  • Provide quarterly and annual reports and presentations on data analysis, business plan and operations strategy

Business Development

  • Look to other countries for manufacturing potential
  • Identify valuable emerging markets, partners and business opportunities
  • Provide management regular reports and updates on business development

Education and Experience:

  • MBA from an accredited university required
  • 5-10 years operations experience; demonstrated record of Six Sigma
  • Technical background preferred
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Proven ability to develop and execute strategy
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and team building skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects in a high stakes/stress environment. Ability to react to change productively and make sound business decisions
  • Operations experience in robotics a plus

Excellent benefit package including dental, vision and medical

401K plan with (up to 4% Employer Match.

11 Paid Holidays, 10 PTO Days, Free Donut Friday's, and Company Events!

Be part of a meaningful security mission with opportunities for personal and professional growth and development. Contact us to join the Astrophysics family today!


Equal Opportunity Employer

Astrophysics Inc. provides equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. Employment decisions at Astrophysics Inc. are based on merit, qualifications and abilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity national origin or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you need assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please call 1(909) 598-5488 and ask for Human Resources. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

4 days ago

Industry, Ca

Astrophysics Inc

Full Time

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