Operations Lead

Ensure your company is operating at peak efficiency

Your title may be Supply Chain VP, VP of Operations, VP of Manufacturing, or Chief Operations Officer, but you manage all manufacturing and operational processes. From equipment to staff to suppliers, you are constantly striving to increase productivity, lower costs, and improve quality.

Your Responsibilities

You’re responsible for managing the manufacturing and operational processes at your company. Your duties include: 

  • Setting the operational strategy of for the organization, including outsourcing//contract manufacturing, partnerships, material sourcing, and more
  • Working with purchasing to ensure quality standards are met and supply levels are maintained
  • Optimizing manufacturing and financial investments
  • Implementing industry best practices, including six sigma, KANBAN, and continuous improvement

You need real-time visibility into all aspects of your organization so you can make sure the operations are running smoothly.

Here is how Acumatica can assist you and your staff:

Focus Areas How Acumatica Can Help
Operational excellence
  • Automate manual processes to reduce errors and improve accuracy.
  • Redesign and automate processes and notices through highly configurable workflows.
  • Give everyone in your organization visibility and empower them to improve, with no cost for additional users.
  • Leverage Acumatica’s features for operations management, including:
    • Inventory management
    • Bill of Material and routing
    • Material Requirements Planning (MRP)
    • Purchase and Sales Order management
    • Production order changes
    • Lot and serial tracking
    • Barcode integration
    • Labor and material tracking
    • And more
Access advanced analytics for greater insight into operations
  • Leverage Acumatica’s product performance reports and dashboards for visibility into KPIs and easy drilldown.
  • Utilize Microsoft Power BI for data visualizations that help you quickly spot trends.
Improve demand planning and delivery
  • Improve customer satisfaction while reducing costs with future demand planning and forecasting.
  • Keep your delivery schedules tight to improve customer satisfaction.
Drive innovation to stay ahead of the competition
  • Identify business processes that are key to driving innovation, then use dashboards to monitor their health and process automation to ensure consistency.
  • Prepare for the “Factory of the Future” (w/ IoT) by using Acumatica to make the most of data collected through IoT. Acumatica’s open architecture allows for easy integration to custom apps on your shop floor.

KPIs Operations Leads may want to set up and monitor:

  • Operations Productivity
  • Product Production Costs
  • Product Quality
  • Product Line Profitability
  • New Product Time to Market
  • Supplier Costs
  • Transportation Costs
  • Transportation Delivery (SLA)
  • Sub-Contractor Performance
  • Available to Promise %
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Customer Service Quality

Why Acumatica?

Acumatica is an integrated financial and business management solution that helps businesses run more effectively. Acumatica provides the tools and resources you need to manage every aspect of your company’s operations — on premise or in the cloud.

  • One system that integrates your company’s financial management, operations, and CRM.
  • Built using industry standard technology.
  • Run on premise or in the cloud.
  • Charged by the resources needed, not per user.

To see what Acumatica can do for you and your staff take a 3-minute product tour of Acumatica.