Operations Director directs and oversees a major segment of the organization's operations, typically through subordinate operations managers. Leads the design and implementation of non-manufacturing operational policies, objectives, and initiatives. Being an Operations Director evaluates current and proposed operational systems and procedures and implements changes as necessary. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Operations Director typically reports to top management. The Operations Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be an Operations Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience.