Industrial Operations Manager | $110K-$120K DOE

Location: Portland, OR

Our client, a leading manufacturer of customized air compressors, vacuum systems, blowers, and controls, is seeking an Operations Manager to be the linchpin of their non-sales operations. Working closely with the previous Operations Manager, you’ll play a pivotal role in overseeing the service techs, parts, engineering, and service managers. Your mission will be to maintain the seamless operation of all service-related aspects of the company, embodying core values and bringing industry expertise and operational acumen to the team.

Operations Manager Job Responsibilities

  • Oversee the daily operations of service techs, parts, engineering, service managers, and other service-related personnel.
  • Manage the hiring, training, and development of all service-related staff, ensuring a high standard of performance and professional growth.
  • Maintain a strong attention to detail in all operations, ensuring efficiency and quality in every aspect of the service division.
  • Uphold and propagate company values throughout the organization, ensuring a cohesive and positive company culture.
  • Leverage your industry knowledge to improve operational processes and service delivery.
  • Coordinate with the previous Operations Manager, who is relocating, to ensure a smooth transition and continued excellence in service operations.
  • Utilize Six-Sigma or similar methodologies to enhance operational efficiency and productivity.


  • Extensive industry experience in an industrial environment, preferably with a focus on compressors, pumps, and controls.
  • Proven track record of managing and improving operations in a similar setting.
  • Strong knowledge of product applications and the ability to apply this knowledge effectively in an operational context.
  • Fits the company’s culture and values, demonstrating integrity, leadership, and a commitment to service excellence.
  • Solid professional demeanor with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in the MS Office Suite, with the ability to utilize software for operational management and reporting.

This Operations Manager position offers a unique opportunity to take on a significant leadership role within a company that values innovation, quality, and service. If you are a seasoned professional with a deep understanding of the industry and a passion for operational excellence, we invite you to apply.

Join our client’s team and contribute to a culture of continuous improvement and success. Apply now to become an integral part of shaping the future of customized air compressors and related systems.

To apply, submit your application below, send your resume to, or call 425.968.9000.

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