General Manager - Operations
Reference - EPR007571
Location - East Windsor, CT, USA
Type - FTE
Job Category - Indirect Senior Management
Reporting to the President, the GM of Operations will drive operational excellence in WGPW's Industrial Gas Turbine business. Focus on the responsive and efficient delivery for our customers, maintaining safety, quality, cost competitive servicing and repair of WGPW's targeted fleet of industrial turbines. This includes the execution of $65M+ in annual revenue and an EBIT of $21M+
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Required Skills / Knowledge
Operations Expertise: In-depth knowledge of operations management principles, practices, and technologies is essential. Candidates should have a strong understanding of environmental, healthy and safety, quality, Lean, production and scheduling and all disciplines required to lead a world class operation.
Strategic Thinking: Should demonstrate a track record of aligning operations teams with strategies with overall business objectives, driving cost efficiencies, and optimizing operational performance.
Leadership and Team Management: Strong leadership skills are necessary to oversee and motivate a team of operational professionals. Candidates should have experience in building and managing high-performing teams, providing guidance and mentorship, and fostering a collaborative and results-oriented work environment.
Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills: Candidates should possess excellent analytical skills to identify trends, analyze data, and make informed decisions. They should be adept at problem-solving, capable of resolving complex operational challenges, and implementing process improvements.
Communication and Relationship Management: Effective communication and interpersonal skills are critical for collaborating with stakeholders, negotiating with suppliers, and building strong relationships across departments. Candidates should be able to communicate complex operational concepts clearly and influence others to achieve objectives.
Industry Knowledge: extensive power generation and propulsion services/repairs knowledge, 10-20 years. Understanding industry trends, regulations, and best practices can help shape effective operational strategies and mitigate risks.
Technology Proficiency: Proficiency in operational software, enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, data analytics tools, and other relevant technologies is increasingly important. Knowledge of emerging technologies which can be an added advantage.
Continuous Learning: A commitment to ongoing learning and staying updated with the latest advancements in operational management is valuable. Certifications in Lean, Six Sigma, Quality are key to success in this role.
Extensive experience in Operations management and related roles is crucial. Minimum of 10-15 years of progressive experience in operations, quality, continuous improvement, or business development. This experience should include positions of increasing responsibility and leadership.
A bachelor's degree in engineering, Operations or Supply Chain Management or related scientific field is required. Prefer candidates with a master's degree or MBA
The role is in a typical office setting.
Travel will be required as needed to meet business objectives.
How To Apply
Apply on the company's webpage: https://ethosenergygroup.com/careers/job-vacancies/