Operations Manager

Fleetwood, Pennsylvania
Administrative & Support Services (Office and Administrative Support Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Various Shifts Available)
US$ 40,000 - US$ 60,000 per year
Ref. Number
Beth Williams, Spherion
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Job Description

An Operations Manager is responsible for keeping track of the big picture and identifying potential areas of improvement. The average Operations Manager's responsibilities include:

Long-term planning to create initiatives that further the company's overall goals
Coordinating different teams to foster exchange of ideas and provide cross-team learning opportunities
Assessing and analyzing departmental budgets to find ways to minimize expenses and optimize profits
Inspiring and motivating employees to perform at their best through positive encouragement and incentive initiatives
Communicating with the board or other senior officials about shifting company priorities and projects
Identifying potential problems and points of friction and working to find solutions in order to maximize efficiency and revenue
Identifying opportunities to expand or shift course in order to take advantage of changes in the market

Operations Manager is a leadership position with many responsibilities. It is therefore important to have a diverse skill set, including:

"Big picture" thinking, which is key to addressing top-level concerns and finding the best path forward from all of the available data
Interpersonal skills - an Operations Manager must communicate with both executives and staff employees in order to create and administer policy
A thorough understanding of financial and budgeting processes and principles, which allows the Operations Manager to assess the company's earnings and spending to find areas for improvement
Strong personal and professional judgment, which are invaluable skills for a role that makes hiring decisions as well as in finding the best solution to organizational dilemmas
Adaptability, enabling the Operations Manager to respond quickly to a shifting reality and adjust initiatives and priorities accordingly
Organizational skills and the flexibility to jump from priority to priority, which are essential to a role that juggles a variety of functions and projects

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Various Shifts Available)

Provide inspired leadership for the organization.
Make important policy, planning, and strategy decisions.
Develop, implement and review operational policies and procedures.
Assist HR with recruiting when necessary.
Help promote a company culture that encourages top performance and high morale.
Oversee budgeting, reporting, planning, and auditing.
Work with senior stakeholders.
Ensure all legal and regulatory documents are filed and monitor compliance with laws and regulations.
Work with the board of directors to determine values and mission, and plan for short and long-term goals.
Identify and address problems and opportunities for the company.
Build alliances and partnerships with other organizations.
Support worker communication with the management team.


1-4 years

Bachelor???s degree in operations management or related field.
Experience in management, operations, and leadership.
Understanding of general finance and budgeting, including profit and loss, balance sheet and cash-flow management.
Ability to build consensus and relationships among managers, partners, and employees.
Excellent communication skills.
Solid understanding of financial management.

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