n order for an Operations Manager to be effective, they will need to be experienced in electrical manufacturing or field service. Successful candidates will have experience with one or more of the following electrical equipment, substations, switchgear, transformers, mobile substations or the repair business.


  • Working with Shift Supervisors
  • Profit and Loss management
  • Factory Operations
  • Direct and manage plant operations for production, maintenance
  • Create best practices to ensure lean six sigma and efficiencies
  • Must be able to critically think and be a problem solver

In addition, ideally, they will be capable to lead more strategic initiatives to include:

  • Overall building bench strength for the region
  • Strategic plan to increase profits
  • Customer relations and development

Requirements for the position:

  • B.S. Degree in a technical field or relevant experience
  • Five or more years of manufacturing experience
  • Previous management experience in a manufacturing environment

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $80,000.00 to $105,000.00 /year


  • manufacturing: 5 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Submit resume to Nanette[at]fosterconner[dot]com

nanette foster

Nanette Foster is a talent recruiter, and the owner of Foster Conner. She specializes in hiring engineering and management talent for the energy and power industries, as well as municipal utilities. Nanette has previously been named an MRI “Pacesetter,” Regional Top 10, and recognized as a Certified Senior Account Manager (CSAM) for her tenure, success and knowledge of the talent search industry.  She has also been named among the top 50 MRI Account Executives in the USA.


An international manufacturer is seeking a Field Service Manager to lead their field service department in its substation division. This position is critical to the success of our division. For your substation expertise, you will be offered an excellent salary and benefits package, along with a bonus program. Those with previous Project Management experience are encouraged to apply. Responsibilities: Troubleshooting T&D equipment Contract reading/negotiating and approval Knowledge of electrical safety and techniques Knowledge of IEEE, NETA, OSHA and NEC codes and regulations Knowledge of substation equipment and industry standard and practices. Must be a team player and have a can do it attitude Bachelors degree in Engineering, Business or experience in the substation industry Work authorization: United States (Required) Submit resume to Nanette[at]fosterconner[dot]com