Operations Manager

USA-TX-League City
Job ID
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
Operations Leadership


The Operations Manager position will provide managerial oversight in the Texas Region based in the area. There will be other opportunities to support the company in varying capacities at times.  Occasionally the Operations Manager will be asked to contribute in ways which may include the support of existing Savage operations as well as the development of new ones.  These contributions will require interaction with people from all parts the company and in different industries.  Additionally, there will be periodic regional meetings that will require attendance as well as periodic company and safety meetings.  Travel will be required for any or all of these activities.




  • Sets an example of high integrity and fair treatment of others
  • Demonstrate a commitment to “zero occurrences” by effectively leading the safety, health and environmental efforts at the operation
  • Effective utilization of the “Safety Specialist” program as a tool for accomplishing the safety goals of the operation and for developing future leadership
  • Development of a business plan and execution of the plan including budgeting, projecting and cost management
  • Build and maintain strong customer relationships
  • A leader with the ability to solve problems and make decisions both individually and in a team environment
  • Understands maintenance of equipment and maintenance management




  • BS degree; Engineering degree preferred but not mandatory
  • Basic understanding of material handling facilities and equipment including the associated components and maintenance thereof
  • Experience with project management and/or engineering
  • Knowledge of computers and related hardware/software; knowledge of computer networks and programmable logic controllers a plus
  • Above average spreadsheet and word processing skills
  • Ability to write in English coherently with proper grammar and tone
  • Able to see the “big picture”
  • Understanding of heavy, industrial equipment from an operating and safety perspective
  • Ability to manage projects from conception to final commissioning
  • Experience with a computerized maintenance management system a plus but not required
  • Willing to study and learn new technical skills and techniques


Team/People Skills:


  • Ability to lead a team in an industrial setting, effectively balancing customer, company and employee needs
  • Understands and is committed to the growth and development of co-workers
  • Is willing to delegate and/or involve others where appropriate (Shared Leadership)
  • Ability to effectively communicate on several different levels (Customers, Employees and other Managers)
  • Sets tone, motivates and persuades employees to follow his/her example in the areas of safety, health and the environment
  • Ability to interact and work effectively with vendors, always maintaining a high level of integrity


Physical/Environmental Exposures:


  • The person should have the ability to wear full PPE including a hard hat, hearing & eye protection, steel-toed shoes and pass the necessary tests to be able to wear a respirator.  Some of the work will be outdoors working alongside field personnel, climbing stairs, ladders and on/off material handling equipment.



Savage is an innovative supply-chain solutions company. We are the leading provider of fully integrated systems, designed and operated to solve unique logistics and materials management challenges for industrial companies throughout North America.  Each of us at Savage is committed to integrity and delivering reliable, sustainable services in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.  We expect our people to be progressive, relentlessly seeking improvement; experiencing opportunities for personal growth by working for a world-class organization and leader in the industry.


Savage offers competitive benefits that include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, a retirement plan, paid time off and opportunities for growth.


Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace. 


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