Operations Manager

Springfield, OR 97477

Posted: 01/18/2023 Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 1182301 Pay Rate: Commensurate with Experience

Job Description

At Quantum Recruiters we focus intently on providing talent to leading employers throughout the Pacific Northwest.  We are proud to partner with General Trailer, the leader in the manufacturing of heavy equipment for logging, hauling and construction industries since 1953, to fill the General Manager role.  We are seeking a dynamic leader, with demonstrated success in manufacturing, to help lead the future of the organization.

Headquartered in Springfield, Oregon, General Trailer’s operations also includes storefronts and sales offices located in: Springfield and Oregon City, Oregon, Milton, Washington and Redding, California.  The successful candidate will lead this great company into the future from the Springfield, Oregon location.

Core Responsibilities

  • Develop key performance goals
  • Provide vision and leadership in the implementation of system and process improvements for better productivity
  • Create and implement strategies for business growth
  • Develop, manage and lead a highly effective and collaborative team, ensuring adequate staffing levels
  • Motivate and coach the team to operational success
  • Demonstrate leadership promoting lean practices and continual improvement
  • Oversight of all departments in the delivery of quality offerings to clients with a focus on innovation and new solutions to exceed clients’ needs
  • Work closely with sales staff and senior team members in the acquisition and retention of clients
  • Manage the financial health of the business


  • In-depth knowledge of the manufacturing industry
  • Excellent leadership skills including goal setting, motivating, training and mentorship
  • Strong communication and presentation skills and the ability to excel in a dynamic, collaborative team environment
  • Strategic thinking and planning
  • Effective conflict resolution and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to troubleshoot to an advanced level, often dealing with new and complex issues
  • Thorough understanding of budget management and financial monitoring
  • Deep understanding of ERP Systems, leveraging information to make sound business decisions

What General Trailer Offers You

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits program
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Engaged shareholders that support innovation and creativity
  • A culture that values stewardship and integrity

To be considered for this exciting opportunity where your leadership experience and manufacturing knowledge will be integral in the future of General Trailer, please submit a cover letter and resume.  All inquiries kept strictly confidential.

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