Company: Bureau Veritas
Skills: Operations Management
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States


Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.

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This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.ChicagoIllinois

The Pressure Vessels division, with revenues of approximately $30M, is composed of six regions. This region is expected to produce roughly $4 million in revenues in 2021 with a staff of approximately 15 plus a network of independent contractors. The Director of Operations will be responsible for the implementation and execution of the above described services working with both the US VP Operations and the central business line team in Paris. The incumbent is responsible for new businesses development, improvement of operational processes, development and integration of cross selling solutions between related service lines.

The main services provided by the Pressure Vessels unit include:
  • ASME new construction
  • National Board repairs and alterations
  • Nuclear In-Service
  • Pressure Equipment Directive
  • International Codes & Standards

The key to growth in 2021 will be driven by business development efforts to create organic growth. The Director of Operations will lead the Marketing and Sales function to include simultaneous efforts in development of national/international account programs, mass market initiatives and client portfolio management. A successful candidate will have experience leading a medium sized group of employees, uniting them under a common purpose of achieving outstanding sales and operational results. The BU Ma. He/She will identify and implement innovative ways to enhance and support the growth of the business. It is essential that the person selected for this critical role will have proven technical credibility, strategic & financial acumen, leadership, motivational and interpersonal/communication skills.

Additionally, the Director of Operations is required to recruit and staff qualified inspectors to retain and grow the business. Key markets include but are not limited to the states of Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, the Dakotas, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Idaho, Nevada and California.

How Success will be defined:

To be successful, the candidate must accomplish the following:
  • Work closely with the VP Operations in the development of financial objectives and commercial action plans for the Pressure Vessels Division.
  • Manage the P & L and deliver profitability expectations for the Business Unit.
  • Develop measurable procedures, goals and objectives and implement appropriate sales management policies and controls.
  • Develop plans to cross-sell services and increase the organization's knowledge of services available to cross sell.
  • Participate in the strategic planning process.
  • Make significant contributions to the visibility of Bureau Veritas and help establish the Bureau Veritas Brand in our markets.
  • Establish customer relations and good will to include customer feedback.
  • Recommend to the VP Operations changes in organization to support a strategic plan for the development and growth of the business.
  • Partner closely with other key executives to coordinate strategy and execution.
  • Keeps self and others goal-focused, minimizing distractions and focusing on long-term success.

The role will be evaluated based on the following:
  • Revenues/sales
  • Margins, Profitability
  • P&L
  • Long term growth
  • Division strategy implementation
  • People and client retention

What you will bring:
  • The ideal candidate will have a technical background with solid leadership skills and demonstrated financial management skills
  • Related degree ideally in Business Management.

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Created in 1828, Bureau Veritas is a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC), delivering high quality services to help clients meet the growing challenges of quality, safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.

As a trusted partner, Bureau Veritas offers innovative solutions that go beyond simple compliance with regulations and standards, reducing risk, improving performance and promoting sustainable development.

Bureau Veritas core values include integrity and ethics, impartial counsel and validation, customer focus and safety at work.

Bureau Veritas is recognized and accredited by major national and international organizations.