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Operations Manager

Company: Evoqua Water Technologies
Location: Rockford
Posted on: September 9, 2020

Job Description:


Evoqua has the strength of a major global business while embracing the entrepreneurial spirit of a startup. Our innovative products have been solving the world's water problems for more than 100 years. Today, we are building on that strong history of success - transforming water for our customers enriching the lives of consumers.

Evoqua's unparalleled portfolio of proven brands, advanced technologies, mobile and emergency water supply solutions and services helps cities across the world provide and discharge clean water, and equips the leisure and commercial industries to maximize productivity and profitability. Every day, millions of people and thousands of companies rely on Evoqua Water Technologies to help meet their needs for clean water.

What does it mean to work here. . .

Our Mindset: We put customers first. We know we succeed only when our customers succeed. To that end, we make decisions at lowest possible levels, at fastest possible speeds - freeing employees to respond to customers quickly and effectively without sacrificing safety or quality.

Our organization: We work as "One Evoqua". We collaborate across our global enterprise. In an increasingly competitive marketplace, no single product, group or unit succeeds on their own, no matter how remarkable they are. We are one team.

Our People: We hire for brains and heart. We are industry experts who foster great relationships with colleagues and customers. We value technical knowledge and experience, alongside business insight and people smarts. We nurture both the hard and soft skills of our talent.

Our Leadership: We lead from where we are. We take ownership. We lead from all levels. We value the opportunity to grow, as a business and as people. We hold each other accountable to make the right things happen for maximum performance.

Our promise: Grow with the Best. We grow with the best. We are on the move. As the world's first choice for water solutions, our workplace will continue to evolve and expand, and so will the opportunities. This is a workplace that nourishes talented people. Immerse yourself . . . in Evoqua.

Apply today to join our 4000 professionals around the world as we pursue our purpose: Transforming Water. Enriching Life.

Every day, millions of people and thousands of companies rely on Evoqua Water Technologies to help them meet their needs for clean water. Join a recognized global leader in delivering our world's most important commodity - CLEAN WATER!

A strong and dynamic leader is needed for our Rockford, IL facility. This position will have area ownership for business operation and performance of technical support teams and analytical laboratory. Maintaining ever increasing internal and external customer base as well as operations contribution, performance, and customer satisfaction. Consistently achieving financial targets and safety objectives in a fast paced high transaction and customer focused environment.


  • Full operations contribution, inventory, AR, capital expenditures ownership.
  • Ensure efficient service execution of all new and existing business to deliver world class business
  • Deploy, execute, and focus the Segment vision, mission and strategy for the business, coordinating with the overall strategy of the Segment.
  • Enable entrepreneurial and innovative thought leadership. Empower employees to explore operational efficiencies and expanded service offerings
  • Collaborating with business partners to manage day-to-day challenges and issues associated with operating the business.
  • Communicates with all levels of the organization. Understands that effective communication is vital to successfully conducting business inside and outside the Company. Ensures communication flows freely up, down and across reporting lines.

  • Continually assesses and attracts best talent. Understands that businesses ultimately win or lose based on the quality of people in the organization. Seeks to develop and train best in class talent through performance management and a balance of internal development/promotion and external hiring.
  • Continuous Improvement of operational efficiencies at all levels of the business, drive the organization for ongoing productivity, customer satisfaction and profitability improvement.
  • Drive best in class EH&S culture and processes, including LPS program stewardship
  • Live our culture and exemplify our Growth Enabling Behaviors to be highly enabled to deliver, highly empowered to succeed and highly accountable to lead.


    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering field - Industrial, Mechanical, Chemical preferred

    • 3+years' experience in management and successful demonstration of key responsibilities and knowledge
    • Proven leadership and collaboration skills with the ability to effectively supervise, coach and influence employees
    • Ability to manage dispersed workforce
    • Certification in LEAN Manufacturing and/or Six Sigma strongly preferred


      • Experience in the water industry i.e. water treatment, wastewater
      • Understanding of water chemistry
      • Experience with P&ID and fluid dynamics
      • Implementing lean tools i.e. VSM, process flow diagram, etc.




        Evoqua Water Technologies prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Evoqua Water Technologies takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

        EEO is The Law

        Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity (

        Evoqua does not accept unsolicited resumes/candidates from search firms.

        Nearest Major Market: Rockford

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