Operations Manager Industrial Inspections

Industrial Inspections

For our small but promising industrial inspections branch in the United States, we are looking for an energetic and multiskilled operations manager, to be situated in our St. Rose, Louisiana office.  With current staff situated in Houston (TX) and Houma (LA) and operations expanding into Trinidad & Tobago, Mexico and more, the ideal candidate is required to have experience with remote management of field staff, combined with strong administrative and control stills.

In the role of Operations Manager you will be responsible for the day to day operations of industrial inspections, building and coaching the team of inspectors, and identifying and pursuing local business opportunities. You will be actively working together with the other group companies in the U.S.A. and nearby countries, their managers as well as the President of CU U.S.A. and the business development team. Your main task is to grow the business and build an organization and team that supports this growth sustainably.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Daily coordination of inspection planning and staff
  • Coaching of staff and long term development of team
  • Providing quotes/invoicing/logistics support for inspection staff
  • Maintaining quality of inspections and reports
  • Communication and maintaining/building relationships with clients
  • Building (inter-)national client base and network in relevant industry groups
  • Remote coordination of Trinidad staff and operations
  • Daily control of expenditure and general (job) profitability

Qualifications and experience

  • A degree in Chemistry or similar area
  • Bachelor/Master degree or equal in experience
  • 5 years or relevant work experience in similar role and industrial service industry
  • Proficiency of the Spanish language is considered a plus
  • Existing network in relevant industries is preferred
  • Experience with management of SME is preferred
  • Experience with sales and business development is preferred


  • A degree in Chemistry or similar area
  • Ability to set priorities and focus where required
  • Entrepreneurial with a growth mindset
  • Be critical and decisive
  • Leader and coach with skillset required to create stable team ready for further growth
  • Motivate staff into further development and growth with the company

Our Company

From our roots in agricultural inspections, Peterson and Control Union have been operating for nearly 100 years in the field of logistics, quality, certifications, and risk management. Our in-depth knowledge and experience covers all aspects of the supply chain in many industries including agriculture, energy, forestry, sustainability, and textiles.

What we offer

We offer a great and challenging opportunity to build our team and business in our international company, with many opportunities for growth and development. The position requires frequent travel to the Houston operations as well as regular (inter)national travel.

Renumeration in accordance with responsibilities and based on experience and qualifications.

Excellent secondary benefits (healthcare, income protection plan, 401(k) and EAP.

How to apply

When you are interested in this role, please apply via our website. For further information please contact Koen Backer van Ommeren at

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