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Area General Manager

Location: Norman, OK, United States
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Who We Are:    


Integrated Power Services (IPS) is the leading North American solution provider for power management, electro-mechanical, and rotating assets. Serving customers across a wide range of industries, including power generation, utilities, water and wastewater, petrochemicals, air separation, oil & gas, metals, mining, paper, aggregates, and cement.   


IPS defines world-class electric motor and generator repair, and Power Management repair every day. When you work for IPS, you can learn from industry experts and discover your potential while being part of a winning team committed to upholding our core values: Safety, Integrity, Teamwork, Accountability, Customer Focus, and Entrepreneurial Spirit.   


Key Responsibilities and Expectations  

The Area Manager is responsible for leading the business unit to deliver safety, operational, profit, sales, and customer KPI goals utilizing the IPS operating system known as CIPS (Continuous Improvement Process Solution). Overall responsibility for managing and growing the key value stream of field service. Build and sustain a culture around the IPS values of Safety, Integrity, Teamwork, Accountability, Customer Focus, and Entrepreneurial Spirit by utilizing a Servant Leadership mindset and practices. Recruit and develop a top performing organization while improving overall employee engagement. 

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams’ members and optimize all resources
  • Strong communication skills with all stakeholders from Executive Management to field personnel to customers
  • Identify and act on industry, market, and Service Center trends using data analysis to correct issues and capture opportunities
  • Demonstrate management skills such as leadership, planning, and organization, resource and talent management
  • Self-aware learner with emotional intelligence to help those around them
  • Leverage best practice to advance facility skills and knowledge
  • Analyze financial data to optimize operational and field efforts in conjunction with the Director of Field Services
  • Apply Organization Design practices to optimize structure and enable growth
  • Demonstrated ability to lead change initiatives and drive process excellence
  • Driver for results - insists on excellence in all facets of the business
  • Develop and maintain key customer relationships
  • Excellent verbal and written communication as well as presentation skills
  • Ability to lead and develop effective cross functional teams in a matrix organization
  • Demonstrated technical acumen to manage complex field service business with diverse customer segments and multiple product lines
  • Walk the talk on IPS values and be a Servant Leader to remove obstacles, develop the team, meet performance objectives and improve the business

Qualifications and Competencies:  

  • BA/BS in Engineering, Supply Chain, Operations Management, Business or related Technical degree preferred
  • Entrepreneurial self-starter with the ability to manage and prioritize projects by delegating appropriately
  • 5 years of combined experience in general management or operations in a power management business preferred
  • 3 years of Lean Manufacturing or 6-Sigma problem solving skills preferred
  • 3 years of experience managing large scale projects
  • MBA and Lean Certification a plus


  • Paid Time Off (PTO) 
  • 401k Employer Match 
  • Bonus Incentives  
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program  
  • Medical, Dental and Vision plans 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)  
  • And more! 


IPS is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or veteran status.    


Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation. As a federal contractor, our company is committed to maintaining a safe and drug-free workplace. Candidates for this position are required to complete a pre-employment drug screen successfully. The drug screening process will include testing for substances that may impair one's ability to perform the job safely and effectively.