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Business Head / COO

Houston, TX

Posted: 01/15/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Function: Management Job Number: 17386 Pay Rate: $135,000-$150,000 (Depending on Experience) + Bonus / Profit Sharing

Business Head / COO


One of our clients is seeking a high-energy, hands-on, entrepreneurial leader to lead a $10M+ manufacturing services company as their Business Head / COO. This person will be responsible for leading and growing the company and must be highly-driven with a strong financial acumen. You will wear many hats – sales, operations, finance – you should be able to meet with bankers and recruit, hire, and oversee a manufacturing facility.  

Position Location: Houston, TX 

Position Type: Direct Hire


$135,000-$150,000 (Depending on Experience) + Bonus / Profit Sharing 


  • This is a “hands-on” proactive role responsible for leading and growing a $10+ million dollar privately-held company.
  • Expected to be a strategic leader for the organization, while overseeing that budgets and resources are properly allocated.
  • This position is responsible for establishing and driving business segment goals and strategies of his/her business unit, as growing sales and accounts.
  • Streamline the manufacturing processes and implement solid validation and project management processes with the executive team
  • The successful candidate will be high-energy, hands on, with a manufacturing background skill set.
  • He/she must have operations, lean manufacturing, P&L, strong leadership experience in taking a company to the next level in his/her past history


  • Bachelors/ Masters degree in a manufacturing, sales, operations, logistics, or some other related degree.
  • 10+ years’ experience if the candidate currently has an MBA / Masters Degree; 15+ years’ experience if the candidate does not have a Masters/MBA.
  • Steel or steel manufacturing industry experience is preferred, but not required.
  • Must have at least 10 years’ experience working with company financial information, P&L’s, and the economics of the business
  • Must have strong communications skills, both verbal and written. Bilingual candidates are a plus.
  • The correct person for this role must be ambitious, motivated, action-oriented and ready to help take the company to the next level.
  • Must have had previous hiring experience with hiring in previous roles.
  • Must be willing to travel locally as needed.

This person will:

  • Be entrepreneurial.
  • Not be afraid to get involved in all aspects of the company, from sales to operations to budgeting.
  • Have small company experience.
  • Be ready to get started within 2 weeks of an offer acceptance.
  • Be extremely financially literate.
  • Be comfortable with reading, interpreting, and acting on data.

This person will not:

  • Be bureaucratic.
  • Slow moving.
  • Need large company resources.


  • Full Benefits
  • Bonus / Profit Sharing Structure
  • 401K + Matching

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within 3 weeks of submitting your application

Daniel Heidrick
Recruiter - Murray Technical

Specializing in placing talent in Engineering, Manufacturing, and Operations roles.

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