• Operations Manager

    Job Locations US-PA-Altoona
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/17/2019 8:54 AM)
    Company Name
    Workstrings International, LLC
    Field Managers
  • Overview

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    Workstrings International, a Superior Energy Services Company, established in 1997, is a tubular rental company that specializes in the rental of primary drill pipe strings, tubing, landing strings, eXtreme™ Completion Tubulars and associated accessories. Workstrings maintains over 10,000,000 feet of drill pipe, tubing and associated accessories in inventory, which includes the industry’s largest inventory of Landing String. Superior Energy Services and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers, Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. Through participation in the E-Verify program, Superior Energy Services, Inc. electronically verifies the employment eligibility and Social Security Number validity of all new hires.


    We are currently seeking an Operations Manager to help support our Altoona, PA facility.





    To ensure that inspection, maintenance, testing, and receiving of equipment for drilling, completions and workover is carried out in a safe, proficient manner and that WSI facilities are maintained such that work can be accomplished in a safe and efficient manner. Responsible for coordinating and monitoring the work of subordinate employees.



    • Responsible for managing daily area activities
    • Responsible for providing technical advice to employees regarding equipment used
    • Responsible for identifying and developing plans to improve delivery performance; adjust man power to ensure the quickest, most efficient and cost –effective means for optimal productivity
    • Coordinate with third party vendors regarding logistics, warranties, returns, scheduling and inventory
    • Prioritize tasks to ensure equipment, tools, manpower are available to meet required deadlines
    • Analyze project management if deadlines are not met and provide solutions
    • Coordinate with other Operations Managers to increase efficiency
    • Coordinate with Materials Coordinators to improve processes and on-time deliveries
    • Lead safety meetings
    • Follow up on any Quality issues to ensure correction
    • Schedule and coordinate waste removal
    • Audit materials used
    • Assist in training and motivating employees
    • Provide direction for operations
    • Strive to meet facility goals
    • Perform employee reviews and evaluations and/or disciplinary measures
    • Provide adequate resources and/or personnel as required to process orders and equipment
    • Update the District Manager on all matters affecting the facility’s ability to meet customer requirements and facility goals
    • Generate or approve purchase orders to fill demands
    • Ensure QA/QC and HSE policies and procedures are adhered to





    Prior knowledge in oilfield rental business preferred. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine correspondence. Ability to understand and use basic mathematical skills. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions provided in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Understand and comply with all Safety and Environmental requirements. 


    Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Prior supervisory experience. Self-motivated with very little supervision, even in difficult and complex situations. Ability to manage multiple tasks at any given time. Ability to lead, mentor and provide guidance to all direct reports.



    • 5 or more years related experience and/or training


    The above statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified; nothing restricts the company’s right to change, assign, or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time or for any reason.


    Excellent Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life, Matching 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan


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