VP of Operations (Cryogenics)

VP of Operations (Cryogenics).

VP of Operations (Cryogenics)






We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Vice President of Operations to lead our compressed gas company's operational endeavors. The VP of Operations will play a pivotal role in ensuring the efficient and effective management of our company's manufacturing, production, and distribution activities. This key leadership position requires a strategic thinker with a strong background in the compressed gas industry, capable of optimizing processes and driving continuous improvements.

Salary: Negotiable

Location: Aurora, IL (On-Site)

Industry: Compressed gas/Cryogenic gas industry

About the role:

The main responsibility of the VP will involve working closely with the GM and middle management to execute strategic planning, make important high-level decisions, and establish the overall direction for manufacturing operations.

Above all else the VP must, internally encourage a collaborative culture of innovation and continuous improvement. Externally, the focus must be on maintaining a positive and fruitful client experience.

Mandatory Requirements:

- Must have hands on engineering experience with cryogenics or compressed gas. (5+ Years)

The ideal candidate will following skills;

  • Ethical integrity
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Excellent financial acumen
  • Efficiency improvement
  • Quality control
  • Problem solving
  • Adaptability Cost management
  • Employee engagement
  • Strategic alignment

Additionally, they should be a strategic thinker with excellent interpersonal and communication abilities.

A strong commitment to operational excellence, aiming to enhance processes, reduce waste, and optimize resource utilization for continuous improvement, should be intrinsic to the candidate's character.

The VP will be responsible for:

  • Establishing regular collaborative meeting with the team in order to establish and maintain the company's strategic plans and goals.
  • Performance reviews and establishing metrics
  • Maintaining profitability
  • Resource allocation
  • Conflict resolution
  • Innovation and improvement
  • Maintaining employee engagement
  • Creating feedback loops


  • 401(k)
  • PTO
  • Vision, Dental, Medical
  • Profit sharing
  • + Many more

Joining our team as the VP of Operations offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the growth and success of our compressed gas company while driving operational excellence and ensuring customer satisfaction. If you are a seasoned professional with a passion for the industry and possess the required expertise, we invite you to apply and become an integral part of our dynamic team.

US Citizens/Green Card holders only.


Darwin Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Harry Pluck


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