Operations Manager Fire and Security Division

at Abbott Electric, Inc.
Location 1935 Allen Ave SE, Canton, OH
Date Posted September 24, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time



  • Responsible for planning, implementing and managing the activities of the Fire and Security Division.
  • Ensures the Fire and Security Division meets company gross profit objectives through field productivity, scheduling, maximizing billings, and controlling costs.
  • Provides adequate supervision and personnel deployment and utilization and materials purchasing and coordination to ensure maximum profit potential.
  • Manages all indirect cost and expense below budget levels.
  • Accomplishes all Fire and Security Division work within client and company agreed parameters.
  • Provides timely and adequate sales support to ensure service field technicians are fully productive.
  • Responsible for preparing proposals for potential clients.
  • Sets realistic schedule for self and subordinates to ensure maximum utilization of resources and timely completion of tasks.
  • Direct coordinate activities of work force to generate sales at or above company standards.
  • Determines staffing requirements, develop and manage new employees, or oversee those personnel processes.
  • Manage revenues and expenses, drive new customer acquisitions, ensure great customer service and manage and prepare reports to document results.
  • Authorize all expenditures handled directly by the department in adherence to company policy.
  • Will engineer, plan, schedule, service, program and or install simple to complex fire alarms systems and/or programming panels.
  • Other duties as assigned.


The pay range for this role is $55,000 to $75,000 annually and is based on experience and qualifications.


  • Medical, Dental and vision insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401(k) plan with company matching contribution
  • Tuition Reimbursement


  • 4 year degree preferred.


  • 5 – 7 years of business experience in sales and / or operations, with a minimum of 3 years of related Field Leadership experience preferably within the service industry and/ or with security, and previous Business Growth P&L responsibility preferred. Strong understanding of fire, CCTV, security and card access systems, low-voltage systems, installation and testing.


  • Knowledge and experience in organizational effectiveness and operations management.
  • Knowledge of financial and accounting principles and practices.
  • Experience with employee relations, talent management/engagement, team building, customer service, and interpersonal skills.
  • Superior management skills, excellent time management, planning, and forward-thinking skills.
  • Must demonstrate ability to work with and influence peers and management.
  • Expert familiarity with applicable codes (i.e. NFPA 25 and NFPA 72).