CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER                   

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Why are we here?

We’re obsessed with helping people live a better, healthier, and more fulfilling life. We offer products that make people’s lives better through moments they work so hard for, and the activities they live for.

The question “why?” drives us. We’re unafraid of new challenges, we constantly challenge ourselves, each other, and the status quo. We keep it loose, living for the good times and working hard to make them happen.

If this sounds like the type of company you’d like to be a part of, then we’d love to hear from you.

What’s the role?

Trust Performance is looking for a Chief Operating Officer with bicycle, sporting goods, or powersports industry manufacturing experience to oversee our organization’s growing operations in the USA and Asia. As COO, you will report to our CEO and be responsible for the fluidity, responsiveness, and continuous improvement of our Salt Lake City, UT based business.

We are a growing company, with operations in both the USA and Taiwan, along with global strategic partners. We need a hardworking and people focused leader with experience in Asian product manufacturing, who can develop and maintain control of a wide variety of business operations.

Who are you?

A person who strives to get the most out of their teams through defining clear deliverables and helping their teams to achieve them. Someone who gets their hands dirty and can prioritize on the fly when difficult questions need immediate answers. A self-learning, question-asking, open-to-any-idea kind of person. Fun. An athlete, even if only at backyard olympics. You inspire people to live their best lives, to see more, to do more, and to do it in an active manner. You are a reliable and self-motivated a team player, who’s able to work without close supervision. You take ownership of your projects and are driven by a need to leave things better than you found them.

What are the responsibilities?

  • Develop and implement business strategies, operating budgets, plans, and procedures
  • Set measurable and achievable metrics for performance and growth
  • Oversee daily business operations of the company and the work of Team Leaders
  • Manage implementation of procurement and manufacturing software systems and workflows
  • Lead employees to encourage efficiency, engagement, and a sense of purpose in our teams
  • Evaluate performance by analyzing and interpreting data and metrics
  • Report on business performance to the CEO
  • Assist CEO in fundraising activities
  • Manage relationships with partners/vendors, mainly in Asia
  • Oversight of current facilities and the development of future facilities

What are the requirements?

  • Proven success as Chief Operating Office or relevant role including Asia manufacturing
  • Proven success in manufacturing company strategic planning and business development
  • Proven leader
  • Demonstrated track record for managing lead and lag measure score boards at an enterprise level
  • Understanding of business functions such as Product Development, Asia Manufacturing & Quality, Operations, IT Systems, HR, Finance, Marketing, Sales, Product & Customer Service, and Product Demo
  • Working knowledge of design and manufacturing company data analysis and performance/operation metrics
  • Experience in wheeled sports (bicycle/powersports) and or vehicle suspension industries will be a plus
  • Working knowledge of IT/Business infrastructure and MS Office.
  • Experience in fundraising will be a plus
  • A passion and a methodology for coaching direct reports and piers
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Decisive and adept problem-solving and decision-making
  • BSc/BA in Business Administration or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a plus

Extra cool if you:

  • Can confidently handle yourself on a mountain bike, motocross bike, or BMX bike, for example; jump 15’ doubles, rip laps at the local motocross track, essentially ride the whole mountain in Whistler.
  • Are an outdoor enthusiast in mountain biking, motocross, side-by-sides, go-karting, breaking stuff, etc.

Salary and benefits:

Salary is based on qualifications, experience and is competitive with market value for the position.  If you’d like to share your salary history, that helps us get an idea of your goals and expectations, but no pressure.

Our benefits are designed to encourage a healthy balance between work and life. They to make your own decisions about your wellbeing and future. We will offer high value medical and dental insurance to help you and your family get after it without the stress. Trust’s financial benefits also include a 401K retirement plan.

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