Fortive Corporation Operations Manager III in Everett, Washington

Operations Manager III

About Us:

Fluke Corporation is the world leader in the manufacture, distribution and service of electronic test tools and software. We are a dynamic market leader with sound financial health. Fluke has achieved the number one or number two position in every market in which it competes. The Fluke brand has a reputation for portability, ruggedness, safety, ease of use and rigid standards of quality. A wholly owned subsidiary of Fortive Corporation (, Fluke is a multi-national corporation headquartered in the greater Seattle area. We offer an entrepreneurial environment that is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused, and growth-oriented. It is driven by the phenomenally successful Fortive Business System. Working at Fluke gives you access to a robust career development process and challenging, “stretch” opportunities. All external hiring is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a criminal background check.

Fluke Corporation is an equal opportunity employer


Are you a seasoned leader who thrives in a fast-paced environment? Driven to find ways to make processes better or more efficient? Are you ready for your next challenge? Keep reading as Fluke is looking for an Operations Manager to join our Temperature Calibration (TCAL) factory, at our manufacturing facility in Everett, WA. Come drive the planning process for operations by overseeing and managing a number of functions that include manufacturing, production control, manufacturing engineering, equipment engineering, inventory control and materials.

Primary Responsibilities:

-Defines goals, improves technologies, and resolves problems in conjunction with managers across the organization against our KPIs of safety, quality, delivery, inventory, and productivity.

-Translate customer requirements into state-of-the-art manufacturing strategies and processes, resulting in cost-effective processing and profitable manufacturing of company products.

-Develop, deploy operations-related plans, budgets, and policies and procedures.

-Direct factory labor including Operators, Team Leads, and Material Handlers.

-Develop employees across multiple segments including lean, technical, efficiency, safety and adherence to processes and procedures. -Review performance of assigned employees, completing appraisals and recommending appropriate status changes and/or salary increases.

-Responsible for determining the need for labor, space, materials and capital equipment and provide cost analysis in justifying expense.

-May require occasional travel, extended hours, and on-call duty.


-Bachelors degree in a related field.

-Minimum of 5 years of related experience.

-4-6 years of management experience.

-Technical or Engineering background.

-Experience in ISO 9001 or ISO 17025 a plus.

-Inventory management and Distribution Center experience.

-Demonstrated positive results with Lean / Kaizen / continuous improvement skills.

-Proven track record of working with cross functional teams.

-Exceptional communication (verbal and written) for varying levels of leadership.

-Demonstrated problem solving skills and outside of the box thinking.

-Ability to identify strategic opportunities and develop, implement and sustain changes to deliver year over year improvements to quality, delivery and cost.

Fortive Corporation Overview:

Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company comprised of global businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets. With more than $6 billion in annual revenues, Fortives well-known brands hold leading positions in field instrumentation, transportation, sensing, product realization, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution.

Fortive is headquartered in Everett, Washington and employs a team of more than 24,000 research and development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service and administrative employees in more than 40 countries around the world. Our team grows by tackling challenges that accelerate progress and further their careers. With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our company& operating model is the Fortive Business System. For more information please visit:

Job: Manufacturing / Operations

Primary Location: North America-United States-WA-Everett

Organization: Fluke

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: FLU005698