Business Director/Operations Powertrain Testing Services


Business Director/Operations – Powertrain Testing Services 


Indianapolis, Indiana

Columbus, Indiana


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Chronos Consulting is part of the Coberon Chronos Group, an award winning global leader in permanent and temporary staffing, RPO and business process automation solutions for global multinationals. The Group owns and operates 41 offices worldwide.

Chronos Consulting’s client is a B2B Powertrain Testing Services providing a wide range of cutting-edge services to support the latest requirements for engine performance testing. We are a seeking a strong leader to provide direction and strategy for the engineering group of 50 to simulate, model, design and test state-of-the-art engines and power systems. You will collaborate and direct new advancements in modular hardware, software and technology.

The Role:

Reporting to the Vice President of USA Operations, you will:

Analyze operations and business development activities to include company performance, staffing, program improvements, and policy changes


Oversee Engineers, technology and operations groups, and administer the staffing to maximize utilization, revenue, and profit


Collaborate with the Sales & Marketing team to develop new and upgraded programs, and ensure customer satisfaction


Drive profitability of the business, and manage the P&L, budget and financial forecasting


Direct, plan, and implement policies, objectives, and activities to maximize return of investments, and cost reductions


Lead Continuous Improvements to increase productivity, quality, and control of operational costs


Maintain awareness of the competitive landscape in target market; continually source opportunities for new expansion and updates on industry developments and standards

The Requirements:


Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline with testing and software management experience (3-5 years’ in a testing and software environment), coupled with 10+ years of business leadership


Proven track record in managing a P&L with both business and financial acumen to achieve target KPIs


Exposure and understanding of data acquisition systems, data analysis and processing


Collaborative business style to work within a matrix environment


Analytical thinker with the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, contract documentation, and government/industry standards and specifications


Coaching, developing teams, and drive leadership and change management


Ensuring highest level of Health & Safety