Definition of operations manager in English:

operations manager

(also operational manager)


  • A person in charge of the planning and execution of the routine functions and activities of an organization.

    ‘the operations manager of a small publishing company’
    • ‘An operations manager might be allowed to track a complete record of all orders, backlogs, and shipments.’
    • ‘His last job was as regional operations manager for a company with 97 locations.’
    • ‘About two and a half years ago, I hired someone to be the operations manager of my courier company.’
    • ‘The office is large enough to warrant a full-time operations manager.’
    • ‘The operations manager for the bus company said: "We will not tolerate any physical or verbal abuse being directed at any member of staff".’
    • ‘The operations manager at the organisation warned relief agencies faced "a huge task of prioritisation and co-ordination".’
    • ‘As the deputy operational manager, he was charged with developing system requirements, missions, scenarios, measures of effectiveness, and concepts of operation.’
    • ‘Each assistant will block out the times that they are not available to work, and return the form to the Operations Manager before the end of the second week.’
    • ‘They became managing directors and local operational managers of the new plant.’
    • ‘The operations manager said that there will possibly be some cuts.’