Vice President of Operations

Vibrant Corporation is a VC and Angel backed, profitable, and rapidly growing service company providing nondestructive testing in the aerospace and power generation industries with facilities in Albuquerque, NM and Elz, Germany.  We are looking for an experienced VP of Operations to join our team.  As a key member of the Executive Management team, the VP of Operations will report to the President and assume a strategic role in the overall management of the company.  This position will have primary hands-on day-to-day responsibilities for coordinating and integrating engineering, manufacturing, customer service, facilities, and infrastructure.


  • Work as a member of the Executive Team to support planning and execution of Company objectives
  • Provide management and mentoring for Application Engineering Manager, Manufacturing Engineering Manager, Quality Manager, and Sales Manager
  • Work with Finance and Administration to generate timely billing and interdepartmental reports for use by Managers and the Executive Team
  • Provide integrated Project Management and timelines for all projects
  • Manage preventative maintenance and customer support for testing systems internally and located in customer facilities
  • Integration of US and German Operations
  • Management of Export Compliance Program, Business Interruption Plan, IT service providers, Cybersecurity (NIST 800-171 and DFARS) and Facilities access and maintenance

Qualifications, Requirements and Skills:

  • US Citizen (Vibrant’s work includes DoD-funded, export-controlled projects)
  • BS in Engineering or technical field
  • 10+ years of experience in an Operations role
  • Experience with Quality Management Systems, preferably AS9100
  • Experience  integrating with Finance and Administration
  • Prior experience in management of engineering and manufacturing
  • Formal Project Management Training
  • Preference for:
    • Experience in aerospace and/or power generation
    • Experience with international operations
    • FAA Mechanics license
    • Spanish, French, German, and/or Japanese language skills

How to Apply:

Email resume with cover letter to No hand deliveries or phone inquiries accepted. 

EEO Statement:

It is the policy of Vibrant Corporation to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, marital status, religious persuasion, creed, political beliefs, national origin, or a disability that does not prohibit performance of an essential job function. 

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