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Assistant Field Operations Manager - Wixom, MI

at VIP Petcare

Posted: 8/29/2017
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: HU99apJHvL
Keywords: office

Job Description

VIP Petcare is a fast paced, innovative company looking for honest, professional team members who have a passion for pets and the people who love them. We provide a wide variety of preventative pet care services through our community clinics. 

We are currently looking for an Assistant Field Operations Manager to be responsible for all aspects of branch operations at the district office. This is an exempt, full-time position that includes working weekends with flexible days off during the week.  

Description/Essential Functions:

  • Management of all branch operational issues to include administrative, facilities, and inventory
  • Establish, build and maintain relationships with host location staff and animal outreach groups within the district
  • Communicate regularly with Field Operations Manager to ensure consistency in how services are being provided to our clients and that operational SOPs are being executed
  • Assist in recruiting, hiring, training, disciplining and evaluating location’s staff
  • Communicate marketing programs to the staff and ensure that marketing materials are printed for use
  • Travel to Corporate headquarters in Windsor, CA to participate in training initiatives pertaining to branch locations
  • Manage Rig when necessary at VIP Petcare weekend clinics
  • Other duties or functions as requested

Computer Skills and Software Used:

  • Microsoft Office
  • Time and Attendance/HRIS Software
  • Scheduling Database
  • Gmail

Reports To:

  • Field Operations Manager


  • Basic Human Resources principles
  • Basic Accounting/Math principals
  • Organizational effectiveness
  • Operations management implementing best practices
  • Business management principles and practices
  • Project management practice


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Post secondary degree in business administration, management or operations preferred but not required


  • Industry relevant experience
  • Minimum of three years experience in a managerial role or combination of experience which would lend itself to broad exposure of operational functions
  • Must successfully pass criminal history background check and motor vehicle record check

Environment and Physical:

  • ?Sit for prolonged periods of time in an office or in a motor vehicle
  • Bend/Stoop/Twist 30% of the time
  • Lift up to 150 pounds assisted
  • Prolonged periods of time utilizing a computer
  • Stand/Walk/Move about for prolonged periods of time while out in the field
  • Schedule includes weekends with an occasional overnight


  • Valid Drivers License


  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • PTO and Holiday Pay
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Matching
  • Bonus Potential
  • Company Electronics (according to current policy)
  • Cell Phone Stipend


VIP Petcare is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status