• Irvine, CA

Operations Manager (M/F/D)

LIQUI MOLY USA is seeking a candidate to fill a position in the Irvine California region. Join our team and you will work with people who think positively about the future and are upbeat about life.

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Operations Manager to join our team and take responsibility for managing and growing LIQUI MOLY's business through operational and organizational excellence. The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of the automotive aftermarket sales and supply processes of motor vehicle service products.  A proven track record of operational success and a passion for delivering exceptional customer service is required.

In this position, you will take an active part in the successful growth of our company. You will be responsible for our operations department focusing on logistics, product support, inventory, quality control, data maintenance, sales support, equipment, CRM, ERP, organizational systems, organizational compliance, purchasing, customer support, business expansion, and overall operational leadership and support throughout the company.

LIQUI MOLY GmbH is a leading manufacturer of OE-type high-quality motor oils, additives, and other lubricant products with headquarters located in Ulm, Germany. Since 1957 we have supplied the German marketplace with innovative quality oil and additive products for the automotive, powersports/marine, and industrial markets. In 1992 we began our sales effort in the United States and these past 10 years sales have grown significantly.

To continue our successful growth, we continue to expand our team. This opportunity provides a competitive salary range of $85,000-$120,000 D.O.E. Also included are travel expense reimbursement, business iPhone, laptop computer, 401K plan, health insurance, disability insurance, paid vacation, and holidays.

* This position is a home office-based assignment


  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in the automotive industry preferred in a service or coordination role.
  • Proven track record of customer service success, focusing on developing and maintaining long-term internal and external customer relationships.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with a wide range of individuals.
  • Experienced with project management.
  • Skilled in a patience-led approach with creativity and insight into team needs and process utilization.
  • Self-motivated and results-driven, able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.

Must haves:

  • Legally able to work in the USA with no restrictions.
  • Clear a background check.
  • Have a current valid driver's license with a clean record.
  • Willingness to travel 25-50% of the time.
  • Ability to use MS Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

This is a permanent full-time position.

Mariah Avery
Hiring Manager