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MCJ Collective
MCJ Collective

Vice President of Manufacturing



Tulsa, OK, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Crusoe Energy is on a mission to unlock value in stranded energy resources through the power of computation.

Take a look at what we do! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rlt8k71Quqw

We aim to align the long term interests of the climate with the future of global computing infrastructure. As data centers consume an exponentially growing power footprint to deliver technology to all connected devices, we are inspired by making sure that the energy meeting that demand is sourced in an environmentally responsible fashion. Crusoe co-locates mobile data centers with stranded energy resources, like flare gas and underloaded renewables, to deliver low-cost, carbon-negative distributed computing solutions. Crusoe Cloud is a managed cloud services platform powered by stranded energy that enables climate-friendly innovation in computationally intensive fields including artificial intelligence, graphics rendering and computational biology.

About This Role:

This role is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive manufacturing strategy aligned with the company's overall business objectives. You will oversee all production processes, ensuring they run smoothly, efficiently, and within budget.

As a member of the senior leadership team, you will be responsible for driving operational excellence, maximizing productivity, and fostering continuous improvement across the manufacturing and fabrication business unit.

To achieve these goals, the VP of Manufacturing plays a vital role on our strategic planning team and is responsible for the development of standard operating procedures, cultivating efficient work practices, and managing our day-to-day production.

A Day In The Life:

  • Scope manufacturing opportunities to drive lower landed costs and deliver on them

  • Strong business acumen to drive contracts with the help of the executive team and ability to effectively manage communications and expectations with the workforce

  • Manage and develop a high-performing manufacturing team, fostering a culture of safety, accountability, and innovation

  • Stay abreast of industry trends and technologies and identify opportunities for improvement

  • Collaborate with other departments, such as Engineering, Project Management, and Sales, to ensure seamless product development, launch, and production

  • Continue to develop operations innovation jointly with the Research & Innovation organization

  • Manage manufacturing relationships including regular touch points and demonstrated results with executive level leadership

  • Manage manufacturing operations driving accountability for commitments and action plans to meet or exceed deliverables

  • Develop and implement robust co-manufacturing performance measurement and continuous improvement plans

  • Work jointly with Quality lead to ensure compliance to quality programs

  • Assist workforce with delivery and adherence to ERP, MRP, and purchasing requirements

  • Ability to travel up to 50%

You Will Thrive in this Role if:

  • 15+ years of relevant industry experience inclusive of contract manufacturing experience with multi-plant network responsibility and electrical component manufacturing.

  • BS degree in Engineering or Business Administration with Masters/PE preferred.

  • Must have demonstrated experience with evaluating and improving supply chain performance and effectively managing CM relationships to drive performance in support of company objectives

  • Cross-functional leadership and experience presenting to Executive teams

  • Leadership experience setting and delivering organizational strategies, initiatives, objectives, and plans

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and an ability to deliver results in a highly dynamic and evolving environment

  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, at a management reporting level

  • Demonstrate strong negotiation skills

  • Lead complex programs and projects to completion

  • Handle diverse and complex customer interactions and issues, coordinating with internal and external cross-functional teams to solve challenges and meet/exceed customer expectations

  • Ability to exercise judgment and handle ambiguity within generally defined practices and policies selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions

  • Must be able to travel up to 50% to other manufacturing locations

  • All job offers are contingent upon receiving a negative drug/alcohol test. This position is subject to random drug testing

  • Must be able to pass a background check

  • Our Company values speak to you, resonate with you, make sense to you and how you desire to work


  • Industry competitive pay

  • Restricted Stock Units in a fast growing, well-funded technology company

  • Health insurance package options that include HDHP and PPO, vision, and dental for you and your dependents

  • Employer contributions to HSA accounts

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability

  • Teladoc

  • 401(k) with a 100% match up to 4% of salary

  • Generous paid time off and holiday schedule

  • Cell phone reimbursement

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Subscription to the Calm app

  • MetLife Legal

  • Company paid commuter benefit; $50 per pay period

Compensation Range:

Compensation will be paid in the range of $250,000 - $290,000. Restricted Stock Units are included in all offers. Compensation to be determined by the applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.

Crusoe Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.