Business Manager, OEM Bus Manufacturer

The Business Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of the OEM (Bus Manufacturers) operations. Responsibilities include sales forecasting, quoting, customer relations and communications, P&L and COGS management, project planning and management, communicating and coordinating team deliverables, process adherence, resource and subcontractor planning, and escalating issues through a resolution that may impact project timelines. 

The Business Manager is multifaceted and is the internal and external point of contact for OEM operations. The position ensures overall customer satisfaction relative to bus builds and acts as the escalation point for both the customers and internal personnel. The Business Manager has no direct reports but collaborates with cross-functional teams on deliverables. 

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Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the overall success of the OEM business unit including achieving revenue targets, customer satisfaction, and day-to-day operations

  • Takes ownership and accountability for unit operations and performance

  • Manages the P&L of the business unit including revenue, expenses, COGS, and profitability

  • Builds and maintains strong relationships with customers and stakeholders

  • Identifies and pursues business opportunities to drive growth and expansion of the business unit’s market share

  • Develops and implements plans to improve operational efficiency, quality, and customer satisfaction

  • Manages opportunities and projects using the ERP system for all key business processes and planning

  • Works in partnership with the customer and internal teams to define project plans

  • Defines and plans internal and external resources required to fulfill project needs and works with internal teams to secure required resources

  • Negotiates subcontract agreements with outside vendors for supplying resources and/or services as required

  • Prepares reports for senior management regarding the status of deliverables, milestones, and profitability

  • Ensures all technical issues, schedule issues, and costs are addressed in a timely manner

  • Coordinates reoccurring meetings to keep the customer and internal teams in sync with status of business operations as well as challenges that might delay deliverables

  • Prioritizes tasks and directs internal OEM team on assignments

  • Ensures all aspects of project plans and milestones are updated and accurate


  • Self-reliant individual with the ability to work as a team player

  • Entrepreneurial

  • Ability to lead a business unit with a clear understanding of P&L, cost planning, and drive to achieve profit margins

  • Strong organizational skills and a methodical approach and a desire to solve challenging issues

  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time 

  • Ability to plan projects following company-approved processes and then keep that project on track resolving issues before they have any negative impact

  • Ability to make tough decisions when necessary and to defend those decisions when required

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher 

  • 5+ years of previous experience in a similar role 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear/listen
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to work with computers and keyboard
  • Candidates should be able to lift up to 40lbs


Occasional travel may be required up to 20%. 

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.