What does an Owner Operator III do?

An owner operator acts as the chief stakeholder of a business operation. This position involves the overseeing of all operations from start to finish including the screening and interviewing of new hires and strategizing sales initiatives to increase business performance. Once new hires are onboarded in the business, an owner operator bears the responsibility of ensuring staff performs efficiently and effectively in conjunction with the business goals.

Although owner operators do not have to be qualified in any specific education, any business-related education and experience will greatly assist in the success of the business. Due to the nature of the work, long hours are to be expected which will also comprise of frequent travel to meet with suppliers and contractors as necessary. Good customer service and interpersonal skills are required combined with strong business acumen.

What responsibilities are common for Owner Operator III jobs?
  • Create a business plan and strategy for operations
  • Strategize sales initiatives for high performance
  • Oversee all operations of the business from start to finish
  • Engage proactively with customers and prospects to increase sales
  • Increase brand awareness through advertising and marketing
  • Manage customer relations to improve return customers
  • Negotiate and manage supplier contracts
  • Screen and interview candidates for job openings
What are the typical qualifications for Owner Operator III jobs?
  • Proven practical experience in the same business area of operations
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of business management and operations
  • Excellent customer service and ability to build rapport
  • Good negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with a strong business acumen
  • Highly driven and self-motivated for success
  • Able to work efficiently and effectively with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work long hours at a time sitting and standing
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1 Sept 2020

“Good 401 K match 10% Bonus was fair nothing special but enough to keep you around.”

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Owner Operator
15 Apr 2022

“Not the best pay in the industry and the guys at the window are slow as hell when trying to get your bols.”

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Committed Employee Owner
17 Nov 2020

“Latte my entire professional life and I am happy to say I have found it!”

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Agency Owner
16 Sept 2021

“The compensation is the best in the industry to go along with the best training on how to do anything at Family First Life.”

Owner Operator
27 Jul 2021

“It's easy to fall through the cracks if you don't take charge of your career path and development.”

Lloyds Banking GroupLloyds Banking Group
18 Jan 2022

“somewhat hierarchical but good career progression”

Caldwell Consulting
9 Dec 2021

“great fun fantastic awesome neat”

Franchise Owner
22 Dec 2020

“Great work life balance is great!”

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