Operations Manager

  • Permanent contract 
  • Starting date:  
  • Paris
  • Partial remote authorized
  • Master's Degree
  • > 5 years

The company



  • Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning, Environment / Sustainable Development, SocialTech / GreenTech

The job

Operations Manager

  • Permanent contract 
  • Starting date:  
  • Paris
  • Partial remote authorized
  • Master's Degree
  • > 5 years


Lixo is a Paris-based startup developing AI technologies for the circular economy

By combining computer vision and miniaturisation of algorithms, Lixo enables players all along the value chain, from waste collectors, to sorting facilities and recyclers, to analyze waste flows anywhere, in real time.

Lixo was founded by Marjorie and Olivier in november 2019 and it’s growing fast !

Job description

The mission

The Ops Manager will be a key asset in the team :

  • Operational management:

    • service delivery : organisation of the hardware and software deployments, coordination of Lixo and client teams
    • service assurance : client relations post deployment, organisation of the technical assistance
  • Operational strategy : structure the operations processes, build a large scale deployment (including international)
  • Management of operational partners (for installation, maintenance)

Job details

During the first 6-9 months, the Ops manager will be in charge of operations in autonomy :

  • Deployment preparation :

    • Collaboration with technical teams (hardware and software) to validate deployment calendars
  • Deployment and installations :

    • Management of remote installations
    • Deployment planning with the partners involved
    • Service initiation and tests
  • Post-installation follow-up:

    • Technical follow-up
    • Maintenance of equipment in operational state
  • Documentation of installation and deployment procedures

Beyond 9 months, the new recruit’s role will be key in building Lixo’s operational services :

  • make or buy strategy
  • recruitment roadmap
  • long term vision of key partnership to build

Role within the team

Within the team, the Ops Manager will play a central role between sales / CEO and the tech teams :

  • Planning management post-sales
  • Hardware + software coordination, hand-in-hand with the CTO
  • Participate in Lixo’s product improvement

In the mid term, this position could evolve towards a strong management role at an international level

Why Lixo ?

We are growing rapidly and this is a leadership role that could progress to C level as we scale !

  • Share option scheme
  • Unlimited holiday
  • Remote work encouraged
  • Flexible working hours
  • Extensive upskilling opportunities

Preferred experience

The ideal candidate


  • Strong entrepreneurial mind
  • Organization and planning abilities
  • Passion for solving large scale problems : circular economy, here we come !

Experience and skills

  • >5 years of client facing and operational experience
  • Engineering profile, with experience in deployment / management of industrial solutions
  • Knowledge of embedded systems and industrial environments
  • Fluent in French + English

Recruitment process

1st interview with the CEO
2nd interview with the CEO + CTO + use case
3rd interview with the rest of the team

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