- Direct, supervise, coach and develop line leads, plant supervisors and plant managers, in the execution of their responsibilities
- Organize, coordinate, and have general oversight of all manufacturing and production staff and activities, including but not limited to performance management and employee development, etc.
- Plan and determine requirements necessary for the successful rollout of new products
- Lead coordination of master planning, production, receiving, purchasing and inventory management
- Ensure continual improvement of processes, procedures and infrastructure to improve profitability
- Monitor and evaluate cost per pound, pound per man hour & product yields standards
- Develop good employee relations based upon company vision
- Responsible for implementation and maintenance of the production operations procedures, reporting on the performance and initiating improvements for operations
- Develop management systems, establish work measurement programs, and perform line workload observations to develop standards for labor and materials utilization.
- 10+ years of experience in value added plant operations management with a large scale perishable food manufacturing company
- Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, or related degree is preferred
- Demonstrated industrial engineering skills in a perishable food manufacturing environment
- Demonstrated knowledge of food safety and general plant safety practices and procedures
- Demonstrated ability of applying project management principles and practices to a large scale manufacturing organization
- Strong knowledge of business and management principles and practices
- Demonstrated ability to develop and lead teams in processing, storing, and shipping food product initiatives
- Very strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving capabilities
- Highly self-motivated; ability to work with minimal supervision
- Ability to work well in a team environment and collaborate up and down the organization
- Cost accounting experience or financial acumen is a plus
- Bilingual in Spanish is an asset
- Highly self-motivated; able to work with minimal supervision
- Previously responsible for operational efficiencies to include product yields, labor, shipping/picking efficiencies, and sanitation scores
- Proven track record of results - data driven decision making
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