Operations Manager - #5308S


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Job Description: 

This is an amazing opportunity to join an established company in a key leadership role during a time of high growth. 
 
This one-of-a-kind grower, packer and shipper is expanding their management team to include an Operations Manager; an important role in the development of the team and overall business.  Located in Southern California, this person will be responsible for maximizing operational efficiencies and profitability as well as day-to-day leadership and management of all operation functions.

Responsibilities & Duties: 
  • Manage day to day operations by directing and coordinating activities consistent with established goals, objectives, and policies.
  • Manage labor to include headcount, work schedules, overtime.
  • Identify and develop cost cutting efficiencies throughout areas of responsibility.
  • Manage direct reports which include Production Manager, Production Specialist and Harvest/Pack Manager.
  • Reviews performance against operating budgets, plans and standards.
  • Implements programs to ensure attainment of business plan for growth and profit.
  • Provides direction and structure for operating units.
  • Ongoing development of key personnel including team building and improved communications.
Requirements: 
  • 8+years experience in operations management role.
  • Experience with the daily operations of more than 50 acres of production.
  • Bilingual (Spanish & English) required.
  • Agricultural experience (including production and plant).
  • Greenhouse experience is a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical, numerical and reasoning abilities.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Proven track record of setting and meeting ambitious operational goals.
  • Results oriented with the ability to balance other business considerations.
  • Possess the ability to motivate and maintain effective working relationships with staff and other business partners.
  • Proven leader.

This Job has a $1,000 Referral Reward!

If you would like to discuss this job opportunity in 100% confidentiality with a Joe Produce Search Consultant, please call Recruiting at 855-563-7763, or email recruiting@joeproduce.com


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