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Battleboro, North Carolina
<p> Operations Manager</p><p> Rocky Mount NC</p><p> ACTIVELY SEEKING: Operations Manager (Food Manufacturing). We are working with a Major Fortune 100 company in Calabasas, CA. Our client is looking to add to their team immediately.</p><p> The Operations Manager is responsible for all production activity and results for three shift, seven-day operation, of a 100,000 square foot facility with 350 full-time employees, producing $50 million in gross sales, using approximately $22 million in materials. This role oversees the planning, organization, and execution of a production process which ensures availability of necessary material, equipment, and labor resources. The Operations Manager will oversee the daily operation of the plant to ensure that the scheduled products are produced safely, meet our Quality standards, and are in sufficient quantity to meet the days production plan. The Operations Manager will coordinate, collaborate andday'srsee (both directly and soft line) with all departments in the plant to be successful each and every day. The successful candidate will supervise and direct plant personnel responsible for every stage of production to ensure the manufacture of high quality and cost effective product. Success is defined by the plants stoplight chart of Key Performance Indicators. Key Duties and Responsibilities: Aggressively champions a Safety Culture. Monitors the manufacturing team to ensure operations are in compliance with health and safety standards Ensures that all products are manufactured in a correct, cost effective and timely manner in alignment with specifications and quality requirements Oversees the planning, organization, quality and production process to ensure availability and use of necessary material, equipment, and labor resources daily. Continually assesses and identifies manufacturing performance gaps Ensures that processes, policies, and SOPs are complied with. Ensures that all hourly team members are trained and certified for the position they are assigned. Coaches and provides frequent feedback to managers, supervisors and team members on the correct manner to produce product. Ensures all materials, processes, people, and schedules are in place for each day of production. Proactively addresses and provides corrective action, in alignment with Human Resources Performs quality controls and monitors production KPIs Coordinates with other department heads such as the QA manager and Shipping manager to ensure finished products are of the best quality. Designs and implements plans for the effective use of material and labor resources to achieve manufacturing targets. Supervises the operations of manufacturing personnel to ensure the manufacturing process is within budget and time schedule. Oversees the hiring, orienting, and training of technical production employees to ensure a competent, motivated, engaged and happy workforce. Oversees the regulation of work shift to ensure proper workload distribution Coordinates with the Maintenance manager to ensure that proper preventative maintenance is completed per schedule for all production equipment and machines to ensure efficient operations. Analyzes and provides solutions to manufacturing challenges or problems. Conducts assessments to identify mechanical and procedural limitations that minimize work efficiency. Monitors and controls the production process to adjust operations in event of a problem Maintains a fair and professional work environment that focuses on the business objectives, but also balances quality of work-life factors for team members. Qualifications Bachelors degree or equivalent experience required Minimum of 10 years experience in a Manufacturing company as a mid to senior level manager Food manufacturing experience preferred with a high emphasis on baked, refrigerated goods Strong project management skills Able to multi-task and prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment Positive and collaborative approach to driving execution. Able to engage and motivate all levels of team member Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills \ Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Windows, PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Outlook) Able to take information from multiple sources and create ongoing performance-based training solutions Knowledge of HACCP, SQF, FDA and other Food Safety guidelines. Knowledge and experience with the Baldrige Manufacturing Excellence model a plus Bi-lingual in Spanish and English is preferred</p>
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