Operations Manager

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NC, United States

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Operations Manager


San Jose, CA 


125-135K + Bonus

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Operations Manager - $125-135K + Bonus – Foods Manufacturing - Oversee manufacturing operations complex consisting of 1,000+ employees and directly supervise work of all plant department Managers and Supervisors. Work closely with the Plant Manger to direct and manage the day to day operation of the facility. Coordinate the activities of the manufacturing facilities of the plant to ensure customer orders are received; scheduled, produced and shipped so as to safely and effectively utilize plant capacities and optimize manufacturing costs and quality. Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus but not required.

BS degree in engineering, technology, food science or related field. Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing, and Six Sigma competency. 10-12 years operational and management experience in food production environment. Familiar with how basic plant equipment functions (pumps, hydraulics, electricity, boiler, compressors, chillers etc.).  Prior food or beverage consumer packaging and or agricultural product manufacturing experience. Planning, scheduling and project management experience necessary. Food Technology Knowledge, Excellent communication skills. Ability to prioritize plant operations in light of multiple priorities and conflicting demands. Strong knowledge of GMPs - to include regulations which govern food products. Familiar with TQM and or statistical process control concepts. Knowledge of safety policies and procedures regarding chemicals, equipment/machinery. Strong mechanical aptitude Good math skills. Excellent negotiation skills. - including an ability to understand sensitive situations. Work with a diverse workforce. Engaged leadership style with an ability to lead and participate in cross-functional teams.  SAP a plus. Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus but not required.