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We are looking to fill a full time Operations Manager position with a manufacturer located in the area of Elkhart, IN. If you fit the job description and salary range below, send your resume for consideration. *This position does require a 4 year degree and 8 years minimum of management and supervisory experience within the food manufacturing industry NOT RESTAURANT.*
Salary range: 80k to 100k DOE
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Operations Manager
Salaried, exempt position reporting in to the Director of Plant Operations. This individual directs and manages all plant operations with overall responsibilities for production, packaging, plant scheduling, raw and packaging material expediting, raw and packaging material inventory accuracy and other production:related activities, as well as strong support to quality functions. The Operations Manager organizes activities and assigns jobs according to efficient and effective utilization of the staff.
*Position Description
* Coordinate plant activities through planning with department managers to insure total manufacturing objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost:effective manner
* Develop and control profits, plans and budget
* Implement cost effective systems of control over operating expenditures, manpower and wages
* Establish and monitor overall plant performance for production standards
* Motivate staff to nurture an empowered team environment
* Develop supervisory staff in first:line management competencies, and interpersonal skills
* Work closely with the Warehouse Manager to ensure case fill and other customer:centric measures are met and exceeded
* Control and minimize labor overtime expenses
* Provide leadership and training to accomplish the company goals and objectives
* Incorporate shop floor organization and plant cleanliness among plant personnel via visual workplace initiatives
* Provide direction development and leadership to production supervisors
* Plan all operations resources and activities in keeping with the companys objectives and targets
* Plan staff development by performing gap assessments, setting up developmental plans and organizing training
* Ensure that health and safety requirements are met
* Maintain and issue inventory report, entry and exit status report, dead stock report, goods age report, consumption report, manpower status report and provide recommendations and actions to improve performance to the Operations Director
* Understand the budget and implement continuous improvement activities with the team to reduce cost, improve delivery and eliminate quality defects in the product being shipped or the data
*Position Requirements*
*Skills and Specifications:*
* Good leadership skills with drive to motivate and direct plant operations
* Good organizational skills
* Good knowledge of business finances, budgets and contracts
* Good communication and supervisor skills
* Good computer skills and knowledge of how an enterprise database and plant floor control system operates
*Language Skills:*
* Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals in English
* Ability to write routine reports and correspondence in English
* Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization in English
*Mathematical Skills:*
* Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
* Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs
*Reasoning Ability:*
* Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
* Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
*Physical Demands:*
* The physical demands described here are representative of those tha


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