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OPERATIONS MANAGER

Company: JBS USA
Location: Columbia
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION INFORMATIONPosition Title: OPERATIONS MANAGER Type of Job Description: New Job DescriptionPosition Type: FulltimeJob Catalog Position Title: OPERATIONS MANAGER FLSA Status: SalariedDepartment: Production & Operations Location: Columbia, MOBusiness Unit: JBS Prepared FoodsReports to: Plant Manager Years of Experience: 5 or more years of experience in a manufacturing plantNumber of employees Supervised: TBD direct; 20+ indirectSince 1945, Principe has combined its Italian heritage with true craftsmanship to deliver the best Italian meats and charcuterie in the world. To meet growing consumer demand for great-tasting, high-quality Italian meats and charcuterie, Principe Foods is opening a new facility, combining old world traditions with innovative recipes, and expanding the authentic artisan offerings of Principe in the United States.JBS Prepared Foods, a division of JBS USA, the leading global supplier of diversified, high-quality food products, acquired Principe Foods in February 2022. JBS Prepared was founded nearly 150 years ago by Gustavus Swift, a pioneer whose passion and innovative spirit transformed the meat industry.Now it is your turn to join a company with the mission to use these 100-plus years of knowledge to be the BEST in all we do; completely focused on our business, ensuring the BEST products and services to our customers; a relationship of trust with our suppliers and profitability for our shareholders. All this, we do to provide an opportunity for a better future for all of our TEAM MEMBERS.We are looking for a OPERATIONS MANAGER for the Principe Columbia site that:JOB SUMMARYThe Operations Manager directs processing operations and personnel to meet established processing and quality control standards, to control budget and costs, and to provide data regarding types, quantities, specifications, and delivery dates of products produced.Establishes short-term activities directed toward processing continuity and balance such as shift schedules, ensuring requisition of materials, machine loading, grievance resolution, and equipment maintenance.Coordinates and integrates with other plant function areas to ensure support in attaining output, productivity, and quality, while maintaining a safe work environment for all employees.Must be willing to work nightswhen applicable.Salary range: varies depending on skill and experience/competitive salary ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESPromotes a safe working environment for our employees. Conducts accident investigations as required, including making and implementing any recommendations for policy changes, operational impacts or procedural changes.Directs processing operations and personnel to meet established processing and quality control standards, to control budget and costs, and to provide data regarding types, quantities, specifications, and delivery dates of products produced.Sets and tracks performance to targets, budgets and operating plans. Tracks and monitors hourly staff attendance and administers constructive discipline in line with Company s discipline policy.Establishes short-term activities directed toward processing continuity and balance such as shift schedules, ensuring requisition of materials, machine loading, grievance resolution, and equipment maintenance.Coordinates and integrates with other plant function areas to ensure support in attaining output, productivity, and quality.Assist HR with hiring and training all shift supervisors and provide support to all plant manager activities.Works with the maintenance group to ensure production staff are appropriately trained in how to operate equipment, the equipment is operated properly and equipment downtime can be minimized.Selects, organizes, trains, and motivates processing labor force to ensure consistent attainment of processing schedules at optimum productivity and cost levelsRecommends improvements in processing flow or methods.Ensures effective use of operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and to improve product quality.Ensures effective use of operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and to improve product quality.Recommends modification of machines and equipment in order to improve processing and quality of products.Responsible for working relations between USDA, FSQA and plant personnelOther duties as assignedThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIESTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.Minimum 8-10 years in a food manufacturing plant or similar; meat experience preferredCollege diploma or university degree; or an equivalent combination of related experience and educationExtensive knowledge and technical skill in a variety of production jobs.Supervisory skills; good interpersonal relations; ability to handle conflict.Good verbal and written communication skills.Team player with leadership skillsExperience in leading groups of operating employees, including setting team and individual objectives, managing individual and team performance and building a team approach to problem solvingOutstanding communication skills in order to lead,engage and motivate individuals and/or teams.A thorough understanding of lean manufacturing principles and leadership applications within a manufacturing environment.Strong proficiency with personal computer software with knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and multiple applications required.Detail oriented and strong analytical skillsHighly organizedDECISION
MAKING AUTHORITYExtensive within area of responsibilityBUDGETARY OR PROPERTY RESPONSIBILITYOwns F&V budget for area of responsibilityWORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSPlant working environment/based in Columbia, MOFood Manufacturing Operations environmentMore about us:Opportunity for career growth
we prefer to promote internal employees into management roles as they are ready for new responsibilities Comprehensive benefits package for full time employees including Medical, 401(k) and free tuition to select schoolsCharitable involvement across Mid-West communities (Hometown Strong)Company Culture (Purpose & Culture)EOE/Vets/Disability

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