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Operations Manager

Sioux City, IA | Full Time

Job ID: 0035-051 Industry: Food Manufacturing Pay Rate: DOE

Excellent opportunity for strong continuous process improvement-minded Operations Manager to manage plant operations and improve performance, productivity, efficiency and profitability.  Must be from food manufacturing industry. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Plan, direct and coordinate day-to-day production and resources
  • Responsible for overseeing quality and food safety and working with QA to ensure industry regulations are being followed
  • Promote a safe work environment and enforce security and safety measures including OSHA compliance, safety awareness and equipment safety
  • Foster a continuous improvement culture by suggesting and developing methods for areas and process improvement in regards to efficiency while putting out quality products
  • Apply principles of LEAN manufacturing to every day activities to reduce waste and encourage supervisors to use LEAN tools to educate and motivate team members
  • Plan and implement plant costing strategies
  • Oversee budget and P&L, adjusting operational budgets as needed to promote profitability
  • Negotiate with outside vendors
  • Evaluate overall performance by gathering, analyzing and interpreting data and metrics and production KPI's
  • Oversee and organize customer support processes, working with customers as needed
  • Management experience in food manufacturing industry
  • 4 year degree is preferred
  • Excellent organizational and leadership abilities
  • Outstanding communication and people skills with all levels
  • Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics
  • Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Process Improvement background
  • Proficiency with MS Office and other software
  • Experience working with budgets, forecasting, metrics and P&L
  • Food Safety and OSHA knowledge
  • Organized, detail-oriented and strong team building skillset

EEO/AA Client - Pre-employment drug screen, physical and background check may be required.


If interested, please email resume to:

Janet Roepke

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