Operations Manager

Share on social:

Job Description

Position Summary:

Operations Manager will be responsible for procurement, quality assurance, developing and managing of re-bagger network, and pursuing new business opportunities for the company.
Key Activities:
  • Supervise all aspects of carcass grading, sortation and processing operations.
  • Major contributor to the development of both the Russet/Onion business strategy.
  • Contribute to the annual planning projections.
  • Responsible for achieving financial goals for Russet/Onion business as assigned.
  • Monitor mostly market performance, ensure Green Giant margin is managed correctly, coordinate run schedules between facilities, etc.
  • Assess business viability of certain business arrangements.
  • Maintain flexibility to meet daily changes in supply, demand, and price.
  • Identify and act upon key raw product opportunities that allow Potandon to improve profit margins and customer service.
  • Day to day management of operation activities as related to dedicated shippers and co-packers.
  • Manage and direct Potandon’s russet/onion quality assurance staff.
  • Responsible for the quality of all finished russet and onion products marketed by Potandon.
  • Responsible for tracking quality claims and determining if there are certain problem shippers or problem customers and addressing those issues.
  • Approve all sales problems relating to product quality adjustments, as necessary
  • Responsible for insuring that all quality claims are handled in a fair and equitable manner for both the shipper and receiver.  
  • Ensure that there are consistent QA visits to all dedicated shippers and co-packers during appropriate times of year.
  • Assist in development and approve all product specs. Maintain all package specs in a system.
  • Assist in food safety program management.
Required Qualification:
  • B.S. degree in Agriculture, Food Science, or Ag Business preferred, or equivalent experience.
  • 10 – 15 years experience in fresh/processed vegetable production or QA required.
  • Strong analytical and computer skills desired.
  • Strong managerial skills with the ability to motivate and resolve problems among customers, co-packers, and employees.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, including written and verbal.
  • Ability to recognize business opportunities and act upon them.

Apply For This Position

Hit the button below to apply to this position. Note that your information will be sent to our recruitment team and they will reach out if your qualifications are selected.


Posted: Nov 04, 2020

Type: Full Time

Category: Operations