Operations Manager

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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.

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Posted: Nov 04, 2020

Type: Full Time

Category: Operations