OPERATIONS MANAGER job in Burlington
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Scratch and Peck Feeds is looking for a professional Operations Manager to plan, direct, and coordinate all organization’s operations. You will be responsible for creating a structured system of operations while improving performance, productivity, efficiency, and profitability through implementation of effective methods and strategies. You will be responsible for managing a team of managers, supervisors, and other employees.
A successful candidate will be completely self-sufficient and able to manage their time effectively. As a member of the senior management team, you will play a key role in building a system that allows Scratch and Peck to grow to the next level. This position requires someone who is passionate about growing a company and has the knowledge and experience to help do so.
Ensure all products are manufactured in a correct, cost effective, and timely manner according to Organic and Non-GMO Project Standards as well as the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
Create and improve operational systems, processes, policies, and best practices
Purchase materials and ingredients, manage inventory, and ensure warehouse efficiency.
Build and refine vendor relationships and negotiate contracts.
Build and implement a culture based on the company’s core values and LEAN.
Create an efficient organizational structure that helps achieve the company’s strategic and operational objectives.
Create and use systems to gather financial/operational data to improve profitability.
Implement and monitor quality control metrics and production KPI’s.
Help implement and manage new product launches.
Recruit, train, supervise, and appraise employees.
Qualifications and Education Requirements.
Proven experience as an Operations Manager.
BS degree in Operations Management or related field (Master’s Preferred)
Advanced knowledge of operations management and organizational effectiveness
Experience creating and managing budgets, forecasts, and financial targets.
Experience with implementing LEAN principles and culture.
Strong leadership and organizational skills.
IT proficiency (MS Office, databases, ERP and MRP software)
Understanding of machinery automation and PLC controls.
Experience in animal feed or food industries.
Strong dedication to the Organic, Non-GMO, and Sustainable food movements.
Interested candidates should email a resume, cover letter, and references to email@example.com.