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Manufacturing Operations Manager - Food or Beverage

Company: Jobot
Location: Aurora
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

Must have experience in food, beverage, or fermentation manufacturing.This Jobot Job is hosted by: Taylor ThibodeauAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $100,000 - $135,000 per yearA bit about us:My client is a food ingredient company focused on moving food forward by infusing human ingenuity with the intelligence of nature.Why join us?

  • Competitive salary
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health, Vision, Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursementJob DetailsThe Operations Manager position assists and supports the VP of Operations in directing and managing all plant operations with overall responsibilities for production, maintenance, quality and other production-related activities. This position directly or indirectly manages all employees of the department(s) and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within that department(s).Essential Duties:
    • Provides direction, development and leadership to production & maintenance supervisors and teams.
    • Direct and manage Plant operations. Use production data to continually optimize manufacturing costs and capacity.
    • Provide leadership to ensure safe operations and a strong safety culture.
    • Establish and monitor overall plant performance for production and quality standards.
    • Coordinate plant activities with other Departments (Maintenance/Engineering, Supply Chain, Quality, etc.) to ensure the total manufacturing objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost-effective manner.
    • Implement cost effective systems for control of operating expenditures.
    • Control and minimize labor overtime, utility costs, and repair expenses.
    • Provide leadership and training to accomplish the company goals and objectives.
    • Implement procedures to ensure that Plant equipment and facilities are well maintained.
    • Ensures that new S&OPs are developed when required and keep existing process related documents up to date
    • Develop processes to ensure quality, cost, and efficiency requirements.
    • Maintain safe and clean working environment by enforcing procedures, rules, and regulations
    • Support the conversion of small-scale processes into commercially viable large-scale operationsKnowledge, Skills & Abilities:
      • Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering and 5+ years Plant Operational Management experience in a food, beverage, or fermentation manufacturing environment.
      • Experience in working with Operations to improve the current process design, increase capacity, improve quality/control, improve functionality, troubleshoot plant deficiencies/bottlenecks, etc. would be plus
      • Experience with sanitary and/or aseptic design is preferred
      • Ability to monitor and improve the efficiency, output, and safety of manufacturing processes through observations and measurements as well as by collecting and interpreting data from other technical and operating personnel is a plus
      • Experience in fermentation and/or food ingredient / finished product operational experience preferred
      • Experience in plant-based protein manufacturing plant design and/or operations is a plus
      • The ideal candidate will have exceptional leadership skills in the following areas but not limited to:
      • Professional presence and ability collaborate cross functionally with members of the leadership team and various departments.
      • Strong safety awareness, always adhering to safety procedures and SOPs
      • Ability to implement a culture of continuous improvement.
      • Strong and effective communication.
      • Strong organizational skills with ability to manage multiple activities simultaneously
      • Ability to make critical decisions through process analysis and review.
      • Strong business acumen and ability to prioritize day to day functions.
      • Effective interpersonal skills working with and influencing people with different backgrounds and job functions
      • Employee mentoring and development.Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button.

Keywords: Jobot, Aurora , Manufacturing Operations Manager - Food or Beverage, Hospitality & Tourism , Aurora, Colorado

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