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Operations Manager - POSITION FILLED

Location: British Columbia
Date Posted: 01/01/2016

Our value added food processor is looking to recruit an Operations Manager for its processing plant in British Columbia.

Position Summary:

The Operations Manager is responsible for all production operations within the plant processing facility. This includes effectively managing plant staffing, process planning, supervision and production execution. The Operations Manager will work closely with the QA Manager, Production Coordinator, Purchasers, Maintenance Lead and Director to ensure production plans are executed at the highest level of employee engagement, safety, food safety, efficiency and quality. This individual will also actively contribute to a positive and productive working environment.

Key Responsibilities:

Organizes production departments, staffing and resources
Manages hiring, training, performance and industrial relations for all hourly production staff and direct reports
Manages all phases of production, efficiency, yields and cost-saving projects, delivering positive results in timely and professional manner
Builds and fosters sound relationships among key stakeholders and plant operations teams
Ensures plant trials for Product Development are conducted effectively, ensuring scale up from benchtop to full production
Provide a work environment throughout the plant conducive to enhancing employee engagement
Ensures all Health & Safety, food safety and HR policies and legislation are followed by all plant staff
Mentors managers and supervisors in production, developing appropriate skills and behaviors, identifying promotable staff members
Ensures all tools, equipment and production areas are fully utilized, maintained, operated and sanitized properly on a daily basis
Other duties as required

Technical Skills:

Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite
Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Self-starter who can work independently and with little direct supervision
Strong team player and team builder
Understands basic business concepts including some accounting
Knowledge of basic food production or light-industry factory operations
Ability to work in complex, fast-paced environment
Familiarity with basic engineering principles and concepts and knowledge of food production and/or processing ready-to-eat foods would be an asset

Educational and Working Experience:

Post-secondary education (preferably related to Food Science, Engineering or Business)
Versed in HACCP and general food safety protocols
Experience in commissary, kitchen, back-store or industrial food processing
Minimum 5 years applicable/relative supervisory or managerial experience
Experience in large scale ready-to-eat food preparation or production would be an asset

Should you be interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit a resume via email to; careers@westernhr.com



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