Operations Manager

Denison, KS 66419

Posted: 01/31/2024 Industry: Operations Job Number: 2363 Pay Rate: DOE

Job Description

$110,000 - $130,000 + 10%-20% bonus

Job Title: Operations Manager

Job Description:

Position Overview: The Operations Manager plays a pivotal role in overseeing and optimizing the operational aspects of a food manufacturing plant. This position requires a 4-year degree and previous experience in the industry. The Operations Manager will be responsible for managing 3 departmental managers and a workforce of approximately 200 employees. This position reports directly to the Plant Manager. 

Key Responsibilities: 

Team Leadership:

Provide effective leadership to three departmental managers, fostering a collaborative and high-performance culture.

Oversee a diverse workforce of around 200 employees, ensuring productivity, morale, and adherence to company policies.

Operational Efficiency:

Collaborate with departmental managers to optimize operational processes and workflows.

Implement best practices to improve efficiency, reduce waste, and enhance overall productivity.

Quality Control:

Work closely with quality assurance teams to uphold and improve product quality standards.

Implement and monitor quality control measures throughout the production process.

Resource Management:

Oversee the allocation and utilization of resources, including personnel, equipment, and materials.

Collaborate with supply chain and logistics teams to ensure the timely availability of raw materials.

Performance Metrics:

Establish and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to evaluate the success of operational processes.

Implement data-driven decision-making to address areas of improvement and ensure targets are met.

Regulatory Compliance:

Ensure compliance with industry regulations, safety standards, and other applicable laws.

Work closely with regulatory bodies to maintain a thorough understanding of evolving requirements.

Budget Management:

Collaborate with finance and budgeting teams to develop and manage the operational budget effectively.

Monitor expenditures and implement cost-saving initiatives without compromising quality or safety.


Maintain effective communication channels with departmental managers, plant staff, and other relevant stakeholders.

Report regularly to the Plant Manager, providing updates on operational performance and key initiatives.

Job Requirements

Education: A 4-year degree is required, preferably in a relevant field such as business, operations management, or engineering.

Experience: Prior experience in food or beverage manufacturing is essential, demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of industry-specific processes.

Leadership Skills: Proven ability to lead and inspire teams, driving a culture of accountability and continuous improvement.

Communication Skills: Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to convey complex ideas clearly.

Analytical Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, utilizing data to make informed decisions.

Adaptability: Ability to adapt to changing priorities and effectively manage multiple tasks in a dynamic environment.

Additional Information

Email: cpaisley@irgsolution.com

Subject: Operations Manager- Denison, KS

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