Operations Manager
Job Opportunity at Continental Search and Outplacement, Inc.

Posted on May 29

http://www.consearch.com    (888) 276-6789

Location: Central, PA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4160569

Wanted:  People-minded, process-driven, and results-oriented Operations Manager who takes responsibility when things are bad and defers credit when things are right to run day-to-day operations of a fast-growing, multi-faceted business that includes manufacturing and import/distribution.
The purpose for the role: To allow the company to grow by improving efficiencies in manufacturing, logistics, sales support, customer support, day-to-day finance, purchasing, pricing, quality and regulatory through improved SOPs and focused team supervision.  This position takes over day-to-day operations management responsibilities from the General Manager.
Reasons the right person is going to love this job
  • Profitable, debt-free, growing mid-size company in a high growth mode
  • Work with a variety of personalities and multiple business units
  • Company has ten-year plan to grow 250%
  • Crucial role in the company, highly visible position
  • Solid work/life balance in a blue jeans environment
  • A mentor (GM) is in place to onboard you and guide your first six months
  • No overnight travel, no late nights
  • You will know and interact with the owners
  • Competitive Salary and benefits including retirement, health insurance & vacation

The work
  • 70% leading others, helping them solve their problems
  • 30% personal responsibilities
    • Tier Two customer service
    • Writing/Reviewing SOPs to improve efficiencies
    • Import logistics, customs, transloading
    • Sales projections/purchasing/pricing
    • Oversee final part of FSMA
    • Oversee production
    • Supervise office staff
    • Manage the expense budget
    • Manage a real estate portfolio

Year One
  1. Establish leadership rapport with the team to solidify them into the desired corporate culture and improve performance
  2. Review and improve SOPs.  Simplify work to make people more efficient.
  3. Complete the last 5% of FSMA.  Implement the complete process.

Year Two - Five
  1. Hire to match and facilitate company growth
  2. Deal with vendors on new products
  3. Relocate offices (locally)

Culture: Integrity, team-oriented, customer-focused, collaborative, results-oriented
To be considered for this role
  • 5 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment with documented processes (ISO 9001, FSMA, BRC, Six Sigma, etc.)
  • Ability to adjust daily schedule to solve a variety of problems as they appear
  • Solid experience writing SOPs.
  • FSMA experience highly desired
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Customer-oriented
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with a variety of personality types
  • Experience in agriculture highly desired
  • BS degree in animal science, dairy science, business management or operations desired.