Director of Operations

Reference Number: vxbdirops
Location: Aberdeen, SD

South Dakota has been referred to as the land of infinite variety.  That variety is reflected in everything from its weather, to its scenery, to its economy, to its states symbols and more.  Our client, a beef producer located in Aberdeen, SD will be processing up to 1500 cattle per day at full capacity and is seeking their new Director of Operations to lead fabrication and harvest departments.

Is your personality described as extroverted, gregarious, a leader and mentor, prioritizes the importance of safety and is personable?  If so, this opportunity could be for you.

Direct entire production operation on making sure all production targets are reached and high-quality products are delivered on time and within budget, ensuring and improving the performance, productivity, efficiency and profitability of  all departments in the organizational operations through the provision of effective methods and strategies.


  • Coordinates, manage and monitor the working of various departments and organization.
  • Ensures that all production operation targets are reached and higher quality products are delivered on time and controls inventory.
  • Lead, motivate multi- disciplinary teams and develop a good production team.
  • Improve processes and policies in support of organizational goals for all departments for quality and customer service.
  • Ensure that all departments meet national and international compliance standards.
  • Implement quality improvement principles to production process and quantity of employee productivity.
  • Coordinates with the quality assurance personnel to ensure acceptable standard and generates positive feedback from customers.
  • Prepares and controls operational budgets plans effective strategies for the financial well-being of the company.
  • Assist in the development of strategic plans for operational activities and operational plans.
  • Facilitate coordination and communication between IT, HR, Accounts and Finance departments.
  • Directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Promotes a safe working environment following company safety policies.


  • Critical thinking, problem solving, planning and organizational skills.
  • Effective Communication skills.
  • Team work.
  • Conflict Management.
  • Stress Tolerance.
  • BS Degree and or industry relevant, extensive knowledge of beef cuts in production process.

Please submit resume including salary requirements to