Director of Operations

Category: 
Manufacturing & Engineering
Job Location: 
Dakota, IL

Are you looking for a leadership opportunity in the food industry?  Are you a strategic thinker and a catalyst for company change?  Are you comfortable and experienced in SQF, HACCP, FDA, and USDA standard environments?   If you would like to grow your career and be part of a successful leader with both food and beverage products, then you could be what our client, a leader in their industry, is looking for in their next Director of Operations.  This is an excellent opportunity with a very fast growing company that offers a very competitive compensation package, relocation assistance, and an excellent benefits package.  If this is for you or someone you know, please forward a current resume to: sfregien@pointonerecruiting.com

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Promoting and implementing client values, work ethic, and team concept approach

Developing and enforcing SOP's (standard operating procedures), and GMP's (Good Manufacturing practices which are compliant with SQF and HACCP standards

In depth knowledge and understanding of SQF, HACCP, USDA, and FDA guidelines

Developing and coordinating production scheduling to meet forecasting requirements

Developing and maintaining a production forecast to minimize labor, material and overhead costs

Understanding and calculating proper inventory levels to meet customer demand

Developing  and understanding budgets and product costs

Understanding and utilizing ERP system

Reviewing and setting measurable goals and expectations for production and production staff of approximately 150 employees.

Developing and maintaining effective training programs

Promoting client safety culture

 

Educational and Experience Requirements

Minimum Bachelor Degree.

Minimum 5 years operations experience in food processing and industrial environment.

Minimum 5 years experience in a manufacturing environment with technical knowledge of production flow in a food manufacturing environment.

Minimum 5 years experience with food processing equipment knowledge.

Demonstrated project management skills for complex projects.

Negotiation skills.

Efficient in all computer desktop skills to include, excel, word and power point.

Recruiter Name: 
Scott Fregien
Recruiter Phone: 
(262) 886-8000 ext. 221

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