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Operations Manager

Cleveland, TX 77328

Posted: 05/28/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Function: Supply Chain/Operations Job Number: 23544 Pay Rate: $100,000-$120,000

Job Description

A fast-growing manufacturing company is looking for an Operations Manager to oversee and manage plant operations. The ideal candidate possesses strong maintenance skills. Working cross-functionally, the new leader will enhance operational efficiency through exceptional leadership, a commitment to excellent customer service, and a focus on ongoing process optimization.
Salary + Additional Benefits: 
  • $100,000-$120,000
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance

Location: Cleveland, TX
Type of Position: Direct Hire

  • Build a team with existing employees to accomplish all goals.    
  • Teach and train.
  • Audit Preparation and Completion
    • Costco Small Plant Audit
    • SQF Audit Level II Certification Completion
  • Backing up Order Processing 
  • Shipping and Receiving
    • Product 
    • Equipment
    • Materials and Supplies
    • Expediting and tracking all inbound freight (sometimes receiving on weekends)
    • Assist in selling, crating, and loading surplus equipment.
  • Inventory Control
    • FIFO (First In – First Out)
    • Organized 
    • Defective Product credit memo
    • Production 
    • Physical Inventory 
    • Advance Metal Detection, 1200 Conveyor Metal Detector
  • Maintenance
    • Organization (all work areas and maintenance room – Label new Parts Shelf and Take Inventory)
    • Warehouse
      • Weight Scale Maintenance and Calibration
      • Manual Sealer and Heat gun
      • Date Guns
      • Advanced Metal Detection Metal Detector with Conveyor
      • Lid Maker
      • Pallet Jack – Manual
      • Pallet Jack – Motorized
      • Picker Unit – Walk Behind Motorized
      • Multivac Label Machine – L-200
    • Refrigeration Systems
      • Big Cooler – 50 ft. x 60 ft. x 14 ft. Tall
      • Process Cooler – 15 ft. x 40 ft. x 8 ft
      • Production Room – EC-7 used during Production
    • Production Room Equipment
      • (2) Dual Chamber Ultra Vac, Vacuum packer with gas flush
      • Multi Vac Horizontal Roll Stock packing machine, with single, dual, triple, and nine pocket with gas flush
      • Pneumatic Cheese Cutter
      • V-Meg Robot 500 Portioner with Guillotine Chopper and Take away Conveyor
      • Manual Cheese Slicer
      • Hobart 5300 Mixer Grinder
      • RMF Dual Auger Ribbon Blender
      • Multivac Tray Sealing Machine T-200
      • Scales
      • Stainless Tables
    • Information technology (IT) 
      • Phone Systems
      • Computer Network System
      • Security Access – Isonas Keypad and Badge Reader
    • Laboratory Equipment
      • Moisture Balance
      • Bac T Antibiotic Test for Milk
      • Charm Swab Test with computer feed
  • Clean and sanitize in accordance with the SSOP’s
    • Foamers
    • Fogger
    • High Traffic Foamer for Footbath
    • Foot Baths
    • Hand Dip
  • Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Physical Audit preparation = Plant capable of physically passing the Audit.
  • Fill out Company forms and logs daily in accordance with the SOP’s.
  •  On call as needed
    • Security Alarms
    • Unloading trucks
    • Equipment malfunctions
  • Perform other tasks and duties as needed.

  • 3-5 years of experience in Food Sanitation, Production, and Maintenance
  • Preferred College Degree from Accredited (4) Year College Degree; Prefer BS Degree in Food Science or have Equivalent work experience
  • Familiar with Food Industry Vacuum Packaging Equipment with Modified Atmosphere-Gas Flush. 
  • Knowledgeable of computer systems and software (MS Office – Excel, Word, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Mechanically inclined or capable of capable of creating systems to maintain equipment
  • Extremely organized, with the ability to track multiple activities involving numerous details
  • Must have good communication
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills and good judgment in dealing with competing priorities
  • Experience and knowledgeable level of inventory management
  • Knowledgeable of warehouse shipping and receiving procedures
  • Sanitation experience
  • Knowledge of food service operation and sanitation
  • Capability to stand for long periods of time and lift up to 50 lbs.

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within one week of submitting your application.

Meet Your Recruiter

Saxon Huckell
Associate Search Director - Murray Technical

Specializing in matching talent with exciting opportunities in Engineering, Technical Sales, Manufacturing, Operations, Project Management Supply Chain, and IT.



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