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Manager, Operations

Company: Sunset Grown
Location: Laredo
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Come join our growing team in Laredo, TX! Due to expansion, we are currently seeking an Operations Manager. In this role, you will directly coordinate daily production and inspection activities for our greenhouse grown tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers. Indirectly you will lead all other functional departments on-shift in the absence of the Department Manager (Receiving, Shipping, Inventory, Maintenance, Sanitation, Facilities, Scheduling) while balancing the department goals and strategies while delivering the day-to-day business operationally. This role reports to the Production Manager. Full-time Shift: 3.5-day work week; 12-hour shift; day & night shifts available Primary Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: * Monitor status of daily order requirements and ensure order completion to meet Ready Time within customer specifications for their lines * Motivate, organize and encourage teamwork within the production lines and team * Enforces proper packing procedures to meet product specs, costs and organization * Verify accurate grade-out and recording procedures per line * Demonstrated experience in Lean Manufacturing Methodologies (5s, TPM, Six Sigma, etc.) * Maintain respective area to meet Health and Food Safety policies * Ensure the Commodity Managers' allocations are being followed * Oversee all skid stacking quality, including the proper use of pallet ties per area * Work with the agency on-site contact to ensure that all agency personnel understand and follow Mastronardi policies and procedures * Oversee all quality inspection activities within the department * Maintains effective communication and teamwork between departments (Shipping, Receiving) to get orders out on time and at the lowest cost * Monitor packaging supply inventory and ensure availability to meet daily production requirements * Provides regular production reports daily, weekly and monthly Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required: * Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management or Logistics-related field is preferred. Will consider equivalent work experience in lieu of a degree. * Minimum of 5 years' production management experience; experience in food manufacturing highly desired; open to other industries. * Minimum of 3 years' experience managing a high-performing team(s). * Proficient with MS Word, Excel and Power Point * Strong problem-solving skills * ERP system experience required; NAV and JDA experience is a plus * Knowledge of local, state and federal laws and requirements to maintain compliance to all relevant statues and guiding principles (FDA, USDA, MIOSHA, OSHA, CFIA) * Ability to be flexible to work a varying schedule to meet the needs of the business * Complete a background and drug test screening Working Conditions: * Combination of office (10%) and refrigerated warehouse (90%) environment * Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. with or without accommodation * Position requires sitting, standing, walking, bending and reaching on a regular basis We are pleased to offer the following Benefits: * Paid weekly * Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance * 401K * Paid time off and holiday pay * Employee Engagement & Recognition Programs * Opportunities for growth and advancement Mastronardi Produce has accommodation processes and policies in place and provides accommodation for employees with disabilities. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or documented medical need, please contact the Human Resource office so that arrangements can be made for the appropriate accommodation to be put in place.

Keywords: Sunset Grown, Laredo , Manager, Operations, Executive , Laredo, Texas

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