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Director of Operations

Chicago, IL

Posted: 04/08/2024 Job Number: 927808 Pay Rate: $160000.00 - $180000.00 per year

Job Description

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • Seven years or more of experience within the food industry
  • Three years in the role of Director Of Operations
  • Well versed in manufacturing practices and processing
  • Must be well organized and able to multi-task several daily tasks
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills


EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
  • Bilingual, fluent in both Spanish and English
  • Food Service Certificate, HACCP Certificate
  • Performance-oriented management, fiscal and supervisory skills

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Knowledge of products and customers
  • Adheres to the company s quality policy and corporate objectives
  • Determines the organizational structure for the company and ensures its continuing success and profitability
  • Implements the strategic vision determined by the board of directors
  • Responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of the company
  • Responsible for providing adequate resources to ensure the HACCP/Food Safety Plan is implemented and maintained
  • Recruit, supervise, train, and evaluate employees
  • Supervise week-to-week employee performance.
  • Scheduling of weekly manufacturing runs
  • Create a team environment
  • Implementation, monitoring, and enforcement of SSOP s and HACCP
  • Inventory of Products and Supplies
  • Research and Development and review Quality of Products
  • Upkeep of Machinery and Plant Facilities
  • Overseeing of Customers coming to the Facility
  • P & L Responsibilities
  • Supervise and assist in the planning and implementation of new projects
  • Crisis Response Coordinator
    • To oversee and initiate actions arising from a crisis
    • To communicate all details of the crisis to the president and CMT
    • To support implementation of controls to ensure food safety and quality is not compromised and support measures taken to verify the acceptability of product prior to release
    • To coordinate and communicate with plant managers to ensure proper actions are executed
    • To train and verify the CMT
    • To plan and support continuous improvement pertaining to crisis management and employee safety
  • To maintain company safety standards, polices, procedures and the execution of those standards
  • Member of Recall Team with duties:
    • Directs assembly and security of recall action log.
    • Manage data record files, production reports and AR reports related to product in question.
    • Directs receipt and documentation of recovered and disposal of faulty product.
  • Uphold, maintain, and support a healthy food safety culture, current Good Manufacturing Practices, and food safety objectives within the site that ensures:
    • Adequate resources are funded, according to requirements or decisions made by the food safety team or other partners.
    • Empowerment to act to resolve food safety issues within their scope of work.
    • Positively encourage continuous improvements that may include the development, implementation, and maintenance of the current SQF System.
    • Ensure all direct reports are informed and held accountable of any food safety, regulatory, and customer requirements.


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