Operations Manager in Cambridge ON

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RDJ Bakeries
Operations Manager
Job ID: 
Cambridge ON
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Job Types:
Prod./Plant Management
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The Operations Manager will oversee all daily operations of the plant from production and manufacturing to ensuring policies and procedures are followed. They develop processes that will maximize stewardship, safety, quality and productivity.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The associate’s primary functions and responsibilities are as follows:

•Plan, organize, direct and run optimum day-to-day operations to exceed our customers’ expectations. •Increase production, assets capacity and flexibility while minimizing unnecessary costs and maintaining current quality standards. •Be responsible for production output. •Allocate resources effectively and fully utilize assets to produce optimal results. •Implement strategies in alignment with strategic initiatives and provide a clear sense of direction and focus. •Monitor operations and trigger corrective actions. •Collect and analyze data to find places of waste or overtime. •Commit to plant safety procedures. •Develop systems and processes that track and optimize productivity and standards, metrics and performance targets to ensure effective return on assets. •Stay up to date with latest production management best practices and concepts. •Oversee daily operations of the company for optimum efficiency. •Manage the performance of the production. •Lead production employees to encourage maximum performance and dedication. •Evaluate performance by analyzing and interpreting data and metrics. •Work closely with the leadership team to set and achieve company priorities. •Ensure compliance with all relevant federal, state, and local requirements. •Follow Health and Safety rules and regulations.


•BS degree in Business Management or related field. •Proven work experience as a plant manager. •Proven managerial experience. •Adequate knowledge of business and management principles (budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation and human resources). •Familiarity with industry standard equipment and technical expertise. •Be knowledgeable of safety, quality, productivity, demand creation, inventory and stewardship processes. •Computer literacy. •Ability to create accountability and to lead by example. •Strong team building, decision-making and people management skills. •Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities. •Excellent interpersonal skills. •Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving.

Working conditions

•Always work indoors.Work regular office hours, Monday to Friday. •Straight shift work.

Physical requirements

•Typing (moderate). •Training. •Physical efforts (moderate) •Sitting involved.

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