Operations Manager in Southbridge MA

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Sara Lee Frozen Bakery
Operations Manager
Job ID: 
Southbridge MA
Not Specified
Yes - Relocation assistance may be offered in the form of a sign on bonus.
Job Types:
Prod./Plant Manager
Employment Type:
Full Time

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Operations Manager manages all functional areas in meeting volume requirements and ensuring that all necessary factors of production (ingredients, materials and labor) and maintenance are allocated to deliver product availability. They lead all functional areas in meeting quality and sanitation specifications and standards and understand and communicate Division and Bakery objectives and strategies through a through understanding of the operational budgeting, forecasting, profit and loss management and general business finance.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Oversee the daily management of the operations supervisory staff on 1st shift, and shift mangers on the other shifts • Oversee the daily management of maintenance department and sanitation department, including supervisory staff and supervisors on all shifts. • Responsible for budgeting and supervising project status of all maintenance projects. • Develop and administer expectations with regard to safety, sanitation, quality, productivity, maintenance and operational budgets • Assist supervisors and other managers in meeting plant goals and performance expectations • Oversee the operations and maintenance staff to ensure safe working conditions for all employees • Maintain professional working relationship with the union management and manage union issues for the operations and sanitation groups in a consistent and impartial manner • Focus the energy and creativity of the operations, sanitation, and maintenance departments towards satisfying ongoing cost savings goals • Participate in the development of long term financial and operational strategies in support of overall division goals

ADDITIONAL: • Create an attitude of commitment to quality, safety and teamwork in all functional areas.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: • Developed skills in management of ingredients, materials and labor including adherence to established quality and sanitation standards. • Ability to build and develop teamwork in a multi functional group. • Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously with numerous interruptions. • Effective communication and listening skills. • Must be self-motivated. • Need to be flexible on hours worked, weekend overtime and daily overtime is expected. • Must have good problem solving and recognition skills and be able to react quickly to dynamic business conditions.

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