Operations Manager

Morrison & Company - Woodland, CA (30+ days ago)

A sustainable rancher-owned beef company seeks an Operations Manager to join their entrepreneurial-minded team. Located in Northern California, they are a rapidly growing producer and marketer of beef and value-added beef products. This position will be a part of a dynamic team responsible for creating amazing products and getting them into the hands of customers and, ultimately, the consumers. This position will be based out of Woodland, CA.

Responsibilities include:
Manage production of third party co-manufacturing facilities including forecasting and production scheduling.
Coordinate with sales and other operations staff; provide product availability updates and raw material needs to procurement team.
Provide projection needs for new production launches and assume costing responsibilities from R&D after new value added products launch.
Manage product transportation transfers between facilities; coordinate with operations team on product transportation needs.
Track and report raw material and supplies inventory. Collaborate with accounting on monthly inventory.
Perform data entry/record keeping on value added items as well as maintain existing models for value added products; supply cost projections to management.
Track yields and costing variance against targets to contribute to efficient production.
Set up shipping requirements with freight companies.

Requirements include:
Bachelor’s degree required.
Minimum of two years’ of progressively responsible experience in operations or product development roles.
Meat knowledge required, beef knowledge preferred.
Highly organized and detail-oriented. Must be able to keep multiple projects on track simultaneously.
Ability to take ownership of assigned program and contribute to the current company culture; self-starter.
Strong verbal and written skills as well as inter-personal skills to engage and interact with functional leaders, executive leadership, and various business partners.
Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel.

This position offers a competitive salary depending on qualifications and experience. In addition, compensation includes:

Performance based bonus
Paid vacation
Relocation assistance, if needed
All offers of employment contingent on a background check. EOE. Please note that Morrison & Company does not recruit from client personnel (click here for details).