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Fresh Operation Improvement Manager

Company: Peco Foods
Location: Tuscaloosa
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities: Work with our processing plants to drive continuous improvement through yield and quality improvements while driving cost and variation reduction. Responsible for establishing statistical process controls at all locations on KPIs and products while working with the facilities on shop floor implementation and training. Assist plants with statistical data analysis on current processes/ products and new process capability. Manage existing and new processes including directing continuous improvement activities to improve processes and product compliance performance. Maintain communications within and between various functions and areas in the company while effectively managing activities that assist plant operations. Effectively work with the innovation team on projects from concept, inception, through final deliverables while ensuring requests are process capable. Ensuring business processes and projects are focused on areas of opportunity for increased revenue, product growth, and cost savings.
Physical Demands: Standing/sitting/walking 100% of the workday. Lifting various weights on an as-needed basis. Work Environment: Ability to work in a damp, warm, wet environment and also at normal room temperature. Position Type and Hours: Flexible schedule is required including but not limited to days, nights, and weekends Travel: 50 % of the time with 1-2 nights away from home during any given month.
Qualifications for Position
Skills and Abilities: Leader, problem solver, team player; standard computer skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills; must be capable of communicating well both verbally and in writing with all levels of Team Members from hourly to upper management as well as government officials. SPC skills are required. Must be a change agent to bring improvement ideas to the table for the Team. Education and Experience: College degree preferred and/or 5-10 years of proven leadership; at least 2 years of supervisory experience in a meat processing facility (poultry) preferred; knowledge of OSHA, USDA, and HAACP regulations. Schooling or prior use of SPC is required. Other Qualifications: Lead people by example; accept and delegate responsibility and display sound judgment and decision-making skills; problem solve in an efficient manner with sound follow-up; strong managerial skills necessary; excellent safety and attendance records required; proven ability to work with department heads to meet safety, production, quality, and yield goals; Note: All Team Members are responsible for safety. This position has specific responsibilities relating to food safety, and food quality and required legal regulations and standards relating to these standards.
This job description is not a comprehensive list of duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Management may change or add duties and responsibilities at any time without notice.
Peco Foods, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Peco Foods, Tuscaloosa , Fresh Operation Improvement Manager, Executive , Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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