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Operations Manager

JSK Recruiting, Inc Kansas City, MO
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Operations Manager

  • Large food manufacturing organization is expanding their Iowa operation and installing two automated production lines
  • This is a newly created position at this location to specifically oversee the expansion and management of the operations
  • Company has been in business for 50 years with sales around $25 billion.
  • The Operations Manager is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing, processing and packaging.
  • Relocation assistance will be provided
  • Sponsorship and visa transfers are not available


  • Big believers in growth potential
  • Medical, dental, vision, long-term and short-term disability (great coverage at a low cost)
  • 401K match
  • Profit sharing
  • Bonus potential
  • PTO


  • This position will manage an operation with 2 automated processing / packaging / freezer lines. Will manage 7 Production Supervisors, and 250 employees
  • Responsible for ensuring employee productivity, and facility safety while working in conjunction with other managers and supervisors
  • Monitor, exceed, track KPI’s and maintain production standards for efficiencies, material waste and quality.
  • Establish a culture of engagement and set the strategic direction for the team.
  • Ensures all guidelines of GMP’s, allergen programs, FDA, AIB, USDA, the Environmental Control Act and OSHA standards comply.
  • Strategic involvement with leading continuous improvement initiatives using Lean Manufacturing, Six-Sigma and similar CI principles


  • BA/BS degree required, ideally in Operations Management, Mechanical Engineering, Business Management or similar
  • 5+ years of experience food manufacturing experience required; prefer meat processing, USDA or Ready-to-eat products
  • 5+ years of experience in a Production Manager, Plant Manager, Department Manager, Production Superintendent, Operations Manager or similar role. Must have experience managing leaders in a manufacturing setting
  • Must be flexible and capable of working in a fast-paced environment utilizing lean manufacturing, and continuous improvement methodologies
  • Experience with following guidelines with: FDA, SQF, AIB or USDA


  • Military veterans
  • Demonstrated success with capital projects, facility expansion and team development
  • Meat processing/packaging experience

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JSK Recruiting, Inc

Why Work Here?

Fast paced food manufacturing operation that is growing and needs talent to help maintain and improve the operation

The team at JSK Recruiting, Inc. prides itself on providing boutique-level services combined with the resources of a larger recruiting firm. We forgo the traditional nine-to-five workday model in favor of complete accessibility. We are here for our clients and candidates when they need us most. With 12 years of experience in the field of supply chain and manufacturing recruiting, we maintain the relationships that employers are looking for in a recruiting firm as well as those that talented professionals need when they are ready to make a career change. At JSK Recruiting, we provide complete recruiting services, from sourcing candidates to organizing the interview process. Finding both long-term employees and rewarding careers across manufacturing and supply chain positions has never been easier.


Kansas City, MO USA 64144
Kansas City, MO
64144 USA