Director of Operations

July 16, 2020
Job Description

Ameristar Meats

Director of Operations


Job ID: 2020-6998
Type: F T REG
# of Openings: 1
Category: Operations/Trans/Warehouse
Ameristar Meats

Directs and oversees the overall operations and site management of the production/logistics/distribution facility. Implements, guides, coaches and ensures that procedures are followed to provide a safe, efficient, service-oriented, and profitable department. Successful candidate must be willing to relocate to Spokane, WA.
We’re continually updating our safety procedures and taking every measure to ensure the protection of our candidates, associates and customers. From using sanitized interview rooms and social distancing to providing masks and gloves and sanitizing truck cab interiors. Our safe workplace efforts include COVID-19 Wellness Checks for anyone entering our facilities and safety barriers in select locations in our production facilities. We’re also providing robust support to our customers, from webinars and one-on-one consults with our experts to detailed reopening materials.
US Foods is proud to have donated $10 million in food to help with COVID-19 relief efforts to help our local communities make it. Learn more here.

Site leadership: Oversee production, driving standardization, productivity improvement, and equipment utilization in production.
Planning and Directing: Establish long-term operations objectives that are aligned with business goals. Develop and execute strategic plan for the operations department. Integrate the separate activities of production, shipping, receiving, transportation, purchasing and sales by discussing with each function accountabilities and interdependence in achieving company goals. Participate in the establishment of overall Production-Distribution Center business goals.
Profitable Operations: Plan, organize, direct, and control the course of operations by integrating and coordinating operations functions and processes with business goals. Maintain profitable operations by controlling inventory, losses, accidents and safety, etc. Seek synergies and best practices to develop and implement new methods to improve productivity or improve customer service.
Safety and Compliance: Guide operations management in compliance with government and other regulatory agency guidelines and laws and Company programs. Implement programs to ensure overall safety, security, maintenance and ergonomics for the operations functions.
Personnel and Company Policy: Delegate the responsibility to managers to accomplish productivity goals, all this being done with guidance and coaching. Enforce Production-Distribution Center/company policies on safety and employee discipline by following guidelines, communicate changes to the workforce and oversee work and performance of day warehouse associates. Create performance improvement plans, administer discipline, and identify training opportunities when appropriate.
Supervises all Production/Operations leadership for Stock Yards Spokane

Education/Training: 4-year degree preferred (or High School Diploma (or GED) and equivalent experience)
Related Experience: 10 years operations experience, various job functions in food production, warehouse/distribution management, minimum of 5 years of management experience as well as experience in continuous improvement/lead six sigma disciplines.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Food manufacturing experience to include food safety requirements, warehouse management, customer service, budgeting and cost control, knowledge of OSHA, HAACP and other regulations, PC skills
EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status

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