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Sr Operations Manager

Company: Michael Angelo's
Location: Austin
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

The Senior Operations Manager is responsible for setting the vision and direction of the company's production facility to obtain optimum efficiency of operations and maximize profits in alignment with the Vision, Mission, and Values. The Senior Operations Manager is accountable for achieving the factory's key performance. This position drives programs related to the manufacturing of quality products, in a timely, safe, and efficient manner to meet the expectations of the customers at the appropriate quality and cost levels. The Senior Operations Manager will develop operational budgets and have accountability to meeting the financial, safety, quality and customer service objectives of the company.The Senior Operations Manager reports to the VP of Manufacturing. This position oversees the Production Managers and Supervisors (all shifts). Key contacts include Warehouse, CI, Safety, Maintenance, R&D, Finance, Quality Assurance, Human Resources, external customers, suppliers/vendors, regulatory agencies, and senior managers.Job responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and direction to Production Managers to accomplish company goals and objectives in an accurate, safe, and timely manner. This includes:
  • Oversees Manufacturing.
  • Selects and develops an effective, well-skilled team.
  • Provides guidance to the development of a manufacturing process plan, including personnel requirements, supply and equipment needs.
  • Responsible for the manufacturing of quality products in a timely, safe and efficient manner. Identify/drive operational excellence to dramatically reduce costs by deploying Lean/Six Sigma tools that attack waste, improve productivity, deliver quality specifications, minimize cash deployed in the business.
  • Planning and problem analysis/solving initiatives.
  • Communicates and follow-ups on safety initiatives to ensure adherence.
  • Provides the following Financial and Operational Reviews:
  • Reviews daily operational downtime, efficiency and material reports and takes corrective actions to determine root cause. Works with Staff and other departments to find workable solutions. Posts and communicates performance to set objectives.
  • Provides Monthly Financial Projections based upon Sales forecasting along with Prior Period results.
  • Manages and reports plant performance through Key Performance Indicator (KPI) reports.
  • Provides Annual Manufacturing Operating Budget based upon Sales Forecasting.
  • Provides input and recommendations for Capital, Equipment, and process flow improvements.
  • Position will review with direct reports future requirements to ensure communication throughout department.
  • Approves Manufacturing supplies via purchasing module.
  • Drives safety culture. Ensures a safe and secure environment for all associates by heightening safety awareness through training and feedback of safe working techniques and housekeeping practices.Minimum Qualifications:
    • 8+ years of supervision/management experience in a manufacturing business -Food highly desired.
    • Proven success in delivering or exceeding financial targets.
    • Works flexible shifts, weekends and overtime as required or business needs.
    • Proven success in delivering exceptional safety record. Working knowledge of FDA, OSHA standards, general plant safety rules and regulations.
    • Strong Leadership, problem solving, communication and presentation skills. Highly motivated, action oriented. Rolls their sleeves up to partner with the team.
    • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel). Must have ability and experience using a computer-based ERP system (Microsoft BC preferred).
    • Ability to develop and document SOPs.
    • Proven team leadership skills and experience. Ability to interact with employees, customers and vendors in a positive and professional manner. "Teamwork attitude", leads by example.
    • Strong analytical skills, problem solving capabilities and visionary.
    • An exceptional track record of superior leading performance, change and continuous improvement with best practices and effective metrics across the supply chain.
    • Strong people management/development skills. A seasoned manager who can hire, develop, and energize a team and can organizationally develop the processes and structures needed to improve performance and deliver results.
    • Knowledge and implementation of Lean Manufacturing principles including past participation and execution of Kaizen events.Preferred Qualification:
      • Bachelor's Degree in a related field or Equivalent level of Experience in Food/High Speed manufacturing. Engineering or Food Processing Improvement Knowledge highly emphasized and desired.About Us:Sovos Brands is a food company with a mission to acquire and build one-of-a-kind brands. We're dedicated to bringing today's consumers delicious food for joyful living. We invest in brands that have exciting growth potential, combining industry expertise with fresh thinking to bring our products into more homes across America.The brands in our portfolio includeRao's Homemade, a producer of premium pasta sauces, soups, frozen entr--es and pasta; noosa, a producer of premium yoghurt made with whole milk and wildflower North American honey; Birch Benders, a fast-growing producer of delicious, better-for-you pancake and waffle mixes, toaster waffles, and pancake and baking cups; and Michael Angelo's, a leading producer of authentic frozen Italian entr--es.We offer attractive compensation packages based upon background and experience. Package includes base salary, incentive bonus, medical benefits, 401K, and PTO. We maintain a drug and alcohol-free workplace. All candidates offered a position are required to pass a pre-employment drug test. We participate in E-Verify. Sovos Brands is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Sovos Brands is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Keywords: Michael Angelo's, Austin , Sr Operations Manager, Executive , Austin, Texas

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