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Operations Manager
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Manager
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Manufacturing,Operations
Years Experience: 6-8 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: January 11, 2024
Job Location:

Dresden, ON
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Job Description

Conagra Brands is one of North America's leading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that’s passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Hunts, Aylmer, Marie Callender's, Healthy Choice, Slim Jim, VH Sauces, Pogo and Vlasic, and emerging brands, including Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP, Duke's, Earth Balance, Gardein, and Frontera.

We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit http://www.conagrabrands.ca.

Conagra Brands est une des principales entreprises d’aliments de marque en Amérique du Nord. Son histoire est jalonnée de grands succès alimentaires qui sont le fruit du travail d’une équipe passionnée par l’innovation et la croissance. Conagra offre des choix pour toute occasion grâce a des marques réputées comme Hunt’s, Aylmer, Marie Callender's, Healthy Choice, Slim Jim, les sauces VH, Pogo, Vlasic et des marques émergentes, dont Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP, Duke's, Earth Balance, Gardein et Frontera.

Nous sommes très fiers d’avoir la culture la plus influente, la plus dynamique et la plus inclusive du secteur alimentaire. Pour en savoir plus, visitez http://www.conagrabrands.ca.

Job Summary

Accountable for the day-to-day operations of plant production departments. Functional responsibilities include production and production planning. Implements standard work and maintains improvement through sustaining behaviors, operating with discipline, and implementing autonomous maintenance. Performs a wide variety of duties in order to plan, organize, and coordinate production departments. Oversees several shift managers in supporting a safe and efficient operation to produce wholesome quality products. Works closely with Human Resources, Continuous Improvement, and Quality to ensure all production goals are met.

Position Responsibilities

  • Execute plant-specific vision and mission to assure continuous improvement and alignment with the corporate vision.
  • Direct and oversee all production supervisors and their roles and responsibilities throughout the day.
  • Drive employee engagement, training, and development to maximize manufacturing, quality, safety, and productivity goal attainment.
  • Communicate results and action plans to all employees and managers.
  • Temporarily fill role of Plant Manager if needed.
  • Collaborate directly with production planning and materials management to optimize scheduled attainment and customer service.
  • Communicate directly with Human Resources to ensure employee issues or concerns are correctly addressed and resolved.
  • Collaborate with finance to create and execute a capital budget to insure that financial allocations and obligations are set, administered, and met.
  • Initiate cost savings measures relating to crewing, standards, and yields.
  • Ensure that all plant operations are conducted in a safe and controlled environment.
  • Ensure all quality and regulatory standards, specifications, and policies are met or exceeded.
  • Responsible for resolving food safety issues.
  • Responsible for contributing and sometimes leading engineering development
  • Responsible for capital expense decision making or collaboration

Qualifications/ Education/Experience/Skills

  • 7+ years Manufacturing experience
  • 5 – 7 years Management / Supervisory experience
  • Food industry experience in a union environment preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Industrial Management, Engineering, Food Science, Management, Product Operations, or equivalent field of study
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills
  • Strong computer application skills, including the utilization of mainframe, network, and PC business application software.
  • Basic mathematical and statistical skills
  • Basic financial skills and understanding

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, and feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; taste and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee will be exposed to a noisy environment that varies from hot to cold in temperature. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or any other protected factor. ConAgra Foods is committed to working with and providing accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please e-mail Canada.Recruitment@conagrafoods.com. We will make a determination on your request for accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

A titre d'employeur souscrivant au principe de l'égalité d'accès a l'emploi, Conagra Brand considère les candidats qui sont qualifiés pour les offres d'emplois sans égard a la race, la couleur, les croyances religieuses, l'origine, le sexe, l'orientation sexuelle, l'identité de genre, la langue parlée, l'âge, le handicap ou tout autre facteur discriminatoire. Conagra Brands s'engage a travailler et offrir des accommodements aux individus ayant des handicaps. Si vous avez besoin d'assistance ou si vous avez des besoins spécifiques pour votre emploi, vous pouvez transmettre votre demande par courriel a Canada.Recruitment@conagrafoods.com. Nous prendrons en considération votre demande d'accommodement au cas-par-cas.

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