Position at Pilgrim's
Head of Operations – Commercial West
Direct and manage all complexes within the business unit.
- Directs Complex Manager's in regards to facility operations multiple plants.
- Develops plans to ensure that plants are meeting business initiatives
- Approves AFEs that will provide a return on investment.
- Developing and managing projects resulting in inventory reductions and service improvements.
- Recommending and implementing action plans with plants, suppliers, sales, marketing, and finance.
- Developing relevant and useful reports and analysis to assist Planning.
- Prepares budget and makes recommendations to executives.
- Sets production and processing goals for the complex.
- Responsible for operational compliance with safety directives.
- Oversee recommended improvements to productivity, labor efficiencies, and reducing plant costs
- In concert with Operations and Complex Managers, establish accountabilities and goals used for performance evaluation
Education: Bachelor's Degree or Associate's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience: Typically requires 15+ years of DIRECTLY RELATED experience. DIRECTLY RELATED work experience will be accepted on a year-for-year basis in lieu of the educational requirement.
- Experience in both processing and live operations strongly preferred.
- Proven experience managing and motivating others for maximum performance.
- Team player with leadership skills
- Good work ethic
- Excellent organizational, math and statistical skills
- Good communication skills, both verbal and written
- Understand and comply with Company policy and procedures
- Ability to handle conflict; interpersonal skills
- Microsoft Office. Proficiency in Excel preferred
- Knowledge and technical skills in a variety of production jobs
- Strong multi-tasking skills are necessary
- Strong analytical skills & problem solving
Internal: Plant personnel, senior team and production employees. Frequent contact with Corporate HQ and Execute Officers.
External: Community, vendors, customers
Manages: Directly supervise Operations and Complex Managers