Operations Manager

at Shearer's Foods
Location Massillon, OH
Date Posted July 18, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


You already us

Shearers is a privately held producer, co-manufacturer and distributor of quality snack foods sold under the Shearers brand, and other private labels. As a matter of fact, Shearers is the number one producer of kettle cooked chips in the world! As the leader in North America, we make private label and co-manufacture salty snacks and are the second largest producer of cookies and crackers. We utilize our manufacturing expertise to serve as a strategic supplier to our partners, who are nationally recognized retail and restaurant brands. So, while you may not be familiar with our name, you likely eat the products we make on a regular basis. With exceptional competence in product development, manufacturing, marketing, and distribution, we continue to realize significant growth in each segment of our business. Headquartered in Massillon, Ohio, we have over 5,000 associates in 11 state-of-the-art manufacturing and distribution sites in North America. You can visit our website at www.Shearers.com .

Operations Manager - Massillon, OH

Your seat at the table

Are you a motivated, focused and eager leader looking for an opportunity where you can make a difference from day one? Then we want you! Heres a few reasons to consider Shearers Snacks:

  • Be a part of a company experiencing exciting, sustainable growth
  • Experience company-wide spirit of teamwork and support
  • Have immediate impact in your role
  • Be heard and counted at the table
  • Experience a culture of giving back
  • Have an integral role in creating well-loved products
  • Advance your career with an organization that prides itself on being the world's "go to manufacturer" for snack foods

What you bring to the table

Operation Managers produce results through others and help make our facilities run efficiently, supporting our teams to be their best and in producing the highest quality product for our clients. As a part of our all-star team, your day will include

  • Enhancing product safety, quality and the safety and satisfaction of your team members
  • Evaluating and improving work processes
  • Mastering work flow that involves specialized state of the art equipment
  • Managing and improving productivity
  • Building and maintaining rapport and relationships

We are building the best team in the food industry, and were looking for people like you who not only manage and function within your team, but also exhibit the following leadership behaviors:

  • Drive Company Value by coaching and leading production associates to perform in a high functioning team based environment
  • Act with Intensity must be urgent and positively engage others around him, be visible and confident, not panicked and negative
  • Courageous Leadership create hope and confidence in being the leader
  • Value People and Diversity strong people orientation, care about people, help them find success
  • Develop Organizational Talent stabilize the workforce, engaged and informed workforce
  • Foster Team Work pull people together, help them forms teams and the relationships
  • Foster Open Communications Be a visible leader and communicator, teach others to communicate
  • Engage and Inspire must create a winning atmosphere, have an approach to rally the workforce to win
  • Display influence lead from the floor, be visible
  • Integrity & Ethics believe and display no shortcuts
  • Adaptability & Personal Growth not rigid, pursues learning
  • Lead Change has track record of organizing people and leading through a change initiative

As an Operations Manager, youll also be adept at both completing tasks as well as shifting your focus to accomplish tasks through others. Youll value your managerial role and will look to effectively provide feedback, coaching and motivation to team members.

Here are a few other things that would make you an ideal Operations Managerat Shearers:

  • Four year degree in a related, business or technical field such as food science, operations management, engineering, or the equivalent in experience.
  • 3-5 years of experience in production management or supervision, in the food processing industry.
  • Significant experience with lean manufacturing and continuous improvement.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Effective mechanical aptitude.
  • Proficient computer skills with the ability to learn new systems quickly.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage both salaried professionals and hourly production associates in executing complex, operational programs.
  • Ability to work a varied schedule.

We Offer a Feast of Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Flexible Spending Account, Retirement Savings Plan with Match, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Group Critical Accident Insurance, Group Critical Illness Insurance, Employee Assistance Plan and numerous opportunities to volunteer in the communities in which we operate.

You will be considered for employment in our inclusive workplace

Shearers Foods Canada, Inc. is committed to providing accommodation for applicants with disabilities; please advise us if you require accommodation during the recruitment process.

You will be considered for employment in our inclusive workplace

Because at Shearers, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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