JBS USA HEAD OF OPERATIONS in Doral, Florida
Head of Operations – Wild Fork Foods
At Wild Fork™ Foods, we are looking for people whose passion for meat and seafood is second only to their passion for delivering superior customer service. We source our products from a vast network of farmers, large and small, who share our values and uniformly meet our standards of quality. Our endless variety of cuts, hand-selected by our team, are frozen at their peak of freshness, and continuously maintained at optimal temperatures throughout the supply chain—from farm to store—for a fresher-than-fresh product.
The Head of Operations will report to the Head of Product, Production, and Expansion for Wild Fork™ Foods and oversee two production facilities, one in Riverside, CA and the other in Nuevo Leon, Mexico, as well as the construction of a third facility in Lenoir, NC.
Wild Fork™ Foods is headquartered in Miami, FL. The Head of Operations’ location is flexible and may be Miami or adjacent to current or planned Wild Fork™ operations.
In coordination with the Wild Fork™ senior team, the Head of Operations will:
Establish and support the safety culture – SAFETY IS FIRST
Set overarching business strategy
Develop production, food safety, quality assurance, and product management key performance indicators (“KPI’s”) consistent with the agreed business strategy
Lead plant managers in achievement of production KPI’s
Oversee raw material procurement
Oversee food safety and quality assurance at production facilities and at fulfillment centers
Oversee product management at production facilities
Oversee technical meat science initiatives
Minimum ten (10) to fifteen years’ food production management experience
Four (4) year college degree preferred
Experience in protein further processing (case ready or ground beef) strongly preferred
Proven experience managing and motivating others for maximum performance
Excellent organizational and analytical skills
Bilingual (English and Spanish) strongly preferred
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written; and
Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Excel