JBS USA HEAD OF OPERATIONS RETAIL READY in Greeley, Colorado
JBS USA is a leading global provider of diversified, high-quality food products, including a portfolio of well-recognized brands and innovative, easy-to-use food solutions. We process, prepare, package and deliver fresh and value-added premium meat, poultry and retail-ready food products for customers in approximately 100 countries on six continents. We are also the majority shareholder of Pilgrim’s, the largest poultry company in North America. JBS USA employs more than 100,000 team members, and our corporate office is located in beautiful Greeley, Colorado, where our 1,200 team members onsite enjoy more than 300 days of sunshine a year.
JBS is seeking a Head of Operations for our Retail Ready business unit. The Head of Operations will direct and manage 2 plants and plant operations within the business unit.
Directs General Managers in regard to facility operations, at each plant
Develops plans to ensure that plants are meeting business initiatives
Approves Authorization for Expenditures (AFE) that will provide a return on investment (ROI)
Develops and manages projects resulting in inventory reductions and service improvements
Recommends and implements action plans with plants, suppliers, sales, engineering, marketing, and finance
Develops relevant and useful reports and analysis to assist planning
Prepares budget and makes recommendations to the leadership and executive teams
Sets production and processing goals for the business unit
Responsible for operational compliance with safety directives
Oversees recommended improvements to productivity, labor efficiency, and reduction of plant costs
In concert with Head of HR and General Managers, establishes accountability and goals used for performance evaluation
Direct responsibility for the General Managers with frequent contact with Corporate HQ teams
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
10+ years of directly related experience preferred.
Experience in meat processing and case ready strongly preferred
Proven experience managing and motivating others for maximum performance
Team player with tremendous leadership skills
Great work ethic
Excellent organizational, math and statistical skills
Great communication skills, both verbal and written
Understand and comply with Company policy and procedures
Ability to handle conflict; interpersonal skills
Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills, including proficiency in Excel
Knowledge and technical skills in a variety of production jobs
Strong multi-tasking skills are necessary
Strong analytical skills & problem solving
Ability to travel (30-40%)