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Operations Manager - 2154325
Cleveland, TX
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Key Responsibilities:

Quality Assurance:

  • Collaborate with various departments to achieve departmental goals.
  • Prepare for and complete audits including Costco Small Manufacturer Audit and SQF Level II Certification.
  • Manage employee and production schedules.
  • Implement and update policies related to the CMI Certified Food Safety System.
  • Lead HACCP team meetings and update the HACCP system.
  • Conduct mock recalls and review food safety fundamentals.
  • Perform supplier food safety assessments and maintain the Approved Supplier Registry.
  • Verify documentation and records for food safety and quality.
  • Train employees on program requirements in English and Spanish.
  • Stay current with government regulations and report changes to Senior Management.
  • Maintain physical audit readiness.


  • Build and lead a team to achieve company goals.
  • Train and educate employees on various operational tasks.
  • Oversee order processing, shipping, and receiving.
  • Manage inventory control using FIFO methods.
  • Coordinate maintenance of production and warehouse equipment.
  • Ensure accurate and timely filling of company forms and logs.
  • Conduct weekly and monthly inspections and tests.
  • Handle physical inventory and defective product management.
  • Oversee temperature control, security, and IT systems.
  • Perform light maintenance, including plumbing and equipment repairs.
  • Participate in on-call rotations for weekends.


  • 3-5 years of experience in food sanitation, production, quality, and maintenance.
  • Valid Texas Driver’s license and legal authorization to work in the USA.
  • Reside within 30 minutes of the plant.
  • College degree in Food Science or equivalent work experience.
  • Certified SQF Practitioner and HACCP Training.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with inventory management and warehouse procedures.
  • Ability to work in a 36-degree environment, stand for long periods, and lift up to 75 lbs.
  • Must pass a drug test and background check.


  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Insurance (with options for family coverage).
  • Paid benefits after 90 days.
  • Paid vacation and sick time after one year of employment.
  • Opportunities for annual performance reviews and potential raises.

Work Schedule:

  • Monday through Friday, 7 am until finished.
  • On-call as needed, including weekends for special maintenance or sanitation tasks.
  • Closed campus lunch policy to ensure operational coverage.

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