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23 Feb 2017

West Coast Facilities Operations Manager – California

Posted by Jennifer Mazza, – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #31262   – California

A well-established produce manufacturer is searching for a Facilities Operations Manager to join their team. The Facilities Operations Manager will direct and supervise the site management and staff to; a). Ensure adherence to company policies and operating requirements; b). Ensure cooperation and alignment of site staff with regional managers in the functions of R&D, sales, supply chain (seed production, logistics, quality control) and administration (IT, HR, Finance).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership to site staff and management via relevant key performance indicators, targets, and goal settings as defined by management.
  • Participate in the recruitment and training of staff supporting the functional managers.
  • Coordinate with regional functional managers to develop performance objectives and align company policies and procedures as necessary.
  • Complete annual performance reviews for site and staff and management team members in coordination with regional managers.
  • Be available to site management and staff to support and guide them as needed.
  • Respond to issues raised by site management and staff quickly and professionally.
  • Oversee site-specific construction projects as a member of the site project management team.
  • Support the regional finance staff in developing necessary financial and business reports and processes.
  • Cooperate with functional managers on the capital resource requirements

Skills and Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in related discipline preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in seed related activities.
  • Minimum 2 years Supply Chain related experience desirable, preferably in seed, ornamentals, produce or related industry.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Construction management skills a plus.
  • Ability to successfully manage within a matrix structure; especially providing support for integrated functional management at regional level, while providing daily operational leadership at local level.
  • Ability to act within the scope of authority and consistent with SAH objectives, guidelines, policies and practices.
  • Act as an innovative leader with personal integrity, sound professional reputation, a collaborative management style and the judgment and ability to make independent decisions.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills; be able to speak succinctly and positively to staff and management, especially under pressure.
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, combined with the ability to diplomatically prioritize sometimes conflicting demands and interests.
  • Must have proven ability to lead, inspire and manage a professional staff.
  • Must have a solid professional presence and moral integrity combined with exceptional leadership skills.

Salary: DOE, Medical Benefits, relocation assistance.

Please contact Jennifer Mazza,


Job Categories: Operations, Production, Processing. Job Types: West Coast. Job expires in Endless.

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