The Operations Manager effectively manages all aspects of the processing plant from materials and raw product to working with sales on daily production runs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Implement the efficient daily production runs to fulfill customer orders through the coordination between sales orders and raw product harvest;
  • Work with Sales and Product Innovation & Research Manager in designing, costing, processing and developing new products;
  • Provide recommendations on equipment related issues or upgrades;
  • Assist in the transition of production from manual to an automated system whenever possible;
  • Work with accounting to design and implement a cost model for all value added packs;
  • Study and make recommendations on efficiencies for improved labor and other savings related to processing;
  • Recommend and Prepare Capital Expenditure Requests;
  • Implement the installation of any approved equipment improvements/changes;
  • Coordinate and oversee HACCP Plan and Food Safety Programs;
  • Prepare Cost Analysis operations;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience is highly preferred.
  • 5 + Years of experience in a processing operation;
  • Experience in employee and labor management is desirable.
  • Previous experience in the agricultural industry;
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred;
  • Advance working knowledge of Famous, Excel and Word;
  • Knowledge of production software Redzone, Kaizen production exercises is desirable.
  • Knowledge of GMP’s, HACCP, GAP and Food Safety gained through education and at least 1-year experience working with food manufacturing.
  • Effectively supervise others, including and up to, provide employee feedback, disciplinary communication, performance reviews and training.


Email: careers@oceanmist.com