Our client, a leading food manufacturing organization, is seeking an operations Manager. The position of Operations Manager is responsible for directing, managing, and coordinating production-packaging activities while interfacing with employees and other departments on designated shifts.

Location: Horse Cave, Kentucky


  • Ensure safety, quality, and production support.
  • Promote integrity, respect, accountability, and positive interactions.
  • Participate in operational excellence and improvement projects.
  • Uphold OSHA standards and perform daily safety checks.
  • Maintain Lock Out-Tag Out Certification.
  • Conduct safety observations and address issues.
  • Perform quality checks and ensure compliance with safety and food standards.
  • Report any product safety concerns.
  • Direct and motivate supervisors.
  • Meet production objectives while minimizing costs.
  • Conduct audits and coordinate with HR for workforce management.
  • Ensure accurate reporting and maintain departmental relationships.
  • Review budgets and support strategic planning.
  • Complete required training.


  • BS/BA in business management or related field preferred.
  • 5-7 years of leadership experience in manufacturing, preferably in the food industry.
  • Ability to work flexible hours and manage multiple projects.
  • Strong leadership, problem-solving, and communication skills.
  • Experience with continuous improvement preferred.


  • Action-Oriented
  • Decision Quality
  • Organizing
  • Integrity & Trust

Working Conditions

  • Manage department supervisors and employees.
  • Responsibilities include training, scheduling, and addressing issues.
  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds and stand for long periods.
  • May require overtime and weekend work.
  • Exposure to various industrial conditions and required use of safety gear.

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We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all associates without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Our goal is to provide opportunities that nourish the growth of each individual team member.