Tyson Foods Division Operations Manager - Raw Poultry Fresh I in Springdale, Arkansas


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Job Description:

SUMMARY: This position has comprehensive responsibility for all functional areas of multiple plant locations, including the efficient operation of production, maintenance, personnel, safety, shipping, receiving, sanitation, scheduling, quality and process improvement. The responsibilities of this position include: motivating operation managers to provide guidance and programs to enhance the skill level of their team members; resolving issues related to the quality of incoming and outgoing goods; reviewing cost and performance data to help determine areas in need of improvement; compiling monthly efficiency reports and obtaining approval and executing all capital improvements for the designated facilities. Other duties include: initiating discussion and implementation of improvement in all phases of production; assisting in identifying, evaluating, and correcting problems; food safety and food quality; other duties as assigned.


Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent.

Experience: 10+ years of experience; relevant prepared foods experience a plus.

Computer Skills: Basic computer skills.

Communication Skills: Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Supervisory: Managing several groups of personnel who perform diverse tasks and activities in several locations.

Travel: Extensive travel. Relocation: Must be willing to relocate when necessary.

COMPETENCIES: Strong and effective leadership characteristics (ability to lead leaders) Problem Solving / Analysis Project Management Communication Proficiency Business Acumen Proven Cross-functional work Ability to multi-task High level of manufacturing and technical competencies Strong cultural fit /Modeling the \"ONE Team\" methodology ROLE SCOPE: Provides guidance, leadership and coaching to Plant Managers and support groups across the division. Required to successfully fill in when necessary in the absence of a Plant Mgr. or Group Manufacturing Director level Develop and lead problem resolution and providing optimal solutions for daily operations address, correct and hold accountable Plants that are underperforming. Effectively motivate leadership team to reachshort and long-term goals. Establish and execute training for new Plant Managers. Oversee/manage special projects for the Business Unit. Responsible for identifying key performers for succession planning and assisting to develop the pipeline. Cross-train in other product areas to develop a well-rounded view of the Business Unit. Ensure plants attain safety goals, retention rates and drive positive culture change. Work collaboratively with engineering on projects, equipment purchases and installs setting, reviewing and achieving budgets, annual goals and managing cost. Research and implement alternative methods of efficiency Visual / organizational leader. Thorough understanding of end-to-end cross functional business processes and KPIs (CI, Finance, HR, FSQA, etc.) Ability to create and sell an idea both in written and verbal form to a wide audience.

Ability to develop into a Group Manufacturing Director role in 1-3 years.

Facility Name (Location):

Off-Site Employees (Corp Use)

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Division Operations Manager - Raw Poultry Fresh I







Job Function:

Operations (Beef, Poultry, Pork, Prepared Foods, etc.)

Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

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Company Culture, Inclusion and Diversity Statement:

Tyson Foods proudly embraces diversity and is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment. Our Culture is rooted in our Core Values and brought to life each day through our 5C Team behaviors (Caring, Candor, Creativity, Collaboration and Commitment). Team Members are the heart of our company and its success and culture is the connecting thread which drives our Talent Strategy to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.