(after completion of the 120-day basic training period)
We are seeking a dynamic, customer–oriented Operations Manager to provide leadership and management across our production facility and retail outlet, and support the company’s mission by training and developing an exceptional production team that includes adults with developmental disabilities to go along with our delicious products. This is a one of kind opportunity for someone who is interested in managing a growing business for a reputable company that focuses on providing meaningful work experiences for the people it serves.
The position entails management of all day-to-day operations within budgeted guidelines and to the highest standards; preserving excellent levels of internal and external customer service; purchasing goods; continuous process improvement; identifying customer needs and responding proactively to all of their concerns; growing the team through recruitment, training and performance management; establishing targets, schedules, policies and procedures; providing two-way communication and nurturing an ownership environment with an emphasis on teamwork; complying with all health and safety regulations; and reporting to management regarding sales results and productivity.
The position requires a high school diploma or equivalent with at least five years of experience in a specialty food related field. Including food production/management experience, a working knowledge of sanitation requirements, merchandising and product development and computer literacy with various software applications, e.g., Microsoft Word & Excel, POS, etc. Knowledge of production procedures relating to baked goods, confectionery items, and jams/sauces is a plus. Ideal candidates must possess excellent management and production planning skills, and be comfortable working in a professional environment where teamwork, attitude, work ethic and accountability matter.
About Lambs Farm
Helping people with developmental disabilities lead productive, happy lives and connecting with the human spirit in us all.