Operations Associate - Cincinnati, OH
Are you a recent college graduate with an interest in food
production? Would you enjoy the opportunity to learn all facets of a
business and discover the career path you would like to pursue?
If so, then you will be pleased to learn that John Morrell
& Co., a member of the John Morrell Food Group, has an Operations
Associate position available in Cincinnati, Ohio.
WHAT DOES AN OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE AT JMFG DO?
The Operations Associate (OA) is in a 12-18 month program that
includes rotational assignments in Operations, Safety, Human Resources,
Accounting, and Quality. An OA is given exposure across the manufacturing
team and deep experience in a selected discipline. The associate will work
with their manager for the development of targets to develop core
leadership and functional skills through the plant manufacturing rotational
assignments, ultimately learning all facets of the business.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.
Other duties may be assigned.
∑ Responsible for
working with cross functional members of the plantís leadership team to
gain exposure across the operations team, while remaining flexible and
accommodating ever changing business needs.
∑ Responsible for
staying abreast of current company policies as they relate to Safety,
Quality, Foods Safety, Regulatory, environmental issues, etc. Will promote
safety (people and food) in the work place and apply teamwork approach to
∑ Maintain a competent,
trained work force at determined head count.
∑ Monitor and trains all
employees for adherence to good manufacturing practices (GMP)
∑ Assures standard
operating procedures and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP)
requirements are followed.
∑ Helps develop and meet
plant safety goals. Participates in safety/environmental self-audits &
visual checks, and champions all safety activities.
∑ Assures daily
production schedules are met and all issues are communicated timely.
∑ Conducts/assists with
employee relations investigations.
∑ Work towards baseline
variances at better or above goals.
∑ Participate in
scheduling and ensuring mechanical Preventative Maintenance is conducted.
∑ Tracks cost savings
projects under his/her control to meet objectives.
∑ Develop future cost
savings projects to meet objectives.
∑ Ensures compliance to
product specifications throughout the manufacturing process.
∑ Address team memberís
concerns/requests in a timely and caring manner.
∑ Ensure accuracy of
reports. Submit production reports timely.
∑ Checks and verifies
timekeeping for assigned team members daily.
∑ Have trained backups
for all key position with a depth chart.
∑ Complete all
∑ Issues corrective
actions as required.
∑ Train all team members
in company and regulatory policy i.e. OSHA, EPA, USDA/FSIS, EEOC
This job has supervisory responsibilities for up to 25
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee will be continuously exposed to temperatures
ranging from 38 Ė 40 degrees. The noise level in the work environment is
sufficient to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the
ambient noise level. Personal Protective Equipment is required.
AM I QUALIFIED TO BE AN OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE? To be considered for
this position, you must have:
∑ Bachelorís degree in
Business, Engineering, Food Science, Quality, Safety or other related
disciplines is required.
∑ Require experience
with Microsoft Office.
∑ This is an entry level
position and understanding of food processing, supervisory responsibilities
and bi-lingual skills desired.
∑ Strong interpersonal,
organizational and analytical skills
∑ Ability to multi-task.
∑ Ability to effectively
present information and respond to questions at all levels of the
∑ Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure,
using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
WHY WORK AT JMFG?
At the John Morrell Food Group we are always looking for
talented associates. We are committed to recruit, retain and promote
employees with a diversity of backgrounds and life experiences. We seek
individuals with outstanding characteristics of leadership and a bias
toward action. The successful applicant should desire a broad base exposure
to all aspects within the business enterprise while taking pride in
ownership of results within a cross functional team.
If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are
looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of
professionals, we invite you to apply online today.
The John Morrell Food Group is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) employer and participates in the