Employer: Olam – Olam America’s Inc.
Olam is a leading agri-business operating from seed to shelf in 70 countries, supplying food and industrial raw materials to over 23,000 customers worldwide. Our team of 70,000 employees has built a global leadership position in rice, sugar, cocoa, edible nuts, & spices.Job Overview: The Assistant Plant Operations Manager will be responsible for applying scientific engineering theory and principles to problem-solving techniques in a modern food processing facility. May study and record time, motion, method, and speed involved in the performance of production, maintenance, and other worker operations. For purposes of establishing standard production and improving productivity. The successful candidate must be highly organized, detail-oriented and capable of multi-tasking, self-motivated, and possess strong communication skills. Candidates will train directly under mid to senior-level managers and are expected to learn all aspects of the manufacturing process and understand the impact of the plant performance on the overall business.Primary Responsibilities:Review and/or establish production schedules, to make decisions concerning inventory requirements, staffing, work procedures or dutyTeam with supervisors to coordinate operations and processReview operations and confer with technical or administrative staff to resolve production or processing problems. Ensure that all main and production planning meet established baselineConduct field studies on equipment, production rates, and efficienciesAssist Human Resources with employee-related issuesAssist operations and logistic teams with inventory management asAssumes responsibility of Plant Manager in theirEnsure all aspects of the operations meet Olam standards for QEHS and meet regulatory requirements for foodPreferred Qualifications:Bachelor of Engineering (mechanical preferred) or a combination of technical experience and a degree in scienceDemonstrate strong analytical and problem-solving skillsStrong written and verbal communication skillsAbility to work in teams and collaborate effectively with people in different functionsStrong time management skills that enable on-time project deliveryAbility to work in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environmentOlam provides equality of opportunity for all persons with respect to hiring without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation.Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.