DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
LOCATION: ST. PETER, MN

Davis Family Dairies has an excellent opportunity for a motivated, organized individual seeking a challenging and rewarding opportunity in a fast-paced environment.  This key position will be responsible for overseeing the operations across the Davis Family Dairies.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor activities and performance of each location (4 total)
  • Oversee and influence the work of department managers to ensure efficiency and productivity and build the necessary team culture
  • Oversee the attainment of company goals in relation to production, quality, maintenance, and safety
  • Lead manager meetings to review activities and create a plan for the next 7-10 days
  • Review production numbers daily and plan production accordingly
  • Utilize safety protocols for safety violations by reporting issues, educating and disciplining employees as needed, notifying insurance carriers, ensuring that necessary medical care is received, and monitoring employee adherence to restrictions
  • Maintain a safe work environment for all employees by taking corrective action immediately when a potentially unsafe condition is discovered
  • Monitor and manage costs at each location on a daily basis
  • Develop the knowledge and skills of the department managers and any other employees reporting directly to the Operations Manager
  • Review and approve pay raises and performance reviews for employees
  • Perform other duties as assigned by senior leadership

 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management or another related field required
  • 7+ years of management experience in an agriculture environment required
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office and maintenance programs
  • Ability to teach, manage, and coach employees effectively
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to move throughout multiple location daily
  • Ability to be accessible 24/7 for issues that arise
  • Good organizational skills
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to deal with a multitude of personalities
  • Ability to travel as needed
  • Good planning skills and work well under pressure
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish a plus

Davis Family Dairies is a family-owned business with an innovative vision. Our mission is to make the things we impact better.  We want to attract people who share our values and who believe in our mission.  People who will grow with us but will also help us grow.

If you are looking to advance your career by becoming a member of a growing and dynamic team, we are eager to meet you.  Please send your resume and salary requirements to Employment@DavisFamilyDairies.com please reference job #014-007 in the subject line of your email.

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