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Tyson Foods Operations Manager in St Joseph, Missouri


This position is responsible for directing, controlling, and coordinating all aspects of plant production in order to maximize the long-term and short-term profitability of the company.

This requires working with Team Members to develop good working relationships and high morale. Performing administrative duties and seeing that objectives are being met. Leading production team to create a work environment which reflects a commitment to employee safety, product quality, food safety, and positive employee relations using Lean and Continuous Improvement Techniques through company values and behaviors in action. Communicating with Team Members on project timelines and tasks that need to be completed immediately. Promote positive relationships with the community through personal involvement and support of local government and community programs. Ensure compliance with all quality and food safety requirements to protect customers, consumers, and Tyson Foods - including all state and federal regulations. Other responsibilities include developing and training Team Members, holding monthly safety meetings and group discussions, and troubleshooting areas that might cause problems with production. Additional duties include computing quarterly figures and their relationship to objectives, handling Team Member grievances, and performing other responsibilities as the need arises. The position will also fill in as acting plant manager in the plant manager's absence.


Education: Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience: 10 + years' related experience in a manufacturing plant with progressively increasing responsibilities. Food manufacturing experience highly preferred. Demonstrated ability to lead an operations team. This position requires an essential understanding and control of the production process, maintenance, shipping/receiving, sanitation, quality assurance, accounting, safety, human resources and material management and is responsible for entire plant operation in the absence of the Plant Manager.

Computer Skills: Standard computer skills including Microsoft Office programs.

Supervisory: This position is responsible for supervising a group of personnel in multiple departments or work units who perform similar and/or interrelated tasks and activities.

Communication Skills: Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Special Skills: Display sound judgment and decision-making, leadership, and organizational skills.

Flexibility to work off hours on a routine basis to provide guidance and training to a three shift 6/7 day operation.

Travel: 0-10%

Work Shift:

1ST SHIFT (United States of America)

When completing a Tyson Foods employment application, be sure to complete all tasks listed on the candidate home page. If not, you will see a message that there are 1 or more task(s) that require attention. Applicants for hourly production positions must complete the task to provide additional information to be considered from employment.

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.

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Our team members make the difference. If you are ready to grow your career with an industry leader and want to positively impact the team and community around you, then join us in helping us in raising expectations.Join us on the journey.

At Tyson, we are raising expectations for how much good people can do. Our Talent Strategy is to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent, and we believe that our Culture is the connecting thread that drives that strategy!

We strive to be a talent magnet to establish a reputation for being a talent rich organization where team members can grow their career while growing the business.

We are a high performing organization where team members are rewarded (Pay, Benefits and Recognition) for their contributions, and given the opportunity to support and/or volunteer with programs that help Tyson make a lasting social impact in the communities where we live and work.

To learn more about our culture, please read Our Purpose (http://www.tysonfoods.com/who-we-are/our-story/purpose-values) .

Tyson Foods, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you are unable to apply for career opportunities through use of this site due to an impairment or disability, please contact (479) 290-5000 for further assistance.