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EPIC bar is seeking to hire an Operations Manager. Apply for the most EPIC adventure of your life. Please view Job description and share!

JOB TITLE: EPIC Operations Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION: The EPIC Operations Manager is directly accountable for the effective operation and performance of managing a co-packer. This position will ensure that the various plant operations perform efficiently to meet the overall goals of the Company.

• Initiate plans and processes which minimize manufacturing costs through effective utilization of manpower, equipment, facilities, materials and capital
• Provide clear direction and leadership to the plant staff through goal setting, performance and metric reviews, action planning and Continuous Improvement execution
• Implement manufacturing strategies and action plans to ensure that the facility supports Company strategic initiatives
• Achieve annual safety, quality, customer service and cost targets
• Implement new strategies and lead change management to achieve continuous improvement
• Coordinate and collaborate with leadership at the Company level to develop and implement strategic initiatives for manufacturing
• Ensure that all products are made and packaged according to company Standard Operating Procedures and conform to customer or company specifications
• Maintain orientation and training procedures to ensure that all new and existing employees understand their tasks and the machines used
• Negotiate contract terms of costs, and other alternatives for reducing cost with suppliers
• Maintain HACCP plan in conjunction with the QA Manager
• Manage the facility to be in compliance with OSHA regulations
• Maintain a working knowledge of all machines and manufacturing procedures for new product development, existing product problem solving and efficiency improvement


• 3-5 Years’ experience in a managerial operations role
• BS in Business Management, (or industry equivalent) Engineering or related field
• Experience managing relationships with co-packers
• Maintain a “start up” mentality of “doing whatever it takes to get the job done” and wearing “multiple hats.”
• Strong technical skills process improvements, and materials management
• Knowledge of financial and accounting principles
• Experience working in production innovation development
• Demonstrated leadership skills
• Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
• Ability to work highly effectively across organizational and cultural boundaries
• Strong attention to detail
• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
• Preferred experience in food production/food manufacturing
• Preferred experience with overseeing quality department including sourcing of materials, quality control, procurement and logistics within consumer goods or similar industry

Please submit resume to taylor@epicbar.com
or mail to EPIC bar, PO Box 684581, Austin, TX 78768



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