NewarkRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Newark jobs

Operations Manager

Company: Nutrition for Longevity Inc.
Location: Hackettstown
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Job Description:

Nutrition for Longevity is a sustainable farm to fork organization that focuses on nutrition that supports health and wellness. The main operation is a meal kitting operation that prepares meals supporting science-based diet programs direct from our own regenerative farms to address the main health and lifespan problems we face in the US today.
New Jersey Operations Manager role has oversight of all operations associated with the end-to-end meal prep and kitting and logistical processes as well as alignment with farm operation. This is a critical role to enable the overall finished goods to be delivered to consumers within 48hrs of the produce being harvested. The kitting operation must be conducted in a timely manner which allows for same day shipping by 2:00pm daily.
This position is key to the overall kitting operation continuing to thrive even in peak season. It requires a candidate with practical knowledge and common sense, strong work ethics and reliability. The candidate needs to be an efficient and effective worker whom is reliable and self-sufficient and is able to remain focused on the task at hand.
Nutrition for Longevity is seeking independent, mature individuals who are eager and enthusiastic to join a growing business with a focus on providing nutrient rich foods that support Health and Wellness. We are seeking individuals that continuously develop themselves, learn and bring that learning back to our teams. Candidates who is also open to constructive feedback to continue to develop and improve. Someone that also maintains a clean work area, has the required attention to detail to help all those around them to continue to operate effectively and efficiently. Also, a leader that can support and grow their team as the business grows and develops.
The position requires a person who can take on the physically demanding schedule, tasks, pace and inevitable challenges that fresh meal kitting often requires while maintaining a positive attitude and good humor.
The Operations Manager has a variety of duties which will be assigned as standard tasks or weekly activities:

  • Oversee and Manage Fulfillment- Ensure menu is flawlessly executed with precise measurements
  • Production Planning - Project volume accurately to create prep and cooking sheets with minimal shrink
  • Procurement of Goods - Support buyer on procurement of ingredients by forecasting volume
  • Plating- Ensure flavor and presentation of all meals are executed as designed by Chefs and Dietitians
  • Output and Quality Performance Tracking
  • Ensure cleanliness of all fulfillment areas
  • Ensures team complies with all food safety requirements
  • Manage team and overall performanceAdded requirements:
    • Ensures accountability and consistently completes assigned tasks to support a rigorous year-round production schedule. Willing to work hard, with a positive attitude even on long work days and urgent requirements from customers
    • Adapt to schedule changes as required by production schedule and weather shifts impacting shipping
    • Supports QA to achieve the highest quality and food safety possible in a food kitting operationExperience:
      • Experience leading and motivating team members for at least 2 full years, preferred
      • Direct food packaging experience for at least 4 full years, preferred
      • Food preparation and safe food handling experience, preferably on perishable foods or produce
      • Good troubleshooting, maintenance and equipment operating experience with food packaging and or filling equipmentSkills:
        • Strong interpersonal skills for effective relationship management with internal & external business partners / customers
        • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel
        • Experience working with QuickBooks, NetSuite ERP
        • Able to safely lift 50 pounds required
        • Ability to be certified on forklift if needed
        • A combination of related skills and experience will be acceptedCompensation
          • Competitive Salary & Bonus Opportunity
          • Health benefits
          • Accrued 1-week paid vacation time per 12 months
          • Accrued paid sick daysJob Type: Full-time

Keywords: Nutrition for Longevity Inc., Newark , Operations Manager, Executive , Hackettstown, New Jersey

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest New Jersey jobs by following @recnetNJ on Twitter!

Newark RSS job feeds