26 days old

Meadowside Operations Manager

Johnsonville Sausage, LLC
Sheboygan Falls, WI 53085
  • Job Code
    40550

At Johnsonville, our members are responsible for everything! If you're passionate about making a difference, we want you to help make our products, our processes, our communities and each other better. Since 1945, Wisconsin-based Johnsonville has proudly made our products in the U.S.A.! Our family-owned company has grown from a small butcher shop to the No. 1 national sausage brand. We employ 2,000+ members. Johnsonville products are enjoyed in 45 countries and served in 130 sports stadiums throughout the U.S.

Johnsonville Sausage -Job Posting

Meadowside Operations Manager

Position Overview

This is a great job for a person who has passion and drive to build a Best in the World Culture of Member involvement and ownership, continuous learning, product superiority, and continuous improvement. In this role you can leverage your expertise and experiences in the areas of leadership, continuous improvement, project management, and building people to develop strategies and tactics that will help the organization accomplish its goal of Becoming the Best Company in the World. You will act as a role model and educator of the Johnsonville Way thus facilitating this as a way of life within the Meadowside facility.

Why This Is A Great Job For A Person Who Wants To Accept Nothing Less Than Personal Greatness:

You get to:

  • Exemplify and advocate the Johnsonville Way every day


  • Coordinate the production scheduling, line capacity and crewing to support new product development and to execute product launches to market for the Co-Ex Business which includes: Sanitation, Meat Inspection, and Formulation.


  • Serve as the point person for R&D, Innovation Center, and Engineering resources in the development of products and capabilities to grow Johnsonvilles share in RTE categories with products produced using the Co-Ex technology.


  • Identify margin improvements by having a thorough understanding of the product categories, competition, input cost, and manufacturing cost.


  • Coach your area and its Members to deliver superlative performance in safety, quality, cost and service.


  • Coach members to achieve their God given talents. Develop a readiness pipeline for members and ensure every member has a fantastic Personal Develop Commitment in place


  • Drive product cost improvements by knowing the costing details and leading/implementing cost improvements


  • Lead projects through the use of cross functional teams on the implementation and continuous improvement of safety, quality and productivity initiatives


  • Lead the development of strategic initiatives within your areas of responsibility


  • Develop, monitor and implement a budget and capital plan for business activities for your areas of responsibility


  • Lead and manage capital projects within your areas of responsibility


  • Ensure compliance with company and regulatory standards


  • Lead the Meadowside Co-Ex Business to be a Best in World in lean manufacturing results.

Qualifications (What you bring to the job):


  • Minimum of 7 years experience in a leadership/coaching role with significant involvement in developing Members to greater levels of responsibility
  • Bachelors Degree required. Graduate degree preferred.
  • Experience in the food industry is preferred, but not required
  • Demonstrated success in coaching and developing others
  • Demonstrated success and experience in Lean, Six Sigma and other continuous improvement disciplines required
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, fast pace & high degree of change
  • Analytical ability (gathers critical data, influences informed decisions)
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in budgeting, capital planning, capacity planning and productivity pipeline projects
  • Experience in strategic planning processes
  • Demonstrated communication and listening skills
  • Commitment to personal growth
  • Demonstrated learning agility
  • Ability to lead by example and involve others in the decision making process
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and be flexible by adjusting priorities
  • Proven ability to "widen the circle of engagement" and ownership
  • Proven ability to innovate and take risk
  • Demonstrated ability to create necessity and drive to achieve results
  • Proven ability to motivate others and affect change
  • Proven track record of project management success

Location: Meadowside Facility

Member Status: Full Time

Job Classification: Salary

Shift: Primary shift -1st

Reason for Posting: Open Position

External Applicants: please go to jobs.johnsonville.com

We value the diversity of our workforce and we embrace the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment. M/F/Vet/Disability

Johnsonville values the service Veterans and their family members have given to our country. We support the hiring of returning service members and military spouses.





Posted: 2021-03-26 Expires: 2021-04-24
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