EPIC IS HIRING! by Taylor Collins

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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