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Job Title: Operations Manager
Location: Haiti
Reports To: General Manager and/or Managing Director
Job Type: Expatriate

General Purpose

  • Maintain order and discipline within the operational personnel.
  • Overall responsibility for the maintenance of the mill.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the transfer for the wheat from the vessels to the silos, and opposite for the bran.
  • Management of the wheat and flour bin inventory.
  • Obtaining an extraction rate of flour corresponding to the standards of the profession.
  • Continuing looking for new and better methods to improve the overall operation and its efficiency.
  • Ensure a high quality of flour and bran production.
  • Establish rules and regulations in order to improve safety procedures.
  • Ensure that the company meets and exceeds local safety and environmental regulations.
  • Implement and improve Seaboard Corporate Operation manual policies.
  • Weekly, monthly and annual control of the balance sheets of production and their follow-up.
  • Presentation of the weekly, monthly, semi-annual (for Kansas) and annual production reports.
  • Responsible for the production and inventory figures given to the Finance department.
  • Responsible for the training of the workers and their professional follow-up.
  • Ensure permanent training for the employees.
  • Responsible for the security and hygiene in all the installation of the company.
  • Control of bags, additives, spare parts, fuel, water and tools inventory and stock.
  • Responsible for the order of goods and items for the operation of the mill (except for the wheat).
  • Manage relationships with third party suppliers (both service and commodity).
  • Maintain communication and customer relations at all times.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction with products being delivered.
  • The responsibilities outlined in this job description are not a comprehensive list; additional tasks may be assigned to the employee from time to time.

Education & Experience

  • Milling degree required or accredited certificate in Milling Sciences.
  • 5+ year grain milling experience.
  • Technical knowledge of specific agricultural commodities.
  • Exceptional organizational skills are required for the position.
  • Fluency in French & English required.
  • Experience working in developing countries preferred.
  • Ability to regularly work odd hours due to product demands.

Working Environment/Conditions

  • Must be in good physical health due to physical remoteness of location and operations.
  • Expatriate must be able to operate outside normal comfort zone at times.
  • Travel will be minimal.