Director of Operations
Summary
Manages key elements of production and record keeping for seafood plant operations to achieve successful, continuous operations, and maximum profitability.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Lead operations team in improving process flow and reporting systems in production, quality assurance, and processing analysis. Develop standardized reporting structure for executive management - custom processing arrangements and daily reporting.
• Experience managing metrics, analyzing efficiencies, budgeting, quality control, and profit & loss analysis.
• Organizes staff and provides Seattle management team input into processing operations and activities.
• Understanding of plant processing procedures and implementation of new methods incorporating any needed change in plant design and processes.
• Maintains knowledge of internal and external influences affecting the future of the seafood industry and company. Assists in managing the planning effort to accommodate new developments to maintain maximum competitive position.
• Coaches and motivates employees according to Company’s policies and procedures to achieve maximum performance and maintain high morale.
• Ability to work independently and proactively.
• Demonstrates high professionalism and organizational skills with ability to prioritize multiple/simultaneous projects.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the job.
• Four-year bachelor’s degree preferred.
• Minimum four years food processing and operations experience, in a supervisory capacity.
• Cross-functional ability in all aspects of plant management.
• Able to plan projects involving coordination and collaboration with other departments.
• Flexibility to work long hours during high/peak processing seasons.
• Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point proficiency.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
• Valid driver’s license.
Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
• Must be able to travel up to 25% of the time.
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
• Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
• Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
• Ability to add, subtracts, multiply, and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
• Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
• Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
• Knowledge of Word and Excel.
Total Compensation
At ISA, your base wage is only a portion of your overall compensation package. Add in the additional benefits below to our competitive base wage you can increase your total compensation package.
• Health insurance benefits options, including medical, prescription, vision, dental, basic group life and short-term disability.
• 401(k) Retirement Plan options with generous annual company match.
• Paid time off for all full-time employees, to include paid sick, vacation and personal time, 6 paid holidays.
• Product purchase program
International Seafoods of Alaska, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

*Please forward your resume and contact information for consideration to:
Vallery Holmes, Director of Administration @ vallery_holmes@isa-ak.com

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