General Manager - Borstein Seafoods

Summary: The General Manager oversees all plant functions. Produces high quality seafood products while maximizing recoveries and minimizing costs. Ensures all plant operations are conducted in compliance with local, state and federal regulations as they pertain to a food production facility (food quality, food safety, worker safety, environmental compliance, health regulations, etc.).
Reports directly to the Director of Operations while interfacing with Production, Planning, Warehousing, Maintenance, Quality Assurance, Purchasing, Shipping & Receiving, Food Safety, Support Staff, Finance, Accounting and Human Resources as necessary.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Actively promotes the company core values of: ONE - CARE – QUALITY in all aspects of the business.
Actively encourages an attitude of, “Forever Better” amongst all employees which focuses on continuous improvement in each process and task we perform.
Builds long-term working relationships with employees, fishermen, local communities, suppliers and vendors.
Builds and manages the operating budget for the plant, tracking expenditures and ensuring the budget goals are met.
Develops a corporate strategic manufacturing plan including support of new business initiatives while identifying opportunities for and implementation of refinements to manufacturing processes to provide continuous improvement of the operation. Exercises continuous leadership and focuses plant personnel on priorities.
Manages all plant functions. Monitors processes and procedures as needed to maximize efficiency while maintaining high quality products and maximizing recoveries. Is responsible for oversight of line design and configuration, production enhancements, personnel issues, budgeting and decision making.
Contributes to and supports the corporation's quality initiatives by planning, communicating, and encouraging team and individual contributions toward the corporation's food safety and quality improvement efforts.
Coordinates the safety program, with the assistance of the Occupational Health and Safety Manager, ensuring compliance to all health, safety, and good housekeeping practices.
Trains shift leads in supervisory skills and production requirements. Supports corporate policies and initiatives.
Handles personnel issues in line with company policies.
Works with other BSI plants and the corporate office on various projects and initiatives.
Performs all duties relating to the scheduling and communicating with the fishing vessels.
Schedules and manages the shipping and receiving department in order to efficiently and effectively move product daily, according to the needs relayed by the sales department.
Manages end of month inventories.

Manages packaging material and all applicable tasks (ordering supplies, managing lead times, etc.)

Performs all daily/weekly/monthly reporting responsibilities.
Other duties may be assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervises all employees at a production facility either directly or through production supervisors or leads. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance and giving performance feedback; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Safety and Security: Oversees safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.

Education and/or Experience: 5+ years of experience in the seafood industry. 3+ years or experience as a Production Manager, Assistant Plant Manager, Plant Manager or Superintendent. Working knowledge of regulations that apply to seafood production. Basic computer skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university preferred. Bilingual preferred.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch and smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and extreme cold. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Summary: The General Manager oversees all plant functions. Produces high quality seafood products while maximizing recoveries and minimizing costs. Ensures all plant operations are conducted in compliance with local, state and federal regulations as they pertain to a food production facility (food quality, food safety, worker safety, environmental compliance, health regulations, etc.). Reports to the Director of Operations. This position is exempt from overtime and is based out of Astoria, Oregon. Salary DOE, bonus structure eligible, and includes 100% employer-paid medical, dental and vision benefits. Other benefits include FSA, HSA (if applicable), Dependent Care Spending, 401(k) with employer match, PTO, paid holidays and paid sick time in accordance with Oregon paid sick leave laws.

Candidates can apply either to my email directly at sara@bornstein.com or apply on our company website as a general application.

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