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Operations Manager

Pine Bluff, AR 71602

Posted: 06/20/2024 Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Leadership and Management Job Number: DY349388620 Pay Rate: $140000-150000 / year

Job Description

Debbie’s Staffing is now offering great Direct Hire opportunities in Pine Bluff, Arkansas!
We have immediate openings for Operations Manager
Base Pay: $140-150K-90K Salary, with a sign-on bonus for relocation costs between 5-10K
Job Summary: Operations Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring the efficient and safe target production of high-quality industrial wood pellets and maintaining compliance with environmental and safety regulations. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in operations and plant management, mechanical concepts, and a proven track record of successfully leading a team of over 100 employees in a manufacturing industry.
Job Responsibilities include:
  1. required providing tactical and strategic direction to maintain the safe and efficient management of the facility
  2. You will monitor and analyze production metrics, identify areas for improvement, and implement corrective actions.
  3. The role will require you to lead, motivate, and hold accountable a diverse team.
  4. You will drive a continuing culture of safety, teamwork, and continuous improvement and conduct regular performance evaluations, coaching and oversee capacity building in our workforce.
  5. You will work closely with the EHS manager to conduct safety audits, drills, and procedures for a safe working environment.
  6. This role requires a strong understanding of the environmental compliance policies and regulations to deliver the requirements of all regulations.
  1. Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, or a related field is preferred.
  2. Proven manufacturing plant management experience of 5+ years, preferably in the wood industry but not required.
  3. Strong knowledge of wood processing, pelletizing equipment, or related technology is helpful.
  4. Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to build and motivate a high-performance team.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to manage budgets, production schedules, and operational processes.
  6. Detailed understanding of safety and environmental regulations.
  7. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  8. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Benefits Package:
  1. Medical - Employee premiums are paid to a total of $500 per month. (this covers employees only and some of the children/spouses if that coverage is chosen).
  2. Dental - Employee-only premium paid.
  3. Vision - Employee only premium paid.
  4. Short Term and Long-Term Disability coverage paid.
  5. $100,000 of Employer Paid Life Insurance (65% at age 65, 50% at age 70) coverage paid, with an additional Voluntary Life option Employee paid up to 5x the annual salaried wage.
  6. 401k Employer match 100% up to 3% and 50% up to 5%.
  7. Two weeks’ vacation (prorated on start or term date) accruing at 1.54 hours per pay period as of the first week of work.
  8. 10 paid Holidays.
Company offers competitive benefit package: including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance. Paid vacation, holidays, 401K and participation in the employee stock ownership program.
Call the Debbie’s Staffing Hamlet office today at 910-889-0155, 
or email us at for more details!!
Apply at; select Hamlet branch office as your location.
EOE/Never a Fee
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About Pine Bluff, AR

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