Job - General Manager

Job Title: General Manager

Job Order #: CT-8559

Location: California

Salary Range: $0 - $180000

Commission / Bonus: 20%

Benefits:

Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in an Ag-Related field
- Food/beverage manufacturing or agricultural production experience with exposure to a seasonal workforce

- Financial accounting (consolidate financials for 3 entities), cost accounting, FP&A, tax, audit/bank, ERP systems,
HR.

Job Description:

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is representing a poultry facility who is searching for a General Manager. The General Manager has full P&L responsibility over a large egg operation in California and large concentrations of cage-free birds. The General Manager will work with the Head/Lead of each department to ensure the company’s
operations run smoothly and stay well-coordinated. The General Manager will maintain a strong connection with the marketplace in order to make recommendations on future growth, CapEx opportunities and process improvement.

Responsibilities:
- Manage day-to operations of the company. Drive transparency and continuous improvement into every aspect of
the operations.
- Oversee the pullet-rearing operations to ensure high-quality pullets, managing metrics including: bird weights,
vaccination efficacy & uniformity.
- Oversee the layer operations to manage metrics including: productivity, livability, feed consumption, bird health,
etc.
- Produce and maintain best-in-class biosecurity policies and practices for all areas of the company. Ensure all
policies, training and day-to-day practices reflect a culture of absolute focus on biosecurity and safety for the
animals within the company’s care. Foster an environment actively seeking and promoting ways to improve
biosecurity across the complex.
- Ensure efficient and accurate washing, packaging and warehousing of all eggs in this in-line, 7-day processing
plant. Continuously monitor the preventative-maintenance program to ensure equipment remains in proper
working order.
- Oversee warehouse operations ensuring: timely & accurate loading of trucks, sufficient inventory levels of
packaging materials/other supplies and accurate FIFO handling of finished goods.
- Monitor litter quality and inventory levels in order to capture maximum $/ton valuation on all loads shipped.
- Oversee HR to ensure all critical functions are covered including: compliance with CA labor law, training,
onboarding/offboarding, temp staffing, turnover, etc.
- Oversee Finance and Accounting Department to ensure all critical functions are completed timely and accurately
including: Month-end financials/bank compliance, cash-flow forecast, monthly BOD reports, operational support,
annual audit/tax, annual budget, etc.
-Work with IT service provider to maintain server security & integrity, data backups, software license coverage,
help desk support, etc.
- Foster a mindset of continues improvement within all areas of the company. Establish written SOP’s and
checklists that provide a platform for ongoing skills training allowing a solid base from which to make
improvements.
- Drive a culture of employee safety. Ensure safety is a component of all operational meetings and messaging.
Make prevention a top priority. Carefully monitor and manage open worker’s comp cases to drive closure and
cost control into the process.
- This position has full P&L responsibility. It will be critical to establish procedures and align company talent to
ensure the most important metrics are tracked and fully understood.
- Make recommendations and execute (when approved) for all types of capital expenses: maintenance, compliance
& RO

Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Carrie Thomas at carrie@hansenagriplacement.com or call 308-384-4886. Please to fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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