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Area Manager 


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We offer:

  • FREE Employee Medical insurance
  • $1000 Sign on bonus*
  • Quarterly Performance Bonus & $1,000 Referral Bonus
  • Great 401K Match with immediate vesting
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • Temperature controlled work environment

Join our Volpi team! Since 1902, we have been producing high quality American made meats where materials are freshest - right here in Missouri. We are looking for energetic and friendly people to continue the tradition in our new state of the art facility in Union, MO. Work alongside, passionate food specialists to deliver these Midwestern meats to the rest of the country.

Job Description

The Area Manager role is responsible for the performance of their team and is key to driving the results for the organization. This position is responsible for the safe and efficient utilization of resources including team member(s), production equipment, support equipment and materials for an assigned team. The Area Manager will work with all other department's team members to ensure that Safety, Cost, Quality, Food Safety and Customer Service requirements are achieved in alignment with overall company objectives.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Oversees Team Leader's activities and assures they are performing all job duties tasks
  • Completes evaluations of all direct reports and ensures team members are being developed and coached for growth
    • Completes and approves 30/60/90-day and annual performance evaluations provided by the Team Lead
  • Responsible for the accurate submission of Manufacturing Order into Great Plains (GP).
  • Assures FIFO inventory is met
  • Provides input/review/approval of the area production schedule with Production Planner & Scheduler to achieve a minimum of 95% attainment
  • Champions and ensures a culture focused on safety, quality, efficiency, and continuous improvement
    • Attains goals for their KPIs (Safety, Quality, Cost, Service)
    • Identifies and implements cost reduction procedures related to material yields, labor efficiency and overall production
  • Reviews and completes approval sign off at the end of shift production run.
    • Verify all checks have passed or have been retried.
    • Responsible for correcting all Non-Conformance Reports (NCR) and Corrective Action Reports (CAR). This includes ensuring all non-conformance items have documented and appropriate corrective actions.
    • Provide explanation comments that explain the detail for any missed or cancelled checks.
  • Develops team members to increase skills, cross-train, and to take accountability for results
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Position Requirements
  • A minimum of a High School Diploma with at least five (5) years of manufacturing or food industry-related work experience along with a minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience. An Associate or Bachelor’s degree along with a minimum of three (3) years of manufacturing industry work experience is preferred. Work experience in the food or meat industry is a plus!
  • Demonstrated leadership and strong interpersonal skills required. Must be a team player with a focus on delivering results.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
    • Continuous Improvement experience in manufacturing is highly desired. Certification in Six Sigma or Lean manufacturing is a plus.
  • Proficiency in MS Office programs.
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience with an Enterprise Resource Planning ERP/MRP system is preferred. Experience with Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains (GP) is a plus too.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Hiring Manager(s)  
Req Number PRO-22-00006  
About the Organization Volpi is really into good food. That's why it is the only Midwestern specialty foods company that makes all its own dry-cured meats, handcrafts its family's authentic recipes, and uses nature not shortcuts to deliver the best tasting products.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. 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.  

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