Operations Manager - Produce Repackaging Facility

Knoxville, TN


Assist General Manager in directing and coordinating activities of repackaging facility in processing produce.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with reviewing sales orders in order to plan department operations
  • Assist with planning production operations; establishing priorities
  • Assist with coordination of production activities with procurement, maintenance and quality control activities
  • Assist with the review of production and operating reports and resolve operational and maintenance problems
  • Assist with the inspection of machines and equipment and coordinate repairs
  • Observe workers to ensure compliance with standards
  • Assist with establishing production and quality control standards
  • Review and analysis of reports to identify operating or production problems
  • Assist with the development and analysis and control expenditures
  • Assist in overseeing the development of personnel to effectively and accurately performing all operations under the guidelines of Lipman’s policies and senior management
  • Assist with the review and approval of all invoices related to operations
  • Assist in the resolution of worker grievances
  • Assist Sales Manager in obtaining new business
  • Train and test all forklift personnel for certification and perform ongoing training to maintain optimum safety compliance
  • Coordinate safety program and training for compliance with company policies
  • Other projects and duties as assigned

Supervisory Duties

Responsible for the direct supervision and evaluation of the Maintenance Foreman, Forklift Driver, Mechanic Foreman, Shipping Supervisor, Security Supervisor and Production Supervisors.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Five to ten years of related experience and/or training;
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and long hours as needed.
  • Ability to operate a computer using standard office software.
  • Bilingual skills preferred (Spanish/English)

Job Location

Knoxville, TN