Ovenly, Operations Manager

Operations Manager



Ovenly is one of the city's largest wholesalers of artisanal baked goods. Since its founding in 2010, the company has grown to 46 staff and maintains daily deliveries to over 100 clients around the New York City area. Ovenly is positioned for major growth in 2015 and we are looking for a big picture thinker who is hardworking, dedicated, and flexible. The Operations Manager successfully oversees the daily operations and management of the production, systems, and flow at Ovenly. This position requires close attention to detail, creativity, and quick problem solving skills to enhance efficiency, productivity, staff satisfaction, and company growth.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

• With kitchen management, and based on sales and financial data, create a production schedule for bakery items
• With director of finance, develop a schedule for accounts payable
• Revise and revamp budgets
• Analyze staffing and staff positions
• Manage ordering and sourcing of ingredients and bakery supplies, develop relationships with raw goods vendors
• Develop systems for kitchen organization and maintenance, sanitation, and DOA/DOH policy enforcement to ensure production efficiency and flow
• Develop safety and recall procedures
• Develop and implement quality control systems
• Control waste and develop a waste log system
• Develop implementable training programs for kitchen staff
• Suggest improvements for scaling processes and ingredients for recipes and recipe revamps
• Develop operations flow between multiple retail and manufacturing facilities
• Act as a liaison between staff and management

• 5+ years of operations/management experience, preferably related to food production or manufacturing
• Experience in training/educating staff
• Knowledge of health hazards in food preparation and service and Food Handlers Certificate
• Organizational and systems experience and skills
• Flexibility in scheduling
• Capable of lifting up to 50 lbs and standing for extended periods of time

Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@oven.ly. Ovenly is an equal opportunity employer. Salary based on experience. Generous benefits.