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Operations Manager

Company: Willow Hill Soap Company LLC
Location: Canton, NC

Job Summary:

 As an Operations Manager at Willow Hill Soap Company, you will play a crucial role in overseeing and optimizing the day-to-day operations of our small soap manufacturing company. Your primary responsibilities will include managing production processes, ensuring quality control, optimizing efficiency, and maintaining a safe and organized working environment. As a key member of our team, you will contribute to the overall success and growth of the company.


1. Production Management:
   - Oversee all aspects of the soap production process, from ingredient procurement to packaging and shipping, to ensure efficient operations.
   - Develop and implement production schedules, taking into account customer demand, inventory levels, and resource availability.
   - Monitor production workflow to ensure timely completion of orders and adherence to quality standards.
   - Collaborate with the team to identify process improvements, enhance productivity, and minimize waste.

2. Quality Control:
   - Establish and enforce quality control procedures to maintain the highest standards of product quality.
   - Conduct regular inspections of raw materials, work-in-progress, and finished products to ensure compliance with specifications.
   - Collaborate with team to address any quality-related issues and implement corrective actions.

3. Inventory Management:
   - Develop and implement inventory management strategies to optimize stock levels, minimize excess inventory, and prevent stockouts.
   - Assist in coordinating with suppliers to ensure timely and accurate delivery of raw materials, packaging materials, and other necessary supplies.
   - Conduct regular inventory audits to reconcile physical counts with MRP system records and identify any discrepancies.

4. Team Leadership and Development:
   - Lead and motivate a team of production staff, providing clear direction, coaching, and performance feedback.
   - Foster a positive and collaborative work environment, promoting teamwork, open communication, and continuous improvement.
   - Identify training needs and provide ongoing development opportunities to enhance the skills and knowledge of the operations team.

5. Safety and Compliance:
   - Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations, GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices), company policies, and industry standards.
   - Conduct regular safety inspections, identify potential hazards, and implement appropriate measures to mitigate risks.
   - Maintain accurate records of safety incidents, near misses, and training documentation.



-Minimum 5yrs experience in Operations Management, Business Administration, Production Management, or a related field. 
-Bachelors in Business,  Engineering or related field preferred
- Proven experience in operations management, preferably in a manufacturing or production environment.
- Strong knowledge of production processes, quality control standards, and inventory management principles.
- Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
- Effective leadership and communication abilities, with a track record of building and managing high-performing teams.
- Proficiency in using inventory management software, production planning tools, Apple and MS Office applications.
Some travel will be required. 

Compensation & Benefits: 

$60,000-$75,000 DOE
Health Benefits (Medical, Vision, and Dental)
PTO Package
7 Paid Holidays + Birthday Holiday
Holiday Bonus


Join our team at Willow Hill Soap Company and contribute to the success of our growing business. We offer a competitive salary, a supportive work environment, and the opportunity to make a significant impact in the soap industry.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and references to We look forward to hearing from you!