Position Openings



BEEF SOLUTIONS, LLC

Company: 

Beef Solutions, owned by the Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association, provides a pathway for Kentucky’s cattle farmers to enter the market for locally produced and marketed ground beef, guiding the product from the Kentucky Farm to the Kentucky consumer. Our product, Kentucky Cattlemen’s Ground Beef, is a fresh, natural ground beef sold regionally and sourced from Kentucky farm families who share a commitment to animal care and the environment.

Title of the Position

Operations Manager

Overall Responsibility

This position will be a leader for Beef Solutions and will work with other staff but will be responsible for communication and coordination with customers, vendors and other staff and conducting and improving operational management systems, processes and best practices regarding the purchase, processing and delivery of product to supply chains. In addition, managing budgets and examining financial data and using that information to improve profitability. 

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Conducts day to day business of the operation
  • Oversees operational systems, processes, and infrastructure while looking for opportunities of improvement
  • Raises and tracks issues and conflicts and involving stakeholders when required
  • Establishes and maintains credible, professional relationships with clients, internal business lines and external vendors
  • Helps to set and meet sales goals
  • Plays a significant role in planning and reporting for the business to staff, vendors and a Board
  • Oversees and reports weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual metrics 

Consults With

  • The position will be expected to work independently, but under the direction of the Executive Vice-President.
  • Daily activities are conducted with a high degree of independence. The position is advised and consulted on matters of urgency and sensitivity. 

Qualifications

  • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook a must
  • Experience with budgets and accounting software
  • Requires strong computer and internet research skills
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills, over the phone and in person
  • Leadership ability
  • Self motivated with attention to detail
  • Ability to work well with all staff, as well as outside clients and vendors
  • Sensitivity to confidential matters will be required
  • Management experience preferred
  • Degree or experience working in the agriculture industry preferred 


Email cover letter and resume to info@kycattle.org by October 28.

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