The Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences is looking to fill a professional position as General Manager (GM) of the Aggie Creamery. The Creamery consists of the Gary Haight Richardson Dairy Products Laboratory (DPL) and the Retail Sales facility, both located in the C. Anthon Ernstrom Nutrition and Food Science building on the Logan campus of Utah State University. The GM (Manager III) will oversee the operations of the Creamery and ensure that strategic goals are set and met through the implementation of appropriate operational policies. The GM will supervise a Production Manager responsible for the day-to-day operations and supervision of staff in their respective areas. The GM reports to the Department Head of the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Sciences. The GM is expected establish a leadership team among the Retail Sales Manager, Production Manager, and Business Manager to work with the department head and their faculty designees to develop strategic plans that ensure the financial sustainability of the Creamery while fulfilling the department’s missions in teaching, research and outreach.
General responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Earned graduate degree in Food Science, Dairy Science or related field.
Experience in an industrial setting involving the manufacture of dairy foods such as ice cream, cheese, pasteurized milk, cream, and yogurt.
Experience in the business aspects surrounding industrial dairy processing including personnel management.
Experience in food safety and quality practices in the dairy industry including proper food sanitation and GMP.
Demonstrated ability in preparing and delivering technical information through formal and informal learning situations.
Preventive Control Qualified Individual certification.
Experience in teaching content related to food science, dairy science, and or food safety practices.
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