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Church & Dwight Co., Inc. Operations Manager in West Des Moines, Iowa

At Church & Dwight, we value talented professionals with a strong desire to make a positive impact in our company. As a rapidly growing organization, we are always seeking passionate and creative individuals whose action-oriented mindset will foster continued growth throughout our leading brands.

Role Summary:

The person will be responsible to ensuring that A&H Food Safety products are administered accurately and effectively and that application equipment is installed and serviced properly to minimize customer concerns and enhance the PFSS brand.


  • Oversee installation of application equipment at each customer plant location: Deploy resources as need to ensure timely and successful installation

  • Coordinate with plant operations and QA personnel to ensure the application equipment is installed and functioning according to plant specifications

  • Provide training to designated plant personnel on proper use, validation, and routine maintenance of the equipment; follow-up as needed with new plant personnel

  • Conduct routine maintenance and service on each system / plant to ensure product is functioning properly and applied according to plant specifications

  • Coordinate with contractors to construct application systems as needed to complete installations in a timely manner

  • As a primary customer interface, communicate customer feedback or competitive intelligence to the management team.

  • Coordinate with sales and technical resources to communicate with all appropriate customer management levels to ensure that customer has a favorable impression of products, systems, and people.

  • Effectively manage operations employees/contractors to complete new installations and service existing customers

  • Travel requirements domestic travel required 50-60% (possibly some international travel required


  • 5 years of experience with equipment development and design in meat / poultry packing industry or related field.

  • Must possess a basic understanding of meat / poultry packing industry and food safety interventions

  • Equipment expertise: Must have a working knowledge and the capability to complete equipment installations

Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at

• Innovation-We consistently generate new ideas, thinking outside the box while remaining strategically focused. We always think in terms of possibilities, not limitations.

• Collaboration-We rely on open and honest communication to develop productive working relationships within and across our business units and functions. The mutual respect we have for our colleagues enables us to challenge each other, leading to an even more cohesive team.

• Focus-We maintain a laser-like focus on our consumers. We will grow by leveraging consumer insights on all of our brands and will continue to be industry leaders.

• Entrepreneurialism-We pride ourselves on fostering this spirit where risk-taking and action is encouraged. We are extremely competitive externally, but not internally.