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Saltwater Plan and Operations Manager

Cooke Aquaculture Inc. - 28 Jobs
Utopia, NB
Posted 13 days ago
Cooke is a global seafood company with operations in North America, Europe, South America and Australia. Our company's success is driven by our dynamic, highly skilled, and innovative management team, supported by dedicated employees who live in coastal communities and contribute to the local area's economy and sense of community.

As a result of our robust growth, we are adding a Saltwater Operations Support Manager to our team of professionals.

The Saltwater (SW) Operations Support Manager will report directly to the Director of Saltwater Operations and work directly with the Regional Production Managers to develop the marine farming operational plans, including:

The Role

• Leading both long-term and weekly sea-lice treatment planning sessions and communicating resource requirements as necessary.

• Operational and resource requirement planning to execute flawlessly in the areas of in situ net-washing, site preparation (grids, cages, net installations, changes, and removals, and smolt delivery.

• Supporting both long-term and short-term capital project planning and project management oversight.

The SW Operations Support Manager has the overall responsibility to develop and communicate operational plans. The manager will facilitate meetings with appropriate personnel to gather relevant information develop strong communication and instill ownership of the plans/goals. The SW Operations Support Manager will be expected to evaluate the performance of operational plans and be able to make recommendations and adjust plans continually (with the highest emphasis on sea lice treatment planning.

Although primarily based in the Blacks Harbour office, some travel to different regions in Atlantic Canada will be required.


Thorough knowledge of marine salmon farming

• Ability to supervise and lead teams.

• Knowledge of fish health and disease issues

• Ability to provide written reports.

• Effective written and verbal communication skills

• Knowledge of spreadsheet programs and email

• Ability to analyze production data,

• Ability to analyze problems and make appropriate recommendations.

• Project Planning and Management

The Opportunity

The role description is just one part of the story. This is an opportunity to grow, to stretch, to work within the parameters of the role but stretch to your fullest potential. We are a team that counts performance, we reward contribution, and we recognize talent. It is about being at the center of the fastest-growing company in Atlantic Canada and knowing you are part of that growth. The ability to bring your passion for learning, desire for growth, and energy for moving your career forward is what we offer.

The Why

Why Cooke? Simple - because we are a company that rewards initiative, resourcefulness, and work ethic. We will champion your growth and provide you with the platform to create your path, your career, and your future.

NOTE: The recruiter is reviewing and interviewing eligible applicants for this position as they are received. If you are interested in this posting, you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.