Vice President, Food Products Operations
Statement of Purpose
This position is responsible and accountable for
leading all Bob Evans Farms, Inc. Food Products plant operations, including
product manufacturing and processing operations and required support
activities at plants. Establishes and leads the strategic direction of the
Food Products Operations group while conferring with various peer groups to
drive overall profitability.
1. Establishes strategic vision for all
manufacturing activities throughout plants.
2. Establishes production and manufacturing
methods and measures to ensure high quality and low cost processes are
3. Provides overall direction in the area of
Lean manufacturing, process improvement, continuous improvement and Six
Sigma philosophies in an attempt to drive bottom line productivity and
4. Partners with Food Safety/Quality Assurance
department to ensure all internal and third party resources are maintaining
best in class standards and processes.
5. Confers with subject matter experts and
subsequently leads the execution of operating and manufacturing standards
and goals on a plant by plant basis in support of the company business
6. Reviews and evaluates efficiencies and
P&L and takes action as necessary to address opportunities.
7. Leverages best practices in the area of
effective customer service and relations by developing and implementing processes
to deliver quality products on time.
8. Assures compliance of plants operations with
company policy, and Federal, state and local regulations.
9. Establishes the flow of information to
evaluate plant performance and provide production planning with sales
information, trends, costs, and future transactions.
10. Provides compelling and strategic leadership
to the department, including and the development of employees, pay
administration, budget administration, employee safety, employee counseling
and motivation, organization goals and objectives, and planning,
organizing, integrating and measuring the work performed within the
11. All other duties as assigned.
Broad background in manufacturing technology and
In depth understanding of production
Good business judgment
Detail oriented, highly organized
Excellent verbal and written communication
Quality leadership skills, team orientation,
ability to work with various types of people
Experience in driving and leading a process
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
15 or more years of progressively greater
responsibility roles within a manufacturing, production and/or plant
operations environment required
Working knowledge and leadership within a
process improvement and/or Lean manufacturing environment required
In depth production experience with a minimum
of 8+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment