Organizational Development -
develop human capital and organizational capability through direct,
objective feedback and challenging employees to excel. This will include
leveraging the Company’s performance management plan (PMP) and the 4
Disciplines of Execution to ensure alignment with corporate objectives
and to drive operational excellence.
Profit Management Identify
processing improvements and cost saving opportunities to increase the
efficiency and profitability of the plant. Coordinates and recommends
equipment upgrades/ enhancements to increase production uptime/
World Class Manufacturing –
Implement lean manufacturing practices and other techniques to improve
quality and lower costs.
Professional & Personal Qualifications
Understands plant facilities strengths & weaknesses; Analyzes the operation and makes recommendations for
improvements. Synthesizes complex or diverse information to generate
creative solutions to emerging problems and challenges.
Develops and implements cost saving measures; conserves organizational
resources; Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and
accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decision-making
process; Makes timely decisions.
Ethics/Teamwork: Works with
integrity and ethics. Supports the Organization’s goals and values.
Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and
openness to others’ views. Gives and welcomes feedback, contributes to
building a positive team spirit, puts the success of team above one’s
own interests. Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and
objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
Prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently; plans for
additional resources, sets goals and objectives and develops realistic
Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive and negative situations.
Listens and gets clarification and demonstrates group presentation
skills. Writes clearly and informatively. Able to read and interpret
Quality - ensure product is
produced according to specifications and that GMP’s are followed.
Operational Excellence –
Ensures production deadlines and budgets are achieved.
Monitors safety program and
results to ensure personnel are working in safe environment.
Reviews and approves plans for
the control of production, capital and operating budgets.
Directs planning and
operational activities to ensure capacity is optimized and inventories
are aligned to ensure competitive costs and service goals are met.
Directs team in identifying
opportunities for continuous improvement in all areas of Operations.
Researches and establishes
capital requirements to support the business needs.
Aligns maintenance, engineering
and operations to ensure successful implementation of all new products
Required Technical Skills
15+ years’ experience in the
Minimum 10 years
experience in managing operations (QA, Engineering, Operations)
at a Director level or higher
Food Processing experience
Leader in TPM, Lean and Six
Sigma implementation in factory and office environments.
Strong skills of influence,
persuasion, and business partnering.
Broad business acumen and
end-to-end supply chain knowledge.
Visionary leader able to
inspire and grow technical professionals.
Strong analytical and problem
Excellent written and verbal
Minimum BS degree in business,
science or engineering fields.