<![CDATA[Kinsa (div of ABR): jobboards]]> http://JOBS.KINSA.COM/ en-us <![CDATA[Business Development Manager - Produce]]>

Title: Business Development Manager - Produce Products  Location: Home Office           

Mission: Our client, a processor and distributor of premium produce products, is looking for a Business Development Manager to add to their team. This person will be contacting foodservice and/or retail grocery customers to sell and distribute their products to.        

Compensation/Benefits:                                                       

Competitive salary with aggressive bonus/commissions package

Company car/Laptop/cell phone

Vacation time

Medical/Dental/Vision

401k with company match

Ability to travel in state

Expected Outcomes:

Develop new business and penetrate existing accounts to achieve profitable sales growth

Develops programs to promote our value-added business, including juices and other items we develop

Maximize the company's profitability by gaining market share within each individual customer, increasing fill rates for regularly traveled routes, and increasing the number of product lines delivered to each customer

Resolve all customer issues including product quality, accounts receivables, transportation/logistics and sales promotions

Competencies/Culture:                                                                     

Bachelor's degree in sales or marketing (a plus)

3+ years of sales experience in a food or beverage processing/manufacturing environment

Experience selling produce to the retail or foodservice industries

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Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Technical Manager F&B Ingredients]]>

Industry leader in food and beverage natural sweeteners and flavors.  

- Lead the company's technical support with Global customers.  

Background profile:

- 5-10+ years of related R&D or technical engineer experience in food and beverage sweeteners and flavors, ideally in the dairy and beverage industry.

- Strong track record of product development and customer support.

- Deep understanding of R&D processes as well as solid experience in ingredients' applications is key.  

- Food Science degree.  Master's preferred.  

*Salary commensurate with experience.

  

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Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Co-Manufacturing Leader - Food Industry]]>

Title: Co-Manufacturing Leader - Food Industry      Location: San Francisco Area, California

Mission: Our client is a manufacturer of innovative nutritional products used by families. The mission for the Co-Manufacturing Leader is to provide hands on management and strategic direction as it relates to operations and the raw material supply chain. The Co-Manufacturing Leader will build relationships with co-manufacturing, co-packing, regulatory, and ingredient supplier partners, and ensure both a reliable supply chain and on-time order fulfillment of high quality products at optimized costs. Reporting to the Chief Innovation Officer, direct reports are the Director of Supply Chain and the Director of Quality. This is a ground-floor opportunity with a well-capitalized company seeking to do something amazing for the world!

Compensation/Benefits:

- Six-figure compensation plus 20% bonus potential
- Company contribution towards employee benefits
- 401k
- Opportunity for equity position
- Unlimited PTO
- Relocation assistance

Competencies/Culture:

- Experience managing a multi-site manufacturing network within the food industry with a P&L from $50 to $100 million
- Experience negotiating contracts, volumes, and pricing schedules
- Knowledge of quality and food safety systems, with experience dealing with the USDA/FDA
- Experience with bakery manufacturing, dry mix, cookies, crackers, extruded forms, pouches and/or nutritional drinks a plus.
- Bachelor's degree
- Ability to travel 50-70% to co-manufacturing and co-packing partners.

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Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Regional Sales Manager]]>

Title:  Regional Sales Manager                     Location: East Coast - Home based

Mission:  Our client is a manufacturer of ethnic frozen products based in Philadelphia.  The mission for the Regional Sales Manager is to sell to retail, grocery, foodservice and ethnic markets and will report to the Vice President.

Compensation/Benefits:                                                                      

-       $65K-70K base salary plus uncapped commission

-       Laptop, phone and travel expenses

-       Health insurance offered

-       Vacation and Holiday pay

Expected Outcomes:

1.       Hunter sales mentality to promote company, brand and product lines

2.       Sell products to retail, grocery, foodservice, hospitality and ethnic markets

3.       Weekly sales reporting

4.       Work with existing accounts as well as develop new customers

Competencies/Culture:                                                                         

-       3+ years' experience selling food products

-       Road warrior - up to 70% travel

-       Excellent communication skills

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Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Director of Supply Chain]]>

Title:  Director of Supply Chain                                  Location: San Francisco, CA area

Mission:  Our client, a start-up manufacturer of innovative nutritional products, is looking for a Director of Supply Chain to source food ingredients, and manage the challenges of procurement, food ingredient shelf-life and supply chain.

The Supply Chain Director will qualify and develop relationships with vendors, add redundancy, evaluate, negotiate best pricing, and make purchases of food ingredients and packaging.  You will ensure vendor terms, scheduling and pricing, deliveries within budget.  You will work to develop and adhere to systems to track inventory of supplies, materials, and finished goods.  Develop RFI's with potential new vendors, develop requests for RFP's and RFQ's, assess results, communicate cross-functionally.

Compensation/Benefits:                                                                             

-         Competitive base salary with 20% bonus potential

-         Relocation assistance

-         Unlimited PTO

-         Company contribution toward employee benefits

-         401K

Competencies/Culture:

-         6+ years of food ingredient procurement / purchasing experience

-         Exposure to food regulatory agencies (USDA, FDA)

-         Skilled in negotiation of contracts

-         Strong influencer and persuader

-         Bachelor's degree

-         Experience working as a part of a food product recall team a plus (traceability)

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Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Sourcing Manager]]>

Mission:  Our client manufactures dairy and complimentary products with a dedication to providing delicious, nutritious, and convenient foods to consumers.  They are looking to hire a Sourcing Manager to develop sourcing and procurement strategies to support existing business and new product launches.

Compensation/Benefits:                                                      

  • Excellent base salary plus bonus potential

  • Comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, and vision

  • Paid vacation and holidays

  • Matching 401K

  • Relocation assistance available

Expected Outcomes:

  • Manage sourcing strategies for ingredient purchasing

  • Manage a small team of direct reports on performance and setting priorities

  • Drive continuous improvement applied to sourcing and procurement

  • Research and qualify suppliers, and lead supplier management strategy

  • Achieve cost reductions of raw materials, goods, and services

Competencies/Culture:                                                                    

  • Bachelors in Supply Chain Management, Business, or related

  • 7+ years of strategic sourcing experience with 3+ in food/beverage ingredients

  • Strong contract negotiation experience

  • Additional certifications highly preferred (CPM, APICS, etc.)

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Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[West Coast Sales Representative - Colorant/Pigments]]>

Title: Sales Representative - Colorant Location: West Coast Territory       

Mission: Our client, a processing of food colors and pigments, is looking for a Sales Representative to add to their team. This person will be located in California and responsible for calling on West Coast food manufacturing/processing companies to promote colorant products and services.            

Compensation/Benefits:                                                       

Competitive Salary

Additional bonus opportunity

Retirement planning and benefits

Paid vacation and holidays

Expected Outcomes:

Territory Planning: understands current accounts, prospects, competitors, and suppliers

Manage the sales cycles across customer accounts

Gather intelligence concerning customers and report on competitive activity

Sustain sales activities, appointments, proposals, cold calls and utilize proper time management to potential West Coast customers

Use industry contacts to develop strong relationships with key-decision maker and influencer throughout the customers' organization. (purchasing managers, business managers, research and technology experts, plant engineers and sr. management).

Communication with customers and internal organization regarding pricing, product availability, forecasting and sample status

Competencies/Culture:                                                                     

Bachelor's degree in microbiology or related field

3+ years of industrial sales experience in a food/bev processing environment

Experience selling to food, cosmetic, agriculture or special applications processing companies

Experience selling synthetic and/or natural colorant

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Mon, 17 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[B2B International Business Development Manager]]>

Misson:  Our client is a food and beverage manufacturer based in the Boston, MA area.  The mission for the International Business Development Manager is to develop the ingredients side of this business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.  Experience traveling to these areas and being multi-lingual is a plus.  Must have experience in B2B sales.

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Six figure total compensation (base plus personal performance plus company performance)

  • Full benefits

  • Vacation and Holiday pay

  • Full relocation available

Competencies/Culture:

  • Minimum five years of international sales experience is required

  • Identify new product opportunities

  • Be strategic in planning growth markets and sectors and execute the business plans

  • International travel - 30%

  • Bachelor's degree required, MBA a plus

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Mon, 17 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Production Supervisor, 2nd Shift Food Industry]]>

About the Company
-     Well-established bakery manufacturer
-     Privately held
-     Products sold nationwide

About the Role
-     Lead team of production employees on 2nd shift
-     Good work/life balance
-     Develop and motivate direct reports in a diverse environment

About the Community
-     Racine, Wisconsin area
-     Relocation assistance

Background Profile
-     Experience leading a team in a food manufacturing setting
-     Bilingual/Spanish skills preferred

Benefits and Features
-     Competitive base, plus bonus potential
-     Health, dental, and vision benefits

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Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Key Account Manager]]>

Key Account Manager

Our client, a leading provider of reusable plastic packaging systems, is looking to hire a Key Account Manager with a hunter mentality to achieve sales growth with large OEM's and Tier 1 Suppliers.  

Job Functions:

  • Track record to deliver consistent profitable volume growth

  • 3-5 years of sales experience working at the HQ level with focus on automotive OEMs, Tier1 suppliers, dunnage suppliers, industrial packaging, material handling, plastic containers, pallets or packaging-centric career path

  • Identify and negotiate approved pricing and contract negotiations using selling tools and personal appeal

  • Hunts and penetrates large AMD companies at all levels to generate and identify new AMD reusable packaging opportunities

Required Background:

  • Four year college degree from an accredited institution

  • Minimum 3-5 years of strategic sales experience in a business-to business sales environment

Hunter mentality and drive for results

Win-win negotiation

-         Selling experience within the manufacturing environment with demonstrated proficiency penetrating and selling beyond the customer's Purchasing Department

-         Experience in Challenger Selling and/or Solution Selling, Miller Heiman Strategic and/or Conceptual Selling

Compensation:

Competitive base salary, commission, car allowance, benefits

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Wed, 12 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[District Sales Manager]]>

District Sales Manager

Our client, a leading provider of reusable plastic packaging systems, is seeking an energetic and compelling large account-focused sales professional. The successful candidate will prospect for new key account locations in California, Texas, Arizona and selected locations in the Northwest focusing on growing our plastic packaging solutions and services aligned with a broader key account sales team across North America.

Compensation:

Competitive base salary, commission, car allowance, benefits

Job Functions:

  • Deliver consistent profitable volume growth

  • Identify and negotiate approved pricing and contract negotiations using client's selling tools and personal appeal

  • Hunts and penetrates large AMD companies at all levels to generate and identify new AMD reusable packaging opportunities

  • Helps drive new innovation concepts into client based on intelligent and value-added prospecting and customer conversations

  • Develops and nurtures strong customer contacts and ensures positive, productive and professional relationships within multiple levels of customer management

  • Home Based opportunity with 40%- 60% travel

Required Background:

  • Four year college degree from an accredited institution

  • Minimum 3-5 years of strategic sales experience in a business-to business sales environment

  • Hunter mentality and drive for results

  • Win-win negotiation

  • Industrial sales experience in manufacturing environment with demonstrated proficiency penetrating and selling beyond the customer's Purchasing Department

  • Experience in Challenger Selling and/or Solution Selling, Miller Heiman Strategic and/or Conceptual Selling

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Wed, 12 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Plant Manager - Shelf Stable Food]]>

Title:  Plant Manager                                  Location: Washington DC

Mission:  Our client is a manufacturer of shelf stable products based in the Washington DC area. Fantastic opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a fast-growing business.   The mission for the Plant Manager is to direct the daily operations of the production and packaging plant.  The Plant Manager will have responsibility for Production, Quality, Distribution and Staffing and will have approximately 25 direct reports.

Compensation/Benefits:                                                                      

-       $90K base salary plus 10 % bonus potential

-       Health, dental, vision and pet insurance

-       401k with company match

-       Unlimited Paid Time Off

-       Vacation and Holiday pay

-       Free food products manufactured by company

Responsibilities in this role:

1.       Direct day to day plant operations

2.       Drive continuous improvement of food safety and quality management systems

3.       Plan and coordinate equipment and facility maintenance projects

4.       Manage staff - hiring, payroll, scheduling and reviews

5.       Cross-functional involvement in managing supply chain

Competencies/Culture:                                                                         

-       Bachelor's degree or equivalent degree/experience in related field

-       7+ years of experience in the food manufacturing industry

-       Prior management experience with proven ability to lead and motivate a team

-       Solid knowledge of Food Safety and HACCP regulations and compliance

-       Working knowledge of ERP and Maintenance software applications

-       Strong organizational, planning and problem-solving skills

-       Bilingual in Spanish preferred

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Tue, 11 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Project Engineer/Manager - Ingredient Systems]]>

Title: Project Engineer/Manager-Ingredient Systems
Location: Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton PA Area

Mission: Our client is a well-established, leading food equipment and systems manufacturer based in the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton PA area. The mission for the Project Engineer/Manager-Ingredient Systems is to manage ingredients systems projects from contract review through installation and start up, as well as serve as the lead technical resource for ingredients systems from quote through post-warranty support. The Project Engineer/Manager-Ingredient Systems will have responsibility for overseeing two Application Engineers.

Compensation/Benefits:

- Competitive base salary plus bonus potential
- Company contribution towards employee medical and dental insurance
- 401k with company match
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Company paid life insurance
- Company paid short term disability insurance
- Vacation, sick days, and paid holidays
- Relocation assistance

Competencies/Culture:
- Experience in mechanical design, equipment layout, and basic electrical system theory
- Experience with dry bulk pneumatic systems
- Project management experience
- Experience managing direct reports
- Working knowledge of industry standards and regulations, such as NFPA
- Ability to travel up to 25%
- BS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

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Tue, 11 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Production Manager - Shelf Stable Food]]>

Title:  Production Manager                                      Location: Baltimore, MD area

Mission:  Our client is a manufacturer of shelf stable products based in the Baltimore, MD area. Fantastic opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a fast-growing business.   The mission for the Production Manager is to supervise the daily operations of the production and packaging plant.  The Production Manager will oversee the preparation, batching and packaging operations of the food manufacturing plant

Compensation/Benefits:                                                                      

-       $75K base salary plus 10 % bonus potential

-       Health, dental, vision and pet insurance

-       401k with company match

-       Unlimited Paid Time Off

-       Vacation and Holiday pay

-       Free food products manufactured by company

Responsibilities in this role:

1.       Supervise production staff, including hiring, payroll, scheduling and reviews

2.       Monitor Quality Assurance to ensure Food Safety guidelines

3.       Drive continuous improvement programs

4.       Coordinate raw material inventories to meet production demands

Competencies/Culture:                                                                         

-       Bachelor's degree or equivalent degree/experience in related field

-       3+ years of experience in the food manufacturing industry

-       Prior management experience with proven ability to lead and motivate a team

-       Solid knowledge of Food Safety and HACCP regulations and compliance

-       REQUIRED - HACCP and SafeServ Certified

-       REQUIRED - Bilingual in English and Spanish,

-       REQUIRED - Valid Driver's License and good driving record

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Tue, 11 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Multi-site Director of Operations - Cheese / Dairy]]>

Title: Site Director                        Location:  Nampa, ID        

Mission: The Multi-Facility Site Director of Operations is responsible for the financial results of this dairy production site complex. Activities will focus on maximizing product quality, production yield, and control of expenses. This person will also be involved with warehousing/supply chain in addition to plant production operations.         

Compensation/Benefits:                                                

  • Excellent 6 figure salary with additional bonus opportunity

  • Car allowance

  • 401k contribution + additional company match

  • Company medical benefits plan

  • Relocation assistance

Expected Outcomes:

  • Financial control of the site including production, warehouse and supply chain

  • Effective product quality and production output

  • Ensure department managers are well informed about company objectives

  • Direction of QA/QC, Human Resources, Accounting, Purchasing, EHS to ensure support roles are maintained

Competencies/Culture:                                                              

  • Bachelor's Degree required

  • 7+ years' industrial dairy production experience, including line management experience

  • Prior food/dairy manufacturing experience

  • Engineering project implementation experience

  • Experience in financial measurement of plant performance

  • Oversight and knowledge in the following areas: Accounting, Management, Quality, Health & Safety, and knowledge of regulatory codes and regulations in the food industry is preferred

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills

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Mon, 10 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Regional Talent Acquisition Manager]]>

Mission:  Our client is a leading foodservice contract management company.  The mission of the Talent Acquisition Manager is to assess business needs and develop internal and external hiring strategies for the Western region.  This position oversees a Regional TA team responsible for managing the hiring and recruiting process.

Compensation/Benefits:                                                                                            

  • Competitive base salary plus bonus

  • Full benefit package

  • PTO plus paid holidays

  • Relocation assistance available

Expected Outcomes:

  • Manage a Talent Acquisition team consisting of 3 direct reports

  • Develop and manage relationships with college/university and other organization's career placement offices

  • Direct the efforts employment agencies and professional search firms

  • Schedule and attend career fairs

Competencies/Culture:                                                                                                                 

  • Bachelor's degree or related experience and/or training

  • Foodservice recruitment experience or other high volume recruiting experience (hotel, retail, etc.)

  • 1+ years of management/supervisory experience

  • Ability to travel

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Thu, 06 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Food Scientist - Dairy / Desserts / Salads]]>

Title: Food Scientist                 Location:  Delphos, OH

Company Profile
Our Client, a processor of sour cream, dips, seafood salads, desserts and sides is looking for a Food Scientist to add to their team.  This person would be involved with product development from concept to commercialization in a newly developed test kitchen.

Job Summary

Primary responsibilities for this position include the execution of assigned new product development, quality improvement, and cost optimization in the area of dairy, desserts, seafood and other product categories as assigned. Formulate products from bench-top to plant.
Work in close cooperation with Sales and Marketing team to best present innovative products to customers and drive customer focused development.
Provide necessary technical support to customers and operations when needed.
Conduct sensory evaluation of products.
Stay up to date on product trends to design relevant innovative products.
 

Background Profile
Bachelor's in Food Science (Master's Degree preferred but not necessary).

5+ years of product development experience in a refrigerated food manufacturing/processing environment.

Experience with dairy, desserts and/or seafood products.
Proven track record of successful product development from concept to commercialization required.
Knowledge of Genesis is a plus but not required.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Ability to manage multiple complex projects concurrently and work independently.
Travel about 5% of time.

Community Information

Delphos, OH

Benefits & Features

Attractive salary / Bonus

Holiday / Vacation Pay / 401k / Retirement Benefits

Medical / Dental / Vision

Great work life balance

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Tue, 04 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Director, Technical Services -Microbiology]]>

Growing Food Industry Lab Services organization located in Missouri.   

Background profile:

- 8+ years of related Food Laboratory experience.

- PhD in Microbiology, Food Science with Microbiology emphasis, Cell Biology or related, preferred.

- Strong leadership and supervisory skills.   

- Prior use of molecular detection techniques and a working knowledge of PCR, ELISA and rRNA technologies.

- Indicator and pathogen testing of food products.

- LIMS experience.

*Attractive compensation, benefits, and relocation package.    

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Tue, 04 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Marketing Category Manager - Asian Frozen & Refrigerated Foods]]>

Title: Marketing Category Manager - Asian Foods    Location: Anaheim, CA Area  

Mission:          

Our client, a producer of premium Asian foods, is looking for a Marketing Category Manager to add to their team. This person will be responsible for developing their current Tofu related brands strategies along with new products to the club, foodservice, retail and natural channels.

Compensation/Benefits:                                                       

Competitive 6 figure salary with additional bonus opportunity

Paid Vacation / Holiday and Sick Days

Benefits

Expected Outcomes:

Develop Tofu related brands including new products

Develop and maintain a 3 year product category strategy to support growth and profitability targets

Brand management across all channels (Club, Mainstream(both retail & natural), and Food services)

Manage product lifecycle including SKU rationalization

Set and manage P&L targets by categories and channels

Manage web-site, bloggers and social medial contents

Competencies/Culture:                                                                     

Bachelor's Degree in Marketing or related field

10+ years of CPG marketing at both large and small firms

Food industry experience a plus

Experience managing P&L, media and budget required

Must be able to create, execute and manage a sound marketing plan

Strong MS Office skills, with emphasis on Excel and PowerPoint

Must be able to travel 15% of the time

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Tue, 04 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[General Manager of Manufacturing, Fulfillment]]>

Mission:   Our client is an exciting, fast growing, start-up coffee product manufacturer.  We are looking for an experienced General Manager with brownfield experience that will oversee site selection, production, maintenance, staffing, warehousing, and fulfillment for the entire operation.  The GM will be heavily involved in the selection process of the new site as the company moves forward with transition from co-manufacturer to in-house production.  A few states are preferable options.

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Competitive six figure salary with bonus

  • Seat at the table and influencing strategy and future direction of the company

Expected Outcomes:

  • Proven financial / P&L success in meeting budgets

  • Food Grade facility experience is required

  • Six Sigma / Process Engineering experience preferred

  • Leadership and hiring of cross-functional teams

Competencies/Culture:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business, or Logistics/Supply Chain.  MBA is a plus

  • Experience leading production and fulfillment while maintaining high quality.

  • NSF Certified facility/product, familiar with plant audits

  • Strong business sense and decision making that delivers and exceeds current profit margin, while guiding the owners through the next phase of growth in both retail and e-commerce.

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Thu, 30 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Quality Assurance Manager - Food Service]]>

Title:  QA Manager                                          Location: Home Office Based

Mission:  Our client, a leading provider of food services across the US, is looking for a Quality Assurance Manager to travel to their facilities and conduct Quality training and audits.  Candidate will manage the company HACCP, SSOP, SQF and Quality Assurance Programs for multiple facilities.  About 50% scheduled travel is required for this position.

Compensation/Benefits:                                                                             

-       Competitive base salary + 10% bonus potential

-       Full company benefits

    • 13 days PTO + 7 paid holidays

Expected Outcomes:

-         Responsible for the supervision, training, and management of the quality programs in a food service kitchen / dining services operation

-         50% minimum travel

-         Development and implementation of company wide food safety and quality policies and procedures

-         Ensure food service facilities are in compliance with current Federal, State and Local Laws and Regulations

-         Develop prerequisite programs such as HACCP, GMP's, Sanitation programs, microbiological controls including allergen controls and pest controls

    • Monitoring and maintaining all records pertinent for internal and third party audits

    • Ensure proper retention and storage of food products being produced in the facilities

    • Test and qualify new vendors and supplies; prepare new vendor specification sheets and audit annually

Background Profile

-     Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or minimum of 5 years of food service supervisory experience and minimum of 2 years of quality management experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience

-     Requires strong supervisory skills: a demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others

-     Ability to work well in a team environment and create a team work environment by communicating effectively between shift/department

-     Strong knowledge of HACCP, SSOP and SQF requirements

    • ServeSafe Certification preferred

    • Dietician a plus

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Wed, 29 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[New Business Development Sales Manager - West]]>

Mission:  Our client is a leading provider of reusable packaging and supply chain solutions across a wide range of food & beverage markets.  The mission of the Sales Manager, Business Development will be to develop and secure new business opportunities in the food and beverage space.  

Compensation/Benefits:                                                       

  • Competitive base salary with an aggressive commission/bonus structure

  • Full employee benefits (medical, dental, 401K, PTO, etc.)

  • Laptop, mobile phone, travel expenses, mileage reimbursement

  • Opportunity to work remote

Expected Outcomes:

  • Identify, pursue, and close sales/new business opportunities within the protein, poultry, egg, QSR, foodservice, e-commerce, and home delivery industries

  • Focus primarily on securing new customers and new business development

  • Conduct face-to-face meetings and attend industry events

Competencies/Culture:                                                                     

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in the food & beverage industry

  • 3+ years of sales/new business development experience

  • Experience developing relationships and selling in the egg, poultry, or protein industries

  • Willingness to travel

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Wed, 29 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[New Business Development Sales Manager-Southeast]]>

Mission:  Our client is a leading provider of reusable packaging and supply chain solutions across a wide range of food & beverage markets.  The mission of the Sales Manager, Business Development will be to develop and secure new business opportunities in the food and beverage space.  

Compensation/Benefits:                                                       

  • Competitive base salary with an aggressive commission/bonus structure

  • Full employee benefits (medical, dental, 401K, PTO, etc.)

  • Laptop, mobile phone, travel expenses, mileage reimbursement

  • Opportunity to work remote

Expected Outcomes:

  • Identify, pursue, and close sales/new business opportunities within the protein, poultry, egg, QSR, foodservice, e-commerce, and home delivery industries

  • Focus primarily on securing new customers and new business development

  • Conduct face-to-face meetings and attend industry events

Competencies/Culture:                                                                     

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in the food & beverage industry

  • 3+ years of sales/new business development experience

  • Experience developing relationships and selling in the egg, poultry, or protein industries

  • Willingness to travel

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Wed, 29 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Plant Engineering Manager - Food & Beverage Industry]]>

Title: Plant Engineering Manager - Food & Beverage Industry      Location: Baltimore, MD

Mission: Our client is a global, industry leading, ingredients based food manufacturer located in Baltimore, Maryland. The mission for the Plant Engineering Manager is to lead and manage programs, projects, maintenance, and repair for a large manufacturing operation. The Plant Engineering Manager will have responsibility for 12 salaried direct reports, including the Controls Engineering Group, Electrical, Reliability, Chemical, and Boiler Engineers, and the Maintenance Superintendent. Opportunity for advancement to a Plant Manager role!

Compensation/Benefits:

- $ Six-figure compensation plus 20% bonus potential
- Company contribution towards employee benefits
- 401k with company match
- Employer paid life, short term, and long term disability
- Vacation and Holiday pay
- Relocation assistance

Competencies/Culture:

- Relevant engineering management experience within the food & beverage industry
- Experience leading a broad group of engineering professionals
- Experience managing to KPI's
- Predictive and preventative maintenance program development experience
- BA/BS Engineering degree

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Wed, 29 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Quality Assurance Manager (Supplier Auditing) - Meat / Frozen Foods]]>

Title: Quality Assurance Manager  Location: Norwood, MA

Mission:  

Our client, a processor and distributor of or premium frozen/refrigerated meat & poultry products is looking for a Quality Assurance Manager to add to their team. This person will be responsible for conducting vendor audits, supplier visits, and material assessments, acting in a way that helps to identify which suppliers / vendors can best meet the demanding quality standards we require.

Compensation/Benefits:                                                       

Very competitive 6 figure salary with additional bonus opportunity

Paid holidays and vacation time

Retirement benefits

Dental/Vision/Health Benefits

Expected Outcomes:

Lead the approval, maintenance and continuous improvement of quality and ethical standards at suppliers of raw material, packaging, co-packers licenses and warehouses

Customer complaint response, resolution and tracking

Monitors incoming shipments of raw material and product processing to ensure compliance

Implements vendor audit/score card, material certification, policies, procedures and training

Implements process for ensuring our sanitation program for the raw receiving, storage and processing areas meets all requirements

Works with the FDA and USDA Regulators on a daily basis

Competencies/Culture:                                                                     

Bachelor's Degree in Food Science, Biology, Chemistry, or related science

5+ years of quality leadership experience in a food manufacturing/processing environment

Vendor management experience a MUST

USDA/FDA regulatory experience a MUST

Bilingual Spanish or Portuguese (Desired but not necessary)

Ability to travel 40%

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Tue, 28 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Sr. Packaging Engineer]]>

Mission:  Our client produces high quality shelf stable food products for retail, foodservice, and industrial channels throughout the US.  They are currently looking to hire a Sr. Packaging Engineer to optimize packaging processes across multiple food plants.

Compensation/Benefits:                                                                                            

  • Competitive base salary plus bonus

  • Excellent benefits package

  • Relocation assistance available

Expected Outcomes:                                                                  

  • Lead process development and optimization activities across multiple food processing facilities

  • Investigating and resolving problems inhibiting the production process

  • Leadership in support of capital equipment projects

  • New equipment integration, operator training, writing procedures and specifications

Competencies:                                                                                                            

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or closely related

  • 6+ years of experience packaging optimization and project management

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

  • Lean Manufacturing experience ideal

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Tue, 28 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Foodservice Site Operations Director]]>

Title:  Site Operations  Director                                 Location: Phoenix, AZ

Mission:  Our client, a leading provider of correctional food service in the nation is looking for a Site Operations Director.  Candidate will Plan, direct and coordinate the activities associated with running multiple food service units (production sites/kitchens) within complex facilities with large populations.  Supervises Office Manager III and a team of FSD's, AFSD's/Unit Manager(s)/Food Service Workers involved in preparation, serving and clean-up of food service.

Compensation/Benefits:                                                                             

  • Competitive base salary with bonus potential

  • Relocation assistance

  • PTO & 7 holidays

Expected Outcomes:

  • Responsible for the supervision, training, and management of the facility food service operation.

  • Oversees the appropriate quantities of food are prepared and served according to facility or site plan

  • Responsible for overall complex financial accountability including auditing, as well as insuring company policies and procedures are in place and being followed

  • Insures all team members are adequately trained and capable to perform job responsibilities in a safe and compliant manner

  • Maintains accuracy of inventory in advance preparation of planned menu schedule.

Background Profile

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent; five years of management or supervisory experience in a food service environment

  • Skilled in supervising the use and operation of a variety of kitchen equipment

  • Skilled in managing high volume food preparation, operations and service

  • Corrections facility Foodservice experience

  • Serve Safe Certified

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Tue, 28 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Regional Vice President-Foodservice Operations]]>

Title: Regional Vice President - Foodservice Operations
Location: Your Home Office In A Major Metro Area

Mission: Our client is a leading foodservice contract management company. The mission for the Regional Vice President - Foodservice Operations is to manage client relationships and facilities while developing and motivating a team of direct reports. The Regional Vice President - Foodservice Operations will have responsibility for the management of a large client with more than 30 locations, 10 direct reports, and more than 400 indirect reports.

Compensation/Benefits:

- $ Six-figure compensation plus 35% bonus potential
- Company contribution towards employee benefits
- Vacation and Holiday pay
- Relocation assistance if your decide to move to preferred locations in Florida, Tennessee, or Arizona
- Work from your own home office

Competencies/Culture:

- Multi-site/multi-state foodservice operations experience
- Institutional customer management
- P&L responsibility of at least $20 million
- Large client management experience
- Strong leader with experience developing, motivating, and retaining employees
- Ability to travel initially travel 75-90% during introductory period (1st year), then 50%
- Bachelor's degree

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Tue, 28 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Operational Project Engineer - Food Industry]]>

Title: Operational Project Engineer - Food Industry

Location: Your Choice: Seattle WA, Yakima WA or Boise, ID

Mission: Our client is a stable, well-established food manufacturer with operations in the Pacific Northwest. The mission for the Operational Project Engineer is to lead capital projects and provide process improvement support to operating plants. The Operational Project Engineer will have responsibility for projects from concept through implementation, will help develop technical literacy within the plants and operations staff, and will implement changes at the plant level to improve yields and remove non-value added activities. Position offers opportunity for growth in either an Engineering or Plant Operations track!

Compensation/Benefits:

- Competitive base salary plus bonus opportunity
- Company contribution towards employee benefits
- Very generous 401K match
- Vacation and Holiday pay
- Relocation assistance

Competencies/Culture:

- BS degree in Engineering
- Experience in the Food Industry
- Experience managing projects, including design, management of contractors, equipment selection, performance specifications, installation, and start-up
- Ability to provide process improvement support at the plant level
- Ability to travel as needed

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Tue, 21 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Operations Manager - Grocery]]>

Title:  Operations Manager - Grocery                                  Location: Los Angeles, CA

Mission:  Our client is a growing new age Convenient store based in the Los Angeles area where neighbors meet each other as well as the business professionals in the community.  The mission for the Operations Manager - Grocery is to travel between their two locations (one to be completed by end of September) and oversee the operations of both.  The Operations Manager - Grocery will have the two Store Managers as direct reports.

Compensation/Benefits:                                                                      

-       $ 50K - 75K depending on experience

-       Medical insurance

-       Vacation and Holiday pay

-       Relocation assistance

-       Potential equity in the future

Responsibilities

1.       Directs all employees to provide exceptional customer service and leads by example

2.       Give direction on selling products and merchandise

3.       Monitor product inventory levels and processes to ensure the proper quantity and quality of food and non-food items

4.       Comply with and reinforce all food safety, sanitation and safety regulations/guidelines/procedures and programs according to company, local, state and federal health code regulations

Competencies/Culture:                                                                         

-       Minimum of 3 - 8 years of management experience in retail, restaurant, grocery, or other service industry with responsibility for driving sales and controlling expenses

-       Good communication skills

-       Sound judgement and decision-making skills

-       Ability to travel up to 10 %

-       High School diploma

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Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Flavorist - Food/Beverage]]>

Mission:  Our client is a fast growing food and beverage ingredients manufacturer working with all-natural products, organic flavors and more.  They are looking for a flavorist with experience in sweet flavors to work with clients on their needs.  Bring your flavor wheel and come join this exciting team to create some sweet flavors!

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Competitive salary

  • Full health benefits paid for by the company

  • 401(k) with match

  • Generous vacation

  • Relocation assistance is provided

Competencies/Culture:

  • Develop and duplicate flavors for food and beverage applications

  • 5+ years of experience working with food and beverage flavors (sweet)

  • Strong applications and flavors experience required

  • Mentoring/Managing experience is needed

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Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Warehouse and Distribution Manager - Food]]>

Growing multi-plant natural foods manufacturer headquartered in Philadelphia.  

- Strategically plan and manage logistics, including product import, receiving, product distribution, warehouse and transportation for three facilities in the business platform.

- Develop supply chain in new business channels.

- Coordinate with Production and Sales teams to manage product and material inventories effectively.

- Manage company's DSD trucks.

- Supervise, coach and train warehouse employees and drivers.

  

Background profile:

- 5+ years' successful warehouse and distribution management experience in the food industry.

- Experience managing imported food products, 3PL, company's fleet maintenance program and ERP, preferred.

- Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain or related.  

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Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Regional Sales Manager - Ingredients/Spices - Foodservice]]>

Mission:          

Our client, a producer and distributor of premium ingredients/spices, is looking for a Regional Sales Manager to add to their team. This person will be responsible for contacting foodservice companies to increase bottom line. This person will also manage distribution channels and establish a broker network.

Compensation/Benefits:                                                       

Competitive base Salary with commission

Car allowance vehicle expenses paid

Medical Insurance and 401K plan

Lap top computer and cell phone

All travel expenses are paid

Expected Outcomes:

Set up broker network

Set up distribution

Sales foodservice channel targeting large chain restaurants

Competencies/Culture:                                                                     

Bachelor's degree desired (not required)

5+ years of foodservice sales experience in a food processing environment (preferably in the ingredients, seasonings or spices category)

Experience working with foodservice broker network

Experience setting up distribution channels

Experience selling to multi-unit foodservice accounts

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Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Director of Deli/Bakery]]>

Mission:   Our client is a rapidly growing Supermarket based in the Milwaukee, WI area looking for a Director of Deli and Bakery.  The Director will be managing the purchasing and merchandising operations of deli and bakery and traveling to stores to train educate and be a resource for Store Managers and Department Managers.    

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Six figure base with 15% bonus potential

  • Company contribution towards employee benefits

  • 401(k) plan with match

  • Generous Vacation and Holiday Pay

  • Local candidates only

Competencies/Culture:

  • No degree required

  • Minimum of five years of experience in purchasing/category management for deli and/or bakery in a supermarket/ convenience store.

  • Strong knowledge of trends and competition and make recommendations for new and innovative solutions

  • Management experience required and a good understanding of financials

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Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Vice President of Sales]]>

Mission:  Our client, a seller and producer of plant extracts to the food industry for flavoring, coloring, or preservative purposes, is looking for a Vice President of Sales.  The VP will be managing a team of 6-7 sales managers and a $50M+ sales region in addition to being a strategic leader for the North American region.

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with generous bonus

  • Company car or car allowance

  • 401(k)

  • Vacation and Holiday pay

Competencies/Culture:

  • Minimum of 15 years of progressive experience in sales, including technical and/or marketing roles

  • Strategic leader in all sales and collaborate with regional and global teams to grow market sectors

  • Proven experience in leading successful sales teams

  • Domestic travel up to 40%, with international travel on occasion.

  • Bachelor's degree in Science or Engineering, MBA is a plus

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Thu, 09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Director of Plant Operations]]>

Title: Director of Plant Operations

Location: Okoboji, Iowa Area
Live in a popular tourist destination
Beautiful, family friendly community

Mission: Our client is an agricultural based food manufacturer located in the Okoboji, Iowa area. They've been in business more than 40 years, invest heavily in new technology, and are expanding operations! The mission for the Director of Plant Operations is to provide strong leadership to a team of Production, Quality, Maintenance, and Logistics Managers. The Director of Plant Operations will have P&L and budgetary responsibility for a 24/7 operation employing more than 100 people.

Compensation/Benefits:
: Competitive base salary with bonus potential
: Company contribution towards employee benefits
: 401k
: Vacation and Holiday pay
: Relocation assistance

Competencies/Culture:
: Strong leadership experience at the Plant Manager or Plant Operations Director levels
: Food industry experience. Agricultural based background preferred.
: Ability to work in a 24/7 environment
: Bilingual English/Spanish a plus

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Wed, 01 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[QA Manager - Frozen/Refrigerated Seafood]]>

Title: QA Manager - Frozen/Refrigerated Seafood                   Location: Seattle, WA            

Mission: Our client, a producer of premium frozen & refrigerated seafood products, is looking for a QA Manager to add to their Seattle, WA team. This person will  maintain and drive Food Safety and Quality objectives for the company's secondary processing activities.         

Compensation/Benefits:                                                       

Competitive manager level salary with additional bonus opportunity

PTO and Holiday Pay

401k Eligibility

Medical/Dental Vision

Laptop/Tablet

Cell reimbursement

Expected Outcomes:

Implement and manage all necessary food safety and quality programs as required by company policy and applicable regulations

Manage company product quality program including defining and monitoring quality KPI's to maintain product consistency throughout the product cycle

Oversee interface with Regulatory agencies (USDC, MSC, WSDA, GFSI)

Responsible for label review and hold program maintenance

Manage customer and consumer complaints  

Communicate and interface with production, sales and purchasing on all quality issues

Competencies/Culture:                                                                     

Bachelor's Degree in Food Science, Microbiology or related field

5+ years of quality leadership experience in a food or beverage processing environment

Hands on experience working with regulatory bodies (FDA, USDA, USDC, NSF, GFSI)

HACCP training/certification preferred

SQF implementation/maintenance experience

Experience managing a team

Working knowledge of seafood regulatory preferred

Experience with allergens

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Wed, 01 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[SQF & Regulatory Affairs Manager - SE Wisconsin]]>

Title: SQF & Regulatory Affairs Manager

Location: SE Wisconsin

Mission: Our client is a natural, refrigerated, entrepreneurial food manufacturer based in SE Wisconsin. In response to double digit growth, The SQF & Regulatory Affairs Manager position has been created to assume responsibility for leading and maintaining the corporate SQF Quality Management Program, and ensuring compliance with all Regulatory requirements, including Labeling. The SQF and Regulatory Affairs Manager will oversee one direct report, and will report to the Director of Quality.

Compensation/Benefits:


- Competitive base and bonus program
- 401k with company match
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance
- Vacation and Holiday pay
- Relocation assistance. Position is commutable from the Chicago area.

Competencies/Culture:


- 5+ years of Regulatory and Quality experience within the food industry
- Experience with nutritional and label compliance/approval
- Experience leading Quality systems and programs in a large organization highly desired
- Experience with SQF, BRC, or ISO 22000 quality schemes
- Quality systems experience to include HACCP and FSMA
- Experience with both FDA and USDA regulations a plus
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products
- Bachelor's degree in Food Science or related field
- Ability to travel up to 10%

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Mon, 30 Jul 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Food Safety & Hygiene Manager]]>

Title:  Food Safety/Hygiene Manager                                    

Location: Queens, NY

Mission:  Our client, a gourmet entertainment company that offers airline catering and international event catering is looking for a Food & Safety and Hygiene Manager.  Be part of an energetic team, creating gourmet food products served to thousands of passengers daily, on some of the world's best international airlines flying out of JFK, by managing quality control functions and personnel for their fresh food production, labeling and distribution facility.

Compensation/Benefits:                                                                             

-         A renowned, international company, continually expanding, offering a stable workplace with great career opportunities

-         Excellent pay and a great comprehensive benefits package

-         Vacation and holiday pay

-         Retirement plan

-         Prospect of performance-based compensation

-         Cafeteria on site, free of charge

-         A diverse, international and dynamic work environment

-         Support for continuous professional development

Expected Outcomes:

-         Assist in the overall implementation of standardized food safety policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory requirements (federal, state/provincial, and local).

-         Assist in establishing tools and reporting metrics for Key Food Safety Performance Indicators (KPIs) to execute the recall process with suppliers and customers to ensure execution of recalls and completion of related documentation.

-         Manage the Food Safety team and ensure that processes needed for the FSMS [Food Safety Modernization Act] are established, implemented, and maintained.

Background Profile

-     BS in Food Science or Science related degree

-     6+ years of work experience in food safety/ food manufacturing

-     Outstanding organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail

-     Experience in a SQF, BRC, or ISO certified facility strongly preferred

-     Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills a must

-     Capable to work independently as well as in a team environment

-     Dedication and attention to detail with regards to customer service

-     Solution seeker and effective decision maker

-     Proficient computer skills (particularly Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)

-     Flexibility to work on different shifts - days, night, weekends, holidays

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Mon, 30 Jul 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Sales /Operations Manager]]>

Home Office - Northeast Territory (MA, RI, CT, NH)

Mission:  Our client is a growing privately held food manufacturer based in New Jersey.  The bilingual Sales Manager will have responsibility for $18M in annual sales and manage a team of sales reps and field supervisors as well as managing warehouses in 2 neighboring states.  Travel will be 80% to 90%.

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Competitive base salary with bonus

  • Car allowance plus expenses

  • 401k

  • Vacation and Holiday pay

  • Prefer local candidates in MA, RI, NH and CT

Expected Outcomes:

  • Fluent in or a good understanding of Spanish is required

  • Ideally 5-7 years of sales experience in the food industry managing a minimum of $5M in annual sales

  • Develop training and mentoring for sales reps and merchandisers

  • Preferred experience in selling to grocery chains, independents and wholesalers

  • Understanding of the Latino food market

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Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[E-commerce Manager]]>

Title:  Ecommerce Manager                                    Location: Philadelphia, PA area

Mission:  Our client is a distributor of protein products to retail, hospitality, and retail markets domestically and internationally.   The mission for the Ecommerce Manager is to oversee the digital marketing programs to generate internet sales. The Ecommerce Manager will have direct responsibility for managing a team of 8-10 web designers and marketers.

Compensation/Benefits:                                                                      

-       $ Six-figure compensation plus % bonus potential

-       Vacation and Holiday pay

-       Relocation assistance

Responsibilities:

1.       Oversee all online marketing activities

2.       Create and maintain an online business plan

3.       Develop marketing programs

4.       Search Engine Optimization

Competencies/Culture:                                                                         

-       Bachelor's degree in Digital Marketing or related field

-       3 - 5 years ecommerce experience with a food company

-       Management experience overseeing a team

-       In depth understanding of web design and analytic software

-       Knowledge of Bulk Editing, Bid Management, Multi-Attribution modeling, Google adwords

-       Experience using Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, IDesign, etc.

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Mon, 16 Jul 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Resort Manager]]>

Mission:  Our client, a privately-owned real estate investment firm with multiple luxurious developments offering resort-style facilities throughout the U.S., is looking for a Resort Manager for a new ultra-luxury retreat.  This is a stunning property with a wide variety of attractive amenities.

Compensation/Benefits:                                                                            

  • $85K+ base salary plus bonus potential

  • Opportunity to manage an outstanding new facility

  • Relocation assistance available

Expected Outcomes:

  • Management and training of resort staff

  • Create an outstanding guest experience

  • Oversee hospitality, maintenance, housekeeping, and landscaping

  • Assure the resort is run cost effectively within budget

Competencies/Culture:                                                                                                

  • 5+ years of experience in a well-recognized world class resort or 5 star hotel

  • Strong understanding of maintenance and housekeeping

  • Food & Beverage expertise

  • Hospitality management experience

  • Financial management

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Mon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Corporate Controller]]>

Mission:  Our client sells fresh and processed foods for the retail and foodservice industries.  They employ approximately 400 individuals across 3 facilities.  They are interested in hiring a Corporate Controller to oversee all Accounting and Financial functions for all 3 plants.

Compensation/Benefits:                                                                             

  • Six figure base salary

  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, 401K, and vacation

  • Relocation assistance available

Expected Outcomes:                                                                                            

  • Management of the monthly close and reporting, annual budgeting, cash management, cost accounting, and related

  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly tax projections and annual tax return preparation (work with an outside CPA firm)

  • Review monthly accounting close process

  • Preparation of monthly financial statements

  • Ensure compliance with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations

  • Manage a small accounting team

Competencies:                                                                                 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related

  • 10+ years of accounting experience

  • 3+ years of team management experience

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Mon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Director of Quality]]>

Director of Quality - Eau Claire, WI

Our client is a family-owned large manufacturer of shelf-stable products for the retail, food service, private label, and industrial markets.  Currently seeking a Director of Quality to join their team in their state of the art plant and provide leadership to the Quality team of 10.

Your responsibilities in this role include:

  • Oversee the daily operations in Quality systems, product safety and regulatory compliance

  • Develop, implement and revise quality policies and procedures to ensure BRC compliance

  • Conduct and lead third party and internal audits including GMP, CCP, BRC and QSM programs

  • Review deviations and prepares corrective action reports

  • Organize and conduct plant wide training for GMPs, Allergens, Food Security, Chemical, Kosher and CCP specific training

  • Coordinates and ensures the smooth progress of the analytical samples through the laboratory

  • Determines efficient testing and inspection points.  Determines testing requirements with regard to potential quality problems from ingredient sources, all preparation phases, filling and packaging phases

  • Inspect lab equipment to check for defects and make recommendations for repair

Education/Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in food science, microbiology, bacteriology, biology, chemistry or closely related field

  • Two to five years of management/supervisory experience in quality control or laboratory for a food processing company

  • Proven leadership skills

  • HACCP Certification

  • GFSI Certification preferred

Attractive salary, bonus opportunity and a full benefits package that includes medical and dental

coverage, 401(k) with Company match, life insurance, paid time off and much more.

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Mon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[R&D Director, Grain based Foods]]>

Our client is known around the world as a key player in the frozen food industry and the leading provider to the in-store bakery, food service, and retail marketplaces. They are one of the world's top family-owned food companies.

Key Responsibilities & Functions:

  • Oversight of a major Research and Development segment providing people/team leader

  • Leads new product development, product renovation, cost savings, startups, and technical sales support

  • Develop and communicate business plans to executive management

  • Ensure adequate resources (equipment, people, budgets, etc.) are available for department initiatives

  • Oversee and prioritize all R&D projects, programs, and activities

  • Engage regularly with both internal and external customers to understand priorities and ensure customer satisfaction

  • Assure effective best practices for R&D personnel and food safety at all times

Background Profile:

  • BS in Chemical Engineering, Food Science or related, MBA a plus

  • 10+ years of food industry experience

  • 5+ years of R&D team management experience

  • Experience with baked goods/dough ideal

  • Excellent communication skills

Benefits & Features:

  • Excellent base salary and bonus

  • Standard competitive benefits

  • Relocation assistance

  • Generous PTO package

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Mon, 11 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0