<![CDATA[Kinsa (div of ABR): jobboards]]> http://JOBS.KINSA.COM/ en-us <![CDATA[Divisional VP - Food Quality Assurance & Food Safety]]>

Company

Our client, a growing multi-site premium food processor.  They are looking for the head of all their Quality and Food Safety - Divisional VP of Quality Assurance & Food Safety. Opportunity to be the company's quality and food safety authority, providing leadership to the company's multiple facilities as the company continues to grow.   

Your role with the Company

Responsible for setting the strategy direction, while maintaining the highest quality food products and food safety systems throughout the organization along with supporting current and future growth.

Ensure compliance of food, ingredients and packaging related to food manufacturing regulations.

Manage multi-site team of individuals throughout quality, food safety and lab.

Management of GFSI/SQF programs.

Approves quality/food safety of new ingredients and suppliers.

Oversite of recall prevention, verifying accuracy and conduction mock recalls.

Communicates with government agencies (USDA/FSIS/States).

Background Profile

Bachelor's Degree in Food Science, Animal Science or similar field, with a Master's preferred

Minimum of 10 years of food manufacturing experience, with 7 years of quality/food safety management and a minimum of 5 years managing a team.

SQF and HACCP certifications with knowledge of USDA/FDA and labeling.

In-depth scientific knowledge/understanding and ability to be proactive and collaborative throughout the organization.

Strong leadership, communication and organizational skills.

Project management, problem solving and ability to prioritize competing matters/issues.

Community Information

Oklahoma City, OK

Offers many activities, arts, culture and pro sport venues

Low Cost of living

Benefits & Features

Attractive salary / Bonus

Holiday / Vacation Pay / 401k / Retirement Benefits

Medical / Dental / Vision

Great work life balance

Relocation Available

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Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[PLANT MANAGER - Ingredients]]>

Company

Our client, a processor of premium dried nuts/fruits and chocolate coated snack products, is looking for a Plant Manager to add to their team. This person will be responsible for the day to day activities of a single plant operation.

Your role with the Company

Coordinate daily with the Production Planners to schedule predetermined forecast processing

and production of finished goods inventory and work-in-process

Meet with the Production Manager to review and revise Maintenance and

Sanitation efforts, production inefficiencies and other daily tasks

Communicate with Sanitation Supervisor all pre scheduled sanitation tasks to meet

company and third-party auditor's standards for plant sanitation

Communicate with Project Managers to meet the needs for new equipment

installations, unscheduled repairs and maintenance and plant and facility repairs, expansions

and/or consolidations

Meet with and direct production lead workers, maintenance lead workers,

Sanitation Supervisor, Production Manager, Production Planner and Human Resources in

staffing requirements, disciplinary issues, equipment and supply requirements, problem

solving, production inefficiencies and ongoing quality standards review

Negotiate, contract with and schedule OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) for all

maintenance which requires Manufacturers' assistance on existing and/or new equipment

installations and warranty R&M (repairs and maintenance)

Source, bid out, contract with and schedule companies and/or individuals for new and/or

replacement/maintenance of facilities, equipment and structures including, but not limited to,

interior and exterior walls, doors and fixtures, dock equipment and doors, roof, HVAC and

other roof equipment, parking lots, landscaping, irrigation, signage, security cameras and

equipment, and power equipment and transformers

Operate and document applications of Microgen insect fogging devices as needed using FDA

approved chemicals

Background Profile

Bachelor's Degree in Business Operations or related field

5+ years of operations leadership in a food or beverage manufacturing/processing environment

MUST have experience with 3rd party food safety audits

MUST have experience working with allergens

Working knowledge of SQF and HACCP

Bilingual Spanish/English is a plus

Community Information

Chicago, IL Area

Benefits & Features

Attractive salary / Bonus

Holiday / Vacation Pay / Retirement Benefits

Medical / Dental / Vision

Great work life balance

Relocation Available

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Sat, 15 Jul 2017 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Assistant Vice President of Food & Beverage]]>

Assistant Vice President of Food and Beverage - Chicago, IL

About the Company                                                                                   

  • Premiere retirement community with locations across the US

  • Strong company culture built on respect and customer focus

  • Voted "Best Place to Work" at many of the locations

About the Role

  • Develop unique and innovative food and beverage programs for each facility

  • Manage design of dining rooms and kitchen

  • Travel up to 40%

  • Familiar with POS systems and technology

  • Develop training and certification programs for FOH and BOH

  • Maintain and train to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction

Background Profile

  • Bachelor's degree is required, Hotel/Hospitality/Culinary degree preferred

  • 10+ years of food and beverage experience in multi-site, multi-state operations

  • Third party vendor management experience

  • Must be strategic, problem solver and good communicator

Benefits & Features

  • Competitive salary with bonus

  • Exceptional benefits package

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Wed, 12 Jul 2017 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Sr. Flavorist]]>

Sr. Flavorist - Milwaukee, WI area

About the Company

  • Growing food and beverage ingredients manufacturer   

  • Works with foods, beverages, all-natural products, organic flavors, and more

  • Very customer focused

About the Role

  • Develop and duplicate flavors for food and beverage applications

  • Work with salespeople and customers on their needs

  • Mentor a Flavor Chemist

Background Profile

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

  • Certified Flavorist in Society of Flavor Chemists

  • Strong applications and flavors experience

  • Mentoring/Managing experience

Benefits & Features

  • Full health benefits paid for by the company

  • 401(k) with match

  • Generous vacation

  • Relocation assistance is provided

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Wed, 12 Jul 2017 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Finance Director]]>

Our client, a well-established food manufacturer, is looking to hire a Finance Director in the Portland, OR area.

Job Functions:

  • The Finance Director is an active member of the U.S. management team and will report to the Factory General Manager with a functional reporting line into the Group CFO

  • Manage and develop the U.S. Finance Team

  • Responsible for performance reporting, decision support, evaluating capital investment proposals, and ensuring that submissions to the team are made in an accurate and timely manner

  • Adhere to all financial reporting, tax, and other compliance requirements

  • Responsible for delivering a wide range of projects

  • Responsible for tax matters

  • Monitoring cash flow forecasting

  

Required Background:

  • 8+ years of Accounting/Finance experience

  • Ability to accurately cost the company's new products

  • Provide support to the Sales team in setting appropriate pricing

  • Managerial experience with the ability to build and grow a team

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment ideal

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Tue, 11 Jul 2017 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Director, Nutrition & Dining Services]]>

Our client, a non-profit locally owned healthcare organization, is interested in hiring a Director of Nutrition and dining services.  This position will be based in Lincoln Nebraska.

Job Functions:

  • Direct and Develop the Medical Center's nutrition and dining services programs

  • Supervise all department personnel, training, budgeting, purchasing, equipment, facility layout/design, and safety

  • Responsible for all activities of the department including Production, Patient Service, Cafeteria Service, Catering Service, and Nutrition Services

  • Direct, monitor, and evaluate staffing activities, work processes, and productivity of the department

  • Communicate and administer hospital and human resource policies and procedures

  • Coordinate requests for repairs and maintenance of equipment, and ensures equipment is well maintained

Required Background:

  • Expertise in nutrition and food preparation

  • Knowledge of effective and efficient food service equipment layout and design

  • Familiar with the standards of the Joint Commission as they pertain to nutrition and dining services

  • Experience in developing written policies and procedures, and performance evaluations

  • Ability to schedule, direct, counsel, and evaluate employee work and performance

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Thu, 06 Jul 2017 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Regional Sales Manager Retail - Meat]]>

Entrepreneurial corporation producing high-quality beef products for fine dining and retail grocers nationwide.  Aggressively growing all channels!

Newly created position to take this premium brand to the next level!  

Develop, lead and execute a strategic sales plan targeting key retailers and grocers.

Background Profile:

- 5+ years' Sales experience to Retail grocers channels.

- Meat industry experience and strong working knowledge of Beef cuts.

- Experience in product and brand development.  

- Culinary training preferred.

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Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Application Engineer]]>

Application Engineer - Packaging

The Application Engineer will assess the machine modification requirements/specifications, prepare formal quotations, co-ordinate assigned projects and will be the customer liaison through project acceptance.

Role Responsibilities:

-Review Customers' Request for Proposals to determine if company has the technology and capacity to quote the project.

-Create and facilitate the project schedule from machine order through acceptance

-Prepare formal quotations

-Responsible for all facets of test product and design reviews

-Help resolve warranty and good will issues

-Will travel to customer locations as needed to ensure Customer and company expectations are being met

Experience/Education desired:

-Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience applying technical solutions to packaging requirements. Technical knowledge of packaging machinery desired.

-Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

-Must be capable of reading blueprints of packaging machinery.

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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Quality Assurance Manager - Meat/Protein]]>

About the Company

  • Well established company with over 4,500 employees

  • Markets over 350 meat and dairy products over several brands

  • Operates multiple production plants and several distribution and service centers.  All facilities are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and ranked among the cleanest, most modern and efficient operations in the industry.  

  • All plants are certified with Level 2 Certification in Food Safety and Level 3 Certification in Food Quality

About the Role

  • Must have experience with meat products

  • Conduct periodic Mock Recalls to ensure that the traceability program and other internal QA Programs are functioning properly.

  • Communicate with direct reports, Plant Manager, Superintendent(s), and the Director of QA with reports, updates, changes and modifications to programs and procedures.

  • Assist and facilitate internal and external audits by third parties companies, and coordinate with outsourced laboratories to validate product analysis and testing.

  • Implement and assure compliance to Quality Policy at plants and distribution facilities in the absence of the Director of QA.

  • Manage direct reports including QA technicians and HACCP coordinators.

Background Profile

  • Bachelors in Food Science, Agricultural or related field is highly preferred

  • HACCP Certification and SQF, BRC, or other GFSI certification is required

  • 3+ years of experience in Quality Assurance in RTE Cured Processed Meat environment

  • Experience in Managing QA staff is preferred.

Benefits & Features

  • Full benefits package including health, vacation, 401(k) with match.

  • Base salary plus aggressive bonus potential.

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Wed, 21 Jun 2017 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[General Manager - Food Products]]>

Our client is a well-respected dried produce processor and supplier of a variety of high quality products experiencing explosive growth.  They are located in the beautiful and scenic Yakima Valley in heart of wine country in the state Washington.  

General Manager - WA (Pacific Northwest)

About the company

  • Successful and dramatically growing produce company with multiple facilities

  • Privately owned with well-established industry relationships, committed to providing excellent customer service offering a variety of quality products to customers

About the role

  • Member of the Company's Senior Leadership Team providing leadership and oversight of all aspects of the division including day-to-day operations, quality, sales and marketing

  • Responsible for establishing / maintaining a positive, team-oriented environment throughout the entire division

  • Responsible for cost standards for the products produced with an emphasis on costing/producing profitability

  • Develop and execute strategies that support and achieve divisional sales goals; actively involved directly in business development

  • Direct the unit's financial goals, objectives, and budgets while setting the overall  strategic direction of the division

  • Meet and collaborate with the Executive Board to develop the goals, priorities, and direction of the division

Background Profile

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 5 - 7+ years of management experience in food processing company

  • Must have big-picture leadership, going  above and beyond day-to-day operations with the ability to offer business development and increase sales

  • Strong knowledge of food processing production processes, quality and food safety

  • Ability to motivate teams and simultaneously manage several projects

  • Develop and execute a sales and marketing strategy that supports and achieves divisional sales goals  

About the community

  • Kennewick, WA  Metro Area

  • Washington wine country - popular Northwest tourist destination

  • Tri city area located near river with plenty of water activities

  • Small town charm

  • Listed on top 10 most secure places to live

Benefits and Compensation

  • Competitive compensation (base and bonus)

  • Company offers 100% paid medical coverage for employee and family

  • Opportunity to provide leadership and impact an aggressively growing company

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Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Midwest Regional Sales Manager]]>

Company

Our client, a processor of food safety chemicals for environment sanitation, is looking for a Regional Sales Manager to add to their team. This person will be responsible for developing and executing a sales strategy to food and beverage manufacturing companies in the Midwest.

Your role with the Company

Establish new accounts, service existing accounts and obtain orders by planning and     organizing work and travel schedules to call on existing or potential customers (e.g. corporate quality, plant QA managers, food safety managers, plant managers, etc.)

Manage sales targets and generating sales plans to meet or exceed targets

Develop sales by making initial presentations, demonstrating company products, providing technical support, and training product end-users

Monitor customer preferences to determine the focus of sales efforts

Manage and make joint sales calls with existing distributors

Train distributor sales and service representatives

Create follow-up plan for assigned distributors

Plan, present, and exhibit at industry trade shows and conferences; set up meetings with customers, distributors and key opinion leaders at least two weeks in advance of the event

Proactively network with key industry contacts to build long-lasting business relationships

Contribute to company's strategic goals and product development planning by gathering

and communicating information regarding industry needs to the management team

Complete all sales and service reports accurately and on time to management and customers to ensure proper and timely delivery of services to the customer

Conduct market research on competitor's performance/activity and pricing

Perform sales forecasting and customer relationship management

Resolve customer complaints regarding sales and service

Provide market analysis, join segment trade organizations and lead strategy development to grow specific market segment

Background Profile

Bachelor's Degree Food Science or Related Field

3+ years of Midwest Regional sales experience in a chemical, sanitation, or food protection industry

Working knowledge of plant operations and sanitation

Ability to travel 50% of the time

Community Information

Work from home

Benefits & Features

Attractive salary / Bonus

Holiday / Vacation Pay / Retirement Benefits

Medical / Dental / Vision

Great work life balance

Relocation Available

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Wed, 14 Jun 2017 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Director of Marketing]]>

Our client, a leading meat/protein processor, is looking to hire a Director of Marketing in the Sacramento, CA facility.

About the Role:

Reporting to the VP of Marketing & Brand Strategy, the Director of Marketing will work closely with this individual to develop strategic market plans to achieve corporate goals.

Key Responsibilities & Functions:

  • Develop and execute short and long term marketing plans and programs to support sales and revenue objectives

  • Develop and grow the company brands

  • Oversee promotion and advertising activities including print, direct mail, online, and digital platforms

  • Manage the development of promotional materials

  • Oversee market research to make recommendations on marketing strategy

  • Development of product descriptions and other marketing materials

  • Oversee tradeshow strategies

  • Manage PR and media efforts

Background Profile:

  • Bachelor's Degree highly preferred

  • 5+ years of related food industry experience and/or training

  • Ability to write procedural manuals, business correspondence and reports

  • Interviewing, hiring, and training employees

  • Strong branding background with experience in social media

Benefits:

  • Attractive salary plus benefits

  • Employee owned

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Wed, 14 Jun 2017 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Director of Marketing - Ingredients]]>

About the Company

Our client, a global leading manufacturer of specialty ingredients to the food & beverage industry is looking to add a Marketing Director for North America.  The position will report directly to the SVP and General Manager for North America.  

About the Role

  • New position due to rapid growth!

  • Lead the development and execution of marketing strategies

  • Collaborate with Sales and R&D leadership regarding new market trends

  • Build and maintain strong business relationships with customers

  • Successful track record of new product launches with direct correlation to profitability

About the Community

  • Local Candidates - Chicago, IL

Background Profile

  • Bachelor's Degree in food science, chemical engineering, marketing or related field - MBA preferred  

  • 10+ years of successful strategic Marketing role in value added ingredients/colors/flavors to food and beverage manufacturing industry

  • Up to 40% travel

Benefits & Features

  • Attractive salary plus bonus and car allowance

  • Benefits package including:  Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401K, etc.

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Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Director of Sales Grocery -West Coast]]>

About the Company
- Rapidly growing manufacturer of well-known branded grocery food products
- Category leader

About the Role
- Expand retail grocery food business in territory reaching from California and the Pacific NW to Denver
- Manage clients from leadership level to retail operations
- Manage food brokers from leadership to account management levels
- Partner with cross functional resources to create, develop, and execute fiscal sales and merchandising plans

About the Community
- Work out of your own home office! Prefer individuals living in the San Francisco, Los Angeles, Portland, or Denver areas.

Background Profile
- Bachelor's Degree
- 7+ years of relevant experience
- Multiple headquarter relationships with major grocery chains within the region
- Experience managing center of the store branded grocery food products
- Experience managing brokers
- Experience with syndicated data and consumer trend reports
- Willingness to travel 50%

Benefits and Features
- Generous compensation package
- Car allowance
- Comprehensive health plans
- 401K with company match
- Generous paid holidays

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Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Sr. Product Developer]]>

Company

Our client, an international agriculture commodities company, is looking for a Product Developer to add to their team. This person will be responsible for all customer projects and innovations through the development of the customer contact, project design, research, formula design, product sampling and trial and launch procedure.

Your role with the Company

Responsible for all development and innovations for specific customer accounts involving: structure of project, required research, formula development, sample submissions, risk analysis, trial and launches and customer contact

Prioritize and manage product development efforts within the department to adequately service our customers.

Develop and manage a sensory program and other tools, which help us to understand the impact parameters such as shelf life, ingredient substitutions, and processing have on our finished products as perceived by consumers

Research new ingredients and concepts so that they can be applied as an improvement, cost reduction, or innovation, which enables us to excel above our competitors

Report product development activities to Category Manager such as samples shipped, time spent per customer, and project progression so that the information can be shared with other departments

Establish and manage regular meetings with operations groups to ensure timely trial production and launches.

Background Profile

Bachelor's degree in Food Science or related field

3+ years of product development experience in dairy, bakery, ice cream, yogurt or fruit based products

Knowledge of stabilizer systems, colors, flavors, etc.

Ability to travel 10% of the time

Community Information

Cleveland, OH Area

Benefits & Features

Attractive salary / Bonus

Holiday / Vacation Pay / Retirement Benefits

Medical / Dental / Vision

Great work life balance

Relocation Available

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Wed, 07 Jun 2017 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Ingredients Sales Manager]]>

About the Company

Our client, a leading manufacturer of specialty ingredients to the food & beverage industry is looking for an Ingredient Sales Manager to join their Midwest sales team.  

About the Role

  • Develop and implement annual sales strategies

  • Identify new markets, while increasing market shares of current and new accounts

  • Build and maintain strong business relationships with customers

  • Acquire and maintain comprehensive knowledge of company products and the marketplace it serves

About the Community

  • Local Candidates - Milwaukee, WI or Northern IL

Background Profile

  • Bachelor's Degree in business, food science, or related field

  • 5+ years of successful ingredient/flavor/value added sales experience in the food and beverage industry - industrial/B2B sales

  • Prior R&D or lab experience is a plus

  • 40% day travel, 25% overnight  

Benefits & Features

  • Competitive salary plus bonus and car allowance

  • Benefits include:  Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401K, etc.

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Tue, 06 Jun 2017 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[International Supply Chain Management - Minneapolis, MN]]>

About the Company

  • Well established food and beverage company with multiple locations across the US and Internationally

  • Recognized as a leader and award winning in their category

About the Role

  • Manage international supply chain for foodservice as well as packaged food and beverage products in wholesale/retail channel

  • Manage US based export, global in-country manufacturing, establishment of international distribution centers

  • Enhance the financial performance of the company's international operations by identifying improvements with current suppliers, establishment of new in-country sources and by building efficiency with third party logistics resources in the US and abroad.

  • Build processes that deliver an excellent customer experience, while balancing operating costs

  • Lead development of the start-up supply chain network design, in-country resources and sources, product and import requirements, test shipments, initial inventory planning and execution for ventures into new countries or with new partners

  • Proactively review and coordinate development of international labeling /translation requirements as well as export compliance needs

  • Develop analytics and maintain systems that will bring visibility to key supply chain KPIs and global inventory

  • Weekly conference calls with overseas (some international travel)

  • Manage one direct report

About the Community

  • Located in Minneapolis, MN

Background Profile

  • Prefer food products experience/exposure, but not a requirement

  • 5+ years experience in international logistics including purchasing skills and supply chain

  • Strategic planning skills and demonstrated experience

  • Skilled in planning, forecasting and inventory systems (ERP, WMS)

  • Strong project management skills in international

  • Creative solutions from an analytical / technical viewpoint delivering great customer relations

  • Understanding of Incoterms (trade terms published by the ICC that are commonly used in both international and domestic trade contracts) and their application within distribution agreements

  • Experience resolving international customs issues with municipalities, etc.

  • Tariff schedule interpretation and application

  • Prior work experience with ocean container shipments (experience with freight forwarders and shipping lines, port activities, etc.)

  • Previous supervisory experience preferred

Benefits & Features

  • Competitive compensation package + bonus

  • Full benefits, great PTO

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Tue, 06 Jun 2017 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Regional Logistics Manager]]>

Company

Our client, a global science-based company that processes functional ingredients, added a new Regional Logistics Manager position to their Milwaukee area plant. This person will be tasked

lead the regional logistics efforts having a direct link to the site managers, logistics service providers and the order fulfilment team.

Your role with the Company

Manage all logistic activities (warehousing, expedition, labelling, internal transport, loading) both in own operations and through SLA's with 3rd party logistics providers

Manage logistics costs within budget and report on these costs periodically

Monitor and report on the standard performance indicators for Logistics as co-owned within the global Logistics platform

Define, monitor and adjust SHE guidelines and requirements for internal and external Logistic Service providers

Take corrective action

Manage the master data of the logistics and warehouse management goods flow in SAP

Manage the accuracy and alignment of inventory in multiple warehouse management systems

Manage the export documentation and requirements, meeting importing country regulations

Focus on continuous improvements, driving waste of spend and processes

Coach mention and manage a professional and highly motivated team to provide best in class delivery

Background Profile

Bachelor's in logistic business or related field

5+ years of logistics experience in a food & beverage warehousing logistics environment

Knowledge of and experience in transport, packaging, labeling & storage

OTC, Manufacturing, Customs

Proven analytical and problem-solving skills

Knowledge of and experience in warehouse management systems

SAP experience

International working experience

People Management experience

Community Information

Milwaukee, WI area

Benefits & Features

Attractive salary / Bonus

Holiday / Vacation Pay / Retirement Benefits

Medical / Dental / Vision

Great work life balance

Relocation Available

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Sat, 03 Jun 2017 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Sales Manager - Dairy Cultures (Western Region)]]>

Industry leader in Dairy Cultures for Cheese products world-wide. Rapidly growing U.S. business and investing in future growth!

Manage company's full product portfolio in the Western Region. Identify new product needs with existing and new customers.  

Background Profile:

-- Bachelor's degree in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Food Science or related. Master's preferred.

-- 7+ years of related experience in a commercial role, preferably with starter cultures.

-- Committed to helping customers make better cheese.

-- Strong technical project management skills.

-- Ability to travel 50%.  

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Thu, 01 Jun 2017 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Ingredients Sales Manager]]>

About the Company

Our client, a leading manufacturer of specialty ingredients to the food & beverage industry is looking for an Ingredient Sales Manager to join their East Coast sales team.  

About the Role

  • Develop and implement annual sales strategies

  • Identify new markets, while increasing market shares of current and new accounts

  • Build and maintain strong business relationships with customers

  • Acquire and maintain comprehensive knowledge of company products and the marketplace it serves

About the Community

  • Local Candidates - NJ

Background Profile

  • Bachelor's Degree in business, food science, or related field

  • 5+ years of successful ingredient/flavor/value added sales experience in the food and beverage industry - industrial/B2B sales

  • Prior R&D or lab experience is a plus

  • 40% day travel

Benefits & Features

  • Competitive salary plus bonus and car allowance

  • Benefits include:  Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401K, etc.

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Wed, 31 May 2017 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Vice President Sales and Marketing]]>

About the Company
- Leading domestic and international food processor
- Well established company known for high quality products
- Aggressive growth plans

About the Role
- Strategic role over global sales and marketing functions
- Direct all sales and marketing activities and team members
- Develop strategic plans, processes, policies, and pricing models
- Provide input on new products and product improvement needs

About the Community
- Position based at company headquarters in Eastern Central Wisconsin
- Low cost of living
- Beautiful setting
- Low crime rates
- Top rated small city
- Relocation supported!

Background Profile
- 10+ years of Sales experience at the executive level within the food industry
- Experience managing a team while overseeing a business or business unit
- Key account headquarter call experience
- Demonstrated track record of significant sales growth as a Leader

Benefits and Features
- Great compensation, benefit, and relocation plans

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Wed, 31 May 2017 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Human Resources Director]]>

Our client is a newly formed and well-funded sustainable packaging company seeking a Director of Human Resources to join their growing team in southern CA.

Position Summary

This role will manage the day-to-day human resources activities, execute the company's training, personnel development and hiring strategy.  We're seeking an impact player - who is fully aligned with our mission - who can grow alongside us and impact our success story. The HR Director will help to set our culture that will reward success, be inclusive, respectful of new ideas, diverse opinions and be a meritocracy where individuals will be promoted on the basis of their performance, ability to grow and contribute to our success.

The ideal candidate will have experience in the manufacturing sector, be knowledgeable about California and Federal worker safety requirements.

This role requires a hands-on leader, motivator, team builder and communicator.  

Responsibilities include employee relations, policy creation and management, health and welfare benefits, retirement benefits, safety and security, worker's compensation, payroll, compensation, taxes, onboarding, terminations, training, human resource information systems, and legal compliance.

Position Requirements

-BS/BA required, Master's degree a plus. SPHR/GPHR or similar is preferred.

-Highly motivated, self-starter with 10+ years broad domestic HR experience.  

-Experience in the planning, execution and management of the hiring a large number of employees in a short period of time.

-Experience with Process Improvement approaches (Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Organizational Excellence, Practical Process Improvement, etc.)

-Executive presence; Strong presentation skills

-Strong strategic thinking and analytical skills

-Ability to thrive in a rapid-paced and dynamic business environment

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Thu, 11 May 2017 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Regional Sales Representative - Foodservice]]>

Industry: Food, Baking

Location: This is a home office based position. Looking for someone who has Foodservice Sales experience and lives within the Philadelphia, PA, to New York / New Jersey Metro Region.

About the Role:
- Assist in the development and execution of sales strategies, goals and objectives which ensure the achievement of availability, visibility and sales growth with distributors and foodservice operators.  (i.e. Sysco, PFG, Maines, US Foods)   

- Direct and coordinate the activities of broker / partners by implementing the overall sales strategy in the Northeast USA market in order to achieve the short- and long-term growth and profitability goals of the company.

- Direct and coordinate promotions within the territory.

Background Profile Desired:

- At least 3 years of food service sales experience in the northeast USA including Philadelphia, New York, New Jersey, etc.

- Broker management.

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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 CDT 1