<![CDATA[Kinsa (div of ABR): jobboards]]> http://JOBS.KINSA.COM/ en-us <![CDATA[VP of Finance/CFO - Food]]>

Title:  Vice President of Finance/CFO                                  Location: Naperville, IL

Mission:  Our client provides a variety of packaging to retail, restaurants, and food service customers.  The mission for the Vice President of Finance/CFO will be responsible for all the accounting activities at all their food manufacturing plants in the Chicago area. The VP of Finance/CFO will report directly to the CEO and will have four direct reports and four indirect reports.


-       $ Low six-figure compensation plus % bonus potential

-       401k

-       Vacation and Holiday pay

-       Health, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life insurance

-       Health Savings Account

Role Responsibilities:

1.       Oversee the Accounting operations, policies and procedures

2.       Prepare financial statements and manage the annual budget and forecasts for all facilities

3.       Provide financial analyses for capital investments, contract negotiations and pricing decisions

4.       Develop and maintain cash flow for all facilities

5.       Oversee the ERP and EDI systems


-       Hands-on leader to get directly involved when necessary

-       Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance, Master's preferred

-       10 years in an Accounting role

-       5 years as a CFO or Controller, preferably at a $100MM + privately held food or packaging manufacturing company

-       Working knowledge of Great Plains software

-       CPA preferred

-       Travel local up to 20%

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![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.  

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Regional Sales Manager - Ingredients/Spices - Foodservice]]>


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.


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


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

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![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.    


  • 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


  • 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

Sat, 11 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[General Manager - Meat]]>

Title:  General Manager                             Location: San Antonio, Texas area

Mission:  Our client is a leading producer of premium meat products based in the south central Texas.  The General Manager will oversee the production facility at the company headquarters in beautiful Texas Hill country.  The General Manager will have responsibility for day to day business operations including P&L, Budget and Capital Plans.


-       $ Six-figure compensation plus % profit sharing/bonus potential

-       Company paid health insurance including eligible dependents

-       401k

-       Vacation and Holiday pay

-       Relocation assistance


1.       Oversee production activities including staffing and scheduling

2.       Coordinate financial/budget activities to fund operations and increase efficiency

3.       Recruit, hire and mentor new talent

4.       Financial / P&L success

5.       Prioritize operational goals and objectives to meet company goals

6.       Become an active, contributing member of the local community


-       Experience in a managerial role in a USDA food manufacturing environment

-       Bachelor's degree in Business, Food Science, Engineering or equivalent combination of education and  experience

-       Experience with Six Sigma, 5S, Lean, etc.

-       Strong ability to influence staff, provide leadership in a team environment

-       Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

-       E-commerce experience highly desired

-       Bilingual (Spanish) highly desired

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.


  • Competitive salary with generous bonus

  • Company car or car allowance

  • 401(k)

  • Vacation and Holiday pay


  • 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

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Engineering Manager - Food Manufacturing]]>

Mission:  Our client is a leading supplier of one of the hottest food trends.  They are growing rapidly, and looking to add an Engineering Manager in their San Francisco area operations.  


  • Very competitive base salary plus incentives

  • Excellent benefits package

  • Relocation assistance available

Expected Outcomes:                                                                  

  • Project management and accurate cost estimates with implementation timelines

  • Design, engineer, and specify equipment systems

  • Manage all assigned capital projects to completion

  • Work with outside consulting engineers and design-build firms

  • Provide equipment layout diagrams


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Food Science or related

  • Established engineering experience in the food processing industry

  • Knowledge of plant operations and lean principals

  • Expertise in food processing plant design

  • Understanding of HACCP/GMP

Thu, 09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Food Manufacturing Engineer]]>

Mission:  Our client is a leading supplier of one of the hottest food trends.  They are growing rapidly, and looking to add a Manufacturing Engineer in their San Francisco area operations.  


  • Very competitive base salary plus incentives

  • Excellent benefits package

  • Relocation assistance available

Expected Outcomes:                                                                 

  • Process engineering and guidance to select proper equipment and lead projects in support of growth expansion in the area of mixing and blending

  • Project management, scopes of work, RFQs, and cost estimates including estimated timelines

  • Design, engineer, and specify equipment systems

  • Planning for all assigned capital projects

  • Provide layouts of equipment and/or process flow


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Food Science, Food Technology, or related

  • 2+ years of engineering experience in the food processing industry

  • Experience with CAD tools and process flow diagrams

  • Understanding of HACCP/GMP

Thu, 09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![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.         


Competitive manager level salary with additional bonus opportunity

PTO and Holiday Pay

401k Eligibility

Medical/Dental Vision


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


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

Thu, 02 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.

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

: 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

Thu, 02 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![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.


-         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

Tue, 31 Jul 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![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%.


  • 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

Sat, 28 Jul 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Director of Operations - Cheese / Dairy]]>

Title: Site Director                        Location:  Nampa, ID        

Mission: The Site Director is responsible for the financial results of the Nampa production site. Activities will focus on maximizing product quality, production yield, and control of expenses; as defined in the budget. This person will also be involved with warehousing/supply chain.         


Excellent 6 figure salary with additional bonus opportunity

Car allowance

401k contribution + additional company match

Relocation assistance

Expected Outcomes:

Financial control of the site including warehousing and supply chain

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

Product quality and production output are maintain affectively

Department managers are well informed about company objectives


Bachelor's Degree in Dairy Manufacturing required.

7+ years' industrial experience, including line management experience

Prior food manufacturing experience

Project implementation / Engineering

Experience in financial measurement of plant performance

Expertise 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

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![CDATA[Sr. Procurement Manager - Food Industry]]>

Title: Sr. Procurement Manager Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin Area

Mission: Our client is a rapidly growing, fast paced food manufacturer based just south of Milwaukee. They offer a fun culture with opportunity for personal growth. The mission for the Senior Procurement Manager is to plan and control all raw material and indirect procurement activities as well as implement initiatives to realize cost savings. The Sr. Procurement Manager will have responsibility for an annual spend of $35+ million dollars, and initially, one direct report.


- Competitive base salary plus bonus potential
- Strong healthcare plan
- 401k with company match
- Company-funded Life, A&D Insurance, and Short-Term Disability plans
- Vacation time, plus generous paid holiday schedule
- Relocation supported


- 10+ years of leadership experience in a purchasing role, including the development of direct reports
- Strong contract negotiation skills
- Experience purchasing raw ingredients/commodities within the food industry
- Project management experience
- Track record of demonstrated cost savings
- ERP experience
- Ability to travel up to 15%
- Bachelor's degree in Business or a related field

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![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.


-       $ Six-figure compensation plus % bonus potential

-       Vacation and Holiday pay

-       Relocation assistance


1.       Oversee all online marketing activities

2.       Create and maintain an online business plan

3.       Develop marketing programs

4.       Search Engine Optimization


-       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.

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![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.


  • $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


  • 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

Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 1
<![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!


  • Competitive salary

  • Full health benefits paid for by the company

  • 401(k) with match

  • Generous vacation

  • Relocation assistance is provided


  • 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

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 00:00:00 CDT 1