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VP of Operations

Lead operational lean improvement initiatives related to the cost, quality, efficiency, safety, and management for a pet food plant and feed mill. Direct and coordinate the development and achievement of monthly, annual, and strategic plans. Responsible for the management of manufacturing, sanitation, maintenance, and raw material activities to ensure that products are produced and meet all established company policies, quality standards, and are within budget. Bachelor's degree required; preference for engineering, food science, or related field. Minimum of 10 years of pet food manufacturing experience in a leading operations role. Experience with lean manufacturing implementation with cost reduction required. Excellent P and L, budgeting, and capital project management experience. Solid working knowledge of food safety including FSMA, SQF Level 3, etc. Very strong salary and benefits. Southwest U.S. Location. - #02-839