Senior Director of Manufacturing

Location: NY
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $200,000.00 - $210,000.00
Degree: Master; Bachelor of Science;
Date: 10/27/2017
Job ID: 02531757
Job Description
Senior Director of Manufacturing -Food Processing
 Our client, a leading food brand, is seeking an experienced and proven manufacturing professional to fill a key role as Senior Director of Manufacturing.
  •  This position will be based in Buffalo New York and will have responsibility for multiple plant sites in the USA.
  • Qualified candidates will have an extensive background [8+ years] in plant operations having an demonstrated progressive career in leadership roles, including plant management, in the baked foods industry.
  • An Undergraduate Degree in Engineering or Technical Field  with a MBA is REQUIRED
  • Proven record in leading successful operations in the food industry
  • An in-depth knowledge of plant operations
Responsibilities will include;
  •  Establish an ongoing capacity review process as the business grows and changes.
  • Implement plans that optimize Human Resources and Capital Resources across the plants.
  • Challenge and implement Plant processes in order to improve productivity, lower costs, or improve quality.
  • Identify and evaluate opportunities to drive out costs across the Plants.
  • Facilitate the sharing of best practices across the Plants.
  • Key Operations gate keeper to work with Sales & Marketing to assess the feasibility of new product concepts.
  • Explore, propose, and lead the implementation of new process and packaging technology.
  • Responsible for development and completion of IMO projects/plans.
  • Provide strong Project Management Skills for Divisional Projects.
  • Participate/Lead/Manage PMI directed projects (acquisitions, expansions, new programs, customer issues, etc.