VP Supply Chain – Columbus, OH Area

Would you love to shape the future of the warehousing and logistics function? Our client, an established $2 Billion food manufacturing company, is looking for a transformational leader to oversee all aspects of the warehousing, logistics and demand planning functions. Key priorities will be reducing warehouse and freight costs while maximizing profitability, optimizing in-house and 3rd party warehouse and transportation networks, and developing a comprehensive supply chain strategy.

The ideal person will have a willingness to engage in operations, experience with transformation of transportation and warehouse functions, and the ability to set clear performance metrics. We are looking for a communicative, confident and humble leader.

Some qualifications include:

  • 10+ years progressively more responsible roles in warehouse and transportation in a food (or related product) manufacturing facility.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and growing teams, strategic and financial planning, establishing performance metrics and negotiating multi-year contracts.
  • Must have significant experience transforming logistics functions, managing in-house and 3rd party fleets and overall reduction in costs for a large national food manufacturer.
  • Experience with DOT, safety and responding to ongoing changes to governmental regulations.
  • S. (preferably in Supply Chain, Engineering, or Management), Master’s degree a plus.
  • Able to travel 25-30%.

This is a highly prominent role where you can make a difference in a company that is truly committed to its employees and customers. Offers excellent compensation, benefits, and relocation package. To find out more about this opportunity, please contact Julie Curtis at 763-428-1888 or julie@curtisfood.com. 

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VP Operations – Mankato, MN

Are you an operations executive who thrives on continually improving your business and is committed to coaching and training others? Our client, a MN-based vertically integrated food producer, is searching for a VP of Food Operations & Supply Chain to provide strategic oversight and create operational efficiencies across multiple locations. Reports directly to the CEO; an intelligent, analytical, and caring leader.

This role will lead a team of 100 direct and indirect team members. Responsible for developing the strategic and tactical direction for the plant operations, logistics and procurement areas. Incorporate continuous improvement protocols into the business, promote cross-functional communication and establish best practices company-wide. Opportunity to be part of an innovative, collaborative and highly entrepreneurial environment.

Keys to success in this role:

  • 15+ years success leading large cross functional teams within the food or agriculture industry including: CPG / food manufacturing / milling / feed operations, supply chain, procurement, or logistics.
  • Strong change-management skills; able to bring cross-functional groups together.
  • Passion for implementing new processes and procedures.
  • Independent thinker and strong communicator.
  • Ability to travel up to 25%.

This is a rare opportunity to work with an organization that values their employees, is financially stable and growing, and cares about providing natural products that we put on our tables. High-visibility role offering excellent compensation, benefits, and relocation package. Please contact Julie Curtis at (763) 428-1888 or julie@curtisfood.com.

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