We are representing an International food company located located in the GTA (East) currently seeking a VP of Manufacturing Operations who will report directly to the President and will oversee activities directly related to the manufacturing process and operation aspects of the manufacturing process including safety, quality standards, cost controls, on-time delivery and maintenance.
The incumbent will provide overall leadership for multiple locations and set clear direction and goals to meet business objectives. Requires a minimum of a bachelor's degree in business, engineering, management or production and operations management. 7-15 years of experience working in a leadership role is required. Senior Management experience in the food industry is an essential requirement.
Solid understanding of production process capabilities is critical while some business and financial experience is helpful. Proven experience driving positive results by utilizing lean principles is key.
Important attributes: Strong leadership skills, independent thinking, strong organizational and planning abilities, and excellent analytical and problem solving skills are essential. Must be an effective communicator and team builder. The VP of Operations must have the passion and open-mindedness to provide an environment that encourages employee engagement.