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20 Feb 2019

Canada Senior VP / General Manager – Canada

Posted by Rich Lentz, rich@producecareers.com – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #34655

    • An established and reputable Canadian Importer/Shipper is adding to their Sr. leadership team.
    • Our client is creating a new leadership role to essentially serve as “the right hand” of the CEO.
    • This newly created role will work on all aspects of the business. (sales, operations, grower relations, etc.)
    • Our client is a respected player within the industry, with a global reach for fresh fruit throughout the world.
    • This company is a leader in several fruit categories and known for high-end, quality fruit.
    • This opportunity is based in Ontario, Canada with relocation assistance available.

    Position Responsibilities Include

    • Interface, interact and lead all aspects of the supply chain. (sourcing, operations, sales, etc.)
    • Work with sales dept. on sales strategy for major retail customers. (Costco, Wal-Mart, Sobeys, Loblaws, etc.)
    • Work with Sr. leadership to identify, source and develop new products.
    • Routine travel as needed, both domestic and international.

    Position Requirements

    • Full background within the fresh produce industry, with experience managing the entire supply chain.
    • Established relationships and C-level contacts with Retailer customers and Growers.
    • Strong knowledge of imported fruit commodity varieties.
    • Thorough knowledge of produce markets and supply chain dynamics.
    • Strong business acumen and negotiating skill set.

     

Please contact Rich Lentz, rich@producecareers.com

Job Categories: Operations, Production, Processing. Job Types: Canada. Job expires in Endless.

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