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10 Jul 2017

West Coast VP of Farm Operations – California

Posted by Mark Teague, Mark@producecareers.com – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #31790

As the VP of Farm Operations, you’ll be leading all our production and operations. You’ll be responsible for setting up new farming projects, hiring and training the teams to manage those sites, overseeing the consolidated P&L from those locations, auditing facilities, creating and managing SOPs and food safety plans, and all aspects of executive management. You will be a core part of the executive team working directly with the chief executives. We’re looking for a results oriented individual to help us safely, efficiently, and rapidly build the next era of farming.

Responsibilities – You should be confident making significant contributions in a few of the following categories:

  • Setting up new farming projects including food processing activities including permitting, hiring, and training
  • Overseeing the operations of all farming facilities including directly managing Regional Directors and indirectly managing the consolidated P&L of all our farming locations
  • Developing SOPs and food safety plans compliant with GAP, GMP, SQF, Non-GMO, Organic, and others
  • Auditing farming facilities for compliance with our internal controls

Requirements – Your background should include most of the following:

  • Significant prior P&L ownership and management of large teams
  • Extensive experience in food processing, packaging, warehousing, or farming
  • Experience setting up new, large scale manufacturing facilities

Bonus Skills – Bonus points if any of these also describe you:

  • 7+ years in food processing
  • 10+ years professional experience

Expertise designing and manufacturing food processing equipment

Please contact Mark Teague, Mark@producecareers.com

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

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