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Vice President of Manufacturing

Company: FEP Search Group
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

A leading company in the beverage industry is currently seeking a Vice President of Manufacturing to join their team. The role will be challenging but also highly rewarding and this leader will be a key voice in the company. For the right executive, this is a fantastic opportunity with great growth prospects. Key duties include:1) Oversee manufacturing output to meet company targets, such as on-time deliveries, output, quality, cost control, safety and other operational key performance indicators2) Review and approve cost-control reports, cost estimates and staffing requirements3) Utilize appropriate KPIs to identify performance trends and drive continuous improvements4) Maintain accountability for assigned departments by providing operational guidance and analyze and appraise the effectiveness of their functions and operations5) Execute projects and work closely with direct reports to evaluate and implement key infrastructure tools and processes to ensure efficiency, quality and cost-effectiveness6) Implement and update short- and long-term operating plans and budgets for projects7) Ensure that departmental decisions and project plans for staffing, development, organization, material efficiency, hardware acquisitions and facilities are in line with the organization's business plan and vision8) Create a culture of operational excellence9) Bring rigor, focus and execution of operational improvements by establishing and leveraging best practices from both internal and external sources10) Build a performance culture to ensure that all employees are accountable, have clear goals and objectives and the employee performance is regularly reviewed and managed11) Strive to improve site performance in respect of people, materials, quality levels and equipment12) Ensure the organization is prepared with capital expenditure planning, people development and organizational capacity planning to deliver against plans13) Drive reductions in direct and indirect costs to improve profitability14) Interact regularly with the Executive Team and individual department heads to ensure the company's operational priorities are aligned with total company direction15) Identify, recommend, and implement new processes, technologies, and systems to improve and streamline organizational processes and use of resources and materials16) Develop long- and short-term strategies to allow the company to remain competitive to achieve targets and cost reductionsCritical Requirements1) A university degree is required. Although all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply, preference will be given to those with degrees in a relevant field2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)3) Recent experience in the beverage industry is strongly preferred4) Preference will be given to candidates with recent experience in manufacturing managementIf you are qualified and looking to work with a well-established company - one of the top names in the industry - you should not let this opportunity pass by. However, for this Vice President of Manufacturing role, you must be someone who is experienced and passionate about manufacturing managementCompensation and Other DetailsBase Salary: Highly competitive package, commensurate with experience

Keywords: FEP Search Group, New Orleans , Vice President of Manufacturing, Executive , New Orleans, Louisiana

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