Our client is a leading manufacturer of refrigerated dips and spreads. They have a new opportunity for a Director of Operations at their location in the mid-Atlantic states.

They are looking for a Leader to achieve deliverables in safety, quality, cost, schedule, reliability, and efficiency. This position will manage 3 Business Unit Leaders, who in turn, will manage the supervisors within the plant.

Our client offers comprehensive benefits, a great company culture, and a diverse group of dedicated people.


  • Owns operations safety results, safety engagement and drives the safety agenda
  • Accountable for overall operational efficiency
  • Drives high levels of service adherence and determines contingency planning when necessary
  • Creates annual budget and is responsible for budget compliance
  • Drives manufacturing overhead costs (MOH)
  • Accountable to manage talent within the team, ensuring a continued leadership pipeline is built
  • Continue to shape the culture of continuous improvement and ownership
  • Ensure integration and collaboration with total supply chain


  • BS degree required, preferably in Operations/Supply Chain, Engineering or Business
  • Operations knowledge required, prefer 8+years’ experience in a food manufacturing environment
  • Strong team player with demonstrated ability to lead and motivate diverse team
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills with strong influencing skills
  • Working knowledge of SAP, intermediate knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Flexibility to work flexible hours, to ensure connection with night shift on a regular basis

Must be authorized to work in the United States now and in the future without sponsorship.

Please send resume to moira@foodscience.com