Our client is a 70 year-old company that distributes bulk food ingredients to primarily the further processes poultry and meat industry. They represent over 100 ingredient manufacturers and 800 food ingredient items — from private label spices to functional foods to organics and more. They have created a new position of National Accounts Executive who will be responsible for sales through new and existing national accounts, building relationships at the executive level.
The Director of Planning and Procurement manages the team responsible for all aspects of Master Scheduling, Production Planning, Strategic and Tactical Procurement. This position requires a unique blend of strategic thinking and tactical implementation of same. This position also requires someone with a deep understanding of end-to-end ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems who can leverage the ERP system to seamlessly integrate Planning and Procurement into the broader organization. The right candidate will have a thorough understanding of how other functions impact Planning and Procurement, and how Planning and Procurement policies and activities impact the end-to-end Supply Chain.
Our client is a home-delivered meal service providing fully prepared, refrigerated meal solutions direct to homes nationwide for over 18 years. They provide seniors, patients recovering post-discharge and those managing a chronic condition with tailored nutrition solutions to manage their specific needs. If you are passionate about the well-being of others and have a strong sense of community, this could be the place for you! We are a family operated business looking for fun, compassionate, and friendly people who want to make a difference in the lives of others.
As the owner of OPUS International, Inc., an executive search firm in the field of food science, my office and I have seen more and more candidates jump from job to job and are proud of it. They tell us that this is the new way for further their career. Why wait for the current company to recognize their talents, or pay more salary, just go to work someplace else! This shift in job search has slowly crept into our lives, and suddenly it’s the “right thing to do”. Really? When did having four jobs in five years become acceptable?
For over 25 years, our client has been known for quality, service and value. They hand pack only the finest frozen meats, vegetables and specialty items in clear bags and sell them in independent grocery store in 35 states. As this is a new role, the right individual will lead the company into the future with a high level of leadership and guidance in food safety. They are moving into a larger facility this summer, and need this individual to lead the plant to SQF certification, comply with FSMA rules, and coordinate labeling procedures. Products are under USDA and FDA inspections. Position reports to the Vice President. Position is based in the Southeast.