Location: Springfield, MO Description: Large food manufacturer is seeking a Director of Manufacturing. Position will be located in the Springfield MO area and will be responsible for four manufacturing plants.
Full P&L responsibility for four manufacturing plants
Manage and mentor individual Plant Managers
Travel to locations to meet with management teams, tour facilities, and generally ensure plants are running efficiently and safely
Pursue continuous improvement and guide Plant Managers efforts to implement programs that foster continuous improvement
Coordinates with Procurement, Sales, and Supply Chain to assure effective production scheduling.
Collaborates with R&D, Process Engineering, and Engineering to identify and implement innovative technologies and solutions
Participates in annual budget preparation
Minimum BS/BS, prefer MBA/MS
10+ years progressive experience in the food manufacturing industry
Experience in the pet food and spray drying experience strongly preferred
Multi-plant manufacturing experience
Ability to travel up to 50%
Company will provide a relocation package.
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