VP of Operations in Surrey BC

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CPA Food Recruitment
VP of Operations
Job ID: 
Surrey BC
Not Specified
Job Types:
Prod./Plant Manager, VP/General Manager
Employment Type:
Full Time

Our client, a leading company, is looking to bring on board a hands on, continuous improvement oriented VP of Operations for their facility in the Surrey area.

In this exciting position, you will take a lead role in the operations management of just in time processing company. This is a great opportunity to be a key stakeholder in a growing company that invests in its employees.


What we are looking for you to do:

  • Ensure compliance with Health & safety, quality and manufacturing regulations
  • Overall management and co-ordination of operations and functions within the facility
  • Work with the Executive Team in the development of the corporate strategy
  • Ensure that production meets and exceeds standards for food safety, cost, quality, productivity, and customer service
  • Develop an Operations strategy that aligns with and directly supports the corporate strategy
  • Oversee the hiring, development and management of operations employees and ensure a highly qualified, trained, and motivated team is in place
  • Coordinate manufacturing activities within multiple departments to improve production and plant process
  • Maintain programs and systems to ensure adequate employee safety and positive morale
  • Ensure buildings and equipment are maintained in appearance and operation, and are in compliance with targeted standards
  • Ensure that plant efficiency is maintained at the highest possible level without sacrificing safety, quality and plant standards
  • Ensure management systems have been created and are complied with for recipes and processes, SOPs, 3rd party certifications and QA programs
  • Monitor sales projections and ensure plants fulfill orders on schedule
  • Understand the plant systems and equipment capacities and make recommendations for improved efficiency and potential expansion
  • Assist in the development of operational and capital budgets, policies and procedures
  • Facilitate and implement lean principles across all aspects of manufacturing
  • Continually coach, direct and train employees utilizing lean principles
  • Ensure all departments are running efficiently, from logistics, production, quality, health and safety, maintenance, sanitation, procurement, finance, HR, and CI


The ideal candidate will have:

  • 12+ years of operations management experience required.
  • 6+ years of food or beverage manufacturing experience required.
  • Bachelor's Degree or a combination of education and relevant work experience.


What we will offer:

  • An attractive salary, bonus, profit share, RRSP match and benefits
  • An amazing opportunity to grow your career with a food leading company


If you are someone that is ideal for this position and have a passion to be part of a leading food company please submit your resume in Microsoft Word format – and don’t forget to include your accomplishments and achievements on your resume!


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