Connect Search is recruiting a VP Group Operations for a highly acquisitive international food group.
Reporting to the Group CEO, this role will form part of the Board and will be responsible for driving best in class operational performance across the group.
Key responsibilities for the VP Group Operations include:
- Leading, influencing and developing a team of Operations Directors responsible for manufacturing, engineering, technology, and supply chain activities
- Full responsibility for the supply chain, including strategic and operational management of the regional manufacturing plants
- Driving the simplification of production processes through standardization, technology and innovation, and the implementation of Lean methodologies
- Building integrated processes in supply chain by working with all functions in the Group and tracking performance through effective KPIs, budgeting and forecasting
You must have the ability to lead and motivate a large team combined with a strategic approach to implementing innovation and technology to drive operating performance.
To apply, you must be an experienced Operations Executive or an ambitious Supply Chain Leader looking to further progress their career. Candidates must have experience of working in the Food / Beverage sector.
This is an outstanding opportunity to join a growing, innovative business that is committed to developing leaders. Located in Chicago.
Apply now for immediate consideration.