Woods & Co Recruitment has partnered with a long-standing, family-run business within the food and desserts industry in their search for a Director of Manufacturing. Their products are made from scratch daily using all-natural ingredients. The secret to their special recipes is in the process — they use the highest grade, state-of-the-art machinery imported from Italy, ensuring consistent quality and freshness with authentic Italian ingredients that are handpicked seasonally to deliver new fresh flavors to restaurants and Gelaterias in the New York tri-state area. As a Director of Manufacturing, you will manage all production operations. You will be responsible for managing a growing team (including supervisors and production staff), ensuring efficient daily operations, and driving continuous improvement initiatives. They are looking for a leader who can manage the day-to-day operations and an innovator who can help transform our production department to meet our expanding business needs. What’s in it for you
Opportunities for professional growth and development
Collaborative work culture
Discount of Company Products
What do you do?
Production Operations: Oversee and coordinate production activities, ensuring adherence to production schedules and targets.
Process Improvement: Lead the transformation effort to improve overall manufacturing processes with an emphasis on shifting to large batch production.
Performance Tracking and Improvement: Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) related to production, such as production output, efficiency, and quality metrics.
What do you need?
Minimum of 5 years of experience in production or operations management, preferably within the dessert industry.
Experience in a cGMP and OSHA-compliant facility.
Proven leadership skills with experience managing a significant team.
Excellent problem-solving skills, with a creative approach to overcoming challenges.
If you’re as passionate about this position as we are then feel free to apply now! We are interviewing immediately! To find out more about this position please reach out to Jess at firstname.lastname@example.org Woods & Co Recruitment is committed to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce that values and celebrates all backgrounds and experiences. We are an equal-opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, nationality, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.