Pick of the Week

Candidate # 082817ASales Manager
20+ years’ experience in food industry sales to include: territory sales, team development/training, tracking/metrics, distributors, foodservice, raw meats, cold calling, customer relations, menu analysis and product costing.
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Candidate # 082817BOperations Improvement Director
BSIE, Six Sigma Black Belt, Lean Sigma, Professional Engineer - 15+ years’ experience includes but not limited to: Process Improvement, Lean Manufacturing, Change Management, Continuous Improvement, Strategic Planning, Gap Management, Cost Savings/Reduction, Waste Elimination,  Business Process Improvements, Supply Chain,  Forecast Mode, Turnarounds, Expansions, Improvements in Quality; USDA, SQF and HACCP; Poultry, Meat, Foods – Complex, High Speed, Automation Operations.  Selected Accomplishments - Moved company from Top 25 to top 5 classification in Agristats; Developed plans to identify improvement opportunities to drive down cost of operations (uncovering over $11M/annum of savings).
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Candidate # 082817CPlant / Shift Manager
AS degrees. Plant/Shift Management Poultry - 1st and 2nd Processing including: Live Hang, Kill, Evisceration, Offal, Paws; Cut-Up, Debone (Cone line); HACCP, Quality, Budgets, Capital Gains, Cost Savings, and Continuous Improvement.   Increased yield and production, and maximized staffing to improve efficiency; also has a solid knowledge of NELS, equipment installs.
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Candidate # 082817DMaintenance Manager
MBA, BS in Engineering. Experience includes budget and personnel management, maintenance, refrigeration, reliability, process improvement, project management and training and development.
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Candidate # 082817EVP of Sales / Business Development / Operations
BS Degree. 20+ years’ experience includes but not limited to: Operations Management, Strategic Growth and Planning, Sales, Marketing, New Business Development, Business Acquisition & Integration, P&L, Retail, Foodservice, Industrial; R&D - New Product Introduction and Commercialization Process. Selected accomplishments - Increased co-packing and private label by 100%; Increased capacity by 25% by implementing Lean Manufacturing. Poultry/Meat.
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Candidate # 082817FMaintenance Superintendent / Manager
1st and 2nd Processing USDA, Poultry Maintenance Procedures, Facilities Maintenance, Mechanical, Electrical, Controls; PM, CM, EM, KRONOS, MP2, ISO, Lean, Quality Assurance, EPA regulations, HSE, OSHA safety and compliance. Preventative Maintenance, Troubleshooting, Repair, Design, Installation, corrective actions, strategic planning, disciplinary actions, payroll approvals and budgets. Analyzing and identifying trends; recommending system improvements, testing, training, and more. Manages a team of 4 Supervisors and 20+ employees.
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Candidate # 082817GBroiler Service Tech / Supervisor
Degreed with 10 years’ experience in breeders/broilers (chicken/turkey) - farm sanitation, flock health, employee safety, scheduling, training, day-to-day farm practices, budgeting, tracking/recording bird mortality rates, feed conversion, biological samples, vaccines, weighing, sizing, and scheduling birds for processing. Bilingual English/Spanish.
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Candidate # 082817HVP of Procurement
BS Degree. 15+ years’ experience includes but not limited to:  Supply Chain Management, Strategic Planning, Change Performance, Contract Negotiation, Cost Control & Forecasting, Critical Category, Sourcing, Key Commodities: Beef/Poultry/Foodservice.
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Candidate # 082817IMaintenance Supervisor
2nd processing raw and Canning. Has managed up to 15. Experience includes: GMPs, HACCP, SQF, Monitoring, Troubleshooting, RS Logix, Preventive Maintenance, process documents, Kronos, controls.
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Candidate # 082817JMaintenance Technician
12+ years’ (meat industry) maintenance experience to include: preventative maintenance, work orders, continuous improvement, parts/ordering, repairs, troubleshooting,  mechanical, electrical; conveyors, palletizers, processing equipment, slicers, box formers, lidders, labelers; SAP, CMMS, PLCs, PMs, scheduling/installations; additional experience in maintenance management (non-food industry) in purchase orders, site expenses, documentation, coordinating bids and expansion projects.
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