Production Manager

The Meatless Farm Co New York , NY 10001

Posted 2 months ago

The Meatless Farm is seeking a Production Manager to join our growing team in New York!

About The Meatless Farm

The Meatless Farm was founded in 2016 with a mission to reduce global meat consumption by making swapping in plant-based food easy, alongside naturally complementing the worlds increasing appetite for alternative and plant-based protein. The Meatless Farm aims to help households, schools, restaurants, and businesses, switch to or serve one or more plant-based meals per week.

We believe socially responsible businesses can change the world, and that plant-based is better for people, animals, and the planets health; our employees are at the centerpiece of this mission.

The role

We are looking for a Production Manager, location either New York or Atlanta. The position will be responsible for the roll out of our Co-manufacturing network around North-America. You will be on the front line team to meet customer needs and achieve standards related to cost, line efficiencies, waste, safety and productivity.

  • Co-ordinate Pre-Production and Launch preparation of new products
  • Plan and execute production trials for new and modified products in-line with the Meatless Farm requirements
  • Ensure that Meatless Farm quality standards are met at the production sites
  • Continuously optimize productivity and quality by applying lean production / six sigma methods
  • Searching for and rolling-out co-manufacturing facilities across North-America.

Requirements

  • Bachelors/ Masters degree in Business or other relevant degree
  • Minimum of 5 years proven track record within a continual Improvement role in a FMCG environment
  • Experience of launching new food products
  • Financial awareness to an intermediate level
  • Formulation and delivery of workshops
  • Experience in facilitating audits around production
  • Prince (or similar) Project management qualification
  • Intermediate Food Safety qualification
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Lean Tools / six sigma
  • Can demonstrate a real ability to influence strong characters
  • Methodical and highly organised
  • Data analysis and data manipulation skills
  • Effective communication utilizing all channels available
  • Excellent understanding of the retail environment in Europe
  • Coaching and mentoring skills
  • Highly organised, able to prioritize and make decisions in a demanding environment
  • Implement successful projects based on the companys needs.

Benefits

With offices in Leeds, Singapore, Amsterdam and New York, we are a global player in the plant-based food industry and we have set some ambitious growth goals! You will be joining a fast-growing, energetic and fun start-up office in Amsterdams city centre. We offer you the opportunity to directly impact and contribute to our expansion goals worldwide. The MFs salary and benefits are competitive. At the Meatless Farm, we provide the option of working remotely a number of days a week.

Want to join the mission and become a Farmer? We are looking forward to meeting you!

  • One team, one goal: we are in this together as a diverse team and collaborative culture
  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience
  • A generous health benefit plan with no waiting period
  • Ample paid time off
  • Industry leading 401k match with no waiting period
  • Company-wide events and outings (we know how to have fun!)
  • A beautifully renovated office in TriBeCa
  • Casual dress code (we want our employees to be comfortable)
  • And more!

How we work

We work fast, grow fast, and build fast. Life at Meatless Farm moves in fast-forward motion. We are a team that focuses on making an impact right from day one. We are go-getters, industry leaders, and dreamers. Risk takers. Roll-up-your-sleeves-and-make-it-happen kind of people. We thrive on transparency, and we value solution-minded attitudes.

Get the things done! We love shaping things together and leveraging different perspectives, because that makes our products better. Our Farmers are empowered with freedom and opportunity; in return, we expect honesty, courage, and agility. We own our work, and sometimes we fail. And then we get back up and cross the finish line together as a team. Sound refreshing and fun? We think so, too!

Want to join the mission and become a Farmer? We are looking forward to meeting you!

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