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Full-Time

VP of Contract Manufacturing

Posted on 6/25/2024

The Farmer's Dog

The Farmer's Dog

501-1,000 employees

Subscription service delivering human-grade pet food

Consumer Goods

Compensation Overview

$230k - $260kAnnually

+ Bonus + Equity Ownership

Expert

New York, NY, USA

Category
Production Planning & Scheduling
Quality Control & Compliance
Supply Chain Management
Operations & Logistics
Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • 15+ years of previous experience in operations and manufacturing
  • Experience as a senior leader in the meat and/or fresh food industry
  • Familiarity with FSQR and specification management
  • Understanding of P&L, investment return, margin management
  • Experience in analysis of capacity and asset utilization
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Educational qualifications in manufacturing industry, product innovation, or culinary arts
  • Proven track record of leading automation and scaling processes
  • Start-up or high-growth experience preferred
Responsibilities
  • Develop and own end-to-end P&L for all physical product lines within the manufacturing vertical
  • Drive TFD Manufacturing strategy in current state and set vision for the future
  • Partner with FSQR function leader to ensure proper checks and balances
  • Accountable to internal C-suite stakeholders for progress on business initiatives
  • Design and implement operational plans and processes at co-manufacturers
  • Manage capital investment and expenses to achieve financial targets
  • Responsible for growth strategy and geography of multiple facilities
  • Spearhead rapid growth and demonstrate resourcefulness and innovation
  • Manage AOP, monthly budget, and cost savings projects
  • Collaborate with PPIC/Procurement team to deliver manufacturing goals
  • Implement and maintain best practice standards and policies for manufacturing operations
  • Develop and recommend a comprehensive footprint and network strategy
  • Negotiate contracts and stay updated on industry trends and innovations

The Farmer's Dog

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding

$168.1M

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

2014

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

11%

1 year growth

8%

2 year growth

45%

Benefits

Competitive compensation & equity packages

Health, dental, & vision

Parental leave

401k

Flexible PTO

Employee discount

INACTIVE