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Operations, VP/Director
Posted on 5/2/2022
Nashville, TN, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 8+ years of manufacturing leadership experience, multi-plant management- hands-on experience is preferred
  • Manufacturing and distribution-related experience, packaging manufacturing a plus
  • Startup experience ideal with the ability to live in the Nashville, TN area during the time we launch this site - (1.5 to 2 years)
  • Ability to lead and influence in a matrix organization
  • Strong leadership skills: able to build teams, foster growth in individuals, cultivate a positive culture and hire the right talent for critical positions
  • Excellent analysis and decision-making capabilities
  • Management of P&L and budget experience
  • Knowledge of manufacturing, warehousing and distribution operations, as well as, building/plant maintenance
  • Quality control experience
  • Strategic planning experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Develop, implement, and monitor day-to-day operational systems and processes that provide visibility into goals, progress, and obstacles for our key initiatives
  • Build and maintain relationships with all department heads, external partners, and vendors to make decisions regarding operational activity and strategic goals
  • Plan, monitor, and analyze key metrics for the day-to-day performance of the operations to ensure efficient and timely completion of tasks
  • Devise strategies to ensure growth of programs enterprise-wide, identifying and implementing process improvements that will maximize output and minimize costs
  • Work closely with human resources to lead teams with integrity and establish and maintain a trusting, inclusive, and productive environment
  • Play an important role in making valuable contributions to ongoing site evaluation and selection efforts related to real estate property acquisition, construction and/or improvement projects
  • Participate in planning and budgeting activities as well as other cross-functional initiatives requiring manufacturing thought leadership
Zume Inc.

51-200 employees

Company Overview
Zume is engineering the world's transition to a more efficient and sustainable food future.