Senior Vice President, Operations and Finance

Agrifoods International Cooperative
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Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 13:23

Senior Vice President, Operations and Finance
Agrifoods International Cooperative
Location: Burnaby, BC
Agrifoods Cooperative has proudly been in business for over a century and has grown to become one of Canada’s leading cooperatives with over 2,700 members. Agrifoods’ family of brands – Organic Meadow, Meadowfresh, Earth’s Own and Happy Planet – now employ over 450 people and have become leaders in the health and wellness industry, producing a wide range of premium, on-trend, wholesome foods and beverages available from coast to coast. In addition, Agrifoods provides food grade tanker transportation services as well as custom, innovative co-packaging solutions with plants strategically located across Canada.
With a series of acquisition and internal growth, Agrifoods International is poised for significant future growth and expansion. In order to fully realize this opportunity, the company is seeking to strengthen and deepen its senior executive ranks with the creation of a newly created Senior Vice President, Operations and Finance.
Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, the Senior Vice President, Operations and Finance (SVP) will provide leadership to the operations of five manufacturing plants, four co-pack partnerships, and logistics, including the development and execution of strategic business plans. The SVP will also provide mentorship to a capable finance team and support strategic mergers and acquisitions to drive the company’s profit and growth objectives. The SVP will ensure the operations are running at the highest level of efficiency through the implementation of best practices, new systems and methodologies and through development of a strong, effective and highly visible management team.
The ideal candidate is a senior manufacturing professional who has led multi-site plant operations in a growing, entrepreneurial food company. Ideally, he or she will have had exposure to the dairy or perishable food products sector. Brings strong financial and business acumen and has held profit and loss responsibility for production plants. Will be comfortable supporting the company’s logistics and research and development activities with expertise, original concepts and ideas.
This exciting leadership role will be based at the corporate head office in Burnaby, British Columbia.
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