Zume is on a quest to be the most powerful source of health and well-being on the planet. To achieve our objective, we must facilitate the provision of wholesome, affordable food on a global scale and in a sustainable manner. We are meeting this challenge by providing an end-to-end, scalable platform that reduces the time and distance between clean food sources and dense population centers, using cutting-edge automation and transportation logistics. By developing better tools and processes, we can feed people healthier, sustainably-grown food, delivered fresh and free from chemical stabilization.
The VP of Manufacturing will be responsible for the design, build, and operations of Zume's Source Packaging business. You will own the roadmap for scale in manufacturing, which includes knowledge of the necessary equipment, technologies, people, partners, and facilities to support the growth of this business.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
The VP of Manufacturing will be responsible for production planning and scheduling, productivity, quality assurance, spoilage, plant, process, and mechanical engineering across multiple plants. You will also drive building maintenance and repair programs, equipment specification and vendor sourcing and selection. In addition, you will 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. Lastly, this person will participate in planning and budgeting activities as well as other cross-functional initiatives requiring manufacturing thought leadership.
WHO YOU ARE
10+ years of manufacturing leadership experience, multi-plant management experience is preferred
Manufacturing and distribution-related experience, packaging manufacturing a plus
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
Possess excellent communication
WHAT WE OFFER
100% company-paid Medical, Dental, and Vision for you and 75% for your dependents
Flexible Time Off
Daily catered lunch
The opportunity to work with an incredibly supportive team of thinkers and innovators
Zume provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.