Sr. Manager or Director of Contract Manufacturing Sourcing Operations

Food & Beverage
Job Location: 
Montvale, NJ

We are currently seeking a Sr. Manager or Director of Contract Manufacturing Sourcing professional for an organic food company located in northeast New Jersey.  The ideal candidate will possess 7 or more years in a contract manufacturing role with proven external manufacturing management.  Hot fill, retort and thermal processing exposure is preferred.  This is a newly created position who will be a critical player and will report to the CEO.



60 to 70% Managing External Co Packing & Co Manufacturing Operations.  Lead relationships & contract management with current co-manufacturing and co-packing operations. 

20 to 30% Innovation and business development initiatives.  Partner with brand team to lead innovation efforts at external suppliers and lead identification of co-man and co-packers for innovation & renovation projects.

10%   Oversee quality.  Develop overall quality strategy & protocols with support from technical services and quality management team



B.A. or B.S. Degree

Food manufacturing experience with proven external manufacturing management and external co- packing process is a must

Strong ability to manage external providers working across all aspects of the business including finance, commercialization, quality & marketing.

Thorough knowledge of procurement processes.

Comfortable in a hands-on and accountable culture.

Excellent customer service skills, business savvy, project management, setting agendas, ability to work well under pressure, professional demeanor and strong written and oral communication skills.

Must be detail oriented, self-starter and comfortable taking initiative, as well as capable of producing high quality results on a sustainable basis.

Ability to travel 30% – 40%.


Please email your resume to for consideration.


Recruiter Name: 
Vicky Borkowski
Recruiter Phone: 
(262) 886-8000 ext. 207

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