Supply Chain Commercialization Manager

Job Title: Supply Chain Commercialization Manager

LOCATION: Dinuba, CA.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Supply Chain Commercialization Manager is the primary liaison between the Supply Chain and Commercial groups, and the primary interface to external co-manufacturing partners. The role works closely with R&D, Marketing, Sales, and Finance to support new product design and commercialization under the stage gate process. In addition, this role identifies and manages co-manufacturing partners in order to support capacity, capability, continuity, and cost objectives.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support enterprise commercialization activities by acting as the primary liaison between the Supply Chain and Commercial groups in order to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of both groups.
  • Participate in the Stage Gate process to help guide the efficient and effective use of company assets
  • Identify and manage co-manufacturing partners in order to support capacity, capability, continuity, and cost objectives
  • Support project managers ability to deliver projects on-time, on-budget, and on-target
  • Coordinate with Planning to achieve service and capacity objectives
  • Coordinate with QA to ensure regulatory compliance, manufacturing HACCP protocols, and shelf life.
  • Coordinate with Purchasing to ensure proper vendor sourcing, purchase of testing material and ingredients during test runs, cost, and supply continuity
  • Coordinate with Logistics on service, cost, and quality
  • Coordinate with Cost Accounting to develop/verify costs
  • Upon product approval, provide support to manufacturing during initial production runs to confirm manufacturing capability and expected efficiencies
  • All other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Engineering or Food Science preferred.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in food manufacturing facility with experience in production and quality control (FDA frozen and refrigerated food experience preferred; USDA experience strongly preferred)
  • Strong Project Management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently, as well as the ability to collaborate and effectively motivate teams
  • Familiarity with a refrigerated or frozen platform manufacturing.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to analyze opportunities and risks holistically, and to formulate well-reasoned recommendations for the business

SALARY: DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE (EXEMPT)

How To Apply

Send Resume To:
Human Resources
501 South Alta Ave
P.O. Box 37
Dinuba, CA 93618
Fax to (559) 591-1593
E-mail resume as a word attachment to: jobs@ruizfoods.com

Ruiz Foods is an equal opportunity employer.
EOE: Male, Female, Vets, Disabled (M/F/V/D).
Ruiz Foods enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.

El Monterey®, Tornados®, and Ruiz 4 Kids® are trademarks owned by Ruiz Food Products, Inc., registered in the United States and other countries. Artisan Bistro®, Three Bold Brothers™, and Not Your Nonna's™ are trademarks owned by Ruiz Brands LLC, registered in the United States and other countries, and licensed for use by Ruiz Food Products, Inc.
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