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Director of Contract Manufacturing

San Clemente, CA | Full Time
26 Days Ago

Job Description

Are you a Manager of Contract Manufacturing in the frozen food industry thinking about what might be next on your career horizon? Come join us at SAMBAZON! Ideal candidate will be local to Orange County/San Clemente, CA  in order to come into the office a couple of times per week or several times per month.

The Director of Contract Manufacturing will oversee contract manufacturing operations at multiple co-packing facilities throughout the United States, Canada and Brazil.  This includes overseeing and monitoring co-packer manufacturing processes and staff, quality control, facilitating communications and problem solving between the co-packer and SAMBAZON.  This position is also responsible for managing the yields/losses and new product commercialization at each co-packer. The Director of Contract Manufacturing will join in managing, negotiating and enforcing all existing and any new co-packer contracts and relationships. 

Examples of just a few key responsibilities include:

Manage current and future relevant contract manufacturers to meet the production needs of SAMBAZON’s current and new product offerings and evaluate co-packer qualifications and equipment capabilities.
Facilitate initial startup procedures with new co-packers by establishing certifications, implementing SAMBAZON SOP’s and coordinating plant trials
Manage initial qualification and production start-up of all new co-packers and provide technical information to SAMBAZON Sales, Marketing, and Ops on all co-packer’s manufacturing capabilities.  
Manage all phases of production planning and production run timing with individual contract manufacturing facilities and manage timing and budgets appropriately to assure zero OOS situations.
Manage all new product launches at co-packers’ manufacturing facilities.

Company Overview

  • Website
  • Headquarters SAN CLEMENTE, CA
  • Size 100 - 200
  • Founded 2000
  • Type
  • Revenue $50M - $200M
  • Industry Retail & Wholesale
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