A results-driven and highly accomplished TOP FOOD INDUSTRY SUPPLY CHAIN/MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS EXECUTIVE with extensive experience developing and implementing strategies and tactics that champion industry-leading safety and environmental programs; deliver award-winning quality; develop future leaders; promote-top to-bottom vision alignment; create performance culture; enable cutting-edge innovations; improve direct labor efficiency; and drive sustainable productivity. Manages multi-site organizations with proven success in establishing operational excellence programs as well as applying leadership and coaching methodologies to improve employee performance.

-Delivered $4,000,000 in material cost savings by reducing in process waste and creating operational specifications for all foods with focus on deposit and finished food label weights

-Reduced recordable injuries by 35% by creating a safety culture with senior management support and floor level engagement

-Developed and implemented a Business Continuity Plan to protect a legacy acquisition’s gross margin by transitioning the direct labor mode from 99 percent temps to 70 percent E-verified direct hires

Education includes a MBA from Texas A&M, and a BS in Electronics Engineering from Norfolk state university.

Seeking executive level operations role.  Willing to relocate!


Meet Your Recruiter

Karen Engelmann

Sr. Recruiting Consultant at Kinsa Group. Karen is the recipient of Kinsa’s top rated Customer Service Excellence Award for her care in guiding our clients and candidates through the search and hiring process. She has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee and 10 years of experience in the recruiting industry. Let Karen put her relationships and marketplace knowledge to work for you on your next search for a great food industry job.
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