COO (Ohio or Relocation) – Meat, Seafood, Food Processing 


Senior executive with a proven record of accomplishments in the Food industry during a 25-year career. Driven and ambitious change manager, hands-on, dedicated to continuous business improvement focused on enhancing operational effectiveness and reducing labor and material costs. Experience working in the global meat, fish & food production industry, food service, and retail.


  • Experience in pork, beef, and chicken categories
  • Multi-facility processing experience
  • Sourcing, purchasing, and strong negotiating experience
  • Operations Management
  • Employee and raw materials cost reduction
  • Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Food quality and safety

Education: Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Meat Science

Location: Currently resides in Ohio and is willing to relocate anywhere in the US

Compensation Target: The candidate’s base compensation target is 220k with additional bonus opportunity, relocated, LTI


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Rob Navarro

Rob has 17 years of agency recruiting experience. He joined the Kinsa Group in 2012, where he has thrived as a search recruiter, developing relationships with clients and candidates across the food processing industry on a national scale. With nearly 26 thousand food & beverage connections, Rob has developed a network of Operations, Sales, R&D, Quality, Supply Chain, and more to serve the needs of clients in all categories of food processing including: meat/poultry, beverage, bakery, ingredients, snacks, confectionery, to just name a few.

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