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Contract Manufacturing, Quality & Sourcing Manager

Posted by Munk Pack on 6 Sep 2017 | Share

Job basics

  • Brand Name:Munk Pack
  • Location: Greenwich, Connecticut 06830
  • Country: US
  • Industry Types: Production and Manufacturing
  • Categories: Operations
  • Foods: Snacks
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Reports to: CEO
  • # of Direct Reports: n/a
  • Benefits: Health Insurance
 
Job Description

The Production, Quality & Sourcing Manager is responsible for the overall planning and coordination of product manufacturing from start to finish, including sourcing of ingredients and packaging, ensuring specifications are met, forecasting raw material demand, and managing the supply chain proactively. He/She will ensure that goods are produced efficiently at the right cost and level of quality, by several co-packing facilities. While some travel is required, this is a position based out of our office location in Greenwich, CT, within walking distance to the train.

This position reports to the CEO. Munk Pack is a highly innovative and rapidly growing natural foods company with a small, entrepreneurial team and a fast-paced work environment.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Production planning, oversight, and coordination with 3 contract manufacturers
  • Monitoring production runs (remotely & site visits), ensuring that procedures are followed and that products are produced to specification
  • Sourcing ingredients for new products, reviewing COAs, and setting up turnkey purchasing by copacker; purchasing packaging and monitoring usage rates and inventory levels
  • Assisting team with executing new product development; develop and implement quality specifications during trial productions and beyond
  • Forecasting production and supply needs, in coordination with the Sales Operations manager
  • Procurement and management of raw materials and supplies, contracting annual volumes and coordinating draw downs, following market changes that could affect pricing or supply
  • Maintaining ERP system data and lot tracking
  • Evaluation of production quality retains and conducting quality testing in-house
  • Maintaining product certifications (GFCO, OU, Non-GMO Project Verified)
  • Documenting and logging any quality issues and conducting root cause analysis
  • Other duties as needed

 

Job Requirements
  • 3+ years of experience with a consumer goods manufacturing company
  • Outstanding attention to detail      
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and multitask, and keep track of 10+ things happening simultaneously
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, very responsive to emails
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

about Munk Pack

Munk Pack is an outdoorsy brand of natural food products that empowers people to lead an active and healthy lifestyle. We are committed to bringing only healthy, great tasting products of the highest quality to market. Inspiring daily adventure, the brand, and products appeal to active, fit and busy consumers of all ages. 

Munk Pack's line of ready-to-eat oatmeal fruit squeeze snacks is the first of its kind, containing whole grain oats, flax and delicious fruits in the convenience of pouches. Our Protein Cookies are also highly innovative, as the first gluten free and vegan protein cookies, which are also soy free and non-gmo. Munk Pack continues to innovate and expand its product offerings and national distribution.