Location: Lancaster, PA
Salary: $150,000-$200,000

The Judge Group is seeking a Vice President of Manufacturing for a company in Pennsylvania. The Vice President will ensure that all departmental goals are established and aligned with the company’s goals and objectives. The qualified individual will exemplify the company principles. He or she will act as the role model and demonstrate the company’s core values. The VP will oversee all areas of the facility, including, but not limited to: Sales, Marketing, Production, Maintenance, Engineering, Quality, Human Resources, Warehousing and Distribution. The responsibilities and qualifications needed to succeed in this position are listed below:


  • Directs production control operations to ensure all operating needs of the company are met
  • Leads the Executive Team and the strategic planning process of the company
  • Oversees all manufacturing and warehousing activities
  • Acts as a liaison between the facilities and corporate headquarters in setting financial budgets, business plans and capital projects
  • Develops key metrics with supervisors and managers that are aligned with company objectives, including: quality, efficiency, safety, yields, order fulfillment rate, downtime, on time delivery, inventory, schedule stability, and resource utilization
  • Plans and attends all Executive Team meetings and approves the departmental plans for Production, Sales, Marketing, Accounting, Distribution and Business Development on an annual basis
  • Plans company budgets to align marketing and sales initiatives
  • Supports and initiates change in the production process to promote continuous improvement
  • Sets the pace for learning, work ethic, and integrity in the company while mentoring direct reports
  • Oversees and coaches direct reports in the performance of their responsibilities
  • Develops and manages department budgets to meet or exceed budgeted targets
  • Completes performance reviews and provides feedback to reports
  • Hires, trains, develops, motivates and disciplines employees
  • Manages the evaluation of continuous improvement and recommend capital requirements based on the business plan
  • Reviews and approves strategic plans from the Operations Team
  • Plans, organizes, develop, directs, implements, and evaluates the organization’s fiscal performance and function
  • Evaluates and advises on the introduction of new programs, impact of long range planning, introduction of new strategies and regulatory action
  • Performs all duties within established Good Manufacturing Practice guidelines and safety regulations
  • Provides ongoing communication of department performance to senior management
  • Oversees production, engineering, safety, safety, forecasting, senior level staffing, financial reporting, labor relations and budgeting
  • Conducts appropriate benchmarking to evaluate and present new opportunities to senior management
  • Ensures all employees perform job duties in compliance with all regulatory, corporate, quality, GMP, safety and fleet regulations
  • Assures policies, programs and practices are effective and implemented to produce safe quality foods that meet company and regulatory requirements


  • BS/BA in Operations Management, Business Management or Business Administration or related field required
  • Master’s degree preferred, but not required
  • 15+ years of progressive experience in manufacturing required
  • Must be a sitting Director or Vice President
  • Strong working knowledge of operations financials
  • Heavy background in quality assurance, GMPs and safety programs in a manufacturing setting
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, and Powerpoint


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