Posted by: James Brophy

Canidae has retained GattiHR Industrial for their Head of Manufacturing search, located in Brownwood, TX. Tom Conroy and Paul Gaeke will lead this search.

At Canidae we believe that what’s best for our pets is best for us all. That’s why for the last 25 years we’ve been committed to providing high quality pet food for pets and their people. Our products are packed full of goodness to bring out the best in pets, with recipes made from wholesome ingredients and formulated for whole body health. Canidae provides dogs and cats with high quality pet food, full of goodness.

The Head of Manufacturing is responsible for all of manufacturing from receipt of raw materials to production of warehouse ready product. He/She will be the cultural leader, driving operational and personnel improvements through the two plants. The right candidate will possess the willingness and drive to improve to a best-in-class extrusion operation, while creating an environment to be a recognized employer-of-choice in the Brownwood, TX region. This role will oversee two, multi-shift operations that Canidae has recently invested in new capital equipment and is prepared to continue that investment to increase output over the next few years.

The Head of Manufacturing will have a direct team responsible for production supervision, office administration, production planning, regulatory requirements, and maintenance.  The position will also have dotted line responsibility of finance, purchasing, quality. Plan, direct and set the strategic direction of production and manufacturing processes. Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development. Ensure production services compliant with professional, company policy standards and safety requirements.

The successful candidate will be results-oriented while having a visible, approachable leadership style throughout all the operations. He or she will be required to effectively communicate with the COO, and other members of the leadership team to execute on the organizational strategy.

If you (or someone you know) is interested in this role, please contact us.

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