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Vice President of Manufacturing

Company: EVERY
Location: Daly City
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

About us EVERY is a leading VC-backed food tech ingredient company and market leader using precision fermentation to create animal proteins without the animal for the global food and beverage industry. EVERY is a team of passionate change-makers who are reimagining the factory farm model with a kinder, more sustainable alternative. Leveraging precision fermentation to produce hyper-functional and one-to-one replacement proteins from microorganisms, EVERY is on a mission to decouple the world's proteins from the animals that make them. We are a passionate, determined (and fun!) team with a vital objective, and we're on the lookout for like-minded people to join our mission. For more information, visit www.every.com The Role: EVERY is seeking a VP of Manufacturing, specifically, an individual deeply committed to strategic planning, operational excellence, and project management. This crucial role involves leading our manufacturing operations, ensuring the seamless day-to-day management and excellence in execution across all manufacturing activities, in alignment with the company's strategic goals. Your mission will be to work in tandem with teams across Commercial, Finance, Manufacturing Strategy, and Technology Scale-Up to guarantee that we meet the evolving needs of our customers-from the initial procurement of materials to the manufacturing and final release of high-quality products. As the central figure in our manufacturing endeavors, you will oversee every facet of our Contract Manufacturing Organizations' (CMOs) production and performance, which includes managing costs, ensuring capacity availability, and consistently meeting product specifications as well as other key operational KPIs. This role requires a leader skilled in maneuvering through the intricacies of global manufacturing, including process technology, scale-up challenges, regulatory compliance, capital expenditure planning, as well as adept in contract management and negotiation. Moreover, you will be orchestrating cross-functional planning and overseeing the orderly transition of scaled-up technologies and improvements to EVERY's CMOs, ensuring effective communication and coordination between various internal departments and external partners. Your ultimate goal will be to drive outcomes that fulfill KPIs, closely aligning with EVERY's financial aims and the needs of our customers. What You'll Accomplish: Serve as EVERY's Master Planner, possessing a comprehensive overview across all CMOs to ensure alignment with our strategic goals and operational excellence. Emphasize planning and organization at every level, from strategic to operational, ensuring that our manufacturing strategies are not only robust but also agile enough to adapt to the evolving landscape of CMOs. Develop and implement manufacturing strategies and procedures that optimize financial outcomes and support EVERY's growth Detailed oversight of CMO elements such as cost, capacity, quality, achievement of product specifications and negotiation of contract terms as well as ad hoc issues and anomalies. Demonstrate a deep understanding of interdependencies and excellent planning capability, crafting cross-functional plans that integrate the needs of Commercial, Finance, and R&D teams to drive EVERY's success. Lead with a collaborative style, building bridges across both internal and external groups/functions to ensure seamless execution of manufacturing strategies, operational plans and implementation of new processes and technologies. Implement and oversee operational excellence by ensuring our team structure is resilient and adaptable to the challenges presented by CMOs, preemptively identifying and addressing potential issues. Implement a documentation process that supports data-driven decision-making, ensuring all actions are aligned with operational data, inventory levels, and contract obligations. Regularly review and manage contracts with CMOs, ensuring compliance with specifications, quality standards, and inventory requirements, while also scouting for technological improvements and efficiency gains. Champion organizational, project management, and planning skills within the team, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and strategic foresight. What You Bring (Required): A B.S. degree or higher in a relevant field, with a strong preference for experience in B2B product manufacturing. Min of 10 years of manufacturing experience, with a significant emphasis on planning, organizational excellence, and project management. Proven expertise in managing global CMOs, with a strong track record of achieving manufacturing excellence. Exceptional ability to plan and execute cross-functionally, demonstrating both strategic vision and operational precision. A collaborative leadership style, adept at guiding teams through complex manufacturing scenarios and ensuring adherence to strategic goals. Strong analytical skills, with the capacity to make data-driven decisions and document processes effectively. Outstanding communication and presentation abilities, capable of engaging with both technical and business audiences. Nice-to-Have (But Not Required): An MBA or other advanced financial or operational qualifications. PMI certification/accreditation Why you'll love it here: Comprehensive benefits: 100% medical, dental, and vision coverage, 401k matching, and stock options Tasty perks: Weekly catered lunches, unlimited sparkling water, granola bars, snacks, local coffee, and tea Customizable options: FSA, HSA, Commuter, Pet Care, and additional life insurance Work-life harmony: Flexible PTO and 10+ paid company holidays per year Onsite conveniences: Free parking and unlimited gym access Exciting socials: Themed happy hours and quarterly company outings Open communication: Monthly all-hands meetings and direct access to CEO and leadership Ideal location: Close to Daly City BART Pay Range: $220,000 - $285,000 + Stock Options At EVERY pay ranges are subject to change and assigned to a job based on the location specific market median of similar jobs according to 3rd party salary benchmark surveys. Individual pay within that range can vary for several reasons including skills/capabilities, experience, and available budget. Dedication to Diversity EVERY is dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive work environment. We want our workplace to enable productivity and meaningful work for individuals from all backgrounds, experiences, and lifestyles, allowing all employees to feel comfortable being their true, authentic selves at work. Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We are not able to sponsor individuals for employment visas for this job. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete a job application or a job interview or to otherwise participate in the hiring process, please contact us at hiring@every.com Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment, subject to accommodation as required by law. CDC defines fully vaccinated as: 2 weeks after your second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfzier or Moderna vaccines, or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson's Janssen vaccine. #LI-Onsite

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