Seeking Vice President of Operations for Rice Company

We are assisting with a search for a Vice President of Operations for an established and successful rice drying and storage company in Butte County, CA, to replace its retiring VP Ops. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors and oversees all aspects of this 3 million hundredweight operation.

Responsibilities: Responsibilities include oversight of all operations with a strong emphasis on rice quality and operational and financial efficiency; financial management and reporting, including regular reporting to the Board and annual operating and capital budgets; and overall strategy and short- and long-term planning. The position oversees a fulltime staff of ten (including a plant manager and office manager) and approximately 45 seasonal employees.

Requirements: Requirements include a Bachelor's Degree in business, agricultural economics, or equivalent work experience; a minimum of five years experience in a senior management role in an agriculture related industry in an operational setting; experience working directly with growers; demonstrated understanding of financial accounting, reporting and forecasting; ability to summarize, analyze, and present financial results and plans to senior board members; and experience managing seasonal teams effectively. Management experience in the rice industry and experience in receiving, drying, storage, shipping, and quality standards of rice preferred.

Compensation: This position offers a competitive salary depending on qualifications and experience. In addition, compensation includes employee medical, annual profit sharing contribution, bonus potential, three weeks annual vacation, and a company vehicle.

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