Operations Coordinator

· Brattleboro, Vermont
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

ABOUT US:

Do you enjoy working with friendly and passionate people? Do you love pizza and bread sourced from the best local ingredients?

Against the Grain (ATG) is a Vermont based gluten and grain-free bread company. For 15 years, all products have been made in ATG’s dedicated commercial bakery in Brattleboro, Vermont. Our company is committed to the local community from sourcing local ingredients to employing a local team of 90+ people. ATG’s products are gluten-free, grain-free, all natural, non-GMO, and made with simple ingredients everyone can understand. We offer consumers a range of products including 10 and 12-inch pizzas, baguettes, rolls, and bagels in a range of flavors.

At Against the Grain, we know that people are our most important ingredient! We are looking for mission-aligned employees to join our growing team. We recently joined forces with HumanCo to fuel our national growth and ensure we continue to create products that help people live healthier lives.

Learn more at Against the Grain and @againstthegraingourment on Instagram.

THE OPPORTUNITY:
We are looking for a self-starter and driven individual to join Against the Grain as an Operations Coordinator. This individual will work with our Operations & R&D team to deliver the short- & long-term goals for our in-house manufacturing facility. Key responsibilities include working with leadership to set priorities, managing master workplan, leading projects, working with cross-functional teams and third-party vendors. The Operations Coordinator will report into the 
Plant Manager at Against the Grain and be a key contributor to our long-term growth plans.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Work with the Plant Manager to set priorities for the team
  • Manage master project plan for Operations and R&D projects
  • Facilitate weekly meeting with key stakeholders to discuss progress, track next steps, and escalate decisions
  • Lead the set-up of new projects including scope, timeline, costs, and working team
  • Own cross-functional projects related to Manufacturing, Innovation, and Packaging
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams (Finance, Sales, R&D) to understand project dependencies
  • Work with leadership team on assessing co-manufacturing & co-packing solutions
  • Engage with third-party vendors at the early stages of a project

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Proven experience in managing complex projects from start-up to completion; must be detailed oriented and organized
  • Knowledge of food manufacturing  
  • Excellent writing, communication, and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in full Microsoft Office suite, especially with Excel and PowerPoint


BENEFITS: 
Competitive pay driven by prior work experiences. We offer health insurance, dental, vision, 401(k) contribution, PTO, bonus potential, and career advancement opportunities. 


Against The Grain is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Please note that this job is not available for remote work from Colorado

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  • Location
    Brattleboro, Vermont
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level