Chefs Plate is hiring an

Operations Planning & Automation, Manager

Toronto, Canada

Chef’s Plate is redefining the way Canadians eat. We built Chef’s Plate with one simple belief: eat better, live better. Since we began our journey in Toronto a few years ago, we have been blown away by the amazing customer response and have become the leading Canadian company in the expanding online recipe kit delivery market. This is a unique opportunity to gain experience and equity at a rapidly growing startup. Responsibility is given from day one to use your initiative and creativity to help us grow our business. If you are fast-paced, enjoy a consistently evolving atmosphere, and have a passion for great food, you may be a perfect fit for our growing team. Learn more about us at chefsplate.com


About the position

We’re looking for an Operations Planning & Automation Manager to join our Operations team and to design, improve, and standardize our production system and processes on a national level. You will create, specify and implement innovative processes as well as automation solutions and support the national roll-out to our operations at our production centres across the country. You will be working with the local production, supply chain and operation teams in a broad range of projects on an national level transforming our production and processes.

  • Identify problems in manufacturing and brainstorm continuous improvement strategies for the production centres
  • Be in charge of developing the operations improvement road map in collaboration with the production centre management teams
  • Share and exchange operational best practices with the teams at our various facilities
  • Develop and administer operational procedures for all production and supporting processes
  • Be responsible for achieving all operational goals
  • Drive strategic planning and forecasting
  • Create a positive team dynamic that encourages all employees in the distribution center to: provide feedback and drive change within the facility, adapt to the ever-changing business and stay focused on the customer experience
  • Drive continuous improvement when it comes to Safety, Quality, Cost, and Delivery, while growing and expanding capabilities that meet warehouse mandatory requirements