Chefs Plate is hiring a

VP Technology

Chef’s Plate provides fresh, pre-portioned ingredients to our subscribers, with instructions to make a gourmet meal in 30 minutes or less. Our clients are busy professionals who appreciate healthy eating but who do not have time to grocery shop or plan menus, or simply wish to spend their free time differently. Coordinating our internet based service both technically and logistically requires a very specific skill set, with extensive experience in software development, information technology, employee management, and supply chain management and logistics.

The VP of Technology is a senior executive position, reporting directly to our Chief Executive Officer. You would be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the business where technology is applied. This includes operations and logistics, manufacturing, customer acquisition, web development, and internal IT services. Specific responsibilities of the position would include:

  • Setting the technical strategy and direction for the business;
  • Designing & developing scalable system architecture;
  • Making final decisions and manage budgets for IT services, R&D, and manufacturing technology initiatives;
  • Planning for future growth and expansion of the business;
  • Managing all employees on the technology team and oversee their projects;
  • Advising CEOs/Founders and other Directors on technical and general business strategy
  • Mentoring direct reports
  • Key Objectives

  • Provide smooth day-to-day technical operations of the company’s manufacturing and logistics
  • Apply technology to support and improve customer acquisition and retention efforts with the marketing team
  • Recruit and retain talent on the tech team
  • Add value to the company, both bottom & top line, and through the development of proprietary intellectual property assets
  • Establish the business as a market leader of technology in the meal kit and broader food industries in Canada
  • Ensure sure the company is competitive and efficient via its application of technology both internally and externally