Co-Manufacturing & Packaging Business Consultant- Beverage (Open-ended)


vancouver, BC

  • 2021-10-21
  • Co-Manufacturing & Packaging Business Consultant - Beverage (Open-ended)

    Home-based (Canada wide)

    Our client is a driven and innovative player in the food and beverage manufacturing space. They are motivated to bring on a Consultant who can help advise and support this determined company as they continue to grow in the ‘beverage’ sector. Cameron Lappin of Lock Search Group has been brought on to guide our client in this process and assist them in recruiting an exceptional Consultant. We are seeking a candidate who can make an immediate impact and help guide and build their operations output by developing their client partnerships. They have the capacity and determination to bring on more clients now, but they support. 

    The role will require a candidate to use their deep understanding of the production operation(s) and their contact base in the beverage industry to help grow our clients Co-man/Co-pack capabilities; as well, help refine their current Co-man / CO-Pack procedures and program. Along with industry knowledge comes the expectation the candidate must know the current bottle filling market rates, as they will be required to advise and aide in negotiations. This role is perfect for a seasoned professional currently in a Consulting role, who is looking to make a lasting impact in a company ready to scale up. 


    • Procurement lead for incoming business relationships with companies seeking to partner on co-manufacturing operations 
    • Hunting for new business partnerships and negotiating co-manufacturing contracts 
    • Presentations to key stakeholders on our clients’ operational capabilities  
    • Accountability and primary internal contact for production planning activities 
    • Ensure on time delivery targets are met for all materials and finished products 
    • Purchase order management for all co-pack bill of material components 
    • Efficient planning and execution of packaging changes, product transfers, and new innovations 
    • Contribute new Co-man/Co-pack onboarding process with item setup and packaging test roll ownership  
    • Maintaining packaging versioning information for all Co-man/Co-pack for turnkey ordering 
    • Quality assurance reporting, root cause analysis, and solution execution 


    • Understand the bottle filling market with current market rates and expectations
    • Bachelor’s degree or College Diploma, a concentration in Business or Supply Chain preferred 
    • Experience managing customer/vendor relationships 
    • 3+ years experience in materials and/or production planning within Food and Beverage  
    • Direct experience working with Co-Manufacturing, and/or Co-Packaging sector – beverage is the goal 
    • Results-oriented, agile, analytical, and collaborative 
    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Suite
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    Total Rewards:   As well as working with collaborative and supportive company, you will enjoy a preferred income, flexibility, and autonomy. This is the perfect role for a current consultant looking to expand and support a driven team. An experienced and ‘well-connected individual’ with a track record of success within the beverage sector, who understands co-manufacturing and co-packaging, is absolute ideal.

    If you are a Consultant looking for an opportunity, apply for this position today! Please submit your resume to Cameron Lappin, Senior Recruitment Consultant by using the “Apply” button.

    Thank you in advance for your interest, only individuals deemed to have the skill set and experience to fit the role will be contacted. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada without sponsorship.

    Lock Search Group is a National Executive Recruitment firm with a dozen offices in Canada, a staff of more than 50 Consultants and Associates, and expertise in 11 major disciplines. Our mission is to provide exceptional Recruitment and Consulting Services to clients and candidates. We apply our experience and expertise to deliver solutions with a personalized approach that focuses on clients’ needs and candidates’ goals.