Director of Contract Manufacturing

MPL Brands

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MPL is one of the fastest growing beverage companies in the United States. Independently owned, MPL has established itself by using a proprietary process with 100% Blue Weber Agave to innovate within the fast and growing ready-to-drink spirits category.

 MPL is a maker of margaritas, tequila, hard seltzers, and Irish cream liqueur among other spirits under our own brands and for private labels. Our own brands, with nationwide distribution, include:

  • Rancho La Gloria Ready to Drink Margaritas
  • TX Ranch Water Co Hard Seltzer
  • Pipers Irish Country Cream
  • Magave Tequila

 MPL products are sold in every major retailer including Costco, H.E.B., Kroger’s, Target, Walmart, and Whole Foods, just to name a few.

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We are looking for a motivated and highly organized individual to join our production team as a Director of Contract Manufacturing.  You will collaborate closely with the operations, finance, and sales teams to ensure business goals are met.

You Will

  • Manage Forecasting & Demand Planning (Work with sales group for a complete data analysis)
  • Supervise finished good production schedule
  • Direct Co-Packers & 3rd Party Logistics (3PL) partners to ensure they are fulfilling orders per customer requirements
  • Manage inventory optimization and accuracy for finished goods. Manage ABC status, FIFO and lot control for all finished goods
  • Recommend and implement process improvements for Inventory Control
  • Develop and implement other “best-in-class” solutions to continuously improve supply chain operations
  • Work with R&D and ensure all innovation is properly setup and TTB compliant

About You

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field
  • Six plus years of production planning experience
  • Thorough knowledge of a variety of manufacturing activities including purchasing, materials, production processes
  • Strong organizational skills, with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with individuals throughout the company
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