Careers

At The Town Dock, we know job-seekers are searching for a position
in a committed, honest, and trusted company. It is our goal to be that company.

Why Work at The Town Dock

Born as a family endeavor in 1980, The Town Dock still carries its family values and traditions in honesty and integrity, even as it has grown to be the largest supplier of quality calamari in the United States. Here are a few aspects of working at The Town Dock that we are particularly proud of, and that we hope you may be interested to learn:

  • Working at The Town Dock will give you the chance to be a part of a growing company that consistently delights its customers and continues to challenge itself as it expands its product lines and offerings.
  • The Town Dock partners with local fleets, allowing us to work with local fishermen to support each other and the Rhode Island community.
  • Our employees are passionate about their jobs, care about the success of The Town Dock, and are rewarded for their hard work and passion.
  • The Town Dock is a committed, determined company, with collaborative employees that all work together to move the company forward.

Open Positions

*Please fill out our webform on the right (unless otherwise noted in description) or contact HR to apply for any of our open positions, or to inquire about other possible openings.

Chef Ready Line Lead - Johnston

Do you like to work in a fast-paced work environment?  Are you organized?  Are you able to multi-task and direct work flow in a production setting?

The Town Dock is a family owned, growing business in the port of Galilee.  We are the largest supplier of calamari in the United States.  The Town Dock has received the following awards from Providence Business News: 8th Fastest Growing Private Company in 2016, Overall Excellence in a Mid-Size Company in 2017, Lean Management in 2018, ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in 2018 and also received 4th Fastest Growing Company (in our size) in 2018.

The Town Dock is currently seeking a Chef Ready Line Lead.

Our Chef Ready team is responsible for the overall accuracy and quality of the Chef Ready squid production line while maximizing the labor and ensuring that al labor targets are met.

  • We are looking to hire a person at the Johnston facility to assist with these responsibilities. This position reports to the Production Manager and works with a team within the department.  This position supervises a crew of workers on the Chef Ready quid line. The individual is responsible for quality and accuracy of product and order filling.

Responsibilities for this position include:

Principal Duties

  • Supervises all duties for the chef ready line.
  • Responsible for the quality and accuracy of product and order filling.
  • Reviews orders to ensure accurate packaging and labeling for each order.
  • Creates labels when necessary.
  • Oversees the accuracy of paperwork for the orders to ensure proper shipping.
  • Communicates with the Production Manager to maintain adequate labor for the departments.
  • Trains the workers for the area and offers feedback.
  • Communicates with the Sales staff when necessary to clarify orders.
  • Maintains the work area in an orderly and sanitary manner.
  • Executes plans laid out by the Plant Manager and Production Manager in their absence.
  • Ensures regulatory compliance, including HACCP and OSHA, of all workers on the Chef Ready squid line.
  • Runs the whole squid line when needed.
  • Fresh cleaned squid orders are consistently packed with the correct product that meets quality standards (measured against market feedback and inventory accuracy)
  • Fresh cleaned squid orders are labeled properly and shipped to proper locations (measured with accuracy KPI’s and customer feedback through the purchasing director)
  • Labor dollars are used efficiently and measured up against KPI’s.
  • Work areas are kept to sanitation and safety standards (measured against observation and third party feedback)

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Thorough knowledge of Chef Ready squid or ability to learn
  • Previous food production experience preferred
  • Previous production line supervision preferred
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Flexibility in planning to accommodate the quick changes in seafood production
  • Positive attitude and effective communication skills to motivate workers
  • Ability to work long hours and weekends
  • Basic written and verbal communication in English (and Spanish, but not required)
  • Basic computer skills
  • Basic math skills
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs. and stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to operate a forklift and pallet jack, as well as maintain certification
  • A strong belief and commitment to continuous learning and improvement, positive attitude, teamwork, and ethical behavior.

Compensation depends on skill and experience.

This is a full-time opportunity with competitive hourly pay, opportunity for overtime, plus benefits — Medical, Dental, Life, Disability, Vision, FSA, 401K with company match and PTO and Sick time.

 

 

 

Chef Ready Packer - Johnston

Do you like to work in a fast-paced work environment?  Are you able to stand in one place for long periods of time?

The Town Dock is a family owned, growing business in the port of Galilee.  We are the largest supplier of calamari in the United States.  The Town Dock has received the following awards from Providence Business News: 8th Fastest Growing Private Company in 2016, Overall Excellence in a Mid-Size Company in 2017, Lean Management in 2018, ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in 2018 and also received 4th Fastest Growing Company (in our size) in 2018.

The Town Dock is currently seeking a Chef Ready Packer.

Our Chef Ready team is responsible for the overall accuracy and quality of the Chef Ready squid production line while maximizing the labor and ensuring that al labor targets are met.

We are looking to hire a person at the Johnston facility to assist with these responsibilities. This position reports to the Chef Ready Line Lead for training and direction. This position primarily works on the Chef Ready squid line and all other production lines as needed.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Grades, sorts, weighs, packs and cuts rings for the Chef Ready squid production line.
  • Provides hands-on support for all other processes including but not limited to the master packing, whole squid packing, processing and tempering lines.
  • Accuracy of work (measured against inventory accuracies and observation)
  • Time is used efficiently (measured production labor numbers)
  • Work areas are kept to sanitation and standards as instructed by management (measured against management and QC feedback)
  • All equipment is operated in compliance with all safety standards (measured against management and compliance feedback)

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Organized and careful work habits.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and physically demanding environment, under time constraints.
  • Ability to work well in a diverse multi-lingual environment
  • Physical ability to lift and carry 60 pounds consistently.
  • Physical ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to operate machinery once trained and certified.
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays and overtime as production schedule demands.
  • Basic written and verbal communication in English helpful.
  • A strong belief and commitment to continuous learning and improvement, positive attitude, teamwork, and ethical behavior.
  • Positive attitude and effective communication skills to motivate workers
  • Ability to work long hours and weekends

Compensation depends on skill and experience.

This is a full-time opportunity with competitive hourly pay, opportunity for overtime, plus benefits — Medical, Dental, Life, Disability, Vision, FSA, 401K with company match and PTO and Sick time.

Dock Associate - Narragansett

Are you a team player?  Do you like a fast-paced and physically demanding work environment?

The Town Dock is a family owned, growing business in the port of Galilee.  We are the largest supplier of calamari in the United States.  The Town Dock has received the following awards from Providence Business News: 8th Fastest Growing Private Company in 2016, Overall Excellence in a Mid-Size Company in 2017, Lean Management in 2018, ranked as one of the Best Places to Work and Fastest Growing Companies in 2018.

We are looking for a Dock Associate to join our team in the Narragansett plant!

Duties include:

  • Sorting fish
  • Unloading boats
  • Preparing orders
  • Loading/unloading trucks
  • Cleaning/Sanitizing equipment
  • Basic computer skills

Experience is helpful and bi-lingual Spanish is a plus.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to lift 75 lbs.
  • Ability to use lift/fork trucks (optional)
  • Reliable transportation
  • Ability to work various hours
  • Seafood experience a plus
  • Basic computer skills

Job Benefits Are:

  • Access to Employee Assistance Program
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • 401k with company match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Sick Time
Ice Plant Assistant - Narragansett

The Town Dock is a family owned, growing business in the port of Galilee.  We are the largest supplier of calamari in the United States.  The Town Dock has received the following awards from Providence Business News: 8th Fastest Growing Private Company in 2016, Overall Excellence in a Mid-Size Company in 2017, Lean Management in 2018, ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in 2018 and also received 4th Fastest Growing Company (in our size) in 2018.

The Town Dock is currently seeking an Ice Plant Assistant.

Our Maintenance team is responsible for the production and loading of ice.  We are looking to hire a person at the Narragansett facility to assist with these responsibilities.  This position reports to the Maintenance Foreman and receives training from the Ice Plant Operator. This individual is responsible for the preventative maintenance tasks on the facility assigned.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Operate the Ice Plant at the Narragansett facility. This includes running ice production equipment, conveying equipment, scales, and boat load outs.
  • Capable of performing hands on work during the slow season and leading a less experienced group during the busy season.
  • Responsible for the daily/weekly/monthly operation of the equipment.
  • Communicate equipment concerns and failures to the maintenance department.
  • Maintain cleanliness of the work areas on the job
  • Maintain DOT, HACCP, OSHA and Food Safety regulations throughout maintenance responsibilities.
  • Report any safety violations to management.
  • Perform assigned duties as required.
  • Customer satisfaction with the load out of ice.
  • Any required paperwork completed in timely manner.
  • Machinery and business able to operate with as little down time as possible.

Ideal candidate will have:

  • High School Diploma and/or ice operation/fishing industry knowledge helpful.
  • Basic math and computer skills required.
  • A strong belief and commitment to continuous learning and improvement, positive attitude, teamwork, accountability and ethical behavior.
  • Ability/skill to operate a forklift and pallet jack.
  • Organized and careful work habits.
  • Lockout/Tagout Training or the willingness to be trained
  • Ability to work productively while unsupervised.
  • Ability to work independently and with a team.
  • Ability to be flexible with changing priorities.
  • Ability to work extended hours, holidays, and weekends as needed.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English.
  • Ability to lift heavy objects (min. 60 lbs.)
  • Ability to work in confined spaces and/or training on this topic.
  • Ability to work in a cold environment.

Compensation depends on skill and experience.

This is a full-time opportunity with competitive hourly pay, opportunity for overtime, plus benefits — Medical, Dental, Life, Disability, Vision, FSA, 401K with company match and PTO and Sick time.

 

Electrician/Maintenance Technician - Narragansett

Are you good at diagnosing and repairing commercial electrical needs?  Do you look forward to a different challenge each day? Do you enjoy working as part of a team?

The Town Dock is a family owned, growing business in the port of Galilee.  We are the largest supplier of calamari in the United States.  The Town Dock has received the following awards from Providence Business News: 8th Fastest Growing Private Company in 2016, Overall Excellence in a Mid-Size Company in 2017, Lean Management in 2018, ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in 2018 and also received 4th Fastest Growing Company (in our size) in 2018.

The Town Dock is currently seeking an Electrician/Maintenance Technician.

Our Maintenance team is responsible for maintaining and repairing Town Dock’s buildings, equipment and boats to ensure continuous productivity within our business. We are looking to hire a person at the Narragansett facility to work as an electrician and to round out our team’s overall knowledge. This position reports to the Maintenance Foreman and with a team of Maintenance Technicians and Facilities Planner within the department.  This individual is responsible for the electrical work of The Town Dock’s buildings, equipment, vehicles and boats to ensure continuous productivity within the business.

Must maintain a valid RI Electrical License.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Diagnose, repair, install, troubleshoot, clean, inspect, calibrate and maintain electrical equipment throughout facilities
  • Primary point of contact for all electrical repair.
  • Assist maintenance technicians with electrical controls and troubleshooting
  • Pallet jack and forklift maintenance.
  • Plant wide preventative maintenance as assigned
  • Snow removal
  • Assist with the repair and maintenance of boats when necessary
  • Complete assigned work orders within timely manner
  • Work orders must be entered into CMMS Program on a daily basis
  • Required to work in both Johnston and Narragansett facilities depending on workload and as directed by supervisor
  • Work with contractors on assigned projects
  • Maintain cleanliness of the maintenance shop and work areas on the job
  • Maintain DOT, HACCP, OSHA and Food Safety regulations throughout maintenance responsibilities.
  • Maintain compliance with electrical code
  • Report any safety violations to management
  • This position is required to answer cell phone 24/7. Call-backs and/or extended hours are required when needed.

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Thorough electrical knowledge and RI license required.
  • Must maintain a valid RI Electrical License.
  • Minimum two years’ experience working on and troubleshooting industrial electrical systems, 480 volt, VFD and soft starts.
  • Ability to read/interpret drawings, blueprints and electrical code specifications.
  • Ability/skill to operate a forklift and pallet jack.
  • Driver’s license required.
  • Willingness to grow knowledge base in areas such as refrigeration and forklift repair.
  • Lockout/Tagout Training or the willingness to be trained
  • Capable of working productively while unsupervised.
  • Ability to work independently and with a team.
  • Flexibility with changing priorities.
  • Ability to work extended hours, holidays, and weekends as needed.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English.
  • Physical ability to lift 60 lbs., work in confined conditions, work at heights up to 30’ in lifts, climb stairs and ladders.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Effective computer skills and ability in Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel and Outlook, as well as CMMS program.

Compensation depends on skill and experience.

This is a full-time opportunity with competitive hourly pay, opportunity for overtime, plus benefits — Medical, Dental, Life, Disability, Vision, FSA, 401K with company match and PTO and Sick time.

Logistics Manager

Are you a supply chain/logistics guru?  Are you good with details?  Do you like to multi-task?

The Town Dock is a family owned, growing business in the port of Galilee.  We are the largest supplier of calamari in the United States.  The Town Dock has received the following awards from Providence Business News: 8th Fastest Growing Private Company in 2016, Overall Excellence in a Mid-Size Company in 2017, Lean Management in 2018, ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in 2018 and, also received 4th Fastest Growing Company (in our size) in 2018.

The Town Dock is currently seeking a Logistics Manager.

Our Logistics team is responsible for planning, implementing and efficiently controlling the movement and storage of products in order to meet our customers’ requirements.   We are looking to hire a person at the Narragansett facility to oversee these responsibilities. This position reports to the Director of Narragansett Operations & Logistics. The Logistics Manager is responsible for the daily oversight of the movement, distribution and storage of product and materials in the organization.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Plans, organizes and manages the daily activities of the logistics department.
  • Conducts performance management of the staff including setting goals, expectations and providing coaching/feedback and writing reviews.
  • Facilitates employee training for development and topics relating to logistics.
  • Onboards and trains logistics personnel.
  • Oversees and provides execution of an and all Logistics work as needed including:
  • Plans and schedules the daily truck routes.
  • Oversees accurate loading and unloading of trucks.
  • Coordinates with third party trucking companies for movement of product.
  • Ensures products are delivered to sites in a timely manner as per customers’ criteria.
  • Acts as the liaison for truck leases.
  • Reviews DOT paper work and ensures accurate and timely documentation.
  • Ensures all DOT and OSHA regulations are being followed.
  • Oversees the accuracy of orders, inventory transfers and domestic shipping paperwork.
  • Manages inventory between locations to fill frozen orders.
  • Facilitates QC sampling with production and track status of these lots in computer system.
  • Assesses and recommends ideal shipping methods, routing or carriers to meet necessary parameters, specifications and costs.
  • Keeps track of quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times, transport costs and efficiency.
  • Works with the International Logistics Supervisor to coordinate and track inbound and outgoing shipments.
  • Oversees international import and export paperwork.
  • Coordinates with freight forwarder.
  • Manages an accurate inventory of product in our facilities and outside locations.
  • Manages inventory reconciliations, and tote and pallet use tracking.
  • Tracks and documents department costs.
  • Researches and negotiates freight rates with carriers.
  • Researches and negotiates with cold storages.
  • Handles customer complaints, problems or errors
  • Accurate and timely completion of all computer work and paperwork, i.e. shipping, regulatory, personnel.
  • Quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
  • Efficient movement of product.
  • Effective leadership and management of team members.
  • Professional and effective working relationships with internal and external customers and vendors.
  • Strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Representation of The Town Dock in a positive manner.
  • Adherence to our core values.

Ideal candidate will have:

  • BA/BS degree in Business Administration, Logistics or Supply Chain, or work equivalent.
  • 3-5 years of logistics management experience.
  • Experience with domestic and international logistics required.
  • Demonstrable ability to lead and manage staff.
  • Self-motivated and driven to seek best results.
  • Forward thinking with excellent problem solving skills.
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills.
  • Adaptable, with a strength in shifting priorities and handling unexpected changes.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects.
  • Skill with prioritization and organization.
  • Ability to fluently speak and read English.
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office.
  • Physical ability to lift 60 lbs.
  • Ability to work long hours and weekends as needed.
  • A strong belief and commitment to continuous learning and improvement, positive attitude, accountability, teamwork, and ethical behavior.

Compensation depends on skill and experience.

This is a full-time opportunity with competitive hourly pay, opportunity for overtime, plus benefits — Medical, Dental, Life, Disability, Vision, FSA, 401K with company match and PTO and Sick time.

 

Maintenance Supervisor - Narragansett

Do you enjoy managing a crew with hands-on repairs?   Do you look forward to a different challenge each day? Would you like to work for one of Rhode Island’s 2018 Best Company to Work for?

 

The Town Dock is a family owned, growing business in the port of Galilee.  We are the largest supplier of calamari in the United States.  The Town Dock has received the following awards from Providence Business News: 8th Fastest Growing Private Company in 2016, Overall Excellence in a Mid-Size Company in 2017, Lean Management in 2018, ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in 2018 and also received 4th Fastest Growing Company (in our size) in 2018.

The Town Dock is currently seeking a Maintenance Supervisor.

Our Maintenance team is responsible for carrying out the repairs, projects, documentation and preventative maintenance on all of the physical assets of the Town Dock. We are looking to hire a person at the Narragansett facility to assist with these duties.  This position reports to the Facilities Planner and works with a team of maintenance technicians and ice plant operators.  This individual is responsible for the management of the maintenance and ice plant crew and their duties carrying out the repairs, projects, documentation and preventative maintenance on all Town Dock physical assets.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Actively manages the maintenance crew to ensure the work of repair, construction projects, and preventative maintenance (PM) is accomplished in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Oversees the quality of work of the maintenance and ice crews
  • Works with the maintenance and ice crews on diagnosis, repairs, projects, preventative maintenance as needed.
  • Manages work of crew and onsite vendors for quality and onsite compliance with OSHA and Food Safety Standards.
  • Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the refrigeration systems and other equipment in the facilities.
  • Utilizes the data in the Computerized Maintenance Management Program (CMMS) to plan the work for the maintenance department.
  • Performance management of the staff including setting goals, expectations and writing reviews
  • Ensures the maintenance of a clean and organized shop with adequate stock of parts and tools
  • Responsible for the timely repairs of pallet jacks and forklifts.
  • Develops and follows a plan for staying current on repairs, PM schedule and adding scheduled PM’s into the CMMS when needed.
  • Oversees ice inventory and delivery schedule, to avoid scheduling conflicts.
  • Assures that the work of the crew is done in compliance with OSHA and Food Safety Standard.
  • The Preventive Maintenance Schedules are kept current (measured against data in CMMS).
  • Work Orders are tracked from input to completion and include Town Dock labor, outside contracting labor, and parts and material used, with all costing posted to the asset or assets worked on (measured against data in CMMS).
  • Work Orders and PM’s are graded on quality and efficiency of labor (measured against data in CMMS).
  • Crew is productive and performs effectively (measured by CMMS and observation).
  • Performance coaching provides valuable, direct and timely feedback to staff (measured by reviews and feedback).
  • A positive and professional attitude is maintained by the department (measured by observation and general feedback).
  • Ice delivery schedule is current and on time (measured against department tracking and customer feedback).
  • Equipment running well and minimal failures (measured by preventative maintenance and uptime).

Ideal candidate will have:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Experience with mechanical equipment required.
  • Minimum of two years of supervisory experience.
  • Basic understanding of pumps, motors, gearboxes, pallet jacks, fork trucks, electrical, and construction outside of their refrigeration knowledge.
  • Ability to perform repairs and preventative maintenance.
  • Customer service oriented, generating an atmosphere of positive professionalism within the department and in the interactions with other departments and vendors
  • Display creative and forward thinking, problem solving and planning.
  • Ability to provide strong leadership around time management within the department.
  • Willing and able to work off shift and handle phone calls as needed for a 7-day a week operation.
  • Effective computer skills and ability in Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel and Outlook, as well as CMMS program.
  • Knowledge of OSHA and food safety regulations
  • Physical ability to lift 60 lbs., work in confined conditions, work at heights up to 30’ in lifts, climb stairs and ladders.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks with attention to detail.
  • Ability to lead and motivate others, fostering an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Ability to fluently speak, read, and write English.
  • A strong belief and commitment to continuous learning and improvement, positive attitude, teamwork, accountability and ethical behavior.

Compensation depends on skill and experience.

This is a full-time opportunity with competitive hourly pay, opportunity for overtime, plus benefits — Medical, Dental, Life, Disability, Vision, FSA, 401K with company match and PTO and Sick time.

 

Maintenance Technician - Narragansett/Johnston

The Town Dock is a family owned, growing business in the port of Galilee. We are the largest supplier of calamari in the United States.  The Town Dock has received the following awards from Providence Business News: 8th Fastest Growing Private Company in 2016, Overall Excellence in a Mid-Size Company in 2017 and Lean Management in 2018.

We are looking to hire someone with good production experience who can help physically support and expedite our various needs on the production floor in our Johnston, RI facility. The Production Floor Expediter will provide:

  • Pallet jack and fork truck support for all Production lines, shipping and receiving, and freezer work.
  • Provides hands on support for the physically demanding jobs of master packing, whole squid packing, and chef ready line packing.
  • Provides hands on support for rebox and rebag lines
  • Provides support for Freezer loading and unloading as well as organization and labeling

Qualifications:

  • Skills and ability to operate fork lift and pallet jack.
  • Organized and careful work habits.
  • Ability to work well in a diverse multi-lingual environment
  • Physical ability to lift and carry 60 pounds consistently.
  • Physical ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays and overtime as production schedule deems it necessary.
  • Basic written and verbal communication in English
  • A strong belief and commitment to continuous learning and improvement, positive attitude, teamwork, and ethical behavior.

Benefits after 60 days: Medical, Dental, LTD, Life Insurance, Vision, FSA.

Benefits after 90 days: Vacation (PTO), Sick Time and 401k with company match.

Production Floor Expediter - Johnston

The Town Dock is a family owned, growing business in the port of Galilee.  We are the largest supplier of calamari in the United States.  The Town Dock has received the following awards from Providence Business News: 8th Fastest Growing Private Company in 2016, Overall Excellence in a Mid-Size Company in 2017 and Lean Management in 2018.

We are looking to hire someone with good production experience who can help physically support and expedite our various needs on the production floor in our Johnston, RI facility. The Production Floor Expediter will provide:

  • Pallet jack and fork truck support for all Production lines, shipping and receiving, and freezer work.
  • Provides hands on support for the physically demanding jobs of master packing, whole squid packing, and chef ready line packing.
  • Provides hands on support for re-box and re-bag lines
  • Provides support for Freezer loading and unloading as well as organization and labeling

Qualifications:

  • Skills and ability to operate fork lift and pallet jack.
  • Organized and careful work habits.
  • Ability to work well in a diverse multi-lingual environment
  • Physical ability to lift and carry 60 pounds consistently.
  • Physical ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays and overtime as production schedule deems it necessary.
  • Basic written and verbal communication in English
  • A strong belief and commitment to continuous learning and improvement, positive attitude, teamwork, and ethical behavior.

Benefits after 60 days: Medical, Dental, LTD, Life Insurance, Vision, FSA.

Benefits after 90 days: Vacation (PTO), Sick Time and 401k with company match.

Vice President of Finance - Narragansett

The Town Dock is a family owned, growing business in the port of Galilee.  We are the largest supplier of calamari in the United States.  The Town Dock has received the following awards from Providence Business News: 8th Fastest Growing Private Company in 2016, Overall Excellence in a Mid-Size Company in 2017, Lean Management in 2018, ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in 2018 and also received 4th Fastest Growing Company (in our size) in 2018.

The Town Dock is currently seeking a Vice President of Finance.

The Town Dock is looking for a Vice President of Finance to join our team. This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer and works with a Senior Team within the company.  The Controller and IT Manager report to this position.   The VP of Finance is accountable for leading the financial and accounting aspects of the business.  The position requires an individual who is both strategic and tactical, and who can effectively work with all levels of employees.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Direct, plan, develop, organize, implement, and evaluate the organization’s fiscal function and performance. Oversee all financial results, profitability, capital expenditures, tax planning, ensuring compliance with all federal, state, local, payroll, and property taxes.  Accountable for all aspects of accounting operations.
  • Be an effective and respected senior leader of the organization. Exhibit effective leadership and management skills and become a champion of our core values. Exhibit both emotional intelligence and expertise in your area to positively impact the organization.
  • Participate in the development of the corporation’s plans and programs as a strategic partner to the senior management team and CEO.
  • Evaluate and advise on the impact of long-range planning, introduction of new programs/strategies and regulatory action.
  • Develop credibility for the finance group by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial reports and financial trends in order to assist the CEO/President and other senior executives in performing their responsibilities.
  • Oversee and conduct the sales and inventory forecasting for the company, interfacing with the heads of Procurement and Sales, along with the Controller and admin team to report on financial performance to plan. Focus on inventory positions to actual sales and sales forecasting to ensure limited supply chain gaps.  Analyze and report on product line profitability, create sales forecasts and demand planning strategies in conjunction with the above departments to ensure appropriate inventory levels and valuations.
  • Enhance and/or develop, implement and enforce policies and procedures of the organization by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the corporation.
  • Oversee all key relationships with outside vendors that impact finance, including our legal, accounting, and insurance vendor relationships. Coordinate and develop relationships with lending institutions.
  • Provide technical financial advice and knowledge to others within the financial discipline.
  • Continual improvement of the budgeting process through education of department managers on financial issues impacting department budgets.
  • Provide strategic financial input and leadership on decision making issues affecting the organization; i.e., evaluation of potential alliances acquisitions and/or mergers and pension funds and investments.
  • Provide strategic guidance around capital financing options to support company growth needs.
  • Be an advisor from the financial perspective on any contracts into which the corporation may enter.
  • Evaluate the finance division structure and team plan for continual improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the group as well as provide individuals with professional and personal growth with emphasis on opportunities (where possible) of individuals.
  • Complete employee expectations, performance reviews and all other personnel related paperwork.  Accountable for the team’s work performance and goal completion.
  • Other finance and administrative duties as required.

Ideal candidate will have:

  • A BA/BS in Accounting or Finance required, MBA and/or CPA preferred.
  • 10+ years of progressively responsible experience in a manufacturing or food processing environment preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including GAAP.
  • Critical thinking and strong analytical skills for forecasting, consolidation of data and financial analysis.
  • PC proficiency including advanced competencies in MS Office products and demonstrated ability to produce presentations, spreadsheets, graphs, and charts.
  • Excellent leadership, management, communication, and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to lead and motivate others, fostering an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively communicate financial information to all levels of the organization.
  • Skill in establishing priorities to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to think critically by using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Translate business process into measurable outcomes.
  • Internally motivated to complete objectives on time and on budget.
  • Add value to The Town Dock team by providing guidance and experience in meaningful ways.
  • A strong belief and commitment to continuous learning and improvement, positive attitude, teamwork, accountability and ethical behavior.

Compensation depends on skill and experience.

This is a full-time opportunity with competitive pay, plus benefits — Medical, Dental, Life, Disability, Vision, FSA, 401K with company match and PTO and Sick time.

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CONTACT HR

Shannon Sweeney Saunders
Phone: (401) 789-2200 x 196
Email: jobs@towndock.com