The Opportunity

Saint Stephen, NB
Management and Operations

Opportunity - VP of Operations - St. Stephen, NB, Canada

Founded in 1873, Ganong stands as Canada's oldest family owned and operated chocolate company. With a rich heritage and unwavering commitment to quality, we proudly produce our renowned confections in the Canada's Chocolate Town, St. Stephen, New Brunswick

What we offer

At Ganong, our vision is to inspire life's sweetest moments, by blending innovation with tradition to navigate the fast-paced food industry. Guided by core values of safety, integrity, and heritage, we invite you to join us in creating confections that bring joy to countless lives. Come be a part of Ganong and shape the future of sweet experiences with us.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer, the VP of Operations will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of our manufacturing operations, ensuring the highest standards of quality, efficiency, and safety. The incumbent will provide strategic leadership, drive continuous improvement initiatives, and collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to achieve operational excellence and meet business objectives.

Who you are

The optimal candidate for this dynamic role should possess extensive experience in food manufacturing operations including a wealth of wisdom gained in a senior leadership role. They should have in-depth knowledge of food safety regulations, quality management systems, and industry best practices and be able to demonstrate a proven track record of implementing process improvements, driving operational efficiency, and achieving cost savings.


  • 10 years of experience in food manufacturing operations.
  • 5 years in a senior leadership role.
  • Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Engineering, Business Administration, or a related field.

Come aboard Ganong as our Vice President of Operations and be a key player in propelling our brand to unparalleled success, where we not only value but also promote innovation, enthusiasm, and a commitment to excellence.

To learn more about the VP of Operations role and/or Ganong Bros. Ltd, please contact Marie-Josee Maillet at (506) 269-9886 [email protected].

Ganong is committed to building an environment that is diverse and inclusive, representative of the communities in which we serve. We welcome and encourage applications from equity deserving groups such as racially visible, Indigenous, persons with disabilities, women in underrepresented roles and members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. If you have a disability and require an accommodation(s) to participate in the application, interviewing or selection process, please contact Marie-Josee Maillet at [email protected].

We appreciate all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We're looking for

Core Skills

Food Manufacturing Food Safety Management System Leadership Operations Management Process Improvement Quality Management