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Job Postings

Project Manager – Food Programs

CIFT is searching for an individual with operations or technical expertise within the food
industry with the ability to manage projects with several clients simultaneously. Experience in negotiating agreements between suppliers or service providers is particularly favorable. Duties would include but not limited to the following:

  • Outreach with food processors around Ohio and present potential solutions to
    manufacturing challenges.
  • Maintain relationships with CIFT’s customer base, keeping current on knowledge
    of their technology and business needs.
  • Effectively manage projects that deliver services to industry members, providing for
    timely completion of project solutions within established budgets.

A Bachelor’s degree is required with a focus on Food Science, Food Engineering or Food
Business.  An advanced degree is preferred but not required.  The successful candidate
needs to have extensive business connections and relationships with agricultural, food
processing, and other agri-business companies and entities throughout Ohio.  Exceptional
written and verbal communication skills are a must along with efficient computer skills
and knowledge of a variety of software programs. Candidate must be accurate, organized,
and willing to follow recommended procedures. Must have the ability to manage and meet
multiple deadlines.

This is a full time position in our Toledo office which will requires some travel.  Salary and
benefits are competitive and are commensurate with experience.   Send resume and cover
letter to

Job Postings will be posted on the site for 60 days. Please contact Cathy Heil if you have a job you’d like to post.