Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Website First Choice Foods(FCF) Private Limited


Join Our Team as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Shape the Future of Manufacturing in Nepal!

Are you a seasoned operations leader with a passion for driving excellence and innovation in the manufacturing industry? Do you thrive in dynamic environments where you can make a significant impact and drive transformative change? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and lead the operational growth and expansion of our manufacturing company in Nepal.

About Us:

First Choice Foods Private Limited, a newly established  Nepalese Industry, specializes in the production of top-tier French fries and other frozen potato-related items and also cultivation of potatoes required as raw materials. Dedicated to sustainable farming practices, we emphasize environmentally responsible potato growth. As a diverse, privately held organization deeply rooted in agriculture and related industries, our operations span various facets of the agricultural journey, encompassing seed production, farming, plant sciences, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution. We pride ourselves on being a true farm-to-table company committed to excellence at every stage of the agricultural and food production process.

The Role:

As our COO, you will play a critical role in driving operational excellence and optimizing our manufacturing processes to meet the demands of our growing business. Reporting directly to the CEO, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of operations, including production, supply chain management, quality assurance, and continuous improvement. Your strategic vision and operational expertise will be instrumental in driving efficiency, scalability, and profitability across our organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement strategic plans and initiatives to optimize manufacturing operations and drive business growth.
  • Lead and mentor cross-functional teams to ensure alignment with organizational goals and objectives.
  • Oversee production planning, scheduling, and execution to meet customer demand while maximizing efficiency and minimizing costs.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance productivity, quality, and safety throughout the manufacturing process.
  • Optimize supply chain management practices to ensure timely delivery of materials and components while minimizing inventory levels and costs.
  • Implement best practices and technology solutions to streamline operations, improve workflow efficiency, and enhance overall performance.
  • Monitor and analyze key performance metrics to identify areas for improvement and drive operational excellence.
  • Developing, coordinating, and managing the overall processes of the company.
  • Driving the company’s operating capabilities to achieve company goals.
  • Assessing and implementing improved processes and new technologies, and collaborating with management regarding the implementation of these improvements.
  • Participants to compile the budget.

Preferred skills and qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in finance, accounting, or related field MBA or CA/ACCA preferred. Or a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or food technology with relevant experiences.
  • Minimum of 5 years for candidates having master’s degree/ CA/CFA and 7 years for candidates having Bachelor’s degree of progressive experience in manufacturing operations, with at least 3-5 years in a senior leadership role.
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing processes, supply chain management, and quality management systems.
  • Proven track record of driving operational excellence, process improvement, and cost reduction initiatives.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire teams to achieve results.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and managing multiple priorities effectively.
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative, cross-functional environment and build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication and report-writing skills.

 Why Join Us:

  • Opportunity to play a key role in shaping the future of manufacturing in Nepal and driving positive impact in our local communities.
  • A collaborative and inclusive culture that values diversity, innovation, and continuous learning.
  • Competitive compensation package, including salary, bonus, and benefits.
  • Opportunity for professional development and career growth within a dynamic and growing organization.
  • Chance to make a meaningful difference and leave a lasting legacy in the industry.
  • Excellent communication and report-writing skills.

Location: Suddhodhan-04, Mainahiya, Rupandehi

How to Apply:

If you’re ready to take on this exciting challenge and be part of our journey to redefine the future of manufacturing in Nepal, we’d love to hear from you!

Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and qualifications to  Please mention “Chief Operating Officer” in the subject line. The application deadline is May 7, 2024. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further steps in the hiring process.

First Choice Foods Private Limited is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.

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