Cooke is a global seafood company with operations in North America, Europe, and South America. Our company’s success is driven by our dynamic, highly-skilled and innovative management team, supported by dedicated employees who live in coastal communities and contribute to the local area’s economy and sense of community
We are seeking a General Manager to lead our Pacific farming operations. Working in Washington State and reporting to the Vice President of Saltwater Operations you will lead the marine farming operations of our farms on the Pacific Coast which farms 8,000 metric tons of Atlantic Salmon. Along with a dedicated team of individuals, you will provide full range management to ensure the success of our salmon farms, the development of our people, and the trust of our communities.
You will have responsibility for developing the annual salt water operating budget, including harvest plans and CAPEX requirements. Working with your team you have the ability to understand and interpret complex fish farming business dynamics including government regulations, environmental monitoring, site development processes, community and NGO interactions. You will lead the harvest plan and maintain and develop on-gong 5-year stocking plans. You have a natural tendency to seek ways to improve processes and design initiatives that will support those changes. You are passionate about health and safety and demonstrate unwavering commitment to creating a safe workplace.
You will bring a minimum of 10 years of farm operation experience, excellent organizational and leadership skills and be a quintessential self-starter, doer, and strategist.
The role description is just one part of the story. This is an opportunity to grow, to stretch, to work within the parameters of the role but stretch to your fullest potential. We are a team that doesn’t count hours, we count performance, we reward contribution and we recognize talent. It is about being at the center of a global leader in Seafood and knowing you are part of that growth. The ability to bring your passion for learning, desire for growth, and energy for moving your career forward is what we offer.
Why Cooke…simple because we are a company that rewards initiative, resourcefulness and work ethic. We will champion your growth and provide you with the platform to create your path, your career, and your future.