KENNEWICK, WA – Lamb Weston has selected The Christopher Group for their Director of Contract Manufacturing search. Leading the Washington search is Managing Partner & CMO, Nathaniel Schiffer and Recruiting Manager, Ayla Davis.

This role will be responsible for developing and maintaining business relationships with manufacturers outside of the production facilities. A successful candidate will act as the voice to contract manufacturers and co-packers for all functional departments within Lamb Weston. The Director of Contract Manufacturing will lead all aspects of the contract manufacturing relationship and be responsible for achieving least landed cost while maintaining compliance with all aspects of food safety, product quality, production efficiency, and all other key performance metrics. This position will be responsible for identification and selection of new contract manufacturing facilities to support our Lamb Weston’s new product innovation.

Lamb Weston is a leading supplier of frozen potato, sweet potato, appetizer, and vegetable products to restaurants and retailers around the world. They rank #1 domestically and #2 globally. For more than 60 years, Lamb Weston has led the frozen potato industry in innovation, introducing incentive products for their customers that can be found in more than 100 countries worldwide. Headquartered in beautiful Eagle, Idaho (Boise), with manufacturing operations focused in the Pacific Northwest, primarily in the world’s best potato-growing region, the Columbia River Basin. The company employees more than 7,000 people worldwide.

Founded in 1998 by Thomas and Paula Christopher, The Christopher Group has become one of the nation’s largest and most respected boutique HR Executive Search Firms. They have created a highly specialized boutique firm, staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners, that utilize proprietary, scientific, and industry-leading systems, tools, and processes. As a result, 92% of all searches are filled in the first two slates of candidates! From search commencement to the first day of employment, every TCG client and candidate will enjoy unparalleled, comprehensive, professional, and stress-eliminating support services to ensure the very best search experience.