Jim West - Senior Vice President, Supply Chain, Operation
Jim West was named Senior Vice President of Supply Chain, Operation of Shearer’s Snacks in May 2016. In this role, Jim has overall corporate responsibility for Manufacturing Operations including Environmental Health and Safety, Engineering Quality and Continuous Improvement. He also oversees Shearer's Quality and Food Safety programs, an integral part of Shearer’s mission and core values.
Previously, Jim served as Vice President of Supply Chain, Operations for ConAgra Foods where he was responsible for end to end Supply Chain for the Grocery, Snacks and International division. Prior to ConAgra Foods he spent 25 years in various Supply Chain leadership roles with Cadbury, Nestle and Bristol-Myers Squibb.
Jim holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Maryville University and served in the United States Marine Corps from 1977 to 1985.
Jim brings a unique operational perspective from multi-vertical food manufacturing companies to Shearer’s, right in the prime of our growth and as we work to manufacture the best snacks in America. His work with us provides even better service to our customers by continually improving our operational performance, eliminating waste and always delivering a safe, high-quality food product at the right time and the right cost.