MortonSalt – Quality – SM

While most know Morton Salt for their iconic round blue package of table salt, there is a lot more to the company.  People trust Morton Salt to unlock the flavors in food. To make roads and sidewalks safer. To improve the water in baths, pools and homes. To keep business and industry running. To help heal people.  
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Cooking Salts, Seasonings, Specialty, Lo/No Sodium
Cooking Salts, Seasonings, Specialty, Lo/No Sodium
Chemicals manufacturing, power generation, hide processing and textile dyeing products
Chemicals manufacturing, power generation, hide processing and textile dyeing products
Sodium Chloride and Potassium Chloride used in Pharmaceutical products
Sodium Chloride and Potassium Chloride used in Pharmaceutical products
50+ grades and mixtures designed for food service and manufacturers
50+ grades and mixtures designed for food service and manufacturers
Snow & Ice melt for commercial and residential use
Snow & Ice melt for commercial and residential use
Products used in drilling, Brining, Hydraulic Fracturing & Oil Refining
Products used in drilling, Brining, Hydraulic Fracturing & Oil Refining
Water softening, salt water for pools
Water softening, salt water for pools
Feed mixture for animals
Feed mixture for animals
Search Contact: Dan Gathof, Partner Olympia Solutions
dgathof@olympiasolutionsinc.com   312-479-7414 (cell)
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Business Highlights

Already a highly profitable business, Morton Salt is on an ambitious, robust and sustainable course of growth.  Morton is currently executing on their strategic plan which relies heavily on product innovation and production efficiency. 
Key Facts
  • Operating Unit Americas
    • Morton Salt
    • Windsor
    • Salt Latin America
  • A subsidiary of K+S, a German-based mining and minerals company.  In early 2020, K+S announced they are looking to sell the Morton business in order to slash its debt pile and focus on potash fertilizer products.
Recent Events
  • Early 2020 - Reinstated Mark Roberts as CEO of Morton Salt.
  • March 2020 - positioned Quality and R&D functions under Betsey Nohe, who also leads Morton's Supply Chain function.
  • March 2020 - Hired Mark Lawson to lead Morton's Quality function for all of North & South America.
  • COVID-19 impact - As an essential business, Morton continues to operate all mining and production facilities in both North & South America.  Employee safety remains the top priority for the business.  
Key Data - Americas (2019)

EMPL - TTL

EMPL - CHI

Facilities

Rev (€M)

EBITDA (€M)

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The Opportunity 

We are looking for a Senior Manager who can support a portion of the Americas quality and food safety management as well as lead, design and manage the network-wide Food Safety and Environmental Monitoring Program.
Key Members
marklawson
Director, Quality
Betsey
VP Supply Chain & Quality
Team Objectives

 

1. Strengthen Quality Function as "Business Advisor" to plants

2. Implement advanced tools, approaches and metrics to enhance performance of business

3. Drive consistency and fairness across the platform

Individual Success Attributes

 

  • Aggressive Patience
  • Consultative Mindset & Style
  • High Competence in Food Safety & Quality
  • Strong overall business acumen 

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FAQs

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Candidate Process

Step 1 - Explore the Opportunity - Q&A Call with Olympia (30 minutes)
Step 2 - Forward Resume to Dan Gathof dgathof@olympiasolutionsinc.com
Step 3 - Share Salary Expectations (note: these are expectations, not actuals)
Step 4 - Olympia Screen - Video call (30-45 minutes)
(Dan to provide feedback on if Olympia will present you to Morton)
Step 5 - Client Process - Phone screen, Office Interview & Final Interview