Jair Cole has accepted the position of Director of Manufacturing for Uncle Ben’s in Greenville.
Beginning Monday, Cole will be responsible for directing the overall operations of both Uncle Ben’s Greenville and Bolton sites and ensuring efficient and safe manufacturing practices. The position also has responsibility for associate development and engagement at sites.
Cole’s previous experience includes working at PepsiCo since 2002, most recently serving as the Supply Chain Plant Director where he has been directly responsible for an Illinois-based manufacturing facility that produces Rice-A-Roni, Pasta Roni and Near East products. Prior to that, Jair was directly responsible for manufacturing some of PepsiCo’s breakfast products as well as various rice components used in other products.