Who is Aamir Mausoof? - A Manufacturing Executive

Full NameAamir Mausoof
OccupationSenior Director of Operations at LIVEKINDLY Collective
EducationB.S. in Energy Engineering from University of Arizona; Mechanical Engineering at California State University, Fullerton
CertificationsBRC (British Retail Consortium), SQF (SQF Institute), Problem solving (Kepner-Tregoe)
Volunteer WorkUnited Way, March of Dimes, The Salvation Army UK and Ireland Territory, Feeding America, City Harvest, Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce, Autism Speaks, Autism Society of America

Aamir Mausoof embarked on his professional journey after completing his B.S. in Energy Engineering from the University of Arizona, a public research university in Tucson, Arizona, known for its innovative research and diverse academic programs. He furthered his education in Mechanical Engineering at California State University, Fullerton, a comprehensive public university located in Fullerton, California, recognized for its contributions to the public good and commitment to academic excellence.

Professional Journey

The Dannon Company

Aamir's professional career began at The Dannon Company in Minster, Ohio, where he served as an Engineering Manager from May 2001 to April 2004. The Dannon Company, part of the global Danone group, is known for its dairy products. Here, Aamir led all engineering efforts for the largest yogurt plant in the USA, overseeing significant projects for fill/pack lines and process additions.

The J.M. Smucker Company

From May 2004 to October 2007, Aamir took on the role of Plant Engineer at The J.M. Smucker Company in Scottsville, Kentucky. This company is renowned for its wide range of food products. Aamir was instrumental in starting up a $100,000 Bakery and Frozen facility, leading all construction completion and setting up preventative maintenance systems.

Louis Dreyfus Company

Aamir's next role was as Plant Manager at Louis Dreyfus Company in Savannah, Georgia, from October 2007 to April 2010. Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Aamir was responsible for all aspects of manufacturing for the $500 million business, significantly reducing sugar loss through six sigma processes.


From May 2010 to July 2014, Aamir served as Plant Director at Corbion, located in the Greater New York City Area. Corbion is a global bio-based products company. During his tenure, Aamir achieved remarkable improvements in safety, customer complaints reduction, and operational efficiency through lean methodologies.

Hale and Hearty Soups

Aamir joined Hale and Hearty Soups in New York, New York, as Director of Manufacturing from July 2014 to January 2017. Known for its artisan soups, Aamir led manufacturing and supply chain operations, significantly improving safety, quality, and productivity.

Blue Apron

In January 2017, Aamir became the Senior Director of Fulfillment at Blue Apron, located in New York, New York. Blue Apron is a meal kit delivery service. Aamir directed east coast manufacturing, achieving substantial improvements in safety, quality, and operational efficiency.


Aamir's role as Director Of Operations at Bakkavor in San Antonio, Texas, from April 2018 to November 2018, involved overseeing the startup, construction, and management of a new manufacturing site, establishing an efficient supply chain team, and ensuring customer satisfaction.


As General Manager of Gobble in the Greater Philadelphia Area from February 2019 to March 2021, Aamir led operations, logistics, quality, and procurement, driving significant reductions in customer error, food costs, inventory, and waste.


Currently, Aamir serves as the Senior Director of Operations at LIVEKINDLY Collective, based in the New York City Metropolitan Area, since March 2021. LIVEKINDLY Collective is dedicated to making plant-based living the new norm and shifting the global food system to a sustainable one.

Volunteer Work and Certifications

Throughout his career, Aamir has been actively involved in volunteer work, supporting organizations like United Way, March of Dimes, The Salvation Army, Feeding America, City Harvest, Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce, Autism Speaks, and the Autism Society of America. His certifications include BRC from the British Retail Consortium, SQF from the SQF Institute, and problem-solving from Kepner-Tregoe, underscoring his commitment to quality and operational excellence.