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Director of Supply Chain/Sourcing

REQ ID:  47685
LOCATION: 

Bellevue, WA, US, 98008

No matter who you are or where you come from, you are welcome here. At MOD, we embrace individuality, support human growth, and recognize the value in second chances.

 

Every day and in every store, we create a culture where individual spirits are celebrated. And as part of MOD, you will be empowered to provide that same experience for every single customer that walks through the door.

 

We’re growing, with more than 400 locations across 28 states, and Canada. So we’re always looking for people who demonstrate what we call the 4G’s: Grit, Growth, Generosity, and Gratitude. You’ll help us create a positive social impact in your community, making MOD an exciting place to eat and a place where others are inspired to bring about change. We call it Spreading MODness®. Come be part of it.

Summary

The Director of Supply Chain/Sourcing reports to the VP of Supply Chain. You will work closely with Supply Chain leadership to help develop and execute on the overall supply chain strategy.  You will enable sustained growth, ensure product availability, quality, food safety and cost effectiveness across the enterprise while delivering the MOD experience. You will interact with executive leadership and cross-functional teams, maintain strong partnerships with suppliers, meet product needs on a timely basis, and evaluate and recommend new products to enhance standards and drive P&L metrics.  You will support the supply chain team in executing the annual MOD strategic plan, leading impactful initiatives end-to-end and being accountable for results.  In addition, you will provide guidance and mentorship to the Supply Chain team, and manage direct report/s

Key Responsibilities

  • Leading end-to-end sourcing across several major categories, including developing category/sourcing strategies, bottom-up cost modeling, running competitive RFX events, negotiating contracts and ongoing supplier management
  • Taking a lead role to support the Supply Chain function’s operating model journey and achieving its strategic vision / goals
  • Coaching other Supply Chain colleagues in functional best practices and other development topics
  • Having an entrepreneurial and ownership mindset - proactively going after opportunities to improve and innovate the Supply Chain function and its connections and relationships with the rest of the business
  • Evaluating supplier proposals; review proposed products and services
  • Negotiating cost effective pricing programs, adhering to MOD guidelines and quality specifications

Key Responsibilities

  • Being accountable for supplier relationships and performance management
  • Leading Key Business Reviews to ensure alignment with suppliers related to performance, continuous improvement goals, and platform strategy
  • Facilitating supplier involvement in joint continuous improvement efforts with a focus on impact, quality, and lead-time
  • Developing and maintaining Supplier Scorecards and KPIs to facilitate continuous improvement in the areas of Production, Fulfillment, Quality, Cost of Goods, Inventory Management, Waste, and other metrics
  • Identifying areas for cost reduction and support efforts to improve value wherever possible
  • Partnering with Culinary and Operations Services to ensure a robust and effective collaboration to deliver menu enhancements and optimizations

Key Responsibilities

  • Overseeing the timely resolution of day-to-day Supply Chain issues that require leadership escalation at MOD Pizza locations
  • Ensuring that standard costs are set and aligned to contractual commitments
  • Identifying and mitigating food safety and quality risks throughout the supply chain
  • Evaluating the impact resulting from changes and exceptions in processes
  • Helping to reinforce and improve MOD’s procurement standards, and promote best practices

Basic Qualifications

  • 7+ years of direct work experience in restaurant industry supply chain management at a senior level
  • 10+ years of direct work experience in process and project management
  • Degree in Business, Supply Chain Management or related field or equivalent experience
  • Ability to think strategically as well as tactically; exposure to and comfort with leadership-level conversations

Basic Qualifications

  • Very strong analytical, planning, and problem-solving skills, with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Supply chain operations exposure in multiple functional areas beyond Sourcing such as Demand Planning and Inventory Management
  • Experience commercializing multi-market/region, multi-channel product introductions
  • Strong working knowledge of best practices across sourcing, supply management, logistics, and food and beverage categories
  • Experience with a fast-paced environment requiring flexibility and agility
  • Experience in international supply chain and supporting restaurants outside the US
  • Mature understanding and working knowledge of purchasing and supply management, and how it relates to operations

Basic Qualifications

  • Ability to run cost savings analysis measuring savings/impact
  • Familiarity with operational needs, functions and objectives
  • Ability to travel
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at a time
  • An understanding and commitment to MOD’s values

Physical Requirements

Office work involves remaining in a stationary position most of the time in front of a computer, using a keyboard, mouse and telephone. Regularly operate a computer and other office equipment. Occasionally move about the work site to access file cabinets, office equipment, etc. Exert up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or regularly move objects. Communicate and exchange information with co-workers and other individuals in person and electronically.

 

Want to help us spread MODness™? Apply today!

 

MOD welcomes people from all backgrounds and walks of life, and it’s reflected in our largely diverse community of MOD Squaders. MOD is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. MOD recruits, hires, trains, promotes, compensates, and administers all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law.

 

This Job Description is not intended to be all-inclusive. We all may be assigned other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

PERKS

  • 50% off your meals at MOD
  • Access to employee support & development
  • Awesome MOD swag: t-shirts, bandanas, stickers, etc.














 

COMMUNITY

Giving back is part of the MOD culture.

Throughout the year, you and other MOD Squad members have opportunities to give back to the community - what we call "Spreading MODness." This includes participating in fundraisers, packing meals for families struggling with hunger, and sponsoring other activities in your area.

Bridge Fund

We offer access to emergency support programs to help MOD Squad Members in need. Anyone can apply to access the Bridge Fund, which offers assistance when an unexpected hardship occurs. It's MODs helping MODs.


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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