We are working with a leading fast casual restaurant firm who is looking to bring on a VP of Supply Chain to their Los Angeles office.
- Leads our Food Safety, Employee Safety, and sustainability programs in support of company strategy, mission, goals, and objectives.
- Oversees all aspects of company's supply chain strategy, including sourcing, procurement, logistics, distribution, and inventory management
- Lead and manage a team of supply chain, food safety and quality assurance professionals to ensure optimal performance and alignment with organizational goals
- Develop relationships with vendors and suppliers to support cost-effectiveness and food quality
- Oversee procurement activities, including vendor selection, contract negotiation, and purchase order management
- Creates a risk mitigation and resiliency plan for each SKU
- Monitor inventory levels and develop processes to minimize waste
- Develop and implement processes to ensure compliance with food safety regulations and industry standards
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams
- Creates Key Performance Indicators aligned with business priorities and embraced by executive leadership that are meaningful, customer-centric, aggressive, and achievable and ensure these are well communicated and visible across organization from operators to leadership team.
- Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Business Administration or related field. Master's degree is a plus
- 10+ years of experience in supply chain management, with a focus on food service or retail operations
- Strong understanding of supply chain best practices, including procurement, logistics, distribution, and inventory management
- Demonstrated success in running large scale quality assurance and food safety programs
- Experience leading and managing a team of supply chain, food safety, and quality assurance professionals
- Strong knowledge of food safety regulations and industry standards
If you are actively looking and ready to make a move, please apply directly and we will be in touch ASAP.