Head of Supply Chain

Supply Chain, Procurement & Transportation Doral, Florida


Description

Position at Wild Fork Foods

The Head of Supply Chain will be reporting to the CEO. This position is responsible for the strategy, planning, implementation, and day-to-day execution for supply chain planning, demand planning, transportation & procurement.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and optimize a supply chain network with multiple distribution centers, production plans, and retail stores, and lead transformation of current business model to a supply chain partnering with customers, suppliers and internal stakeholders.
  • Manage organization encompassing strategic (e.g., demand planning, sourcing strategy, network optimization, vendor forecasting) as well as execution functions (e.g., purchasing, discrete shop floor assembly and machining planning).
  • Ensure all regulatory and compliance measures are met within company and global guidelines as well as import requirements.
  • Identify and implement best in class supply chain technology including MRP, DRP, forecasting, etc. suitable to the scope and size of the business, including implementation of such technology at a detailed level, e.g., modeling supply constraints; creation of item attributes such as lead times, EOQ/MOQs; inventory logic; planning rules; fences; etc.
  • Implement best practices across all supply chain functions including demand planning (delivery goals, S&OP processes, FG inventory strategies, product introduction/retirement); supply planning (non-FG inventory strategies, capacity planning, creation of realistic plans); planning execution (work order and purchase order creation, response to MRP messaging, finite scheduling, vendor management, engineering change); as well as order management, order fulfillment, and inventory management.
  • Develop, implement, set and meet targets for key performance indicators at a line, manager, and executive level, to include forecast accuracy, capacity utilization/efficiency, schedule adherence, lead times, inventory turns, in-stock performance/on-time delivery, excess/obsolete inventory, etc.
  • Drive operational excellence and best practices to improve purchasing and manufacturing costs.
  • Manage supplier relationships and strategy for all suppliers; develop / grow world-class supply base (cost, delivery and quality).
  • Perform all other duties as needed or required to maintain and grow profitable business within the assigned account base.

Qualifications:

  • 15+ years of supply chain management experience in progressively senior positions, operations experience an asset. A minimum of a BS/BA degree in a relevant field. MBA or MS in Supply Chain preferred. APICS designation preferred.
  • Strong analytical, financial & P&L skills.
  • Experience in multiple supply chain/processes, methodologies and technologies such as ERP, JIT, S&OP, Lean, and Six Sigma.
  • Professional Certifications in Operations, Purchasing or Logistics a plus.
  • In depth knowledge of key supply chain / logistics processes & current best practices.
  • Must have the ability to interact and execute at all the highest levels of the company.
  • Strong purchasing, negotiation, planning & materials knowledge. Ability to drive projects to a successful completion.

 EOE/M/F/V/Disabled