The VP of International Supply Chain will impact the success of all international markets by maximizing cost effectiveness and adhering to our quality commitments by leading and directing the International supply chain including purchasing, product approvals, international distribution, quality control, and international suppliers. Ensure that every International partner (suppliers and third party operations) fully supports the company's commitment to quality. This is a cross-functional position working closely with Corporate Supply Chain, Research & Development (R&D), Quality Assurance (QA), Quality Control, and the International Division.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Manage team of (5) international supply chain managers / directors located in regional markets.
Develop and oversee supply programs with over 375 international suppliers, to support franchise and company store operations in 44 countries outside the United States.
Develop and implement ingredient sourcing strategies across various regions of the world. Identify & develop potential global suppliers and assist in developing best in country suppliers, while coordinating all findings with R&D and Procurement.
Develop supply chain model strategies for new country / new market entries.
Work closely with V.P. Global Contracting to identify & leverage Global Supplier networks.
Negotiate international supply programs to meet franchise and corporate objectives. Ensure all negotiations and service levels adhere to Company’s requirements.
Direct contract process and execution of multilingual international supply agreements.
Identify annual savings targets and develop strategies for achieving savings to maintain and improve store level profitability.
Develop and maintain collaborative cross functional relationships and communications with Regional Vice Presidents, International Business Managers, Franchisees, and internal Research & Development, Development, Quality Assurance and Legal departments.
Direct and manage food cost models for international markets to determine where products are sourced (U.S. vs. local or regional), including economic analysis based on development plan volume and transportation/logistics. Ensure International QCC (Quality Control Center) operations are cost effective.
Direct and provide continuous levels of support during start-up and annual re-certification for all international franchise QCCs.
Oversee product compliance and Papa John’s operating standards within international QCCs to include product performance, food safety and quality assurance.
Develop International SOP’s for the Supply Chain team (Bid process, Supplier Scorecard, etc).
Support R&D and Operations involving new product deployment in existing countries (product costing/logistics).
Implement & evaluate Supplier Scorecard (assessment tool) results across Global Supplier base.
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