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Supply Chain Strategic Sourcing Manager

Job Description McDonald's is proud to be one of the most recognized brands in the world, with restaurants in over 100 countries and billions of customers served each year. As the global leader in the food service industry, we have a legacy of innovation and hard work that continues to drive us. Today, we are growing with velocity and are focused on modernizing our experiences, not to make a different McDonald's but to build a better McDonald's. We are a people business just as much as we are a restaurant business. We strive to be the most expansive brand in the world by building complementary teams who create delicious, feel good moments that are easy for everyone to enjoy. Joining McDonald's means thinking big every day and preparing for a career that can have impact around the world. We are dedicated to using our scale for good: good for people, our industry and the planet. From ambitious recycling initiatives and sustainable sourcing efforts to our partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities, we see every day as a chance to have a genuine impact on our customers, our people and our partners. Our new, state-of-the art headquarters is located in the booming West Loop area in the heart of downtown Chicago. It is set up to be a global hub that nurtures innovation: take a class at Hamburger University, sample future menu items in our Test Kitchen, and utilize the latest technology to stay in touch with your team around the globe. With monthly organized events, massive outdoor spaces, an 8000 square foot gym, and an onsite McDonald's serving international favorites, our office helps us connect with each other like never before. Needless to say, you'll be lovin' it here McDonald's U.S. Supply Chain Management Department is industry-renowned for its ability to provide best-in-class quality products that are sustainable at a competitive price. In fact, McDonald's Supply Chain has been rated #2 supply chain by Gartner. The team of highly competent supply chain professionals within the US Supply Chain department enable profitability for the McDonald's restaurants by strategically driving key U.S. Growth Plan initiatives, establishing and cultivating strong working relationships with suppliers, and continuously reviewing and executing balanced, sourcing initiatives to enhance competitiveness within key categories. Responsibilities What you'll do The U.S. Supply Chain Manager reports to the Director of Strategic Sourcing and is accountable for the Pork and Potato food category management and supplier performance which includes: supplier management, commodity risk management, pricing, forecasting and budgeting, strategic sourcing review support/results execution, and cost savings target planning/execution. Key partners include: category suppliers, new products and field supply chain, menu/culinary, marketing, operations, and U.S. and Global supply chain management. Ultimately, the most meaningful partner is the customer that enters the McDonald's restaurant. Strategic Sourcing Strengths You'll Need: Supply Chain Vision Develop Pork and Potato category work plan Align supplier work plans to Category Plan Planning (Pork and Potato Category) Strategic Sourcing Review Support/Results Execution Commodity Risk Management Recommendations in partnership with Treasury Bold Validation Execution Contingency Planning Support Supplier Sustainability Plan execution Develop/Execute Business Cases (as needed) New Products Support/Execution Financial Oversight Category/Supplier Pricing Management (Projected and Actual) Category/Supplier Cost Savings Target planning/execution Pricing Protocol Execution Category Variance Account Management Annual Supplier Budget Review Supplier/Category Performance Supplier Performance Metrics/Business Review Execution Day to Day Supplier/Product Field Performance Lead Category Councils Supplier Workforce Accountability Review/Remediation Minimum Requirements You should having the following: You have a 4 year accredited degree in supply chain or business field You have 5 years supply chain/sourcing experience, preferably in food/agriculture You have the ability to communicate effectively and candidly Ability to achieve results through partnership, gaining alignment with key partners Ability to focus attention on what matters most, re-prioritizing frequently to support dynamic business needs You strong analytical abilities with ability to synthesize complex information and articulate in a concise manner with a high level of completeness and accuracy You have strong project management skills You have supplier relationship management expertise Flexibility to support fast paced ever-changing business environment Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) experience is idea Requisition Number 6355BR
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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