Director of Purchasing/Supply Chain

Patti Opensky Operation

Our client is a highly successful 70 year old restaurant concept preparing for rapid expansion!

We are networking with prominent Franchise professionals with the goal of obtaining candidate referrals or recommendations. Capodice & Associates has been retained to conduct a priority executive search for an experienced Director of Purchasing/Supply Chain. Qualified candidates will receive immediate and confidential consideration. The candidate profile is summarized as follows:


Director of Purchasing/Supply Chain



Base salary, Bonus, Benefits



The Director is responsible for managing, coordinating, and facilitating the development, testing and execution of multiple supply plans. Supply management may include food, beverage, packaging, equipment, and smallware items.

Proactive versus Reactive leadership style a Must!

Skills & Experience:

    • Work with the company to minimize supply chain costs, risks, and exposure with the launch of initiatives including alternative sourcing points, optional pricing programs and limited production runs.
    • Work with suppliers to forecast demand and schedule production runs for food & packaging items.
    • Develop and executes annual budget, including but not limited to the expense
      and capital budgeting, planning, inventory, cost controls, revenue and productivity objectives, and operational execution
    • Collaborate to solve overstock or undersupply issues.
    • Facilitate product registration and customs compliance.
    • Production planning, inventory management and communication across system
    • Leverage consolidated volume to obtain a competitive advantage for
    • Works with markets to explain the proposals and develops transition plans
      with suppliers.
    • Maintain and execute a multi-year supply chain roadmap that aligns with company strategy and addresses opportunities for continuous process improvement, and advancement of functional capabilities and technologies
    • Ensure effective prioritization and execution across the supply chain through the appropriate use of KPIs, customer and regulatory feedback
    • Manage and direct team responsible for ordering of finished goods and packaging materials ensuring effective demand signals
    • Lead, develop, manage, and grow all aspects of a Supply Chain consisting of Sourcing, Demand and Supply Planning, Procurement, Contract Manufacturing communication, Distribution, and Logistics teams that will deliver in a hyper-growth environment


Qualified candidates may contact me at 941-906-1990 or email your resume directly to I would greatly appreciate it if you could forward this profile to any colleagues who may be suitable for this opportunity Thank you in advance for your referrals and recommendations.

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