Director, Pizza Hut Supply Chain
Restaurant Supply Chain Solutions, LLC

Plano, Texas

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Restaurant Supply Chain Solutions, LLC, a Yum! Brands Co-op is currently seeking a Director, Supply Chain, to join the Pizza Hut Concept team in Plano, TX.

Position Overview

This position is responsible for food and packaging supply chain and concept development functions related to new product introductions, limited time products/offers and other related brand marketing calendar initiatives for the PH Brand across more than 5,300 restaurants with +100 food & packaging suppliers and +20 Distribution Centers. The position also serves as the Concept Team leader for the S&OP process and Steering Committees.

Position Responsibilities

Serve as the Pizza Hut Concept Team leader for Food, Packaging, and Calendar Driven Supply Chain Operations

• Program management activities related to NPI's, LTP's and brand marketing calendar.

• Strategic alignment with Brand Cross functional partners (Mktg, R&D, Ops and Finance) to determine future

marketing programs that meet Brand business goals.

• Represent RSCS and its members at the Brand level (VP/Director); serve as RSCS representative in Brand

committees, Marketing committees, Go To Market forums, and calendar planning.

• Establish and enhance relationships with Concept Board members, key franchisees, and functional leaders.

• Evolve capabilities around supply chain readiness, scenario planning and contingency management.

• Ensure successful and flawless food and packaging supply chain execution of all concept initiatives: national,

regional, local options, emerging concepts, franchise, supersedes, and functional initiatives.

• Engaged in delivery of Brand KPIs and define and deliver against RSCS Concept Development KPIs.

• Distributor management and expectations setting to ensure executional effectiveness, cost mitigation, inventory

management and store distribution.

• Drive RSCS cross-Hub process improvements and best practices (program management, purchasing and other).

• Oversight and management of "system" obsolescence budget.

• Support, manage, and lead RSCS cross-functional projects as assigned.

Serve as the PH Concept Team leader for the Sales & Operation Planning (S&OP) Process and related steering Committees.

• Lead team to ensure supply continuity of core food & packaging for Pizza Hut, estimated at:

• +500 Food and Packaging Items ($1.1B Annual Spend)

• 125 Suppliers and +20 Distribution Centers.

• Lead S&OP alignment meetings and garner support with cross-functional Brand leadership and procurement around

"never miss a sale and never throw anything away."

• Create a consensus forecast, drive forecast accuracy, and rapidly diagnose variation.

• Create and execute supply plans that ensure supply of critical core food and packaging items across core and

promotional sales.

• Maximize supply flexibility while minimizing cost implications and risk of obsolescence.

• Collaborate with suppliers, distributors, and internal procurement team to ensure consensus understanding,

preparedness, and reaction when necessary.

• Partner with Supply Planning team to identify core supply and capacity risks; evaluate demand and supply

scenarios, develop contingencies, and execute mitigation efforts.

• Coordinate core product tests and transitions for new production facilities, new lines at existing facilities,

and new specifications.

• Act as the primary contact and provide ongoing updates to internal procurement team and leadership.

• Lead and coordinate implementation of new tools and technology related to S&OP processes that would drive

optimization and productivity for the system.

Additional Responsibilities

• Manage the execution of appropriate Authority for Inventory Purchase (AIP) documents for all programs according

to established policy.

• Align with Brand marketing, R&D, Operations and Finance to develop strategic supply chain priorities to meet

ongoing and future development objectives.

• Develop and maintain key relationships with the brand, Franchise partners and concept board.

• Special projects within RSCS or Brand including process enhancements and strategy development, or related.

• Drive a culture of collaboration around program management best practices in a matrixed organization following

and role modeling WC2 cultural values.

• Other duties as assigned by management.

Required Education, Experience and Skills:

• Bachelor's degree required, Business or Related Field. Master's or MBA preferred.

• Minimum of 7 to 10 years business experience with 5 or more years of experience in ONE of the following areas:

Operations, Procurement, Program Management and/or Supply Chain.

• Prefer 10 or more years business experience with 5 or more years of experience across several areas including

Operations, Procurement, Program Management, Logistics and/or Distribution.

• Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.

• Experience in establishing, building, and maintaining relationships ranging from manager to senior executive

levels.

• Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

• Must be an effective facilitator, influencer, and team builder.

• Excellent written and oral communication skills

• Ability to collaborate with, influence and build strong cross-functional stakeholder relationships.

• Ability to foresee issues before they arise and proactively build strategy to mitigate exposure.

• Development and execution of presentation to senior level executives

• Process improvement.

• Supply planning knowledge.

• Understanding of co-op and operation model within organization

• Role model RSCS's World Class with Class (WC2) Cultural Values

• Strong proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Products - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, and Outlook

• Some travel required.


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