strategic sourcing manager
- End-to-end procurement and contracting leadership for $100M+ global spend on all direct and indirect categories, including Protein, Produce, Grains, Sauces, Soups, Bases, Ingredients, Dressings, Snacks/Retail, Packaging, Disposables, Chemicals, Linen, Smallware, Fixtures, Fittings and Equipment, Rental Services as well as all store deployed technological solutions and corporate-services for Freshii Inc. Freshii is one of the world’s fastest growing QSR chain with more than 466 restaurants spread across 16 countries. Actively (price, planning and program) managed 112 vendors, 5 distributors including 24 distribution centers, 500+ SKUs including 60 proprietary SKUs in pursuit of lowest possible cost for defined quality standards and supply stability metrics.
- Delivered 8X the incremental rebate/savings target for the year within 6 months of joining at the back of 76 different executed contracts/projects/RFPs. Promoted within same time frame and provided special performance bonus by Board of Governors.
- Built cross-functional Supply Chain expertise (Procurement, Planning and QA) across Menu, Marketing, Operations, Technology, Design and Construction, CPG and Peoples Team (60 members in total) by executing training seminars and workshops to aid with the senior leaderships’ stated goal of “One Freshii”.s