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Supply Chain Manager

Date: 16-Sep-2022

Location: KW

Company: Alghanim Industries

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Job Summary

To be responsible for all in-country supply chain, logistics, and distribution.  Develop and execute all aspects of local and regional product procurement, logistics, distribution, and supplier development.  Responsible for uninterrupted food and paper availability at the restaurant level at the lowest possible cost; Work collaboratively with franchisor to ensure the supply chain is robust, scalable, reliable, fully leveraged to achieve values that are beneficial to the Wendy’s system which drive sustainable, competitive advantage for the business.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for leading the in-country supply chain management function for all restaurants including purchasing, procurement, distribution, supplier selection, warehousing, inventory management, and transportation to achieve the least food and paper cost.Build contingency plan and capacity growth plan for key products and conduct testing periodically
  • Responsible for enhancing the in-country supplier base of all food and paper sold at a Wendy’s restaurant.Work with Wendy’s International Regional Supply Chain and QA function to establish short and long term strategic direction and plans.Maintains in-depth knowledge of local industry, in-country import / export laws, and regional and international trade agreements related to the country
  • Lead the supply chain activities in the cross-functional team (Marketing, Operations, QA, Finance, and Development).Manage all supply chain projects and promotions involving this market (and / or regional as needed for efficiency) including planning, execution, timing, quality and cost.Support and perform food cost analysis with best vs worst scenario for LTO
  • Develop KPIs for supply chain department in tandem with the Wendy’s Company to create alignment with Wendy’s business strategy.Measure performance of supplying partners to provide recognition and action plans.Develop a structured and superior data base for supply chain to facilitate accurate spend analysis, proper demand forecast and optimal supply network design.Provide food and paper cost to the Wendy’s Company SCM team at the agreed frequency
  • Maintain good visibility of local, regional, and global commodities markets.Correlate in-country food cost with commodity markets.Establish the proper contract length and type based on food and paper cost.Reduce cost based on growing purchasing scale

Candidate Requirements

  • 10 or more years’ experience in Supply Chain Management (Restaurant-related SCM experience preferred)
  • Knowledge of local and regional supply chain, health / sanitation and customs regulations knowledge
  • Commodity- market analysis and strategy skills


Bachelor’s Degree in Economics or Supply Chain / Logistics