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JOB TITLE: Director – Facilities, Equipment and Restaurant Services

BRAND: FOCUS Brands

LOCATION: Atlanta, GA

The Director – Facilities, Equipment and Restaurant Services will be responsible for managing the purchase of $30 million in equipment, smallwares and replacement parts and will directly negotiate and/or approve all purchasing contracts and create and implement strategic purchasing programs domestically.  This position will manage one Equipment Purchasing Manager. 

 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  •  Manages the purchase of $30 million in equipment, smallwares and replacement parts
  • Directly negotiates and/or approves all purchasing contracts
  • Manages one Equipment Purchasing Manager
  • Reports directly to SVP Supply Chain
  • Creates and implements strategic purchasing programs
  • Manages key supplier relationships to ensure business and department success
  • Manages the implementation of the SCM Optimization Project as it pertains to the equipment and smallwares purchasing function
  • Partners with Development team to meet the needs of an aggressive new restaurant build schedule
  • Ensures that appropriate costing techniques are used to achieve overall least landed cost for equipment, smallwares and replacement parts
  • Assists CPO in development of targets for spend, savings objectives and budget
  • Communicates purchasing activities to Brand personnel and Franchisee community as needed

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum five to ten years of equipment procurement experience
  • Understanding of cost components and formula pricing
  • Understanding of equipment, smallware and raw material markets
  • Strong communication and strategic skills
  • Ability to develop budgets and savings plans
  • Ability to motivate and direct supplier base
  • Proven ability to successfully implement major strategic initiatives
  • Ability to work closely with Franchisees
  • International sourcing skills
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in supply chain            

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