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Distribution manager

Summary
Distribution manager
Salary Competitive salary
Schedule Full Time
Experience Minimum 5 years of experience
Location 702 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Distribution manager


Description
Distribution Manager
At CAVA Support Centers we love what we do, and we try and make every day as fulfilling as the last. Our Support Center needs fanatics in tech, marketing, human resources, finance, operations, supply chain, and store development to support our growing brands.

We foster a culture built on five core values:
• Positivity – Every one of us can change someone’s day for the better.
• Transparency –We use transparency to help us make decisions through open dialogue
• Humility – We can always find ways to improve.
• Fanaticism – We are passionate about the opportunity to turn every guest into a fanatic.
• Thoughtfulness –We go above and beyond for our guests, our teams and communities.

The Role:
The Distribution Manager will be responsible for overseeing the performance of CAVA’s external network of 30+ distribution centers. As part of a Supply Chain team of 6, the Distribution Manager will play a key role in executing our overall goal of ensuring that stores receive high-quality products that meet internal specifications, delivered on time, and charged at the right price.

What You’ll Do:
• Manage and monitor inventory levels at distribution centers to ensure consistent supply of products for our restaurants.
• Conduct distribution benchmarking, RFP, and negotiations.
• Act as an intermediary between distribution centers and suppliers to help facilitate speedy resolution to any shortages or delays on inbound purchase orders.
• Implement systems and procedures for tracking distribution KPI’s - including order fill rate, on-time delivery, damages, and quality related issues.
• Collaborate with the procurement team to execute and manage supplier contracts and validate distributor invoice pricing accuracy.
• Provide root cause analysis and corrective action plans around service and quality related issues.
• Support in the cross-functional execution of new product rollouts and LTO’s by ensuring items are stocked at DC’s in time for Operations training and menu rollout dates. Manage the depletion of discontinued items to minimize financial exposure of dead stock inventory.
• Align distribution contracts, SOPs, reporting, and technology systems.
• Provide detailed volume forecasts to distributors to proactively account for changes in demand due to seasonality, menu rollouts, and new restaurant openings.
• Support the logistics and distribution of CAVA’s internal manufacturing operation to help optimize transportation efficiency and reduce freight costs.
• Work with Suppliers on unbundling freight cost and identifying transportation efficiencies.

The Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management or related field.
• 5-7 years’ experience in food service, distribution, or transportation management.
• Strong computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Office suite. Experience using third party supply chain technology platforms is preferred.
• Highly organized with strong attention to detail.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, experience managing relationships with a large network of external vendors.
• Project management experience is preferred.
• Must be able to work both independently and as part of a team.
• High energy with a positive, servant leadership attitude.
• Unwavering commitment to our Mission and Values.

Physical Requirements:
• Must be able to remain in a stationary position for extended periods
• Must be able to operate a computer and other office equipment
• Must be able to identify, assess and observe detail
• Must be able to push and pull up to 35 pounds
• Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
• Must be able to sit, squat and kneel occasionally
• Must be able to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner
• May be required to occasionally work in outdoor weather conditions

Benefits at CAVA?
• Competitive base salary, plus bonus
• Unlimited PTO
• Health, Dental, Vision, Telemedicine, Pet Insurance plus more!
• 401k enrollment with CAVA contribution
• Paid sick leave, parental leave, and community service leave
• Free CAVA food
• Casual work environment
• The opportunity to be on the ground floor of a rapidly growing brand

CAVA – Joining “A culture, not a concept”


As an equal opportunity employer, CAVA considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation, familial status, genetic information or any other characteristic or protected classes as defined by federal, state, or local law.
Distribution Manager
At CAVA Support Centers we love what we do, and we try and make every day as fulfilling as the last. Our Support Center needs fanatics in tech, marketing, human resources, finance, operations, supply chain, and store development to support our growing brands.

We foster a culture built on five core values:
• Positivity – Every one of us can change someone’s day for the better.
• Transparency –We use transparency to help us make decisions through open dialogue
• Humility – We can always find ways to improve.
• Fanaticism – We are passionate about the opportunity to turn every guest into a fanatic.
• Thoughtfulness –We go above and beyond for our guests, our teams and communities.

The Role:
The Distribution Manager will be responsible for overseeing the performance of CAVA’s external network of 30+ distribution centers. As part of a Supply Chain team of 6, the Distribution Manager will play a key role in executing our overall goal of ensuring that stores receive high-quality products that meet internal specifications, delivered on time, and charged at the right price.

What You’ll Do:
• Manage and monitor inventory levels at distribution centers to ensure consistent supply of products for our restaurants.
• Conduct distribution benchmarking, RFP, and negotiations.
• Act as an intermediary between distribution centers and suppliers to help facilitate speedy resolution to any shortages or delays on inbound purchase orders.
• Implement systems and procedures for tracking distribution KPI’s - including order fill rate, on-time delivery, damages, and quality related issues.
• Collaborate with the procurement team to execute and manage supplier contracts and validate distributor invoice pricing accuracy.
• Provide root cause analysis and corrective action plans around service and quality related issues.
• Support in the cross-functional execution of new product rollouts and LTO’s by ensuring items are stocked at DC’s in time for Operations training and menu rollout dates. Manage the depletion of discontinued items to minimize financial exposure of dead stock inventory.
• Align distribution contracts, SOPs, reporting, and technology systems.
• Provide detailed volume forecasts to distributors to proactively account for changes in demand due to seasonality, menu rollouts, and new restaurant openings.
• Support the logistics and distribution of CAVA’s internal manufacturing operation to help optimize transportation efficiency and reduce freight costs.
• Work with Suppliers on unbundling freight cost and identifying transportation efficiencies.

The Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management or related field.
• 5-7 years’ experience in food service, distribution, or transportation management.
• Strong computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Office suite. Experience using third party supply chain technology platforms is preferred.
• Highly organized with strong attention to detail.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, experience managing relationships with a large network of external vendors.
• Project management experience is preferred.
• Must be able to work both independently and as part of a team.
• High energy with a positive, servant leadership attitude.
• Unwavering commitment to our Mission and Values.

Physical Requirements:
• Must be able to remain in a stationary position for extended periods
• Must be able to operate a computer and other office equipment
• Must be able to identify, assess and observe detail
• Must be able to push and pull up to 35 pounds
• Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
• Must be able to sit, squat and kneel occasionally
• Must be able to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner
• May be required to occasionally work in outdoor weather conditions

Benefits at CAVA?
• Competitive base salary, plus bonus
• Unlimited PTO
• Health, Dental, Vision, Telemedicine, Pet Insurance plus more!
• 401k enrollment with CAVA contribution
• Paid sick leave, parental leave, and community service leave
• Free CAVA food
• Casual work environment
• The opportunity to be on the ground floor of a rapidly growing brand

CAVA – Joining “A culture, not a concept”


As an equal opportunity employer, CAVA considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation, familial status, genetic information or any other characteristic or protected classes as defined by federal, state, or local law.

Details
Salary Competitive salary
Schedule Full Time
Experience Minimum 5 years of experience
Location 702 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Skills
Supply Chain
Distribution
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