Job Description

Company Description:

At McDonald's, we are committed to being the best, and that starts with finding the best people. We have built a team of extraordinary people from around the world. We are problem solvers, risk takers, innovators, and thought leaders that take our work seriously, but have fun doing it. We challenge ourselves to get smarter and sharper every day, we value personal and professional growth, and believe in rewarding and celebrating our successes.

Job Description:

Position title: Manager, Sourcing Packaging & Recycling                      
Department: Supply Chain Management
Position band: Supervisory/Consultant (Global Grade 3)
Reports to: Senior Manager, New Foods & Packaging
Type of position: Full-time

The Opportunity
We have an opening in the Supply Chain Department for a Manager, Sourcing Packaging & Recycling. The person in this position will have the principal responsibilities that:

  • Positions McDonald’s for the future through industry benchmarking.  Able to recognize the changing nature of our business and identify effective strategies.
  • Develops and manages the business relationship between McDonald’s and its suppliers.
  • Manages the suppliers’ compensation programs including reward for performance models.
  • Conveys McDonald’s Global Supplier Expectations and conducts formal supplier reviews.
  • Supports the establishment of and executes the performance and measurement systems for supplier efficiencies.
  • Ensures safety and quality of all products produced meet McDonald’s high standards.
  • Ensures suppliers are aligned with our Plan to Win and Corporate goals.
  • Directs suppliers toward becoming self-managed.

Who you are
You thrive in a collaborative team environment and enjoy building productive work relationships with internal and external teams. You have strong project management and administrative skills to move the team forward and make an impact on strategic initiatives. You are a critical thinker, with strong communication skills to effectively support the team in a fast paced and agile environment. 

What’s in it for you?
This is an unparalleled opportunity to join a winning organization during an exciting time of transformational change. You will gain exposure across all levels of the organization, from your team members to the Executives and Franchisees. You are looking for a company with a winning culture where you can grow in depth and breadth while making a tangible impact on central initiatives.

Principal Accountabilities
In addition to following McDonald’s policies and procedures, principal accountabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manages our supplier relationships to ensure they are aligned with McDonald’s.
  • Manages the development of suppliers to ensure they are positioned to grow with us.
  • Recommends the approval and disapproval of suppliers as necessary.
  • Supports and directs suppliers to achieve Roadmap to Competitive advantage goals.
  • Liaison with key stakeholders including Menu Management, Quality Systems, Operations and Global Supply Chain partners.
  • Provide strategic direction for SCM Enabler role.
  • Makes an ongoing effort to continuously improving their and the team’s knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Respects and values the opinions of others.
  • Completes and presents performance appraisals of reports as required.
  • Demonstrates and reinforces the leadership behaviors, and people practices necessary to gain commitment from Senior SCM Management, Franchisees, and suppliers.
  • 4-year accredited degree in supply chain or business field
  • Minimum of 5+ years of post-college supply chain, sourcing, category management experience, working in decentralized organizations.
  • Preferred:
    • Restaurant or retail industry experience, especially with franchise models
    • Commitment to stay in the role for 2+ years to support achievement of Brand Goals
    • Understanding of legislative pressures in the packaging industry, originating in Europe
    • Knowledge of sustainability trends and practices
  • Extensive knowledge of supply chain principles including strategic sourcing and logistics.
  • Strong research and analytical capabilities including financial analysis competencies.
  • Excellent computer skills using Microsoft Office products:  Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment with the ability to adjust quickly to change.
Additional Information:

McDonald’s Canada and Owner/Operators are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. Our workplaces have a long-standing policy of providing fair, equitable, and accessible opportunities for all employees and prospective employees. Accommodations during the application process are available upon request. 

Application Instructions

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