Supply Chain Specialist, International - Hybrid Remote

Panda Restaurant Group

Rosemead, CA, USA Remote

Full time

Jan 7

Summary of Job Descriptions:

This position is responsible for supporting the Senior Manager, International Supply Chain in establishing optimal supply chains for current and emerging international markets. This position leads the timely supply chain implementation in new markets and co-leads the development of processes that optimize the International SCM program. This position conducts activities in support of local or regional international supply chain such as assisting in supplier selection, coordination of samples/product evaluations, and collaborating with suppliers and international partners on regulatory/product compliance and supply assurance. This position assists with product import/export in support of international operations and serves as a liaison between international operating partners and PRG SCM resources and suppliers. This position creates and updates databases documenting the food/non-food products, processes, and regulatory requirements for each country and supply chain pro-forma related to new market openings.

You’ll get a chance to:

  • Lead supply chain activities related to the opening of new markets, such as coordinating activities to determine product source (import vs. export), obtaining and submitting documents required for regulatory compliance/customs clearance, and arranging for the shipment of opening orders.
  • Ensure that selected Critical Proprietary Products are delivered in a timely fashion for new market openings.
  • Lead or assist with developing processes to optimize international supply chain through building alignment and resourcing with cross functional PRG Teams and external stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with suppliers, International Partners, and internal stakeholders to coordinate sample/product evaluations, document regulatory compliance, and prepare specifications and documentation in support of international supplier development and new market product registration and approval.
  • Create and update International supply chain databases, documenting the raw materials, food/non-food products, processes, and regulatory requirements for each country.
  • Create and update pro-forma documents (such as item lists, usage estimates, specifications) for International Partners in support of new market openings.
  • Lead or support cross-functional projects with PRG departments including Marketing, SCM, PD, FSQA, and International Partners to support international growth and optimize supply chains in current markets thorough projects that help to meet Panda Supply’s safety, service, cost, quality, and growth objectives.
  • Ensure strong communication across departments and with international partners.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to support International Marketing initiatives such as product promotions (LTO’s).
  • Maintain strong relationships with International Partners and suppliers.
  • Communicate new costing, changes in distribution, and product reformulations to International Partners.
  • Communicate with suppliers on new market usages, regulatory compliance needs, and partner distribution/ordering strategy.

How we reward you:

  • Hybrid Work schedule
  • 401K with company match
  • Yearly bonus opportunity*
  • Full medical, dental, and vision insurance *
  • On-site fitness center, biometric screen, and flu shot clinic
  • Discounts at Panda restaurants, theme parks, and gym memberships
  • Paid time off starting at 15 days with 7 federal holidays*
  • Continuous education assistance and scholarships*
  • Income protection including Disability, Life and AD&D insurance*
  • Bereavement leave*

  • Benefits available for eligible permanent full time associates

Your background & experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Minimum five years of SCM or international retail hospitality/restaurant experience.
  • If hired, must provide proof of full vaccination on your start date, unless prohibited by federal, state, or local law. Full vaccination means two weeks or more have passed after receiving the second dose in a two-dose series, or more than two weeks after receiving a single-dose vaccine. Examples of proof of full vaccination include an original, photocopied, or digital completed vaccination card which includes your name, type of vaccine provided, and date of last dose administered.

Panda Strong since 1983

Founded in Glendale, California, we are now the largest family-owned American Chinese Restaurant concept in America. With close to 2,000 locations globally, we continue our mission of delivering exceptional Asian dining experiences by building an organization where people are inspired to better their lives. Whether it’s impacting our team or the communities we work in, we’re proud to be an organization that embraces family values.

You’re wanted here

We value diversity in all forms and know the strength it brings. Workplace equality allows for creative ideas to blossom, diverse points of view to be heard, and improves overall happiness. We like the sound of that.

Panda Restaurant Group, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Regardless of your race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, veteran status, you are welcome here.

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