The General Manager (GM) will serve as the leader of supply chain operations at the at the new Chick-fil-A Supply Market Distribution Center (MDC) in Olathe, KS. This individual, in collaboration with other leaders, will be responsible for executing safe and effective operations that meet the needs of the organization and its employees. This person will lead the workforce in distributing millions of cases of inventory annually to Chick-fil-A Operators throughout the Midwest. The GM will help drive the operations of the market distribution center and will enable supply chain innovation unique to the food service industry. Most importantly, this person will lead in a way that supports Chick-fil-A’s vision and strategy while embodying the corporate purpose.
This position requires a leader who can call upon a diverse range of skills and experiences to support overall operations. The role is highly interdependent with the other divisions of the distribution center and Chick-fil-A Supply Services, requiring the GM to foster relationships with a wide range of people to execute their responsibilities. The GM will work closely with Chick-fil-A Supply’s Senior Leadership Team (SLT) as well as DC and MDC leaders across the network to continually improve the operation’s performance, productivity, efficiency, and profitability through effective supply chain management methods and strategies. This calls for a dynamic leader who has a heart for service and compassion coupled with a mind for effectively supporting the management of the business. Furthermore, this role will be uniquely challenged with their participation in the stand up of a brand-new MDC and the testing and refinement of a new facility implementation playbook to assist in the stand up of future facilities.
About Chick-fil-A Supply
A wholly owned subsidiary of Chick-fil-A, Inc., Chick-fil-A Supply™ is a distribution service provider focused entirely on serving the unique needs of Chick-fil-A restaurants.
Due to steady, year-over-year sales and volume growth, combined with the complexity in our Restaurants, Chick-fil-A Supply supports current and future Restaurant needs through distribution innovation that extends the Chick-fil-A culture of care to those it serves, as well as those it employs.
This subsidiary is in the early stages of development and is a dynamic, fast-paced work environment focused on launching this new service to Restaurants across the nation.