National DCP

  • Vice President of Operations

    Job Locations US-IL-Mokena
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/8/2019 9:16 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The Vice President of Operations (VPO) will have complete responsibility and oversight for the Mokena, IL distribution center. 

    The VPO will serve as the leader of operations for facility. The primary purpose of this position is to provide distribution, transportation, logistics and supply chain management leadership and strategy resulting in outstanding customer service leading to profitable franchisee sales and growth of the Dunkin brand. This executive will be a dynamic supply chain leader, with exceptional team building, hands-on capabilities and strategic skills.


    • Manage the distribution, transportation and logistics needs of the Dunkin system, including but not limited to the movement of food, beverage, packaging, equipment, new products, obsolete inventory management and procurement.
    • Develop and manage annual operations budgets.
    • Manage and maintain excellent relationships with the Dunkin system supplier and distributor communities within the region.
    • Develop and manage the implementation of annual and long-term goals for the facility.
    • Build positive relationships with all constituents, including the NDCP Senior Management, Franchisees, various Franchisee Organizations and Company Operations.
    • Develop and implement ongoing staff performance and career development programs.
    • Build an open and honest communication line with franchisees and their organizations, with the Company and its organization and employees of the NDCP.
    • Ensure that the supply chain strategies are aligned and supportive of the Dunkin System overall business plan(s).
    • Identify and implement an effective distribution network.


    • A sitting Vice President of Distribution or Logistics or top supply chain executive (preferred), or a very capable number two (considered) in a significant enterprise of $500 million to 2 billion in supply chain spend.
    • Minimum of 12-plus years of line experience and a strong familiarity with the restaurant industry.
    • A distribution leader in food and packaging commodities that may include methods used and supporting toolsets both in transportation and warehousing.
    • Formal responsibility for budget management with full profit and loss accountability of an operating budget of at least $7 million.
    • Solid experience in foodservice distributor management also is required, including a detailed understanding of operating environments.
    • Co-op experience is preferred.


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