Senior Vice President, Supply Chain

The Cheesecake Factory Calabasas , CA 91302

Posted 2 weeks ago

Position Overview:

You may know us for our huge menu of delicious foodand for being recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" five years in a row! What you may not know is how our procurement team ensures that the highest quality ingredients arrive at our restaurants and into our delicious dishes!

Reporting to the President, the Senior Vice President of Supply Chain will lead a team of 17, setting the strategic vision and procurement/logistics initiatives for a $2.5B company with over 215 restaurant locations and 2000+ SKUs.

Here's more of what you'll get to do:

  • Develop and provide strategic direction and leadership for the Purchasing Department.

  • Manage four direct reports and a department of seventeen.

  • Interface and partner with C-Suite Executives on key company initiatives and strategic objectives.

  • Establish and maintain strategic business relationships with senior executives at key supplier and distributor business partners.

  • Establish and maintain a collaborative relationship with senior supply chain executives at licensed partners.

  • Ensure that department priorities and resources are effectively managed and deployed to meet deadlines and commitments to other stakeholders.

  • Facilitate and encourage open, direct, and professional communication with other departments, restaurants, vendors, and department staff members.

  • Ensure all internal procurement processes and procedural controls are being administered effectively to minimize risk to the company.

  • Provide leadership that promotes positive and effective interdepartmental interactions.

You'll thrive in this position if you are:

  • A natural people leader: you are an executive leader adept at providing others with a clear direction, helping them see though the weeds and getting results through others. You naturally inspire, motivate, develop and empower individuals and teams while setting the gold standard yourself.

  • A relationship builder: you are a master at building genuine relationships with people at all levels inside and outside of an organization. Whether they're a type A, B, or Z personality, you easily establish a warm relationship, building an effective network around you.

  • Metrics and analysis driven: You understand that cost management and quality are paramount to any procurement/logistics organization. You have an eye for the data and can spot efficiencies in real time.

  • Adaptable: You're at ease in a fast-paced environment and able to stay nimble and change direction when priorities shift.


  • 20+ years of executive level experience and leadership roles in procurement and supply chain management within the restaurant or hospitality industry.

  • Prior large organization management and staff development experience required.

  • Bachelor degree in Business or related field of study. (MBA is preferred)


This position offers industry-leading benefits including; medical, dental, vision, 401K with match, tuition reimbursement and a sabbatical after five years of employment for qualifying staff members.

About Us:

Recognized as one of the FORTUNE "100 Best Companies to Work For", The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated operates more than 200 full-service, casual dining restaurants throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Internationally, twenty-one The Cheesecake Factory restaurants operate under licensing agreements. Continuing on our path to becoming a Global Iconic Brand, we employ more than 39,000 staff members, 320 of whom work at the corporate support center in Calabasas Hills, CA. #SoCheesecake #LifeAtCheesecake

The Cheesecake Factory Bakery Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer and provides reasonable accommodations consistent with its legal obligations; we do not provide work visa sponsorship.

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The Cheesecake Factory