Sr Director, Supply Chain

Pacific Seafood Clackamas , OR 97015

Posted 2 months ago

Position Summary:

Pacific Seafood is selecting an Excellence-driven leader to join Pacific Seafood as the Senior Director of Supply Chain, responsible for the management and oversight of Pacific's Domestic, International and Sourcing Supply Chain including vertically integrated business/forecast analysis, demand planning, inventory management, procurement, third-party logistics, and co-packing. As a market leader in West Coast wild caught and farmed seafood and other proteins, we are looking for an accomplished business leader with a strategic mindset who can effectively communicate and execute our company vision, develop and grow a team, and sustainably and consistently grow the business year after year.

This position is responsible for focusing the strategic direction of inbound and outbound warehouses as well as our processing centers. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: maximizing efficiency and productivity of Pacific Seafood logistics, develop short and long term goals in respect with key supply chain and procurement partners, ensuring all processes comply to government regulation requirements, continuously discovering new ways to improve Pacific Seafood logistics, developing a strong operations team, and fostering a culture that is in line with Pacific Seafood's vision and mission.

The Company:

We were founded in 1941 by the Dulcich family. To this day, Pacific Seafood remains a family-owned and operated company dedicated to providing the healthiest protein on the planet. Our vertically integrated business model allows us to manage all parts of the supply chain from harvesting and fishing, to processing, domestic and international sourcing, aquaculture, shipping, and distribution, in order to provide customers with fresh, sustainable, high-quality products. Pacific Seafood offers the opportunity to make a difference in people's lives and work with our sustainable resources to provide the healthiest protein to consumers worldwide.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Be a role model in projecting and applying The Pacific Seafood Group's Diamond Philosophy (Productivity, Quality, Excellence and Teamwork) and promote teamwork at all times.

  • Develop a deep understanding of the Pacific Seafood strategic plan, business model and the multiple vertically integrated business units; collaborate and align with cross-functional leaders/teams to plan and implement the business strategies of all end-to-end supply chain functions.

  • Collaborate with Sales, Marketing, Operations and additional cross-functional teams to implement best practices and build sales and operational planning (S&OP) capabilities for global distribution.

  • In partnership with our executive team, oversee development of forecast analysis and manufacturing requirements planning(MRP) methodologies and workflows.

  • Educate cross-functional partners on the S&OP process and engage them in the ongoing process.

  • Manage third party co-packing with a focus on optimizing capacity and service delivery. Develop new strategies to enhance service levels and improve overall performance while reducing costs through productivity and continuous improvement.

  • Ensure operations meet or exceed business unit KPIs; execute growth plans to achieve net income objectives.

  • Champion efficiency ideas, cost improvement measures and assist with implementation of changes within areas of responsibility.

  • Develop supplier network between various locations, ensuring cost effective and timely delivery of goods.

  • Optimize intercompany purchasing including sourcing and inbound logistics while adhering to intercompany SOPs.

  • Oversee inventory management and ensure consistent accounting and auditing standards. Work across teams in order to develop and implement new processes in order to streamline procedures and identify discrepancies.

  • Develop and manage an operating plan that meets or exceeds your supply chain objectives. Determine strategies and tactics for achieving financial objectives, presenting assumptions and recommending objectives.

  • Support operating units in developing business plans and budgets; establish metrics, review and analyze activities, costs, operations, and forecasted data to determine division progress toward the organization's supply chain stated goals and objectives.

  • Oversee operational performance of customer supply chain and logistics operational areas, ensuring quality results in support of sales growth and improvements in operational efficiency.

  • Strive to continuously improve operations with respect to best practices and effective use of technology for the supply chain improvement.

  • Develop your team in support of a culture that is energized, engaged, and highly motivated to deliver highest levels of teamwork, productivity, quality and excellence. Ensure implementation of succession planning programs and foster a culture aligned to the values and mission of Pacific Seafood.

  • Ensure regulatory compliance as it relates to new, existing and applicable business practices.

  • Represent Pacific Seafood in the industry and community as an active, contributing member of the community.

Critical Competencies for Success:

Collaborative Leadership:

  • BE a Servant Leader act with humility and respect when interacting with all levels within the organization.

  • Create an environment that encourages others to seek out opinions, feedback that generates new ideas.

  • Build and foster a culture of shared ownership; drive performance and accept accountability and responsibility for their branch/division's performance.

  • Set clear performance goals and expectations; manage and hold Team Members accountable to those goals.

  • Provide continuous, direct and candid feedback to team members.

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.

Strategic Thinker:

  • Build a multi-year road map identifying key operational initiatives to optimize and drive efficiencies, in an atmosphere of cost improvements, while allowing for substantial growth.

  • Possess the strategic business perspective to anticipate (and take advantage of) key marketplace trends, opportunities and vulnerabilities, and represent them to senior management with the appropriate communication skills for persuasion and influence.

  • Make decisions considering the implications to the entire business.

  • Possess excellent critical thinking, creative problem-solving and decision-making skills.


  • Identify and explore new solutions and opportunities that drives business performance through a supply chain lense.

  • Monitor progress consistently and achieve previously agreed upon priorities (OSTRM's)

  • Strong business acumen with a forward thinking, results-oriented mindset linking strategy to solutions.

  • Demonstrates success working in a highly collaborative, cross functional environment, with a track record of accomplishments with measurable business results.

  • BE a Change Agent/Catalyst that leads continuous process improvement efforts while motivating and developing team members to their highest potential.



  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Operations Management, Supply Chain & Logistics, or related field. MBA is a plus!

  • Comprehensive and broad knowledge of general business principles, specific supply chain theory and best practice gained through APICS programs.

  • Minimum ten years of progressively leadership experience, including manufacturing management, procurement/sourcing, contracts, supply chain, logistics, and program/project management.

  • In depth knowledge of the unique issues and challenges that exist within multi-state and country supply chain, including infrastructure, technology, capacity, regulations, schedules, and transportation.

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills in support of metrics.

  • Strong financial, quantitative, and analytical skills.

  • Expert knowledge and experience working with budgets and P&L statements.

  • Extensive knowledge of bill of materials (BOM) management, manufacturing requirements planning (MRP), and sales and operational planning (S&OP) methodologies.


  • Previous experience in the food products supply chain management company.

  • Prior purchasing experience in the food industry, specifically in the seafood or protein categories.

  • Strong existing networks and relationships with key partners through the continuum of supply chain management.

  • Prior LEAN management or 6 Sigma with continual process improvement experience.

  • Experience leveraging industrial internet of (IIOT) for data analysis and key operational metrics including overall equipment effectiveness (OEE), availability, and capacity utilization.

  • SAP experience.

Total Compensation

At Pacific Seafood, your base wage is only a portion of your overall compensation package. When you add in the additional benefits below to our competitive base wage you can increase your total compensation up to 25%.

  • Health insurance benefits options, including medical, prescription, vision, dental, basic group life and short term disability.

  • Flexible spending accounts for health flex and dependent care expenses

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan options with generous annual company profit sharing match

  • Paid time off for all regular FT team members, to include paid sick, vacation and personal time

  • 6 paid holidays

  • Employee Assistance Program- Confidential professional counseling, financial, and legal assistance provided at no charge to Team Members and immediate family members

  • Product purchase program

Pacific Seafood is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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