Xanterra Travel Collection, is a growing group of travel and leisure businesses operating in more than 30 countries. Xanterra Travel Collection’s businesses include lodging, food and beverage, Windstar Cruises, short-line railroad, and adventure travel companies. Xanterra is the largest concessioner for the U.S. National Park Service, operating lodges, restaurants, retail shops and guest activities in national parks such as Grand Canyon, Glacier and Yellowstone.
The Senior Director of Supply Chain & Logistics is responsible for the creation and strategic direction of a Supply Chain function at Xanterra Travel Collection. The position is accountable for all aspects of the supply chain and logistics policies, objectives, and initiatives across the Xanterra Travel Collection portfolio. The position oversees the purchasing, analytics, inventory, warehousing, distribution and transportation functions of the organization. The position is responsible for establishing supply chain practices that ensure the availability of goods and services at the optimum cost structure in areas of Food & Beverage, Hotel Supplies, Workplace supplies and services, Information Technology, Marketing, Capital & Operating Equipment and Maintenance, Vehicles and Contract Services, resulting in direct and measurable contributions to the company sales and profitability. The position ensures that project and department milestones/goals are met and adheres to approved budgets. The position is the ‘go-to’ resource to meet the operational purchasing needs of the company.
Importantly, the position will synthesize the spend categories, supplier base and underlying technology and talent in the organization to create the supply chain department as a shared services function.
The ideal candidate will have supply chain and logistics competence, strong technical skills and business acumen, and strategic thinking proficiency. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Technical & Administrative skills: