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Supply Chain Manager

Rock Hill, South Carolina, 29732, United States
April 23, 2018

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Peter J. Bungert

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Rock Hill, SC 29732



An energetic team player offering more than 20+ years of progressive experience within the supply chain profession of supplier sourcing, negotiation, commodity management, and distribution. I’m an assertive communicator with outstanding abilities as a planner, director, leader, and coach for cross-functional collaboration of business deliverables. Career reflects competence, hard work, and confidence, underscored by unwavering professionalism and integrity.

Highly accomplished in the following core competencies:

Negotiations Cross-Functional Teamwork Beef/Poultry/Pork Grains/Oils Sugar/Coffee

Analytics Distribution/Logistics Crude Oil Beverages Dairy/Cheese

Desserts Paper/Resin Packaging Vegetables Fruits Condiments



Bojangles’, Charlotte, NC 2014 – 2017

Reported to President and CEO, responsibilities included the procurement of all commodities, distribution, food & packaging, 4 direct reports and 4 indirect reports within Quality Assurance and Purchasing

Negotiate all commodity, protein, food and packaging programs for Brand of 745 restaurants; Purchasing responsibility of nearly $400 million

Work strategically and cross functionally for collaborative system benefits

Design and establish cross-functional processes for young, publicly-traded company: (trade symbol: BOJA)

Led and presented quarterly business presentations for Franchise Advisory Council and Board Meetings

Led brand transition from broad-line distributor and de-centralized approach to custom distributor and centralized supply chain model; supported the opening of over 130 new restaurants during my tenure

Management of suppliers, distribution, and 3rd party service relationships with cost-plus models & programs

Development, identification, and guidance with potential suppliers and/or products in complete collaboration with R&D and QA for growth of brand with lower costs and improved quality attributes

Our team lowered system expenditures over $9 million with distribution, product and supplier RFPs conducted


Schlotzsky’s (Focus Brands), Austin, TX 2012 – 2014

Reported to Brand President, responsible for procurement of all commodities and distribution, 1 direct report

Negotiate all contracts for food and packaging for over 350 restaurants; Purchasing responsibility of $360 million

Work cross functionally for collaborative and system benefits of Schlotzsky’s and Focus Brands additional concepts

Led and presented quarterly business presentations to Purchasing Advisory Committee

Management of supplier, distribution relationships, pricing, and programs for enterprise

In first year of product RFPs negotiated and awarded contracts which resulted in $675,000 cost reductions


Whataburger Restaurants LP, San Antonio, TX 2003 – 2012

Reported to VP of Supply & Services, responsible and accountable for department of 14 employees, 2 direct reports

Responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and controlling purchasing activities. Negotiations of raw materials, finished food, packing, distribution, equipment, parts, and 3rd party services cumulatively valued over $490 million

Monitor and book commodity markets as necessary or required for best interest of Whataburger’s cost of goods

Work closely with cross-functional departments from Marketing, Finance, Legal, HR, Risk Management, IT, Operations, Franchisees, Training, QA, R&D, Maintenance, and Supplier/Service Community

Strategize the best quality of products, from aligned supplier(s) with most aggressive costing available within industry while establishing service level agreements to compliment Whataburger’s desired quality and supply requirements

Emphasis on nationally negotiated supply agreements of restaurant food, packaging, equipment and parts

Led and presented quarterly business presentation to Product Price Committee and Franchise Business meetings

Support JDE/ORACLE processes within Supply & System Service discipline. Direct and manage distribution systems of finished goods and promotional planning, execution, and management to meet operation’s demands

Management of supplier, grower, distribution relationships, pricing and programs for enterprise

Direct the development and implementation of policies, practices, and procedures needed to ensure quality control on internal application processes and products/ingredients supplied to the company by supplier community

Over nine years of product RFPs negotiated and awarded contracts which resulted in $12.8 million cost reductions


Arcop, Inc. (Arby’s), Atlanta, GA 2000 – 2003

Reported to Vice President of Supply Management with 4 direct reports

Procurement responsibilities of commodities, frozen, perishable and dry goods, valued over $375 million annually

Cooperatively and concurrently worked with product development, quality assurance, marketing, operations, peers, administration, franchisees, marketing, and a multitude of national distributors to meet our business objectives daily

Conducted product(s) bid information and analyze detailed pricing proposals though supplier negotiations in accordance with Arcop Purchasing Policies and Procedures to control, off-set, and reduce the costs of goods

Developed and maintained a supplier base, which provided creativity, assured the highest quality, and fulfilled service level agreements as required while leveraging cost-effective pricing for each product category

Over three years of product RFPs negotiated and awarded contracts which resulted in $4.9 million cost reductions


Hardee’s Food Systems (CKE Holdings), Rocky Mount, NC 1995 - 2000

Reported to the Vice President of Purchasing with 1 direct report

Responsibilities included procurement of major food categories and commodities based on finished products valued at over $250 million annually

Managed Fresh Chicken, Beef, Dairy and Produce

Worked successfully and simultaneously with Marketing, Product Development, QA/QC, Operations, Franchisees, national distributors, suppliers, peers, administrators, and other CKE concepts to accomplish our business objectives.

Solicit and analyze price proposals in accordance with Hardee’s (CKE) Purchasing Policies and Procedures to control and reduce costs through acceptable methods of negotiations.

Establish and maintain supplier base to assure supply chain security, highest quality and service levels while leveraging cost-effective prices

Negotiated, executed, and administered supply contracts solely and cooperatively with additional CKE concepts

Source and recommended alternate suppliers to Senior Management. Ensured appropriate production capacity existed, product quality systems were maintained, and competitive pricing was validated

Over 5 years of product RFPs negotiated and awarded contracts which resulted in $9.2 million in cost reductions

Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53217

Bachelor, Major: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration – GPA 3.4 1992 – 1995

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