Manager - Flow Performance

Manager - Flow Performance

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Merchandising and Online Operations
  • Job Function Merchandising and Sourcing
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1048100BR

What you'll do at

Provides end-to-end supply chain consulting and decision support services by leveraging analytical tools, lean manufacturing processes, and six
sigma approaches; transforming department-centric analyses and planning to total company flow planning and execution; ensuring distribution plans
are aligned and communicated with all stakeholders (for example, Merchandising, Finance, Transportation, Distribution Center Operations, Store
Operations, Replenishment); and ensuring projects meet their intended outcomes within specified time-frames.
Ensures cross-functional collaboration to enable inclusive buying decisions by leveraging supply chain scale to influence and reduce overall cost of
goods; partnering with key stakeholder (for example, Store Operations, Merchandising, Replenishment) to build influence; educating stakeholders on
store, merchandising, and supply chain operational principals to establish an understanding for service needs; and influencing stakeholders to adopt
correct processes and communication channels to enable proper planning across segments.
Drives supply chain flow process improvement efforts by contributing to the design, development, and delivery of new ways of working between
supply chain stakeholders; presenting new ways of working efforts and continuous improvement recommendations to leadership; prioritizing product
flow plan objectives; ensuring flow plans are achievable; championing innovation to simplify current solutions and methodologies; managing the
correction of errors processes and feedback loops; identifying areas of opportunity to improve service levels; supporting the use of end-to-end costing
methodology and lean concepts (for example, activity based costing (ABC), value stream mapping); providing cost recommendations to reduce process waste, and provide opportunities for cost reductions and process efficiencies; and reviewing and analyzing the impact/benefits to internal processes.
Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and
guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet customer and business needs; and
building commitment for perspectives and rationales.
Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business
needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities.
Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by incorporating these into the development and implementation of business plans; using the Open Door Policy; and demonstrating and assisting others with how to apply these in executing business processes and practices.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Information Technology, Business, Logistics, Supply Chain, or related field OR 2 years’ experience in Logistics, Supply Chain, or related field

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in Logistics, Information Technology, Engineering, Supply Chain, Business, or related field.
Lean / Six Sigma qualification
1 year’s information systems experience
1 year’s experience developing strategy and driving the execution of multiple projects
1 year’s experience working with Walmart systems.

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?
Walmart Associate
"We advocate for our customers, provide opportunity to our employees, and support efforts that better the lives of millions of people."
— Hannah, Sourcing Manager

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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