Logistics Engineer - Sam's Club

Logistics Engineer - Sam's Club

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Supply Chain and Logistics
  • Job Function Supply Chain and Logistics
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1211400BR

What you'll do at

This position leads large projects focused on improving operations and processes across the Sam’s Club supply chain. With approximately $900 Million in supply chain costs, this individual will use data-driven analysis, strategic thinking, initiative prioritization, and project execution to identify problems, develop solutions, and effectively communicate recommended courses of action. This individual must be a detail-oriented self-starter with the ability to lead multiple projects and a team of highly-talented Analysts and Co-Ops/Interns. Must work well with a team.

Key duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, cost reduction project identification and analysis, transportation mode modeling and route optimization, facility capacity planning, product velocity improvement, service level improvement, and KPI/metric development and deployment. Satisfactory achievement includes business case development (cost benefit analysis) and effectively communicating alternatives with recommended courses of action. Must possess excellent communication skills to effectively interact with multiple levels and functions within the organization, as well as field and home office locations. Periodic travel in support of project implementation may be required.

Position Description:
• Work cross functionally to identify and drive operational and process improvement projects across Sam’s Club supply chain organization
• Develop end-to-end supply chain solutions that, where applicable, leverage the broader Walmart volume, systems, and partnerships, while providing Sam’s Club with consistently higher levels of service and maximizing productivity
• Utilize quantitative and modeling skills to analyze large amounts of data and draw conclusions, develop a project plan, present plan for approval, and drive development of project management tasks, resource identification, and implementation planning. Exercise vertical and horizontal communication for progress on deliverables
• Utilize mathematical and statistical methods ulas, financial analysis (e.g., IRR, ROI, NPV, etc.), and sensitivity analyses to develop and present cost-benefits analysis and go-forward recommendations
• Provide insightful, solution-oriented, oral and written recommendations to executive management and appropriate business partners
• Develop key performance indicators (KPIs), metrics, and periodic reporting to help drive execution, process uniformity, and improvement throughout the supply chain

Minimum Qualifications

• 2 years of supervisory experience with cross functional teams.
• Bachelors Degree in Transportation Logistics or related field and 2 years’ experience in supply chain management or related field OR 4 years’ experience in supply chain management or related field.
• Hands on experience with Tableau, SQL and Excel and other data analytic tools.

Preferred Qualifications

• Thorough understandings of distribution operations, transportation methods/modes, supply/demand planning, and/or omnichannel fulfillment
• Ability to lead cross-functional teams in a project-oriented environment, with the proven ability to state case for change and work to drive improvement
• Master’s degree in business and/or Supply Chain/Logistics discipline is a plus
• LEAN/Six Sigma experience (Green belt or higher) is a plus
• Experience with JDA

About Sam's Club

Sam Walton opened the first Sam's Club in 1983 to meet a growing need among customers who wanted to buy merchandise in bulk. Since then, Sam's Club has grown rapidly, opening more than 600 clubs in the U.S. and 100 clubs internationally. By offering affordable, wholesale merchandise to members, Sam's Club helps make saving simple for families and small business owners.

Sam's Club employs about 110,000 associates in the U.S. The average club is 134,000 square feet and offers bulk groceries and general merchandise. Most clubs also have specialty services, such as a pharmacy, an optical department, a photo center, or a tire and battery center.

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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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