Senior Manager, Supply Chain Optimization - Logistics

Senior Manager, Supply Chain Optimization - Logistics

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Supply Chain and Logistics
  • Job Function Supply Chain and Logistics
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1249972BR

What you'll do at

Leads end-to-end supply chain consulting and decision support services by leveraging analytical tools and various lean manufacturing and six sigma
approaches to consistently and proactively deliver supply chain solutions; transforming inbound-centric analyses to end-to-end optimization, including
robust activity based costing (ABC) methodology; driving the execution of optimal supply and distribution plans and ensuring plans are aligned and
communicated with all stakeholders (for example, Finance, Transportation, Distribution Center Operations, Store Operations, Replenishment,
Merchandising); ensuring projects meet their intended outcomes within specified timeframes while maintaining quality standards; and driving the
migration to a supply chain optimization network to provide accurate, integrated, accessible, and faster solutions.
Drives cross-functional collaboration to enable holistic buying decisions while leveraging supply chain scale to influence and reduce overall cost of
goods by partnering with Store Operations, Merchandising, Replenishment, and other supply chain functions to gain influence; educating
stakeholders on store, merchandising, and supply chain operational principals to establish understanding and appreciation for service needs;
ensuring stakeholders adopt correct processes and communication channels to enable proper planning by all stakeholders; and leveraging the supply
chain optimization tool suite to proactively provide supply chain consulting services and solutions.
Utilizes a suite of analytical tools to provide current business diagnostics, supply chain decision support, cost mitigation strategies, and opportunities
for continuous improvement and innovation by assessing and analyzing historical, current, and future supply chain optimization initiatives (for
example, supplier efficiency, channel, replenishment, network planning); reviewing and analyzing internal processes to highlight opportunities for cost
reductions and process efficiencies; aligning and driving business results and supply chain key performance indicators (for example, distribution
center handling cost, store handling cost, improvement in network utilization, total cost to serve analysis); aggregating supply chain optimization
solutions and benefit opportunities to realize savings based on the needs of the business; and embedding analytics into the modular planning process
to enable self-service opportunities.
Leads continuous improvement efforts by championing innovation to digitize current solutions and methodologies with input from key stakeholders;
contributing to correction of errors processes and feedback loops to identify areas of opportunity and continuously improve service levels; and using
end-to-end costing methodology and lean concepts (for example, activity based costing (ABC), value stream mapping) to reduce process waste,
focus on priorities, and provide accurate cost recommendations.
Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business
plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring
progress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning.
Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by selecting and training; mentoring; assigning duties; building a team-based work
environment; establishing performance expectations and conducting regular performance evaluations; providing recognition and rewards; coaching
for success and improvement; and ensuring diversity awareness.
Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by training and providing direction to
others in their use and application; ensuring compliance with them; and utilizing and supporting the Open Door

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?

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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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