Senior Manager, Strategy - Logistics

Senior Manager, Strategy - Logistics

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Supply Chain and Logistics
  • Job Function Supply Chain and Logistics
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1286277BR

What you'll do at

Position: Senior Manager, Strategy - Logistics

Location: 311 N. Walton Blvd., Bentonville, AR, 72716

Duties: Ensures budgetary goals are met by developing and directing work streams of cross-functional projects that reduce supply chain expenses (for example, Outbound Grocery Cube, store, club and distribution center re–alignments) and understanding the of scope of work; determining root causes of problems; identifying possible solutions; organizing timelines and deliverables; facilitating meetings involving project teams to analyze, plan, and implement project initiatives; taking corrective action; reporting and tracking results and deliverables to supervisors and stakeholders; and allocating and influencing budget spend. Advises and guides business units (for example, stores, distribution centers, Transportation Operations, Personnel, Systems) by helping them utilize analysis and best practices (for example, forecasting, resource planning, cost, workload); recommending operational procedures; developing Private Fleet decision-making and business-case tools; summarizing information; developing key metrics; ensuring customer needs are met; analyzing initiatives’ business impact; and providing decision-making support for Private Fleet perspectives and rationales. Enhances environmental sustainability by representing the Transportation team in environmental efforts; leading initiatives that impact environmental sustainability; ensuring that sustainable solutions are developed; and coordinating with internal business partners (for example, Transportation Systems Strategy) for better systems and processes that drive efficiency and eliminate waste. Executes multiple business plans and projects for Private Fleet Strategy 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.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum education and experience required: Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering or related field and 4 years of experience in supply chain management or related field; OR 6 years of experience in supply chain management or related field.

Skills required: Must have experience with: Transportation Management Systems (TMS); Supply Chain Network Design and Analysis; Transportation Optimization and Modeling; Database modeling using MS Access, SQL, Visual Basic, MS Excel; data visualization using Tableau; and Statistical Modeling and Analysis using Minitab, SPSS. Employer will accept any amount of experience with the required skills.

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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