Manager, Transportation Network Design

Manager, Transportation Network Design

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
  • Career Area Supply Chain and Logistics
  • Job Function Supply Chain and Logistics
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 1318463BR

What you'll do at

  • In this role the candidate must get a complete understanding of the Outbound Transportation Network for Walmart eCommerce. The candidate will work on identifying future-state opportunities which will help improve Delivery speed and reduce Transportation cost (40%)

  • Assess ROI and achievable Transportation performance by building simple models using available data
  • Recommend key analysis and metrics which will help assess the viability of mid-term strategies
  • Review research and analysis performed by Transportation Analysts while strategizing network design
  • To successfully implement strategies, the candidate must collaborate with Fulfillment Centers (FCs), Field Operations, Industrial Engineers, Carrier Partners, Procurement Partners, Product Teams etc. (40%)
  • Educate Fulfillment Center leadership and Field operators about the impact of intended strategies
  • Work with Industrial Engineers, Procurement Partners and Product and Systems Teams to ensure the successful implementation of strategies
  • Work with External Carriers to build a state of the art Outbound Transportation Network for Walmart eCommerce

    Once a strategy is implemented the Transportation Strategy Manager must continually assess the financial and operational viability of the Strategy. Making sure that the Customer goals continue to be met is key to success of the Strategy (20%)

  • Empower field operators to be successful at day-to-day management of implemented strategies. Ensure seamless transition from a Pilot phase to sustainable operations
  • Continually assess the impact on Transportation metrics like Cost, Customer Promise and On-time delivery and make decisions on financial and operational viability
  • Communicate impact of implemented Strategy to Senior LeadershipTo be successful in this role a candidate must
  • Show flexibility while going through a problem solving process
  • Negotiate well with internal and external partners to achieve win-win outcomes
  • Understand Transportation KPIs and the extent to which different strategies will impact each KPI
    Be data driven and collaborate with Transportation Analysts

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s with 2-3 years of relevant experience
Masters with 1-2 years of relevant experience
Advanced Data Analytics skills required
Prior Transportation Network Planning experience preferred
Experience with Statistical Softwares like R, SAS, et

Preferred Qualifications

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The Walmart US eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future state of shopping. As the world’s largest retailer, we are on a mission to help people save money and live better. With the help of some of the brightest minds in merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimaging the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.

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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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