Associate Manager, Operations

Associate Manager, Operations

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
  • Career Area Supply Chain and Logistics
  • Job Function Supply Chain and Logistics
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 958202BR

What you'll do at

The role of the Transportation Associate Manager focuses on analyzing transportation cost and service levels to Walmart’s eCommerce customers. The successful candidate will be an individual who has the ability to manage to a strategic vision for, while still being able to dive deep into specific areas to understand at a granular level the drivers of transportation expense. This person will work cross-functionally with multiple teams within the supply chain organization to drive improvement. Superior forecasting and modeling skills are a must in order to build an operations organization that is capable of supporting a high growth business.

As a whole,’s goal is to provide the best possible customer experience while leveraging expenses in order to deliver additional value in the form of lower prices for our consumers. The Transportation team executes to that goal each and every day.

Core responsibilities of the Transportation Finance Senior Analyst will include:

1. Analyzing Performance of Supply Chain/Transportation (30%)
• Generate analyses, presentations, and recommendations in support of the team to improve efficiency and reduce the operating costs of the current and future Transportation network
• Develop, refine, and report on KPIs (key performance indicators) for the Operations leadership team and executive management
• Develop relationships and partner with other functional areas such as Engineering, Product Management, Merchandising, Merchandise Planning, Customer Service, and others to ensure we are providing the best customer experience possible
• Develop relationships with Wal-Mart Stores Logistics and Transportation in Bentonville as well as other operational groups to best leverage existing assets

2. P&L Analysis and Management (30%)
• Responsible for building P&L dashboards to track daily/weekly/monthly shipping expense at a granular level
• Develop our annual shipping expense budgets and forecasts, including reconciling actual results to our initial plan on a regular basis
• Develop strategies to drive P&L leverage, which include communicating with both internal and external teams to align strategy

3, Transportation Strategy (25%)
• Support the development of the constantly evolving Transportation strategy
• Benchmark the current Supply Chain network against our key competitors in the ecommerce space
• Perform industry, competitor, and customer research to identify trends, opportunities, and threats

4. Project Leadership (15%)
• Own and lead key Transportation projects across the team. Recommend key areas for improvement and facilitate discussions to reduce Operational cost and increase customer satisfaction

Minimum Qualifications

3-4 years of experience in data analytics and financial modeling
Experience in SQL and Excel is a must
Logistics and Supply Chain experience preferred

Preferred Qualifications

Strong analytical and financial modeling ability
Experience of working cross-functionally across different teams
Be a self starter


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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