Advanced Analytics Manager, Supply Chain

Advanced Analytics Manager, Supply Chain

  • Location HOBOKEN, NJ
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  • Requisition GH1510666

What you'll do at

Group Summary

Flawless Inventory Management is key to building a profitable and scalable ecommerce business. This position is within the Supply Chain Product Management and Analytics group, which manages several aspects of Inventory such as Forecasting customer demand, purchasing to that demand, and optimizing the physical Supply Chain. We are looking for a rock star Advanced Analytics Manager who will “Leave no stone unturned – to identify the best possible solution” and will “Do what’s right for the customer – whether internal or external”.

Position Summary

You will learn the art and science of Analytics at an unsurpassed scale with the largest retailer on the planet. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams such as product, engineering, inventory managers, fulfillment operators, and retail team. Your key responsibilities will include -

  • Analytics: in-depth investigation of key drivers of Forecast variance. Work with large, messy, disparate datasets and conduct ad hoc “back of the envelope” analyses to quickly inform critical business decisions. Develop metrics and dashboards to monitor and quantify the impact of changes you make.
  • Modeling: Develop and improve upon our methodology for forecasting demand for our fulfillment network. Collaborate with the data science teams to drive richer insights from modeling. Execute on exploratory and scenario analysis to shape future products
  • Project Management: Gain understanding of sometimes unarticulated business needs, translate strategic initiatives into detailed product specifications, and work with Product Managers on the team to catalyze product development. You will be responsible for presenting your findings and lead meetings to guide business decisions
  • Strategy: Support Product roadmaps and lead thinking on step change improvements to existing product
  • Serve as an internal and external evangelist for the products you support

About You

  • You understand supply chain and operations, whether in Retail ecommerce environment or similar industries
  • You learn and adapt quickly, and are excellent at working on multiple cross-functional projects concurrently
  • You have excellent general modeling skills
  • Creative thinker: you think about finding the best solution that will work in days, instead of the perfect one that requires weeks
  • You understand what it means to “own a project”. Passionate and attentive self-starters, great communicators, amazing follow-through

Your Qualifications

  • Proven analytics skills, and 4+ years of experience in quantitative analysis. With advanced knowledge of common tools such as Excel and SQL
  • Hands-on experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau or Klipfolio
  • Hands-on experience with computation and data analysis tools such as R, Python, and HIVE
  • Bachelor's degree in Math, Statistics, Operations Research or related discipline
  • Bonus points: Advanced degree in Business, Math, Statistics or Operations Research

About Walmart eCommerce

Walmart U.S. eCommerce is comprised of Walmart.com, Jet.com, Hayneedle, Shoes.com, Moosejaw, VUDU, ModCloth & Bonobos. Here, innovators incubate next gen e-commerce solutions in real-time. We integrate online, physical, and mobile shopping experiences for billions of customers around the globe. How do we do it? We continuously build and invest in new technology including open source tools and big data innovations. The world's largest retailer is also the world's largest, fastest-growing, and most dynamic ecommerce organization. We are creating a seamless experience that lets customers shop anytime and anywhere using online, mobile, social and stores. Walmart’s mission is to become the smartest way to shop and save on pretty much anything. Combining a revolutionary pricing engine, a world-class technology and fulfillment platform, and incredible customer service, we’ve set out to create a new kind of e-commerce. 

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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