The Senior Manager II Non Fleet Planning for Transportation will lead workload planning for non fleet transportation to include forecasting and decision support. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Drives projects by identifying areas of opportunity; determining proper procedures and guidelines for advising on, executing, and documenting organizational practices across multiple business areas; understanding the global trends that affect the business; demonstrating and communicating working knowledge of industry best practices and Walmart policies and procedures in business area of expertise; anticipating issues of concern; and being proactive in recommending sustainable solutions in area of expertise.
Influences strategies, processes, and best practices by conducting modeling and statistical analyses; partnering with cross-functional teams across the business; bench-marking with industry experts through continuous education and use of networks; developing assessments of key opportunities; demonstrating the ability to translate technical solutions into business solutions; supporting the development of long-term plans and project timelines; and communicating with and influencing decision-makers and executives within the organization.
Develops and redesigns initiatives and processes for key business functions to drive business goals, objectives, and programs by analyzing data and evaluating key business components in order to assess current performance baselines; identifying gaps, opportunities, and needed improvements in key business functions; evaluating and updating current practices on a continuous basis; developing improvement solutions; ensuring program processes are simple, executable, and sustainable for future use with manageable rollout plans; consulting with cross-functional teams to get alignment on improvement solutions; and communicating changes and solutions to key stakeholders in order to get buy-in and drive behavior change.
Drives process improvement programs by evaluating and determining improvement needs; partnering with cross-functional teams to develop the operational strategy to simplify processes; providing guidance and expertise on company policies, practices, and procedures; ensuring proper controls, tools, and materials are present in order to enhance behavior change; partnering with stakeholders to ensure alignment and support of the processes; monitoring program performance in relation to metrics; identifying post-implementation issues and concerns; and developing and gaining buy-in on changes and resolutions.
Leads the development and implementation of change initiative projects to achieve desired results by leading the execution of transformational change and processes; developing plans to implement processes; assessing the organization's readiness for change; managing expectations; adjusting approaches so that positive change is adopted by all business partners and stakeholders; and ensuring timely project management from pilot through implementation stage to enable sustainable processes throughout the business unit.
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 Policy.
Ensures business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives; consulting with business partners, managers, co-workers, or other key stakeholders; soliciting, evaluating, and applying suggestions for improving efficiency and cost effectiveness; and participating in and supporting community outreach events.
The ideal candidate will possess proven SI&OP results (sales, inventory, & operations planning), strengths in communication & influence, strong ability to analyze data and ability to develop a relevant/compelling story, and strengths in execution & results.
Minimum Qualifications...Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Human Resources, Engineering, Supply Chain, or related field and 4 years’ experience in consulting, project
management, business strategy, or related area OR 6 years’ experience in consulting, project management, business strategy, or related area.
2 years’ experience leading cross functional teams
Preferred Qualifications...Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.
leading and mentoring Six Sigma projects
Masters: Engineering General, Masters: Finance, Masters: Human Resources, Masters: Supply Chain
Six Sigma - Certification