Senior Manager, Inventory And Planning - Sam's Clu...

Senior Manager, Inventory And Planning - Sam's Club eCommerce

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Supply Chain and Logistics
  • Job Function Supply Chain and Logistics
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD47514

What you'll do at

Leads a team in the planning and execution of the financial management for all eCommerce by ensuring consistency in planning processes and application of best practices; developing monthly and weekly financial plans; ensuring team is collaborating with cross-functional teams (for example, Merchandising, Logistics, Pricing) to execute financial plans; and providing the team with overall portfolio insights to optimize profitability. Assist in creating annual financial budget planning process for eCommerce by aligning financial goals with overall business objectives; ensuring budgets are within overall corporate financial plans and guidelines; and collaborating with senior leadership to present and communicate budgets and assumptions and gaining approval for plans. Aligns, develops, and directs resources to achieve objectives and financial results for categories by managing relationships with key strategic import and domestic suppliers as it pertains to supply chain management; establishing and communicating team goals and objectives to internal and external business partners (for example, Planning, suppliers); responding to escalated issues related to order placement and validation; communicating objectives and results of financial and operational performance to internal and external senior and executive management; driving educational programs to train internal and external business partners; and developing presentation content and presenting at supplier summits and divisional conferences. Participates in the development of strategic plans to deliver financial plan for categories by sponsoring and leading cross-functional projects to meet strategic financial plans; approving inventory budget and goals; aligning category goals to divisional goals; influencing and collaborating with senior leadership (for example, Merchandising, Suppliers Logistics) to ensure sales, in-stock, inventory, and profitability metrics are achieved; evaluating and justifying trade-offs between club in stock and inventory investment; overseeing execution of financial and operational plans; analyzing trends in financial performance and external market factors to align resources to address future challenges; integrating results of team analytics (for example, inventory analysis) to influence cross-functional team decisions; and modeling future inventory plans against supply chain capability. Directs and optimizes supply chain execution for multiple category groups by leading strategic cross-functional projects to optimize supply chain effectiveness; leading supply chain channel decision (for example, import distribution center, cross-dock distribution center, direct to club); setting financial expectations and driving results for supply chain savings; overseeing inventory management across multiple supply chain channels and club formats; reviewing and authorizing plans for non-standard movement and arrival of merchandise (for example, brand launch, seasonal inventory flow) across the supply chain; providing leadership in situations (for example, natural disasters, manufacturing, transportation) that will have a significant impact on supply chain execution; and developing and calibrating category and category group level order strategies for optimized inventory management. Aligns, develops, and directs resources to achieve objectives and financial results for categories by managing relationships with key strategic import and domestic suppliers as it pertains to supply chain management; establishing and communicating team goals and objectives to internal and external business partners (for example, Planning, Merchandising); responding to escalated issues related to order placement and validation; communicating objectives and results of financial and operational performance to internal and external senior and executive management; driving educational programs to train internal and external business partners; and developing presentation content and presenting at supplier summits and divisional conferences. Minimum Qualifications...Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering or related field and 3 years' experience in Replenishment, Merchandising, Supply Chain or related field OR 6 years' experience in Replenishment, Merchandising, Supply Chain or related field. 2 years' of supervisory experience. Preferred Qualifications...Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications. Supervising Associates Masters: Business Administration

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering or related field and 3 years' experience in Replenishment, Merchandising, Supply Chain or related field OR 6 years' experience in Replenishment, Merchandising, Supply Chain or related field. 2 years' of supervisory experience.

About Sam's Club

Sam Walton opened the first Sam's Club in 1983 to meet a growing need among customers who wanted to buy merchandise in bulk. Since then, Sam's Club has grown rapidly, opening more than 600 clubs in the U.S. and 100 clubs internationally. By offering affordable, wholesale merchandise to members, Sam's Club helps make saving simple for families and small business owners.

Sam's Club employs about 110,000 associates in the U.S. The average club is 134,000 square feet and offers bulk groceries and general merchandise. Most clubs also have specialty services, such as a pharmacy, an optical department, a photo center, or a tire and battery center.

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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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