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Manager I, Process Improvement
- Location FORT WORTH, TX
- Career Area Project and Program Management - PMO
- Job Function -
- Employment Type Regular/Permanent
- Position Type Salary
- Requisition WD748218
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What you'll do...
Position: Manager I, Process Improvement
Job Location: 5300 Westport Parkway, Fort Worth, TX, 76177
Duties: Leads the 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. Implements 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 key business functions' gaps, opportunities, and needed improvements; 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. Manages workstreams of 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. Manages workstreams of projects by identifying areas of opportunity; determining proper procedures and guidelines for advising on, executing, and documenting organizational practices across multiple countries; 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. Helps develop strategies, processes, and best practices by conducting modeling and statistical analyses; partnering with cross-functional teams across the business; benchmarking 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 within the organization.
Minimum education and experience required: Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in Finance, Human Resources, Advertising, Supply Chain, or related field plus 1 year of experience in consulting, project management, business strategy, or related experience; OR 3 years of experience in consulting, project management, business strategy, or related experience.
Skills required: Must have experience with: Creating and writing SQL queries, creating views and tables using SQL; Identifying necessary metrics and creating reports to increase business understanding using visualization tools (Tableau, Microsoft Excel, Power BI); Documenting project requirements using Microsoft Office tools and analyzing data using advanced Excel functions (VLOOKUP, what-if, pivot-tables, etc.); Presenting, visualizing and communicating analysis results using PowerPoint and visualizing process maps for understanding necessary or unnecessary processes that need to be eliminated; Automating Analysis Solutions; Leading project from ideation to end using project management skills; Processing, filtering, manipulating and presenting large quantities of data in enterprise database solutions (Google Cloud, MS SQL, Teradata) using BigQuery and/or Hive/Hadoop; Creating and automating analysis reports; and Analytical and critical thinking, including root cause analysis. Employer will accept any amount of professional experience with the required skills.
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"My favorite part of the day is talking with my team while drinking coffee and eating a donut."
All the benefits you need for you and your family
- Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
- Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
- Associate discounts in-store and online
- Education assistance for Associate and dependents
- Parental Leave
- Pay during military service
- Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
- Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth