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(USA) Senior Director I, Supply Chain Management- Grocery

Company: Wal-Mart
Location: Bentonville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Location: Bentonville/Potential for Remote

The Sr. Director Supply Chain Management leads the Grocery Supply Chain Operations Excellence team that is focused on driving DC performance, end to end flow, performance and KPI reporting, event and capacity planning and high impact projects to optimize our Grocery Distribution Centers and service to our customers. This high visibility role will also serve as the primary interface to our Merchandising teams, ensuring end to end collaboration. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Ensures cross-functional collaboration which enables holistic buying decisions while leveraging supply chain scale to influence and reduce overall cost of goods by partnering with store operations, merchandising,

replenishment, and other supply chain functions to build influence ; educating stakeholders on store, merchandising, and supply chain operational principals to establish understanding of service needs; influencing stakeholders to adopt correct processes and communication channels to enable proper planning by all stakeholders ; and leveraging the supply chain optimization tool suite to proactively provide supply chain consulting services and solutions.

  • Oversees supply chain flow process improvement efforts by managing the design, development, and delivery of new ways of working between supply chain stakeholders; directing product flow plan objectives; overseeing the correction of errors processes and feedback loops; directing areas of opportunity to improve service levels; supporting the use of end-to-end costing methodology and lean concepts; providing cost recommendations to reduce process waste, and provide opportunities for cost reductions and process efficiencies; and reviewing the impact and benefits to internal processes.
  • Oversees relationships with external parties by supervising the points of contact for external partners; communicating expectations and agreements to team; approving relevant findings and information to be communicated to external stakeholders ; leading audit processes to ensure external partners comply with company standards and agreements; and driving the selection of service providers.
  • Provides overall direction by analyzing business objectives and customer needs; developing, communicating, building support for, and implementing business strategies, plans, and practices; analyzing costs and forecasts and incorporating them into business plans; determining and supporting resource requirements; evaluating operational processes; measuring outcomes to ensure desired results; identifying and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; promoting a customer environment; and demonstrating adaptability and sponsoring continuous learning.
  • Develops and implements strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged workforce by diagnosing capability gaps; recruiting, selecting, and developing talent; supporting mentorship, workforce development, and succession planning; and leveraging the capabilities of new and existing talent.
  • Cultivates an environment where associates respect and adhere to company standards of integrity and ethics by integrating these values into all programs and practices; developing consequences for violations or non-compliance; and supporting the Open Door Policy.
  • Develops and leverages internal and external partnerships and networks to maximize the achievement of business goals by sponsoring and leading key community outreach and involvement initiatives; engaging key stakeholders in the development, execution, and evaluation of appropriate

business plans and initiatives; and supporting associate efforts in these areas.

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 Logistics, Supply Chain, Business, or related field and 6 years' experience in logistics, distribution, transportation, or related

area OR 6 years' experience in logistics, distribution, transportation, or related area.

3 years' experience with advanced functionality of Microsoft Office.

3 years' supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Dispatch, Fleet Management, Network Analysis, Retail Logistics Operations

Masters: Business, Masters: Logistics, Masters: Supply Chain

Project Management - Project Management Professional - Certification, Six Sigma - Certification

Primary Location...

702 SW 8TH ST, BENTONVILLE, AR 72716, United States of America

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability-and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries-all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer - By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity - unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions - while being inclusive of all people.

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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

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.com/Benefits.

Frequently asked questions

  • On average, how long does it take to fill out an application?

On average, it takes 45-60 minutes to complete your application for the first time. Subsequent applications will take less time to apply as our system saves some of your application information. Please note that some positions require the completion of assessments in order to receive consideration for that role. Those would take additional time.

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Processing of information on paper is minimal, and Walmart processes application information using an applicant tracking system (ATS). Access to the data within the ATS is restricted to authorized personnel, and the system itself is held to high security standards by Walmart.

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