What you'll do...
Manage and execute entire projects from start to finish including cross-functional project management, data gathering and manipulation, analysis and modeling, and communication of insights and recommendations.
Demonstrate a high degree of originality and creativity when developing solutions to improve existing business processes within supply chain utilizing methods such as statistical analysis, regression modeling and optimization.
Work independently to manage multiple projects at once while ensuring deadlines are met and data output is accurate and appropriate for the business. Must also be able to deal with ambiguity and make independent decisions about what data and approach is best for the task at hand.
Build scalable and complex supply chain models and processes to optimize supply chain strategies with goals to deliver excellent customer experience while balancing operating cost and asset efficiency.
Identify areas of opportunity and drive results partnering with cross functional partners
Develop relationships with Wal-Mart functional areas in San Bruno, CA, as well as in Bentonville, AR, to identify best practices, solicit input/data, coordinate inter-disciplinary initiatives and to gather support for recommendations
Potential projects can include:
Create models to analyze the supply chain network need to support future sales growth with scenario modeling capabilities to understand the sensitivity to multiple variables; provide insight to Logistics executives on opening, closing, or repurposing DCs; analyze impact to multiple networks simultaneously; and create scenario analyses extending beyond the five-year modeling horizon
Develop optimization logic and tool to determine truckload lane strategy for outbound transportation balancing cost and SLA requirements
Develop logic and tool to determine optimal share of volume to process in various customer buying channels in the company balancing inventory availability, capacity, cost, and service level requirements
PhD/Masters in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Operations Management or Supply Chain Management
4+ years of post-graduate work experience, including demonstrated success in leading business analysis projects to achieve business-impacting results
Extensive experience in one or more supply chain domains and related information systems - distribution/transportation, sourcing, planning, manufacturing and inventory management
Experience with large data set mining tools and open-source programming tools, (e.g., R, Python, HiveQL, Spark)
Experience with network modeling tools and network optimization techniques - long range planning is a plus
Experience with statistical analysis, regression modeling, data mining, financial analysis, and optimization
Expert in MS-Excel and SQL
Competent in MS-PowerPoint and comfortable building presentation materials to tell a clear story
Ability to foster successful partnerships within cross-functional teams
Effective communication skills at multiple levels of the organization, including senior management - ability to communicate complex concepts in easy-to-understand terminology
Ability to champion ideas and influence the organization with fact-driven recommendations
Strong follow-through skills and acute attention to detail
Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.
Bachelor of Science and 5 years' data science experience OR Master of Science and 2 years' data science experience.
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.
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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