Senior Manager II, Supply Chain Management - Operational Leader For Inbound Transportation

Wal-Mart Bentonville , AR 72716

Posted 2 weeks ago

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Do you want to build the Supply Chain of the future? Then look no further than

Walmart, the largest retailer that combines the energy of a start up with the power of a fortune one company.This key role will lead the Inbound Transportation Team; including Upstream Nodes, Load Planning, Drayage, and Exception Management. This position provides great exposure to the overall strategy for Inbound Transportation, including executing that vision and coming up with creative solutions to drive change and efficiencies. You'll be empowered to go the distance by listening, analyzing data, and having the foresight to anticipate what's next before it happens. It takes a strategic mind and ability to communicate and influence with confidence.

You'll sweep us off our feet if

  • You are someone who takes end-to-end ownership to independently lead your team and cross-functional partners through strategic high visibility projects

  • You're a strategic thinker, can look at the long term and are comfortable making tough decisions

  • You have a track record of coming up with inventive and sustainable solutions for our biggest problems and opportunities

  • You have strong analytical skills to interpret insights coming from various initiatives and have a mindset for continuous learning and improvement

  • You showcase an ability to operate comfortably with ambiguity and lead the team through multiple complex initiatives simultaneously

  • You've shown an ability to build relationships and influence

  • You've excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate and communicate at the level of detail depending on the audience

  • You are structured in your thought process and can break down large problems into smaller simpler problems.

  • You're someone who can execute, with strong discipline and organization skills; someone who gets things done

  • You're stimulated by challenges and are ready to engage at Fortune 1 scale.

  • You have a strong background in eCommerce transportation, operations or engineering and are a curious problem solver

You'll make...

  • Manages end-to-end supply chain processes and ensures merchandise flow through the distribution network and fulfillment centers by directing

resolutions and responding to escalations of daily issues ; analyzing data from multiple stakeholders to streamline and improve network efficiencies;

providing data for the supplier compliance process flow; researching and analyzing root cause of daily and escalated exceptions concerning shipping,

receiving, inventory, and return related issues; conducting performance reviews of merchandising department, distribution centers , and suppliers.

  • Improves supply chain execution by determining and approving an flow path channel from supplier to store to best fit sales, in-stock, and profit

metrics; collaborating between supply chain stakeholders to ensure sales, in-stock, inventory, profitability, and strategy goals are achieved; tracking

the movement and arrival of goods across the supply chain; developing and presenting recommendations to address conflicting goals; identifying

order exceptions, disruptions, and supply chain constraints that will impact supply chain execution; and developing and coordinating a resolution.

  • Drives field-level direction and provides guidance for the execution of operations by acting as a liaison for the field; communicating operational

expectations to suppliers and transporters; addressing performance related issues with stakeholders.

  • Manages supply chain flow process improvement efforts by contributing to the design, development, and delivery of new ways of working between

supply chain stakeholders; prioritizing product flow plan objectives; ensuring flow plans are achievable; championing innovation to simplify current

solutions and methodologies ; managing the correction of errors processes and feedback loops; identifying 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 and analyzing the impact and benefits to internal processes.

  • Oversees relationships with external parties by serving as the main point of contact for external partners ; communicating expectations and

agreements to external partners; consolidating and communicating relevant findings and information to external stakeholders; leading audit processes

to ensure external partners comply with company standards and agreements; utilizing quarterly scorecards to measure and correct performance ; and

assisting senior leadership with the selection of service providers.

  • 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.

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 Logistics, Supply Chain, Business, or related field and 3 years' experience in logistics, distribution, transportation, or related

area OR 5 years' experience in logistics, distribution, transportation, or related area.

2 years' experience with advanced functionality of Microsoft Office.

Perks and Benefits

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

As permitted by applicable law, provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines OR secure approval of medical or religious accommodation for the vaccination mandate., Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, Business, or related field and 4 years' experience in logistics, distribution, transportation, or related

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

2 years' experience with advanced functionality of Microsoft Office.

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...

311 NORTH WALTON BOULEVARD, 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.

Hello, NW Arkansas

With over 200 miles of trails, an emerging locally-sourced food scene, the world-renowned Crystal Bridges Museum-NWA has something for everyone.

Discover NW Arkansas

  • Art

Crystal Bridges Museum

Celebrate the American spirit in a setting that unites the beauty of art and the power of nature.

  • Culture

Walton Arts Center

Arkansas' premiere center for visual arts and entertainment.

  • Education

The Amazeum

An interactive children's museum that's fun for the whole family.

  • Commune

Botanical Gardens

42 acres of premiere public garden space.

  • Explore

Devil's Den State Park

Located on 2,500 acres, Devil's Den State Park is the perfect place to explore Arkansas' natural beauty.

  • come together

Fayetteville Square

The best of shopping and restaurants, right in the heart of Fayetteville.

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.

  • Can I change my application after submitting?

No, you cannot change your application after submitting, so please make sure that everything is finalized before you hit the submit button.

  • How do you protect my personal information?

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.

  • What are the recommended Internet Browsers for applying for open roles?
  • Internet Explorer 8.0+
  • Firefox 4.0+
  • Safari 4.0+
  • Chrome 12+

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