An individual must be able to successfully perform the essential functions of this position with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Strategic Initiatives: Drives the vision & strategy for an area within supply chain (e.g., engineering, product delivery, facilities) in support of company objectives. Partners with internal & external stakeholders to identify strategic opportunities & optimize supply chain strategy.
Supply Chain Process Improvement: Drafts strategies to improve existing processes & ensures strategic supply chain initiatives are executed across multiple areas within supply chain to support Walmart's overall business objectives (growth, profit, cross-category strategy, etc.).
Research & Analysis: Provides overall direction for analytical processes & tools, ensuring consistency in application & accuracy of final results vs. other analysis done within the supply chain organization. Defines expected outcomes of strategic supply chain initiatives for a business area (e.g., impact on ROI, expense & capacity models, slotting & replenishment analyses & process flow analyses) & identifies areas for improvement.
Collaboration: Socializes strategy & process improvement opportunities with other Directors across cross-functional teams & the Executive Team to ensure buy-in for recommendations as necessary. Ensures collaboration with external business partners & vendors.
People Development: Ensures associates are receiving learning & development opportunities (e.g., training, mentoring) for the good of the associate & Walmart. Coaches team members & provides feedback to enhance skills, knowledge & work performance. Mentors managers & less experienced associates.
Provides overall direction by analyzing business objectives & customer needs; developing, communicating, building support for, & implementing business strategies, plans, & practices; analyzing costs & forecasts & incorporating them into business plans; determining & supporting resource requirements; evaluating operational processes; measuring outcomes to ensure desired results; identifying & capitalizing on improvement opportunities; promoting a customer environment; & demonstrating adaptability & sponsoring continuous learning.
Develops & implements strategies to attract & maintain a highly skilled & engaged workforce by diagnosing capability gaps; recruiting, selecting, & developing talent; supporting mentorship, workforce development, & succession planning; & leveraging the capabilities of new & existing talent.
Cultivates an environment where associates respect & adhere to company standards of integrity & ethics by integrating these values into all programs & practices; developing consequences for violations or non-compliance; & supporting the Open Door Policy.
Develops & leverages internal & external partnerships & networks to maximize the achievement of business goals by sponsoring & leading key community outreach & involvement initiatives; engaging key stakeholders in the development, execution, & evaluation of appropriate business plans & initiatives; & supporting associate efforts in these areas.
Competencies An individual must be proficient in each of the competencies listed below to successfully perform the responsibilities of this position.
Judgment: Make Sound Judgments - Uses objective financial & business analyses to evaluate the returns & risks of business choices. Analyzes & integrates trends & patterns to determine the root causes of problems & identify solutions. Evaluates short- & long-term implications of decisions. Accurately forecasts growth, costs, & business challenges.
Customer/Member Centered: Promote a Customer/Member-Focused Environment - Creates & maintains an environment that provides customers/members with desired products, services, & experiences. Combines experience, insight, & data to determine how to best exceed customer/member needs. Develops & implements initiatives, practices, & plans to capitalize on customer/member-focused growth & improvement opportunities. Ensures the removal of barriers to delivering exceptional customer/member value, service, & support.
Execution & Results: Optimize Execution & Results - Uses the advantage of company size, internal & external resources, & talent to achieve success. Creates an environment where associates are held accountable for achieving goals & results. Applies broad, cross-functional knowledge & resources to produce results that best fit the company strategy. Prioritizes & balances time, actions, resources, & initiatives to ensure accomplishment of critical results. Makes sure desired change initiatives & priorities are implemented appropriately.
Planning & Improvement: Advocate Planning & Continuous Improvement - Sets & communicates clear & aligned goals, monitors progress, & ensures leaders in own organization do the same. Develops & implements plans & practices to ensure others have the information, resources, implementation time, & talent needed to succeed. Develops & upgrades work assignments & processes to accomplish goals across functions, organizations, & geographies, where appropriate. Sponsors continuous improvement & elimination of non-value-added work. Embraces, values, & implements diverse perspectives & ideas.
Influence & Communicate: Inspire Commitment - Develops & communicates logical, convincing justifications, including lessons learned, that build commitment & support for one's perspectives & initiatives. Builds diverse, high-performing teams that accomplish organizational changes, goals, & priorities. Ensures strategies, change initiatives, & competitive information are communicated in clear & compelling ways. Listens to, leverages, & promotes the diverse ideas, perspectives, & contributions of others across the business.
Ethics & Compliance: Promote Ethics & Compliance - Builds & sustains an environment where adherence to & reinforcement of the highest standards of integrity & ethics are the norm. Identifies opportunities & takes action to enhance compliance. Ensures associates receive the communication & instruction needed to act in accordance with policies & procedures.
Adaptability: Demonstrate Adaptability - Demonstrates resourcefulness & resilience in the face of change, obstacles, & adversity. Adapts to competing demands & shifting priorities. Updates knowledge & skills to handle new complexities, challenges, & responsibilities (for example, seeking out training, learning from experience, researching best practices). Seeks exposure to new ideas & perspectives. Sponsors programs & initiatives to improve adaptability & continuous learning capabilities in own organization.
Strategy: Think & Act Strategically - Creates strategies for own organization that align with the company's strategies & lead to the achievement of business priorities. Pursues initiatives, investments, & opportunities that fit with & support company strategies. Assesses deliverables against leading industry practices & implements plans that leverage company advantages. Works through different strategic options & determines their intended & unintended implications, & applies to business planning.
Social Responsibility & Reputation: Promote Reputation & Social Responsibility - Proactively leads volunteer activities, programs, & initiatives in order to improve the community. Seeks & maintains external relationships & alliances, strengthening the company's impact on & reputation in the community. Serves as a credible spokesperson, representative, & sponsor of the company to the public & the community.
Talent: Assess & Improve Talent - Develops talent & replacement plans for own organization that increase effectiveness, build diversity, & enhance bench strength. Identifies, utilizes, & integrates associates' strengths to produce improved results. Creates an environment where people processes (for example, performance management, development) are used effectively to improve associate performance & achieve desired results throughout own organization. Mentors, guides, & sponsors the development of key talent.
Build Relationships: Build Internal & External Relationships - Builds & sustains trusting, collaborative relationships & alliances across functional, organizational, & geographical boundaries to achieve goals. Sponsors initiatives & programs that promote respect for, interest in, & support of associates. Ensures associates are treated in an accepting, respectful manner.
Travel Traveling is necessary to perform one or more essential functions of this position.
Travels domestically to & from multiple facilities or work-sites requiring an overnight stay.
Travels domestically to & from multiple facilities or work-sites during the workday.
Bachelors degree in Business, Operations Research, Engineering or related field AND 4 years experience in operations, business development, consulting, investment banking , information technology, merchandising, or related field, OR 6 years experience in operations, business development, consulting, investment banking, information technology, merchandising, or related field.
2 years supervisory experience.
Masters degree in Operations Research, Engineering, Business (MBA) or related field.
4 years supervisory experience.
About Walmart eCommerce
Walmart U.S. eCommerce is comprised of Walmart.com, Jet.com, Hayneedle, Shoes.com, Moosejaw, VUDU, ModCloth & Bonobos. Here, innovators incubate next gen e-commerce solutions in real-time. We integrate online, physical, & mobile shopping experiences for billions of customers around the globe. How do we do it? We continuously build & invest in new technology including open source tools & big data innovations. The world's largest retailer is also the world's largest, fastest-growing, & most dynamic ecommerce organization. We are creating a seamless experience that lets customers shop anytime & anywhere using online, mobile, social & stores. Walmarts mission is to become the smartest way to shop & save on pretty much anything. Combining a revolutionary pricing engine, a world-class technology & fulfillment platform, & incredible customer service, weve set out to create a new kind of e-commerce.