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    Job Title: Senior Replenishment Manager

    Date posted: 2013-07-12

    Company: Walmart Stores Inc
    Location: Bentonville

    Job Description

    Our associates share their spark.

    And you can too. Your talent and unique passion for the retail industry can help contribute to our mission and success. Learn how you can begin a career with the largest retailer in the world. A career at Walmart is more than a job; it’s a place to develop your skills and build a career with competitive pay and health benefits for you and your family. It’s an opportunity to join a team over two million strong who are helping the world live better every day. Join our team; it’s a career opportunity where your spark can make a real difference.

    We are currently seeking candidates for:

    Senior Replenishment Manager
    Bentonville, AR

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Directs and develops forecast parameters and modifications for one or more category teams by approving strategies across multiple merchandise categories; overseeing implementation of division, department, category, and item strategies; developing inventory for assigned category teams; validating and implementing new item forecasts; monitoring and calibrating store forecast; and operating and manipulating standard office productivity software, statistical packages, inventory management systems, and ad hoc query tools.
    • Oversees order placement for one or more category teams by calibrating parameters within the ordering systems to determine appropriate inventory levels; directing co-managed supplier flow plans and inventory strategies; developing, coordinating, and completing demand plans with suppliers and other business partners; developing and overseeing implementation of strategies for new assortment/modular execution across business partners; putting processes in place to ensure proper store quantity distribution and item set up; coordinating and developing solutions for non-routine situations; and managing and reviewing order issues at the category team and department level.
    • Aligns and develops resources to achieve objectives and financial results for one or more category teams by establishing and communicating team goals and objectives to internal and external business partners; responding to escalated issues related to order placement and validation; communicating objectives and results of financial and operational performance to internal and external senior Management; identifying training needs and providing education to internal and external business partners; developing and presenting training materials and best practices to suppliers and category teams; and developing presentation content and presenting at category and portfolio summits.
    • Directs and optimizes supply chain execution for one or more category teams by developing a process for determining and approving an item flow path channel from supplier to store to best fit performance metrics; determining new item flow path channels; leading strategic cross-functional projects to optimize supply chain effectiveness; setting expectations and driving results for supply chain management; overseeing inventory management across multiple distribution center networks and store formats; reviewing and authorizing plans for movement and arrival of merchandise across the supply chain; identifying order exceptions, disruptions, and supply chain constraints that will impact supply chain execution; and developing and coordinating a resolution.
    • Develops methods to deliver financial plan for one or more category teams in collaboration with business partners by managing category inventory budgets; managing cross-functional projects to meet strategic financial plans; analyzing trends in financial performance; interpreting results of trend analysis to make recommendations; modeling future inventory plans against supply chain capability; participating in category team financial goals; and developing and presenting recommendations to buyers and planners for addressing conflicting goals.
    • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects for Replenishment 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:
    • 5+ years of experience in the fields of supply chain, logistics, industrial engineering, replenishment or computer science
    • Bachelor’s degree or two years of additional experience in the above fields

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, logistics, industrial engineering, replenishment or computer science
    • 2+ years of experience leading a team of peers

    To apply or for more information about career opportunities with Walmart, please submit your resume and cover letter:

    rlloken@wal-mart.com


    Walmart is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Contact Information

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    Contact Email: rlloken@wal-mart.com
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