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Advanced Analytics Manager

Walmart


Location:
San Bruno, CA 94066
Date:
02/14/2018
2018-02-142018-03-16
Walmart
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991877BRReq ID:991877BRCompany Summary:Walmart Global eCommerce is comprised of Walmart.com, VUDU, SamsClub.com, and our technical powerhouse @WalmartLabs. Here, innovators incubate next gen e-commerce solutions in real-time. We integrate online, physical, and mobile shopping experiences for billions of customers around the globe. How do we do it? We continuously build and invest in new technology including open source tools and big data innovations. Data scientists, front and back-end engineers, product managers, and web and UX/UI teams collaborate alongside e-commerce experts to envision, prototype, and bring revolutionary ideas to life in a dynamic, flexible and fun work culture.Job Title:Advanced Analytics ManagerPosition Summary:The successful candidate will lead various projects that deliver future operational strategies across Walmarts Omni-Channel Supply Chain. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for leading senior executive-sponsored projects, and creating strategic operational improvements to scale Walmarts rapidly growing e-commerce business. This role is part of the Walmart eCommerce Supply Chain Strategy & Analytics team a future-focused, action-biased, data-driven department chartered with improving all aspects of the supply chain from network design to inbound/outbound transportation and multi-channel initiatives by leveraging big data. This is a high impact and high visibility role within the organization with expectations to deliver immediate results. Responsibilities to include



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

Lead cross-functional teams through end-to-end project lifecycle

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

Obtain alignment from relevant business partners and management support for projects and lead discussions to drive change

Effectively organize, assemble, and use all available resources when given a project to ensure success.

Communicates clearly and persuasively via email, verbally, and presentations. Tailor communications to the appropriate level audience and modify approach as needed for maximum impact. Excels in communicating with individuals and groups and to all levels in the organization.

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 requirementsCity:SAN BRUNOState:CAPosition Description:The successful candidate will lead various projects that deliver future operational strategies across Walmarts Omni-Channel Supply Chain. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for leading senior executive-sponsored projects, and creating strategic operational improvements to scale Walmarts rapidly growing e-commerce business. This role is part of the Walmart eCommerce Supply Chain Strategy & Analytics team a future-focused, action-biased, data-driven department chartered with improving all aspects of the supply chain from network design to inbound/outbound transportation and multi-channel initiatives by leveraging big data. This is a high impact and high visibility role within the organization with expectations to deliver immediate results. Responsibilities to include



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

Lead cross-functional teams through end-to-end project lifecycle

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

Obtain alignment from relevant business partners and management support for projects and lead discussions to drive change

Effectively organize, assemble, and use all available resources when given a project to ensure success.

Communicates clearly and persuasively via email, verbally, and presentations. Tailor communications to the appropriate level audience and modify approach as needed for maximum impact. Excels in communicating with individuals and groups and to all levels in the organization.

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 requirementsMinimum Qualifications: MBA with heavy analytics focus and/or Masters degree in math, statistics, operations research, or related quantitative discipline such as engineering or supply chain management

5+ years successfully leading business analysis projects to achieve business-impacting results through analytics and reengineering existing processes

Ability to drive successful partnerships with cross-functional teams to improve existing business processes, execute strategic initiatives, and develop project roadmaps

Demonstrated analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to build innovative complex models to illustrate various scenarios of supply chain flows to compare KPIs

Experience with statistical analysis, regression modeling, data mining, financial analysis, and optimization.

Expert in MS-Excel and SQL

Proficient in MS-PowerPoint and comfortable building presentation materials to tell a clear story

Capacity to communicate complex concepts in easy-to-understand terminology

Effective communication skills at multiple levels of the organization, including management and cross-functional groups

Works effectively both independently and as a member of a cross functional team

Strong follow-through skills and acute attention to detail

Ability to champion ideas and influence the organization with fact-driven recommendations and clear communication

Foster and maintain Wal-Mart's four core values:

- Act with Integrity

- Respect for the Individual

- Service to our Customers

- Strive for ExcellenceAdditional Preferred Qualifications: MBA with heavy analytics focus and/or Masters degree in math, statistics, operations research, or related quantitative discipline such as engineering or supply chain management

5+ years successfully leading business analysis projects to achieve business-impacting results through analytics and reengineering existing processes

Ability to drive successful partnerships with cross-functional teams to improve existing business processes, execute strategic initiatives, and develop project roadmaps

Demonstrated analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to build innovative complex models to illustrate various scenarios of supply chain flows to compare KPIs

Experience with statistical analysis, regression modeling, data mining, financial analysis, and optimization.

Expert in MS-Excel and SQL

Proficient in MS-PowerPoint and comfortable building presentation materials to tell a clear story

Capacity to communicate complex concepts in easy-to-understand terminology

Effective communication skills at multiple levels of the organization, including management and cross-functional groups

Works effectively both independently and as a member of a cross functional team

Strong follow-through skills and acute attention to detail

Ability to champion ideas and influence the organization with fact-driven recommendations and clear communication

Foster and maintain Wal-Mart's four core values:

- Act with Integrity

- Respect for the Individual

- Service to our Customers

- Strive for ExcellenceCategory:Supply Chain and Logistics Division:Walmart.comDivision Summary:The Walmart.com team is here to provide amazing digital and physical experiences for our customers with seamless access to products and services they want. Marketplace allows us to present an even wider array of vendor products on Walmart.com and beyond. Behind the scenes, e-commerce experts are focused on category growth, program management, business development, and seller onboarding. We continuously strive to deliver incredible selection, ease, and e-commerce innovation to customers.Employment Type:Full TimeRequisition Template:eCommerce Department Summary:Ensuring our customers get the right product in the right place and at the right time is important to the Supply Chain & Logistics team. From supply planning and order management to fulfillment and transportation, our expanding omnichannel supply chain anticipates Walmart.com customers needs. Were not just getting customers what they want today, were creating disruptive change with next generation tools and capabilities that will support their needs in the future, all while providing everyday low prices.
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