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Manager, Operations in SAN BRUNO, CA | Walmart Careers

Manager, Operations

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
  • Career Area
  • Job Function Transportation
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 918327BR

What you'll do at

The role of the Transportation Finance Manager focuses on analyzing transportation cost and service levels to Walmart’s eCommerce customers. The successful candidate will be an individual who has the ability to manage to a strategic vision for, while still being able to dive deep into specific areas to understand at a granular level the drivers of transportation expense. This person will work cross-functionally with multiple teams within the supply chain organization to drive improvement. Superior forecasting and modeling skills are a must in order to build an operations organization that is capable of supporting a high growth business. Additionally, the candidate will manage one or more direct reports who will support budgeting, forecasting, and audit procedures.

As a whole,’s goal is to provide the best possible customer experience while leveraging expenses in order to deliver additional value in the form of lower prices for our consumers. The Transportation team executes to that goal each and every day.

Core responsibilities of the Transportation Finance Manager will include:

1. P&L Analysis and Management (50%)
• Responsible for building P&L dashboards to track daily/weekly/monthly shipping expense at a granular level
• Develop annual shipping expense budgets and forecasts, including reconciling actual results to our initial plan on a regular basis
• Develop strategies to drive P&L leverage, which include communicating with both internal and external teams to align strategy

2. Performance Management and Process Improvement (30%)
• Generate analyses, presentations, and recommendations in support of the team to improve efficiency and reduce the operating costs of the transportation network
• Develop, refine, and report on KPIs (key performance indicators) for the operations leadership team and executive management
• Develop relationships and partner with other functional areas such as Engineering, Product Management, Merchandising, Merchandise Planning, Customer Service, and others to ensure we are providing the best customer experience possible
• Develop relationships with Wal-Mart Stores Logistics and Transportation in Bentonville as well as other operational groups to best leverage existing assets

3. People and Project Management (20%)
• Manage one or more associates who support financial forecasting and reconciliation. Support their professional development through training and providing increasing responsibilities
• Own and lead key Transportation projects across the team. Recommend key areas for improvement and facilitate discussions to reduce Operational cost and increase customer satisfaction


Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in math, business, engineering, or other quantitative field;
• Minimum three years of financial analysis experience from a leading technology, public accounting or financial firm;
• Proficiency in Excel, SQL, Essbase, and statistical analysis applications;
• Ability to design and implement process improvement initiatives to address gaps in current processes;
• Self-driven, organized, detail-oriented, and able to multitask.

Preferred Qualifications

• Advanced degree in business or a STEM field;
• Transportation and logistics industry experience a nice to have.

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?

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