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Acosta Sr. Supply Chain Manager in Rogers, Arkansas

Overview

You will be responsible for building and maintaining replenishment and supply chain related relationships with specific customers and/or clients.

Function as a senior level supply chain and replenishment professional with the primary responsibility to provide implementation of Supply Chain Management and other advanced Logistics initiatives within a designated department to include: Grocery, Non-Grocery, Perishable and/or HBC for an entire region, specific principal or specific customer. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to effectively influence key stakeholders to gain support for replenishment strategies to enhance product availability for Acosta clients at all levels.

Responsibilities

The incumbent(s) in this position should exhibit the following Acosta values:

People Minded – Must show dignity and respect to all people

Integrity – Must exemplify the highest degree of ethical behavior

Results Oriented – Must show passion, pride and commitment to succeed

Trust – Must be honest, sincere and confident

Teamwork – Must build trusting relationships

Innovation – Must progress through a combination of creativity, common sense and vision

Balance – Must maintain an optimistic attitude and keep perspective on what is important in life.

Essential Functions:

  • Establish and maintain a partnership with the Walmart/Sam's Club replenishment manager and clients in the development of strategic plans for replenishment insights within the client/customer relationship.

  • Effectively train and manage direct reports to achieve client objectives.

  • Work as integral part of assigned team assisting clients in presenting replenishment insights reviews to Walmart/Sam's Club.

  • Analyze DC/store level inventory and customer forecast to ensure In-Stock and OTIF objectives are met. Gain alignment between customer and/or internal client stakeholders on sales forecast. Provide clear indication of potential challenges or opportunities related to inventory and inventory pipeline.

  • Communicate progress on key customer scorecard measures to clients with root cause and recommended action plans for improvement (In-stock, On Time, In Full, etc…)

  • Update customer forecast and share detailed POS and Order Forecasts back to client stakeholders

  • Support and develop tools that enable key customer requirements, such as OTIF, ASN quality, and Supplier Quality Excellence Program.

  • Utilize and understand customer specific systems that include Walmart’s Retail Lin

  • (OTIF, SQEP, Decision Support, GRS and NOVA) which are used to generate supplier performance, replenishment insights, and recommendations.

  • Participate with Walmart/Sam’s Club replenishment managers and clients in the design, implementation and evaluation of replenishment settings as needed

  • Identify current and potential in-stock and OSA opportunities and deploy solutions to protect clients from lost sales.

  • Potential to be collated with client for 1-2 days per week.

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Bachelor’s required

Work Experience Requirements:

  • Must have 4-6 years’ experience with Walmart’s Retail Link and/or supply chain operations. College degree or equivalent experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements:

  • Must have prior work experience in data analysis and customer systems and demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of the technology involved to operate these systems

  • Must have a high degree of proficiency in Windows and related software applications including spreadsheets, word processing, e-mail, fax, and database management (Access)

  • Must have a high degree of proficiency in Walmart systems such as Retail Link (CPFR, Decision Support, etc.) and GRS

  • Must have a fundamental understanding of Walmart Stores, Inc. supply chain operations

  • Must be able to effectively communicate with others. Must be able to operate a calculator, computer, and printer, telephone and copy machine

  • Consumer Packaged Goods retail supply chain experience

  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills

Acosta Sales & Marketing is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Work State US-AR-Rogers

Job ID 2021-195864

Work City Rogers

PCN 250986

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Work Zip 72758

Category Corporate Jobs

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