Senior Manager, Drop Ship Vendor (DSV)

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
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  • Requisition GH1430741

What you'll do at

The Senior Manager of Drop Ship Vendors is responsible for designing, implementing and managing a team that executes the transport and delivery of Walmart.com orders through the Drop Ship Vendor network.  This position must ensure an industry leading, highly analytical model that focuses on the delivery of internal and external KPI’s, all designed to deliver a great customer experience.  This position implements and manages the processes to ensure that on-time performance best practices and service levels are consistently met for our external customers.

This role focuses on vendor relations, problem solving, and process improvement, and is a key part of growing Walmart.com’s overall business.  The Director/Sr. Manager performs many functions involving communication with vendors, customers, and departments within our company to ensure customers receive their orders as quickly and smoothly as possible.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Define and implement business rules and SOP’s for the DSV network. 
  • Assists in developing transport solutions and enhancement of best practices.
  • Oversees the commercial relationship and leads a quality business review process with carriers and service providers.
  • A focus on continuous process improvement is mandatory.
  • Effectively communicate to Distribution, Order Fulfillment and Finance expected delivery schedule and potential impacts to targets monthly.
  • Drives improvements in customer impacting KPI’s, on-time shipping, on-time delivery, etc. 
  • Oversees the success and management of all Direct Ship accounts.
  • Align with broader teams to target growth opportunities for the Direct Ship program
  • Work directly with DSV operations team, at all levels, to coordinate, negotiate and define the “Rules of Engagement”
  • Your team is responsible for the development and maintaining of all SOPs, KPIs, OTIF and Scorecards performance for the Walmart.com customer base when orders are fulfilled by DSVs.
  • Directly coach, mentor, supervise and develop team to ensure effective execution of shipment deliveries to customers in the US.

Key Relationships:

  • Internally: Distribution Centers, Customer Service, Order Fulfillment, Category, Finance
  • Externally: National Carriers, Drop Ship Vendors. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Sound knowledge of the US distribution industry and transport operations
  • Strong problem-solving skills, highly analytical, have proven transport/distribution industry success and influenceVery strong communication skills - verbal, written, presentation
  • Strong people management and engagement skills
  • 5+ Experience leading Transport/Distribution in the retail sector
  • Proven successful tool kit / and process for best in class performance measurement-procedures, metrics, tracking and reporting
  • Influencer; able to drive change and innovation across leadership levels.
  • 6+ years’ operational experience in Supply Chain, eCommerce, or Consulting
  • 3+ years management/supervisory experience
  • 3+ years’ experience with Warehouse Management Systems and/or Order Management Systems
  • Occasional travel required during the year to work with key partners
  • Available on evenings and weekends as needed, especially during Holiday

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS in Engineering or MBA preferred 
  • Project management experience highly desirable
  • Minimum 5 years experience

 

About Walmart.com

The Walmart US eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future state of shopping. As the world’s largest retailer, we are on a mission to help people save money and live better. With the help of some of the brightest minds in merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimaging the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.

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