Regional Routing and Optimization Manager

Walmart Logistics ULC - Rocky View, AB (30+ days ago)

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Job Summary

This position is responsible for providing an over site at the regional level through daily routing management of outbound freight.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Store Transportation Routing: Manage Regional Routing and Optimization Specialist team in their daily routing for all multistep shipments from Walmart Canada Distribution Centers to our Walmart stores ensuring efficient, cost effective service and accountable to our store service level agreement. Implement a regional strategy, which delivers consistent routing activities in all commodities, completed daily with efficiency and accuracy.
  • Routing Quality Review: Conduct detailed review and analysis of previous routing sessions to find opportunities for efficiency gains and cost reduction and accountability for the results. This position will partner with multiple DC’s to align to their strategy given the significant transportation cost implications.
  • Routing Quality Review: Conduct detailed review and analysis of previous routing sessions to find opportunities for efficiency gains and cost reduction and accountability for the results. This position will partner with multiple DC’s to align to their strategy given the significant transportation cost implications.
  • Data Maintenance: Accountable to manage regional settings and store data in ORS/ORD. Analyze and update as required to keep regional network optimized. Partner with QA teams to ensure accuracy of item cube in GLS item file maintenance.
  • KPI Reporting: Constantly evaluate routing performance through routing KPIs and financial results; Collect and analyze data from external sources (Fourkites, GLS etc.); leverage findings to improve daily routing efficiency and accuracy along with regional strategy.
  • Cross-functional Influence: Align Ops teams, Site Transportation teams and Regional Transportation on opportunities around fleet utilization, loading, and routing optimization. Consistent communication with DC operational teams to solve and rectify operating issues and improve service. Drive common strategic opportunities to influence the National routing strategy for Walmart Canada.
  • Operational Planning: Accountable to drive site Outbound and Ops teams in developing capacity planning and demand forecasting to maximize load fill and fleet optimization in an effort to extract the maximum return on transportation costs.
  • Strategic Planning: Accountable for Regional Routing and Optimization in reviewing service levels and volume distribution across the week. Provide strategic recommendations for frequency of delivery to the stores by commodity to numerous stakeholders to meet customer expectations and mitigate/control costs.

Position Requirements

  • 8 years’ of experience.
  • Completion of College Certificate/Diploma or equivalent, complemented with previous routing experience and knowledge of distributions and warehouse operations.
  • Ability to analyze financial data and computer data for daily reporting.
  • Completion of relevant post-secondary courses from a Transportation & Distribution program desirable.
  • Six Sigma Black Belt would be an asset.
  • Completion of relevant post-secondary courses from a Transportation & Distribution program desirable.
  • Customer Service skills including the ability to support both internal (DC requests) and external third party requests.
  • Issue management skills including time management (multi-tasking); information gathering, problem-solving skills (identifying and correcting errors).
  • Ability to analyze financial data and computer data for daily reporting.
  • Previous supervisory experience including the supervision of multidisciplinary employees.

Application deadline: 2020-07-03

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $0.00 per year

Experience:

  • Transportation: 4 years (Required)
  • Routing: 2 years (Preferred)