Walmart Planning and Continuous Improvement Manager in Calgary, Alberta

  • Oversee the DC Labour Plan for the Region, leveraging campus environment to minimize labour and optimize productivity.
  • Support DC start-ups through providing engineering and project management expertise, developing functional specification documentation, overseeing profile and layout and providing training as required.
  • Ensure CI initiatives are adopted and maintained through effective change management & KPI tracking.
  • Support the rollout and maintenance of Performance Visibility and Engineered Labour Standards. Develop and maintain reporting tools to assist operations in identifying and addressing problem areas
  • Develop best practices and strategic solutions by leading internal and external project teams; driving collaboration with cross-functional teams and working closely with DC operations to provide business solutions; partnering with key vendors to develop business solutions; establishing project objectives; drive strategic and long-range plans to leverage utilization of existing material handling assets ($50+ million worth of conveyor and fleet of powered fork equipment); and communicate with and influencing key decision-makers and executives within the organization.
  • Drive initiatives to reduce operating expenses and increase network capacity within the supply chain and enhance service by defining transformational change from concept to implementation; partner with key stakeholders to identify areas of opportunity; establishing value and priority; contribute to development of annual operating and capital budgets; develop return on investment (ROI) analysis and presentations to senior management for approval.
  • Models compliance with Company policies and procedures and supports mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity.
  • Responsible for identifying and implementing 10x salary annually in operational savings. Develop business case for capital projects (ROI on $0.5 - $15 million projects).

  • Post-secondary education minimum requirement Bachelor’s Degree with 3-5 years experience.

  • A Professional Engineering License is required.
  • Warehouse operations & design, supply chain management, labour productivity, financials and development of business cases
  • General knowledge of Health and Safety including Occupational Health and Safety Legislation and Regulations for Industrial Establishments, Hazard Recognition, Material Handling Equipment, PPE, Machine Guarding, and Electrical Safety.
  • Issue management skills including problem solving and trouble-shooting; information gathering including research, interpretation and analysis (i.e. client and system requirements, description of problems, etc.); and conflict management.
  • Project management skills including needs analysis, information gathering, research, analysis, and reporting skills; preparing and maintaining detailed project plans.
  • Communication skills (verbal, written, facilitation) including an ability to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, and e-mail; knowledge of mainframe applications.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-task, manage multiple projects, and meet deadlines under pressure.

Job Title: Planning and Continuous Improvement Manager

Req ID: 762120BR

Canada Walmart Division: Engineering

Province: Alberta

Canadian Cities: Calgary

Store Location: Regional

Employment Type: Salaried FT