What you’ll be doing...

The Global Supply Chain is hiring a strategic thinker to join the GWC Operations. You will be part of a team that builds tools, analysis, and insights that informs, quantifies, and enables the supply chain to effectively partner with multiple organizations across Verizon including field operations, real estate, customer experience and 3rd party Logistics suppliers.

This is a job for a decisive, strategic and tactical leader. There will be a strong focus on managing and maintaining forward field depots supporting Verizon Business channels. Another key function of this role will be creating collaborative relationships with several suppliers and 3PLs.

The candidate will develop and lead broad projects and programs in support of the organization. These projects will require evaluating and understanding key business requirements, tracking financial impacts and operational concerns and reporting progress continuously.

  • Adjusting the demand plan (and ensuring adequate supply) for promotional and market factor
  • Resolve out-of-stock issues and proactively reduce product shortages
  • Drive deep analytics to optimize inventory, supply planning and replenishment practices
  • Forging key partner relationships with the Strategic Team, outside partners, internal stakeholders, and suppliers to develop and implement end-to-end solutions for Supply Chain
  • Design, implement and manage strategic programs focused on simplifying processes and reducing inventory carrying costs
  • Develop project cost modeling and business case inputs
  • Benchmark existing BAU service deliverables against new program service deliverables
  • Research emerging issues that are customer impacting or business impacting; Identify prompt resolution to these issues with root cause analysis, corrective actions across impacted systems or processes
  • As the business owner, manage the program once deployed and build a roadmap of features to promptly adapt to changes in business processes and procedures
  • Develop key strategic 3PL performance management KPIs to ensure 3PLs meet or exceed their deliverables
  • Ensure operational readiness for program launch and expansion
  • Ensure 3PL perform to contractual obligation regarding on-time shipping, order accuracy, inventory management, reporting and discrepancy resolution

This position will be an agent for change; leading cross-functional teams within various internal and external organizations, ensuring best practices are introduced and followed. Processes will be geared towards impacting the S&OP process to ensure efficiencies and a proper balance available inventory. This leader will utilize strong data analytics to drive their stocking strategy decisions.

The Manager will be responsible for successfully leading multiple high profile projects simultaneously, while having responsibility for decision-making and process implementation.

The candidate will be asked to identify areas of opportunity, as well as create and implement solutions that drive benefits to Verizon. The candidate should have significant leadership experience, as well as demonstrated successes driving cross-functional process improvement. The candidate will be the catalyst for driving continuous improvement while leading the day to day operations.

This is a high impact, highly visible, multi-market position in the Supply Chain organization.

What we’re looking for...

You will need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Two or more years of replenishment experience
  • Experience with SAP and replenishment systems

Even better if you have:

  • Master's degree in Supply Chain or related field.
  • Leadership - Highly developed leadership skills and ability to engage, influence, and develop collaborative partnerships with internal and external partners.
  • Strategic Planning - Ability to understand and think strategically and implement long term plans in parallel to day to day supply management, can handle both long term and short term goals simultaneously.
  • Project Management - Ability to meet deadlines; manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, dynamic, and team-oriented work environment.
  • Problem Solving - Strong problem solver with ability to resolve conflicts, assertive, good in both written and oral communications with ability to create and deliver executive presentations
  • Process Improvement – Ability to drive continuous improvement; make recommendations for and lead change initiatives around policies, procedures and processes that will improve Supply Chain effectiveness.
  • Data Analysis Experience – Ability to apply advanced analytic techniques such as optimization, simulation, data mining and statistics to design, implement, validate and refine mathematical models and algorithms to understand and optimize supply chain.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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