Vice President, Supply Chain Strategic Initiatives (Spring Hill)

Footlocker in Spring Hill, KS

  • Industry: Executive Management - Procurement/Supply Chain
  • Type: Full Time
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Vice President, Supply Chain Strategic Initiatives

Logistics & Supply Chain Foot Locker, Inc. Regular Full-Time Job Id: 27889

Our global house-of-brands inspires and empowers youth culture. Relentlessly committed to fuel a shared passion for self-expression, we create unrivaled experiences at the heart of the sport and sneaker communities through the power of our people. If you want to be a part of something bigger than you can imagine, youve come to the right place. To learn more about the incredible impact were making on both our local and global communities, Click Here!

This role is responsible for supporting the continuous improvement, network optimization and strategic investments around the planning and execution of Foot Lockers supply chain initiatives and budgeting, reporting into the SVP, Global Supply Chain. The main goals are to be a strong leader of our strategy development to drive capabilities, transformation, and innovation including our network of the future, omnichannel convenience, end-to-end flow improvements, and digital/technology effectiveness. The position will also own attracting, retaining and development of our talent to grow and build a high performing team.

Responsibilities

Supply Chain Strategic Initiatives

  • Lead strategy development and initiatives to drive supply chain capabilities, transformation, and innovation including network of the future, omnichannel convenience, end-to-end flow improvements, and digital/technology.
  • Lead global continuous improvement team and initiatives to drive customer experience, productivity, safety, engagement, and standardization improvements across the supply chain.
  • Responsible for building business cases, prioritization, and execution of $35-40M in annual capital expenditures.
  • Successful startup of new distribution center operations including project timelines and vendor selection and management.
  • Strong cross-functional working relationships with Planning and Allocation, Information Technology, Store Operations, Real Estate, Procurement and Human Resources.
  • Improve and develop organization/talent to drive significant global agenda.

Overall Functional Leadership:

  • Effectively manage a team of 25+ team members across the globe, leveraging their talent, skills and abilities to drive the department plans and develop future leaders for the organization.
  • Acts as liaison for the corporation, divisions and outside parties.
  • Establish and maintain strong and productive relationships between Supply Chain.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree required and higher preferred in Supply Chain Management or related field.
  • Demonstrated omni-channel supply chain success with company that has gone through a similar transformation.
  • Experience with significant capital expenditure and cross-functional change management programs.
  • Experience with DC startups and new technology (WMS, OMS, TMS) implementations.
  • Continuous improvement/Lean Six Sigma experience and/or certifications.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills with a proven ability to communicate at all levels of the organization and influence key leaders in order to drive development strategy.
  • Ability to effectively manage both internal and external vendor/contractor/consultant relationships.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently in a results-oriented and deadline driven environment.
  • Data oriented with proven ability to analyze, interpret and synthesize data, making recommendations to drive business decisions.
  • Ability to adapt well to change in direction and priority in a fast- paced and deadline-oriented environment.
  • Experience in both domestic & global markets.
  • Ability to travel 25-50% of the time.

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