SUPPLY CHAIN - MANAGER, STRATEGIC PLANNING - Chesapeake , Virginia, United States, 23320

Supply Chain - Strategic Planning Manager

At Dollar Tree, we strive for exceptional collaboration between talented individuals who exhibit our values and execute our mission.
Everything we do starts with our people. We look for people who offer inspiration, innovation and have an internal drive for results.

This position is for a Strategic Planning Manager, who is an expert in the area of network analytical modeling. The position is responsible for prioritizing and driving the work of the network modeling team, which translates modeling results into analytical insights that inform financial and business case recommendations to senior leadership and cross-functional stakeholders. This position will oversee multiple large-scale, complex initiatives and will have ownership of several core tools/processes for one or more production platforms.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Prioritize activities and own the overall work product of the network modeling team
  • Serve as the primary communication point to teams such as flow planning, supply chain financial planning, and transportation
  • Create and maintain platform-based network optimization models and long-term capacity planning tools
  • Oversee the creation of long-term capacity planning tools based upon multi-year forecast projections and demonstrated production efficiencies
  • Develop and execute processes to identify long-term capacity gaps and solutions, assist in the development of multi-year strategic infrastructure plan
  • Present Network Planning/ Capacity Planning/ Flow Planning project-based findings, insights, and recommendations to senior leadership
  • Coordinate and track progress of implemented projects and work streams. Provide workstream and process updates as needed
  • Oversee the update and maintenance of tools used for modeling and project assessments. Including the support of opportunities
identified as part of a 5-year capability road map
  • Identify opportunities to leverage new software or tools that improve process efficiency in the area of network optimization
  • Manage teams of diverse backgrounds, skill sets and technical/functional knowledge
  • Encourage creative and innovative thinking from team members while helping them to bring their ideas and career plans to fruition
  • Implement and execute structured decision-making
Lead independently to determine best possible methods and procedures to deliver against strategic planning assignments.
  • 5+ years supply chain, engineering, or finance experience
  • Supply chain network modeling and optimization experience
  • Cross-functional project management experience
  • Strategy and Operations experience in the SC Planning area
  • Analytics and modeling project management experience

  • Bachelor's (Engineering or Management preferred)
  • MBA preferred

  • Relational database knowledge (e.g. Alteryx, SQL, Access)
  • Working knowledge of Supply chain modeling and optimization software such as Llamasoft or JDA SCS preferred (interpretation, troubleshooting, etc.)
  • Supply Chain Modeling, Financial Modeling, Data Visualization

  • Communication and presentation of complex data modeling concepts
  • Ability to collaborate and manage cross-functional project teams
  • Effective communication of complex business cases to senior leadership