Manager, Process and Systems Implementation

  • Atlanta, Georgia, 30339

Purpose

This position will be responsible for driving new capability, facilitate business requirements, drive functional designs, and implement process redesign and systems for Global Sourcing and Compliance.  This position will work cross-functionally with Supply Chain, Merchandising, Global Sourcing, our suppliers and 3rd party inspection/audit firms to ensure F&D’s vendors are in compliance with the rapidly changing regulatory landscape.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • Bachelors’ degree (or equivalent work experience)
  • MBA or advanced degree desired, but not required
  • The preferred candidate will have a minimum of 5+ years of relevant work experience in project management applied to Merchandising, Global Sourcing and Supply Chain
  • Sound knowledge of retail desired, but not required
  • Possess good process experience/judgment and the ability to recognize key problems before they become major issues. Capable of recognizing opportunities that translate to bottom-line improvement.
  • A demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally within the company, as well as globally with suppliers and 3rd party firms.
  • A visionary who understands the big picture and can develop programs and processes that capture the true potential and opportunities that may exist – an “Out of the Box Thinker”.
  • Ability to lead change and effectively establish high-performing teams by being a role model with high-performance standards.
  • Strategic thinking skills, including ability to make sound business judgments related to process and system initiatives.
  • Excellent communication skills (i.e., development and delivery of presentations).
  • Well-developed and proven negotiating skills.
  • Direct knowledge of integrated ERP systems and world-class supply chain practices.
  • Good understanding of statistical methods, quality tools and methodologies (I.e. QFD, CTQ, DFSS, SPC, AQP, FMEA, Control Plan).
  • Training in Six Sigma desired, but not required
  • Must be detail oriented and organized
  • Working knowledge of project management methodologies
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills and work well under pressure
  • Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, and work in a fast-paced environment

Essential Functions

  • Lead the development, implementation and enhancement of all supplier compliance policies and procedures required to ensure compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and industry standards for the assigned categories and regions.
  • Drive requirements definition using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, task and workflow analysis – leverage past retail experience.
  • Capture requirements specifications by developing standard templates, using natural language and leading process methodologies (RUP, RPM, or Six Sigma).
  • Provide necessary definition, development and deployment guidance to ensure successful IT initiatives.
  • Develop and modify processes and procedures to delineate areas of responsibility, personnel requirements, and operational procedures within program, consistent with company goals and policies. Provide effective communication regarding issues, objectives, initiatives and performance to plan.
  • Develop and implement strategies to become a more competitive procurement function, driving enhanced economic value and offering new products.
  • Manage project implementations to ensure on time delivery of all functionality needed to drive our business and manage risk
  • Leverage technology solutions to maximize effectiveness and efficiency of the strategic sourcing process.
  • Areas of focus will be on Supplier Risk Management and may include some or all of the following audits, inspections and activities:
    • Regulatory Compliance (Lacey Act, CARB, EPA, Customs, etc.)
    • Social & Environmental Compliance
    • Factory Capability & Capacity Audits
    • Production, Pre-Shipment and Container Loading Inspections
    • Product Testing and Certifications
    • Identify, qualify and on-board new suppliers in accordance with F&D policies and procedures
    • Manage and monitor supplier quality and fulfillment performance
    • Develop and utilize dashboards/scorecards to track key supplier performance metrics

Working Conditions (travel, hours, environment)

  • Occasional travel required including air and car travel

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to a warehouse environment and moving vehicles.  The noise level in the work environment is typically quiet to moderate.

Physical/Sensory Requirements

Sedentary Work – Ability to exert 10 - 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.  Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Floor & Decor is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equal opportunity for all associates and applicants.  F&D recruits, hires, trains, promotes, compensates and administers all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law.

This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, testing, screening, hiring, selection for training, upgrading, transfer, demotion, layoff, discipline, termination, compensation, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.  This policy and the law prohibit employment discrimination against any associate or applicant on the basis of any legally protected status outlined above.

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Benefits & Rewards

  • Bonus opportunities at every level
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Relocation opportunities across the country
  • 401k with discretionary company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Corporate Discount Programs
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and other Insurance Plans (subject to eligibility criteria)

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