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Zone Manager, Fleet Operations

Calgary, Canada
Management & Support Roles
05/15/2024 Regular/Permanent R-1786967

Position Summary...

The Zone Manager, Fleet Operations is responsible for all aspects of Walmart assigned freight transportation (inbound and outbound) in their respective regions.

What you'll do...

1. Manage all Regional inbound and outbound Fleet transportation operations, deliveries, services, and communication to internal associates, vendors, distribution centers, eCommerce partners and stores. (1000+ vendors, 130+ stores).
2. Lead and direct the operational activities of the Walmart Fleet team consisting of Driver TL’s across AB Zone, 300+ drivers, 110+ power units. The Walmart Fleet operation supports the network with both inbound and outbound deliveries as well as yard management and also provides site to store support to Walmart Canada's eCommerce division.
3. Provide leadership and development opportunities for direct reports by establishing performance expectations, conducting regular performance evaluations; coaching and mentoring; providing recognition and rewards.
4. Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects for Fleet by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring progress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning.
5. Identifies capacity constraints and identifies solutions to reduce cost and maintain service between sites and stores by selecting and defining lanes and volumes to best utilize Walmart Fleet equipment and lower costs.
6. Lead the strategic development and growth of the Fleet; managing all driver issues and store delivery issues.
7. Uses relevant business metrics, analysis, and reports to measure, monitor, and improve performance. Identifies and applies sound, fact-based criteria in setting priorities and making decisions. Looks beyond symptoms to determine the root causes of problems, and identify and implement applicable solutions. Integrates knowledge and expertise in making fact-based recommendations and decisions.
8. Influence, persuade, counsel, develop relationships and gain credibility with Merchants, Supply Chain, Risk Management and other key stakeholders and ensure that WMC interests are protected.

Preferred Qualification:

  • Lean Six Sigma Black belt an asset.


Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Age – 18 or older

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Walmart will accommodate the disability-related needs of applicants and associates as required by law.

Primary Location…

3400 39TH AVE N E, CALGARY, AB T1Y 7J4, Canada

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