VP Supply Chains Systems and Processes - Vancouver | lululemon | FreshGigs.ca | 20/01/17
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VP Supply Chains Systems and Processes Full-Time

Location: Vancouver
Company Name: lululemon
Category: Business Development

Vice President, Supply Chain Systems and Processes

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Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent

Language: English

Start Date of Employment (Approx.): As soon as possible

Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree

Positions Available: 1

NOC Group:  (0016)

Job Location(s)

1818 Cornwall Ave
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6J 1C7 Canada

Job Description

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Core Accountabilities:
The VP, Supply Chain Systems and Process is a key role within the technology group of lululemon.  This role is responsible for the strategic development, implementation, and support of global supply chain operations for lululemon.  This is a strategic role that encompasses both technology systems and business processes in support of global supply chain initiatives.  Key components of this role include business engagement for the complete ‘ideation’ to ‘on shelf’ processes for lululemon products.  This includes, but not limited to:

  • Product lifecycle from design and development (PLM)
  • Distribution Centers and Logistics Operations (WMS)
  • Inventory Control Systems
  • Merchandizing planning and Allocation/Replenishment
  • Merchandizing
  • Sourcing

Manages cross functional teams for the global design, development, implementation and support of all project activities, strategic and tactical, related to supply chain activities. This role provides professional and/or technical support and interpretation on Supply Chain matters to the senior business leaders of lululemon.

Required Skills, Experience and Academic/Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Business, Engineering, IT or a similar discipline
  • Minimum of 10 years related business experience required, preferably with utilization of major Supply Planning technologies
  • Strong exp. in Retail Planning Systems projects (i.e., Product Lifecycle Management, Merchandise Financial Planning, Line Planning, Assortment Planning, Item Level Planning, Allocation, Replenishment)
  • Experience in a vertically integrated, global, multi-channel retail environment is required.
  • Demonstrated experience in making articulate and effective oral presentations to different audiences including senior level management

High level skills in the following areas:

Operating Environment

  • Company value, ethics and business standards
  • Business lines, products and services
  • Reporting lines, matrix management and measurements
  • Management methods – group, taskforce, projects

Supply Chain Experience

  • Demand Planning Principles, mathematical algorithms
  • Inventory Management and Deployment (DRP)
  • Master Planning (MPS)
  • KPI Analysis of Supply Chain Productivity
  • Supply Chain information flows
  • Optimization of Supply Chain Effectiveness
  • Performance metrics

Information Technology

  • FlexPLM
  • Oracle RMS or related system
  • Manhattan Warehouse Management System
  • Inventory Control Systems
  • Master Data Management Systems and processes

*Comprehensive benefits package including extended medical, dental, disability, & RRSP matching and performance based bonus available. We offer a competitive salary based on experience and support in relocation costs for qualified candidates not residing in Vancouver. The employee is eligible for performance based salary increases & bonuses

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