Sears Holdings Corporation (http://jobs.sears.com/vet/learnmore_military.html)
The Supply Chain Territory Manager Asset Protection (TMAP) provides disciplined leadership to assigned region for the purpose of supporting Asset Protections's (AP) Five Play Strategy. This position is focused on driving impactful investigations and is a critical partner to the Supply Chain Regional Manager Asset Protection (RMAP) in driving margin improvement processes and procedures through shrink reduction initiatives and impactful internal and external investigations. Partners with the AP teams and field Supply Chain management in assigned facilities to design, develop and implement policies, systems and programs to drive margin improvement through shrink reduction, impactful theft investigations and accident prevention. This position is responsible for supervising, validating and teaching core AP processes in the Supply Chain which includes distribution centers, market/store delivery operations, installation contract management organizations and third party facilities.
Drives internal and external investigations throughout the Supply Chain with an emphasis on cargo theft and organized retail crime.
Analyzes inventory transaction detail and investigates potential fraudulent activity
Provides expertise, guidance and assistance to the Supply Chain Asset Protection team in the detection and resolution of high profile internal and external theft investigations
Conducts remote theft investigations and interviews of both Sears Holdings Management Corporation (SHMC) and 3rd party associates.
Performs assessments of Asset Protection and operational performance that impacts shortage control and profit margin.
Collaborates with operations business partners and Supply Chain RMAP to provide feedback on results such as inventory results, and other key performance indicators (KPI) to improve margin and profitability. Provides guidance and approval with action plans (shrink and safety) to improve performance
Considers cost, benefits, risks, implications, and impact when making and implementing AP strategies and tactics
Utilizes available technology to analyze key AP Scorecard components, giving guidance with developing strategic action plans to mitigate low performing areas and deploy resources appropriately
Works as a liaison between Supply Chain AP and the criminal justice community
Acts upon idenitfied ethical or safety issues; communicates as necessary with Corporate partners
Develops Region/District/Unit specific strategies to educate and motivate associates to achieve shrink, worker's compensation, and general liability goals
Assists and ensures the reporting of critical incidents in assigned locations of responsibility
Works with 3rd party Contractors to identify and complete AP investigations and member liability claims
Supervises and provides guidance with safety core processes to ensure that associates have a safe environment to work ( OSHA requirements adherence). Reviews trends across markets and partners with region teams to avoid costly mitigation.
Makes recommendations and provides communication to influence others in situations where he/she has no direct authority
Works effectively under pressure and adapts well to, and supports change, while balancing multiple, sometimes conflicting priorities
Effectively partners and communicates with each Suply Chain RMAP in his/her assigned service area.