Functional Business Owner - Fulfillment

Columbia Sportswear, Inc.


0 year(s)

Job Description

At Columbia, were as passionate about the outdoors as you are. And while our gear is available worldwide, were proud to be based in the Pacific Northwest, where natural wonders are our playground.

Every product we make and every task we undertake is inspired by the famous words of our founder Gert Boyle: Its perfect. Now make it better. As pioneers of relentless improvement, we are constantly evolving.

We believe the outdoors is ours to protect and strive to keep our planet healthy. We believe in empowering people to experience the outdoors to the fullest.

And we believe in you.
Columbia Sportswears dynamic global supply chain consists of 4 distribution centers, 430 retail stores, 80 apparel factories and 20 footwear factories worldwide. We pride ourselves on being able to get products to market quickly, safely, and in the most cost-effective manner. By leveraging data analytics, we are constantly pushing to make smarter business decisions and identifying innovative ways to make Columbia Sportswears supply chain more efficient and effective to meet our consumers ever-changing needs.

As the Functional Business Owner focused on our global omni planning end-to-end business process and capabilities, you are the functional area leader for Fulfillment. This position will be focused leading and driving seasonal process and continuous improvement efforts associated to Fulfillment planning across the different brands, regions and channels. You are the business process owner and the global go-to person regarding the fulfillment process, capabilities, and relevant key performance indicators. In addition to process and capabilities, you have a working knowledge of associated analytics to inform and enable the related business processes.

HOW YOULL MAKE A DIFFERENCEOwns the global omni planning business process associated to Fulfillment planning encompassing planning application and analytical capabilities
Act as functional SME as well as engage business SMEs to define requirements, support of solutions and deliver against defined Supply Chain and Enterprise priorities
Strong leadership and ability to drive towards omni planning capabilities and desired outcomes
Anticipate and communicate issues and key decisions to program sponsors and stakeholders Defines business use cases, user stories, and/or busines requirement while ensuring clarity within the backlog
Champion business priorities and requirements through program deliverables as necessary
You will work as the functional global lead for fulfillment planning to determine omni-channel needs priorities in support of Omni planning Leadership
Anticipate and communicate issues and key decisions to Omni planning Leadership and/or program leadership
Matrix leader of a super user community driving and facilitating process, capability, and analytics updates and enhancements associated with fulfillment planning
Support and coordination of other users validating enhancements for business process, planning tool and associated analytical capabilities
Drives and facilitates continuing education of current business process and associated enhancements to planning applications and/or related reporting that informs the process
Performs other duties as assigned

YOU ARE Able to relate planning application and associated data to business process need
A strong communicator who can collaborate and influence others
Able to multi-task, prioritize essential tasks and meet deadlines

YOU HAVE A Bachelors degree, applicable certification or equivalent experience in Supply Chain Management, Business, Management, Merchandise Planning, or similar fields
5-8 years of professional experience and mastery of relevant function/process experience business skills
5+ years of experience with decision support tools and processes in a business process/analyst capacity
Business Process Analyst experience defining business process and leveraging analytics to inform decision making
Business acumen across product creation, manufacturing, supply chain, finance and retail desired
Omni-channel experience and Retail industry knowledge is desired

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Columbia Sportswear Company and our portfolio of brands, including Columbia, SOREL, Mountain Hardwear and prAna, know a thing or two about adventures. After all, we've been on one since 1938, working to perfect the art of enjoying the outdoors. Behind everything we make is an employee who's found that the greatest adventure starts with joining a company that strives to do the right thing.

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.

At Columbia Sportswear Company (CSC), we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. CSC believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.