OverviewRAD (Rotational Accelerated Development) Teammate in Mississauga, ON
CA DISTRIBUTION CENTER
Branch Mississauga ON CA
RAD (Rotational Accelerated Development) Teammate
of various areas of the Supply Chain function through… be placed in a permanent role within the AEO Supply Chain. COMPANY SUMMARY: American Eagle Outfitters…
This is an accelerated one-year leadership program which will give you the opportunity to gain exposure, in-depth experience, and a comprehensive perspective of various areas of the Supply Chain function through rotations. After you grow your knowledge of AEO through this program, you’ll have a skillset that can transfer into various opportunities across functions and locations.
This position will be located in Mississauga, Ontario for the first year of the leadership program. Following the successful-completion of the one-year program, you will be placed in a permanent role within the AEO Supply Chain.
American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) is a leading global specialty retailer offering high-quality, on-trend clothing, accessories and personal care products at affordable prices under its American Eagle Outfitters® and Aerie® brands. The company operates more than 1,000 stores in North America, and ships to 81 countries worldwide through its websites. American Eagle Outfitters and Aerie merchandise is also available at approximately 54 international franchise stores in 12 countries. For more information, please visit www.ae.com.
•Infuse a team with passion, innovation, and teamwork through a focus on people and integrity—AEO, Inc.’s core values!
•Leverage quantitative and qualitative data from multiple perspectives to develop deep understanding of customers and marketplace and deliver results based upon that understanding
•Develop and implement methods and procedures to improve efficiency and safety of operations
•Set goals at the team and individual level and frequently review progress against those goals, modifying as needed.
•Develop proposals for improvement opportunities and effectively present written and verbal proposal to leadership team
•Challenge the status quo; build upon company and industry best practices to offer a premium result
•Proactively build strong relationships with business partners across the supply chain network to achieve results and establish a reputation of excellence
•Consistently demonstrate a drive to identify new opportunities to deliver for the customer
•Actively seek out knowledge regarding other areas of the business and apply knowledge to improve processes
•Identify ideal personal career path and seek opportunities to develop
•Proactively and consistently find ways to deliver value above and beyond what is expected.
•Additional projects and responsibilities as assigned
SCOPE OF LEADERSHIP:
•Distribution Center: Take an active role in the Distribution Center environment, understanding various departments and key processes, while owning and implementing strategic, value-adding innovations
•IT and Systems: Gain an understanding of the overarching responsibilities of the local DC System/IT team by learning both the short-term requirements of the function, as well as long-term strategic initiatives
•Transportation: Gain an understanding of the product life cycle, from creation at vendors to the final destination, consumers and how Transportation affects this process.
•Inventory: Take an active role in the overall responsibilities the Inventory team has to the DC, Finance and Internal Audit functions.
•Individual should be willing to work in a fun, fast paced environment, and have a good sense of humor. The individual should also be strategic, innovative, logical, objective, a people developer, a relationship builder, and a team player.
•Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Supply Chain, Business Management, Logistics or equivalent
•High degree of proficiency with MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications
•Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, & planning skills
•Strong verbal and written communication skills
•Demonstrated collaborative skills and ability to work well within a team
•Ability to work with and influence peers and senior management
•Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment
•Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting
At American Eagle Outfitters, our motto – Live Your Life, Love Your Job – is infused in every corner of our business. From our stores, to our DCs, to our office campuses, we buzz with positive energy, encourage creativity and identify strengths, while honoring a work environment that provides the freedom for you to be you! We empower, reward and recognize our associates based on their stellar performance—we offer competitive base pay in addition to opportunities for pay4performance in way of our RRSP employer match, Company Profit Sharing, and Employee Stock Purchase Program—just to name a few—where eligible. We offer an outstanding, comprehensive benefits package that stands above most and we take great pride in the “culture of fun” we create each day.
If this sounds like an environment where you want to grow your career, then we’re looking for wicked-smart people like you to join our team! #liveyourlifeloveyourjob
Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Mississauga, ON, CA
Posted on: 2014-09-11