Director, Capacity Planning- Distribution Center - #337602

Gap Inc.


Date: 07/22/2021 15:30 PM

City: Montara, California

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

About Gap Inc.


Our brands bridge the gaps we see in the world. Old Navy democratizes style to ensure everyone has access to quality fashion at every price point. Athleta unleashes the potential of every woman, regardless of body size, age or ethnicity. Banana Republic believes in sustainable luxury for all. And Gap inspires the world to bring individuality to modern, responsibly made essentials

This simple idea—that we all deserve to belong, and on our own terms—is core to who we are as a company and how we make decisions. Our team is made up of thousands of people across the globe who take risks, think big, and do good for our customers, communities, and the planet. Ready to learn fast, create with audacity and lead boldly? Join our team.


About the role


The Director of Capacity Planning will drive and lead the overall strategy and tactical direction for capacity planning in all of our Distribution Centers, while ensuring that service, cost and network metrics are met. This role is a newly created strategic role requiring a mix of analysis, logistics, change management, cross-functional leadership and project management. The Director will provide guidance to drive and impact overall performance of company systems to support short- and long-term growth

What you'll do


  • Provides strategic direction to Distribution Centers across the network to ensure effective capacity planning will achieve desired business results.


  • Effectively analyzes data through reporting and insights that will impact changing business needs to support growth and transformation across the network.


  • Drives accountability and creates best practices to optimize operational performance.


  • Works closely with cross functional teams and campus leaders to ensure capacity metrics are met through effective analysis and reporting that will optimize DC performance.


  • Keeps current on industry trends, information and technology to increase innovation and make appropriate recommendations to drive the business forward.


  • Implements strategic initiatives that focus on meeting changing business needs

  • Exhibits critical thinking skills to effectively problem solve capacity challenges based on growth.


Who you are


  • Minimum 10+ years experience required; Distribution management preferred.


  • Bachelor’s degree required..


  • Knowledge of distribution operating systems, logistics and forecasting

  • Analytic Skills: Ability to think objectively and interpret meaningful themes from quantitative and qualitative data.


  • Financial and Business Acumen: Ability to evaluate financial and business indicators and translate data into actionable information to drive results; proficiency in capacity metrics.


  • Problem Solving & Decision Quality: Able to use rigorous logic and methods to solve problems with effective solutions, an aptitude for critical thinking.


  • Strong knowledge of Power BI, Excel, and PowerPoint.


  • Proven ability to develop and maintain effective business relationships and influence cross-functional leaders across the organization.


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Benefits at Gap Inc.


  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
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  • For eligible employees


Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we’ve been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second year in a row.

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