Manager, Supply Chain Planning and Initiatives

Our values start with our people, join a team that values you!

We are the nation’s largest off-price retailer with over 2,000 stores, and a strong track record of success and growth. Our focus has always been bringing our customers a constant stream of high-quality brands and on-trend merchandise at extraordinary savings. All while providing a fun and exciting treasure hunt experience.
As part of our team, you will experience:

  • Success. Our winning team pursues excellence while learning and evolving
  • Career growth. We develop industry leading talent because Ross grows when our people grow
  • Teamwork. We work together to solve the hard problems and find the right solution
  • Our commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and our community. We celebrate the backgrounds, identities, and ideas of those who work and shop with us because our differences make us stronger. We strive to be a positive force in our community.

Our Corporate headquarters are in Dublin, CA, we have 3 buying offices in key markets in New York City, Los Angeles, and Boston, and 8 distribution centers nationwide. With 2023 revenues of $20.4 billion, we are a Fortune 500 company who is committed to providing an inclusive work environment with continuous learning opportunities and development for our teams.

The Supply Chain Strategic Initiatives Manager role supports and drives key company initiatives of advancing our Distribution Center (DC) inbound and outbound production planning processes. This individual will interface with Supply Chain leadership, DCs, Transportation, Corporate Planning, Finance, and IT. Responsibilities of the position include furthering our DC production planning platforms, managing projects with cross functional impacts, performing business analysis activities, and working with key users in the continual improvements of business processes within the supply chain environment. This individual will utilize critical thinking and analytical prowess to identify and solve problems. In addition, by following data patterns and insights, this individual should recommend ideas to leadership that will ultimately improve supply chain effectiveness and company profitability. Individual will be required to act as a logistics subject matter expert and work efficiently within the organization and guide leadership when questions arise.


• Develop and operate as subject matter expert for logistic processes

• Drive creative and production planning improvements, focusing on advancing our processes with intelligence/automation and possible 3rd party software selection and implementation

• Proactively introduce and assess if new concepts/ideas and existing processes will provide the return necessary to warrant project investment through data and reporting analysis

• Troubleshoot issues associated with the planning and actualization of merchandise flow

• Develop and maintain reporting established to measure project progress and effectiveness

• Communicate strategy and plans across the organization

• Manage a team of 2 Sr. Analysts, including career and professional coaching and development of associates

• Proactively introduce and assess if new concepts/ideas and existing processes will provide the return necessary to warrant project investment through data and reporting analysis


• Critical thinking

• Communication

• Adaptability

• Creativity

• Initiative

• Collaboration

• Analysis and Judgment

• Humility

• Drive for results


• At least 5-8 years of relevant experience

• 2+ years of people management experience

• Bachelor's degree required

• Strong critical thinking and analytical skills, able to comprehend and quickly break down complex scenarios/data/problems and come up with thoughtful and valuable insights/ideas/solutions

• A solid understanding of best practices in retail/consumer goods and/or supply chain/logistics/distribution

• Experience in executive-level communication and facilitating meetings that effectively drive decisions or alignment

• Track record of being collaborative with and influencing peers and leaders

• Willingness and flexibility to jump into the details to get the job done

• Advanced MS Excel skills

Job requires ability to work in an office environment, primarily on a computer.
Requires sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking on the telephone, attending in-person meetings, typing, and working with paper/files, etc.
Consistent timeliness and regular attendance.
Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.
May require up to 5% travel annually.
This role requires regular in-office presence, including to engage in in-person team interaction, meetings and collaboration, client support, mentoring, coaching, and/or feedback. However, this role can perform duties effectively using a combination of in-office and remote work.

2 Sr. Analysts, Strategy - DC

This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management's discretion.
Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company's overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.