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Belton, MO

Supplier Performance Engineer at Chewy

| Belton, MO
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Our Opportunity:

Chewy is seeking a highly motivated, goal-oriented, dedicated Supplier Management and Continuous Improvement Expert to join our exciting and fast-paced Supply Chain team. This role will be travel intensive based on supplier assignments. Our team is growing and if you are equally passionate about supply chain, e-commerce and career growth, an opportunity at may be a great match!

Chewy is currently recruiting for a Supplier Performance Engineer to lead our Supplier Partnership Program. This continuous improvement leader will be part of the Chewy Vendor Compliance team and will focus on identifying opportunities to increase the efficacy and efficiency of existing processes as well as coordinate, support and facilitate the implementation of new and improved structure and processes around product inbound. You will work cross-functionally with our vendor partners, business, and technical teams to bring about improvement, create standards and deliver on goals and strategies. You will be capable of dealing with ambiguity and facilitating effective change management to move the business forward. 

You will get to collaborate with smart, passionate, and highly motivated entrepreneurs.  You will be involved in many aspects of building the business and will not be limited by the small-minded bureaucracy typically found in larger companies. You must have excellent attention to detail, strong multi-tasking skills and the ability to prioritize competing demands. We are looking for someone who has the personality, passion, excitement and drive to succeed!


What you'll do:

  • Responsible for Supplier Surveillance
  • Work on-site at our key suppliers to identify process gaps and implement action plans that will result in improved supplier performance
  • Root cause defects, identify process and capability gaps and build standards to ensure seamless inventory flows to Chewy FCs
  • Partner with internal & external partners from Transportation, Scheduling, and Carrier teams to proactively address issues and achieve program goals
  • Develop and manage strong cross functional, strategic partnerships between the Supplier and Chewy
  • Develop an understanding of end-to-end production plans and partner with Inventory Planning, Quality Control, Program Directors, Transportation / Logistics, Systems and Warehouse Operations for improving efficiencies
  • Responsible for traveling to assigned Supplier locations which can vary in length and location

What you'll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience
  • Travel is required 90% of the time
  • At least 5 years of experience in Continuous Improvement, Supplier Quality, Manufacturing and Operations or a similar role
  • Experience with Logistics / Scheduling and Carrier management (including distribution, shipping schedules, and expediting)
  • Strong analytical background with demonstrated experience utilizing data to drive decisions. SQL skills preferred.
  • Expertise in the Microsoft Office Suite programs (Word, Power Point and Excel) 
  • Six-Sigma Black Belt
  • Expertise in C.I. methodology, Kaizen events, Gemba Walks and other process improvement methods to drive key KPIs in cost, delivery and quality
  • Proficient in process value stream mapping and ability to train others
  • Ability to lead through ambiguity and effectively execute in a fast paced, start-up environment
  • Experience with inventory management, order management and warehouse management systems and processes.
  • Seek-to-understand mentality and ability to lead peers to deliver on key business metrics. 
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills. Executive presence and ability to report out to all management levels.
  • Multi-lingual is a plus


Chewy is committed to equal opportunity. We value and embrace diversity and inclusion of all Team Members.
If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, or you require a religious accommodation, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Chewy, please contact [email protected] 
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What are Chewy Perks + Benefits

Chewy Benefits Overview

We offer competitive salaries and 401k, unlimited time off, comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits, in addition to wellness programs, online communities, and resources for improved physical and mental health... enabling you to be your best self - in and outside of work. With mentorship programs, employee resource groups, cross-functional job trainings, events, and customized development tracks for advancement, we're proud to help develop and promote our team members from within.

True to our business, we're pet-friendly and have fun pet-related perks like Paw-ternity leave for new pup parents and Chewy employee discounts. We offer countless volunteer opportunities, recreational club teams, company outings, happy hours, and team events to enable you to bond with fellow Chewtopians and have some fun!

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
We offer a commuter transit, parking, and dependent care FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
We're currently 100% remote due to caution and care for the health & well-being of our team. Post-pandemic, we plan to operate in a combination of onsite and remote, with logistics still being defined
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Chewy sponsors office sports leagues year-round.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross-functional lunch and learns.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

An Insider's view of Chewy

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Fast paced! We work in "doggy-years" here. It's a place where talent and hard work is valued and where team members can think big and can bring their dreams to life.


Senior Technical Recruiter

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

At Chewy, one of our operating principles is Accelerate Time. We release new features weekly, fail fast, and iterate often to bring incremental progress quickly to our Pet Parents. Our success is driven by a customer first mentality, a culture of collaboration, and empowering individuals and teams.


Associate Director, Product Management

How does the company support your career growth?

Chewy gives a significant amount of freedom and autonomy to do your best work. I am able to pursue the most important objectives, and work that I really enjoy. It’s an amazing feeling to see your hard work pay off immediately and have a positive impact on the team—and something that makes life at Chewy really unique!


Human Resources Business Partner

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

Aside from the standard 1x1s and team meetings: 24/7 via text, email, chat, voice and during business hours by walking around the office engaging in conversation, listening to current challenges and proposed solutions.


VP, Software Engineering

What projects are you most excited about?

Collaborating with so many different teams on a daily basis and seeing how we all come together to help pet parents find the products that they need for their pets.


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