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2022 MBA Accelerated Operations Leadership Program at Chewy

| Birmingham, AL
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Our Opportunity:

A full-time MBA Accelerated Leadership Program begins in July 2022. Applying for this role will consider you for all Chewy locations.

Program Overview:

The Accelerated Leadership Program is a 3  year development program intended to rapidly progress talented MBA graduates with the skills required to be future Chewy General Managers, Directors, Sr. Directors and VP’s. In this program you help to orchestrate your career within Operations and beyond. This role provides a high level of exposure to Sr. Leaders in fulfillment and is at the forefront of the company operating initiatives.      

Our Fulfillment Operations leaders are critical in executing fast paced, high volume operations to ensure Chewy is taking care of the people who take care of pets.

What to Expect:

Accelerated Leadership Program graduates may lead organizations of nearly 5,000 individuals, have financial responsibility for labor in excess of 5 million per week, and have oversight of over $70 M in capital projects. The following is a brief overview of this accelerated track to executive leadership:

Step 1:Start your operations career by immersing yourself in the front line acting in the capacity of an Area Manager to learn the ins and outs of the operation first hand.  You will build on your leadership acumen by managing and directing 45-100 team members in one of our fulfillment centers. As part of this role, you will drive continuous improvement initiatives utilizing Lean Principles and analytics to deliver step level changes to safety, quality and cost for the organization.   

Step 2: Progress to the Operations Manager role and gain experience leading other managers and teams of 300-500 team members. Drive operational process improvements by working cross- functionally with engineering and technology teams across Chewy. You will operate at depth, diving deep into data analytics and provide challenging, workable business solutions. 

Step 3: Promote to Senior Manager position where you will lead through others to execute on regional and or network initiatives.  Leaders will also have an opportunity to move into highly sought-after roles in Supply Chain, Transportation and Technology to further their own growth while relentlessly driving the business. Emerge as a leader known for operating and depth and delivering results.  

What You'll Do:

  • Lead the pack by:
  • Inspiring performance and managing a large team
  • Caring for customers and team members exceptionally
  • Driving for results while thriving in ambiguity 
  • Promoting innovation and big scale thinking
  • Imagining the art of the possible and influencing decision making
  • Assisting with design, development and maintenance of ongoing metrics, reports, analyses and solving problem at their root cause

What You'll Need:

  • Master of Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or related program from an accredited university graduating  between December 2021- June 2022. 
  • 2+ years of work experience in operations, supply chain, engineering, retail, manufacturing, or military service.
  • This position is demanding; hours may fluctuate with seasons and changing environments.
  • Expect to work weekends, holidays, and/or overnight shifts with anticipated overtime.
  • Stand/walk during shifts lasting up to 12 hours.
  • Must be able to lift up to 49 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation

Bonus:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to deliver results independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to openly debate with courage and fully commit once aligned.
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!

Culture
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
Diversity
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)
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.

Greg

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.

Heather

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!

Rich

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.

Mike

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.

Victoria

Senior Integrated Marketing Manager

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