Posted on: June 4, 2021 | Job#: 362442

Project Manager - Process Optimization (REMOTE)

Full-time | US

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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

We’re looking for

a Project Manager of Process Optimization to support the Process Optimization team in identifying opportunities to streamline work, reduce waste and increase profitability of Gap Inc. stores across North America. In this role you will help design, document, and evaluate processes to efficiently operate our stores while helping to identify improvement opportunities and cost/benefit of implemented solutions.

This role serves as a store process and operational expert, helping create the conditions for consistent execution of brand standards in stores, collaborating to establish effective change management practices and influencing operational deployments.

What you'll do

  • Project manage re-engineering strategies of store processes, including work design and measurement, time and motion studies, process flow analysis

  • Apply Lean/Six Sigma methodologies and tools to drive process optimization projects

  • Assess current and new processes to identify areas to improve efficiency and increase store productivity

  • Support content development for field-facing communications, tools and resources associated with the implementation of Standard Operating Procedures and other key operational initiatives

  • Spend time with Field Leaders, in stores, understanding their needs and pain-points in order to contribute to the identification of solutions that simplify their workload

  • Influence key business partners and represent the needs of stores and their customers in all interactions.

Who you are

  • Problem Solving – articulates successful response to challenging situations utilizing available data and knowledge while considering alternative solutions.

  • Customer Impact – identifies opportunities within the store environment and offers solutions to improve the overall employee and customer experience.

  • Analytical – uses quantitative and qualitave data to identify pain-points, formulate hypothesis and determine solutions

  • Detail Orientated – demonstrates attention to detail in the creation of processes and monitors implementation to ensure proper execution.

  • Time Management – demonstrates ability to manage multiple tasks and projects, to prioritize and adapt appropriately.

  • Proficient in Micrisoft Office applications and workflow management applications

  • Experience with Lean/Six Sigma and project management tools and methodology

  • Industrial or Process Engineering background a plus

  • Retail Stores experience preferred

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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