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Optimization Manager

Madison Heights, Michigan; Montgomery, Alabama

Job Category: Strategy & Transformation
Brand: Motion
Job ID: R23_0000015307
Status: Full time

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  • Collaborative
  • Communicator
  • Good Listener
  • Problem-solver
  • Self-starter
  • Team player
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Employee Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, life and disability insurance, as well as campus health and wellness programs

  • Paid time off, eight company holidays and flexible work schedules available

  • Tuition Reimbursement and professional development opportunities

  • 401(k) Plan with competitive employer matching

  • Onsite cafeteria, coffee stations and break rooms

  • Employee discounts, including NAPA parts, entertainment, technology, appliances, event tickets and more

Job Description


The Optimization Manager leads projects with Inventory, Purchasing, Logistics, Distribution and Fulfillment Centers, and other functional areas providing research and data analytics for process improvement and increased efficiency.


  • Coordinate strategic direction. Develops and implements new processes and procedures to increase efficiencies.
  • Conducts high level research projects and ongoing analysis to ensure effectiveness of new processes and procedures. Reviews and revises as needed.
  • Works closely with various departments to validate and obtain data.
  • Travels to conduct on site optimization analysis as needed.
  • Manages a team of professional employees.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Utilizes data to provide research and develop a path forward. Identifies gaps and opportunities.


  • Typically requires a bachelors degree in business, statistics, analytics, or an equivalent field and five (5) or more years of experience or an equivalent combination.

  • Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing.
  • Able to work independently and in a team.
  • Strong critical listening skills to be able to listen and determine the essence of what is being said.
  • Accounting, auditing, inventory and Qlik experience preferred.
  • Strong financial acumen skills.
  • Proven analytical and quantitative skills and an ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and develop business cases.


  • Ability to travel



  • 0-5 Direct Reports



Motion offers an excellent benefits package which includes options for healthcare coverage, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, vacation, sick, and holiday pay.

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I would say this is the first job where I've felt cared about as a person and not an asset. I love the people and what I do.

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