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National Optimization Finance Manager, Internal Fleet in Charlotte, NC at Circle K

Date Posted: 9/13/2020

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Circle K is a great place to work! Here is why:
Our global family of 130,000 people in over 16,000 stores and 25 countries is who makes that possible for our millions of clients worldwide, which is why we are committed to helping them achieve their goals and grow with us. We set ourselves apart by our culture of pride: pride in our people and their development, pride in serving others, what we've built and what we are striving to achieve. No matter where you come from or where you are heading in your career, there is a place for you to grow at Circle K: learn and advance in one of our stores near you or take on a new challenge in our support offices here and around the world. When you grow, we grow - together.

Job Summary: Opportunity for a self-starter who enjoys working independently and being part of a valuable team within an entrepreneurial culture that is fast-paced and streamlined. The ideal candidate will constantly strive to be world class “second best is not in our nature”. He will continually strive to “Make It Easy” for our internal customers and our wider team & should be totally cost focused while continually improving operation.   

Essential Functions:

You will coordinate. own and complete monthly operational reviews

Responsible for the generation of a man power plan for the 3,6 & 12 months. This will include the capacity required to satisfy customer demand. You will support this plan with any assumptions, risks and opportunities and prepare a monthly outlook at each monthly operational review.

Disaster Planning – you will run ‘what if scenarios’ to fully understand the potential impact this might have on capacity, costs, service level to aid business decision making. You will support the “what if scenario” with any key assumptions made, suggest actions how best to cope and improve the scenario and give this data to the relevant operations managers. You will also assist with relevant stakeholders to review best options and implications.

Support the creation of inventory targets to best manage working capital while optimising customer service level and avoiding dead stock challenges.

Develop and generate a DRP (Distribution Requirements Planning) – generate a medium/long term DRP in line with supply and work with third party logistics to support creation of optimised logistics solutions.

Prepare documentation to support and play a key role in business decision making around capex requirements, shift patterns changes & overall fleet footprint

Maintain open communication channels and act as a key link for Supply, Procurement, Demand Planning, Fuel Directors (for information on volumes, opportunities & issue resolution.

Support improvement in our planning and scheduling capability through development of tools and apps to best assist them.

Identification of continuous improvement and/or optimisation opportunities within our fleet. With focus areas on service level, labour, man power planning, equipment life cycle, etc.

Produce financial reporting monthly and analysis trends to optimise best practise. Continually improve financial reporting and planning with a focus on the reduction in overall operating cost

Minimum Qualifications /Requirements:

  • 1-year experience preferred in the following Industries:
    • Vacuum, Pump Trucks
    • Commercial Underground Construction
    • Underground Utilities
    • Oil and Gas
    • Waste
    • Pharmaceutical
  • 1 year of real-world technical experience with the following technologies: HTML; CSS, JavaScript, SQL, Power BI.
  • Data Driven
  • Analytical mindset
  • Thinks outside the box
  • Works well in a team but also able to meet deadlines working solo.
  • Dedicated and Self-directed
  • Heavy travel required 60-70%


  • Bachelor of Industrial Engineering, Master’s in Industrial Engineering is preferable.

Other Skills:

  • Advanced proficiency level with Microsoft applications and database software, specifically including but not limited to: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint

Circle K is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Company complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (the ADA) and all state and local disability laws.  Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the terms of the ADA and certain state or local laws as long as it does not impose an undue hardship on the Company. Please inform the Company’s Human Resources Representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.

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