Jan 28, 2021
We have a robust set of support functions like People & Capability, Talent Acquisition, Finance and Facilities Management who help build a great work environment of our talented pool of team members. Our people friendly policies and world class facilities ensure that our team members have all that they need to excel in their roles and build a great career at KAS Services. The support functions work closely with the leadership team and the people managers to promote a culture of learning, collaboration, compassion and wellbeing.
The vision of Technology Accelerator is to serve Kmart Group’s customers and stakeholders through collaboration with an external start-up ecosystem leveraging technology disruption and innovation from across the globe.
Key focus areas of the accelerator are speed, identification of external technology trends, and cost advantage of start-up solutions. Currently, we are collaborating with start-up ecosystems from Israel, Silicon Valley, India, France, Ireland, Korea in technology areas including AR, VR, MR, 3D printing, AI, ML, IoT, IIoT, NLP, Blockchain, and so on.
The strategic themes that are in focus for innovation are personalization, store digitization, reduced shrinkage, marketing, last-mile solutions, digital supply chain, customer 360, and availability.
If you are a start-up or an ecosystem enabler in the space of retail, supply chain, or associated areas, please feel free to reach out to us to explore avenues for collaboration.
Our vision is to drive competitive advantage through best in class data, analytics, and actionable insights and be a key enabler for Kmart Group’s strategic priorities. Our team is enabling innovative retail solutions through accelerated use of Data Analytics and Data Sciences which helps implement solutions that impact millions of customers making their everyday living brighter. We are a world-class and passionate team of Data Scientists and Data Engineers that transform data into meaningful insights and customer experiences.
Better availability with less stock is the pillar of our strategy. The Inventory team is responsible for constantly reimagining how we get the right product to our guests, faster and more cost-effectively to deliver on our vision of “Making Everyday Living Brighter for our customers”. We are currently undergoing a major transformation to enable the next disruption in retail. Several of these strategic initiatives are led by the different teams at the KAS Services Inventory Team.
The Demand Planning Team is rethinking forecasting – chalking out the next quantum leap in improving the quality of our SKU level forecasts. The team is helping the business make analytically intelligent and algorithmically driven forecasting and fulfillment decisions.
The Inventory Optimization team looks after the challenges and opportunities across the entire supply chain network. This team ensures availability by developing insightful recommendations and tools for better decision making on how to flow products within our supply chain to maximize sales with optimal inventory levels.
Demand and Fulfilment team keeps all the work flowing, quite literally, in the system. This is a team of functional and technical experts of JDA Demand and Fulfilment. They are techno-functional experts who provide expertise & develop customized solutions for Kmart’s supply chain.
Vision: “An engaged technology team which enables the business to deliver availability and visibility of seasonally relevant, on-trend everyday products to our customers at the lowest prices where, when, and how they want it built on modern, fit for purpose technology.”
Product technology covers all technology capabilities and processes from product concept through to the product available for a customer on a store shelf or a website. This includes product design, raw material sourcing, forecasting of demand, orders, product quality reviews, shipping, customs, and management of the supply through the distribution center through to the relevant stores. Our ambition is to leverage technology to drive improved demand forecasting using data, a faster product development process, and a more flexible supply chain and inventory visibility.
Under Information Technology we have various departments like Digital Technology, Product Technology, Technology Services and Stores Technology.
Accelerate delivery of Kmart group strategy by building globally integrated teams through a culture of innovation, adoption of emerging technologies, and driving improved productivity.
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