Senior Product Development Manager I Electronics-W...

Senior Product Development Manager I Electronics-Walmart Merchandising

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Merchandising and Online Operations
  • Job Function Merchandising and Sourcing
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1004839BR

What you'll do at

-Product Development
-Develop the long term category growth strategy for Private Brand Connected Home, TV Wall Mounts and Audio/Video products.
-Actively manage the Private Brand assortment, ensuring products are refreshed, replaced and discontinued to keep up with market and customer expectations.
-Manage new product development for all new products. Ensure they provide sales growth, margin expansion and or market differentiation.
-Serves a s a subject matter expert to buyers, brand teams, strategic suppliers, and technical staff for assigned categories.
-Partners with merchants to ensure that strategies and roadmaps support their selling objectives.

Sourcing
-Generate and implement efficient sourcing and category management strategies
-Maintain and develop supplier relationships
-Collaborate with the overseas sourcing team to develop and implement sourcing and supplier selection strategies both domestically and internationally.
-Participates in the development of the supplier matrix for assigned categories.
-Ensure we are working with suppliers providing the best cost, quality and service.
-Travel internationally at least twice per year as needed.

Leadership
-Provide coaching, insights and motivation, along with constructive feedback to team members.
-Actively develop strong relationships with key leaders within Merchandising to aid in the removal of obstacles that inhibit successful development and growth of Private Brands.
-Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity.

Minimum Qualifications

-Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, Marketing or Design
-8 plus years of experience in product development/project management/ and or manufacturing

Preferred Qualifications

-1 year experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint)
-1 year supervisory experience
-2 years experience with direct import processes
-3 years experience with creative based design software (Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop)
-5 years experience with cross functional project management
-3 years experience with retail financial metrics (profit and loss, cost components)
-Excellent leadership skills with the ability to direct a team and achieve results while staying on schedule.
-Strong project management skills
-Excellent communication and problem -solving skills
-Strong ability to work well in a group and motivate team members
-Creative thinker with passion for innovation, customer insights and new product opportunities
-Team player able to work cross functionally to accomplish strategic initiatives
-Cross functional team leadership. Ability to work across the Walmart organization to lead the implementation of key projects
Strong analytical and financial skills
-Strong Excel and PowerPoint capabilties

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?
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"Working at Walmart is about being part of something bigger than yourself. The work we do impacts families and communities across the world."
— Hannah, Sourcing Manager

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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