Associate Merchandise Planner

Associate Merchandise Planner

What you'll do at

As an Associate Merchandise Planner, you are responsible for managing inventory and planning and forecasting for a merchandise category – ensuring business plans are a “win-win” for our customers and Creativity and agility will be paramount as you identify retail trends and synthesize information from multiple touch points – providing financial plans and supporting business solutions in a fast-paced, multi-dimensional environment.
You won’t do this alone. You will work within a world-class team of collaborative colleagues and have access to industry-leading merchandising tools and technology to help you analyze and interpret customer, partner, market, business and financial insights at scale. Your job is to bring the “art” to the “science” – using your intuition and expertise fueled by data, analytics and, above all, a passion for helping our customers save money and live better.

• Assists in the development of and executes financial plans and forecasts for a merchandising category
• Creates forecast parameters and modifications for a merchandise category
• Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans
• Executes financial strategies and achieves financial results for a merchandising category
• Executes the placement and validation of orders within merchandise categories
• Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
• Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelors Degree
• 1 - 2 years of experience
• Advanced Excel Skills (Pivot Tables, Basic Formulas)
• Powerpoint
• Basic querying skills; SQL a plus
• Forecasting Experience
• Strong Analytical Skills
• Collaborative
• Excellent communication skills
• Flexible; ability to pivot

Preferred Qualifications

• eCommerce experience helpful, but not necessary
• SQL experience helpful, but not necessary


The Walmart US eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future state of shopping. As the world’s largest retailer, we are on a mission to help people save money and live better. With the help of some of the brightest minds in merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimaging the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.
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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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