Global Produce Sourcing - Sourcing Manager, Florida

Global Produce Sourcing - Sourcing Manager, Florida

  • Location DORAL, FL
  • Career Area Merchandising and Online Operations
  • Job Function Merchandising and Sourcing
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1028435BR

What you'll do at

Supports activities related to sourcing private label product through all sourcing paths by implementing a streamlined process for product
development and delivery; delegating responsibilities related to technical specification delivery to cross-functional teams (for example, Product
Development, Global Sourcing, Technical Services); and executing communication protocols between the category team and offshore sourcing
teams.
Identifies suppliers based on their alignment with product technical specifications by obtaining information of quality standards (for example, good,
better, best) from Technical Services and Product Development for designated categories; partnering with Product Development to develop final
product specifications based on required aesthetics, branding, and customer expectations; executing Walmart's global leverage strategy to ensure
optimal quality and cost across multiple retail markets; adjusting or updating product specifications as needed; and leveraging existing knowledge and
best practices to drive consistency and standardization of sourcing across suppliers.
Supports timely completion of key milestones necessary for downstream functions by conducting root cause analysis; resolving or escalating issues
as appropriate; facilitating communication between category teams and offshore sourcing teams related to product specifications or global design
packs; tracking samples, pricing quotes, product finalization, supplier commitments, and shipment times; and obtaining cost information on desired
products.
Manages processes for on-boarding new suppliers and maintaining existing suppliers by implementing and maintaining process approval guidelines
across the supplier matrix; working with Ethical Sourcing to verify that all suppliers adhere to ethical compliance policies; conducting supplier training,
feedback, and learning sessions; compiling, maintaining, and validating internal metrics to formally assess supplier performance; and communicating
supplier performance to Global Sourcing management and business partners (for example, Technical Services, merchants, Product Development).
Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and
guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet customer and business needs; and
building commitment for perspectives and rationales.
Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business
needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on
improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities.
Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by
incorporating these into the development and implementation of business plans; using the Open Door Policy; and demonstrating and assisting others
with how to apply these in executing business processes and practices.

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, or related field and 2 years experience in sourcing, supply chain, merchandising, or related field OR 4
years experience in sourcing, supply chain, merchandising, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications
Six Sigma or related certification.
2 years experience in global sourcing.
2 years manufacturing experience.
2 years experience working on multi-national teams.

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?
Walmart Associate
"I focus on continual improvement. Results don’t just come, they happen from hard work and having great teams helping you along the way."
— Dontai, Order Specialist/Process Manager

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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