Planner, Realty Procurement Services

Planner, Realty Procurement Services

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Merchandising and Online Operations
  • Job Function Merchandising and Sourcing
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1033663BR

What you'll do at

Position: Planner, Realty Procurement Services

Job Location: 2001 SE 10th Street, Bentonville, AR 72712

Duties: Demonstrates up-to-date expertise in planning for sourcing 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. Maintains and executes financial plans for various capital expenditure categories by building partnerships with cross-functional specialists (Sourcing Managers, Design and Construction, Facilities Maintenance); preparing, revising, and executing expense budgets; conducting analyses to identify business opportunities; and developing financial recommendations and presenting them to Sourcing Managers. Supports the continuous development of cost strategies for key sourcing events (for example, sustainability, corporate objectives) for capital expenditure categories by attending meetings with suppliers; modeling, analyzing, and evaluating the impact of key variables on performance and risk exposure; preparing reports to support strategic decision-making; executing actions to correct discrepancies; and ensuring alignment of projected expenses with financial goals of the category. Directs and optimizes supply chain execution within capital expenditure categories by determining and approving an item flow path channel from supplier to store; coordinating collaboration between suppliers, Logistics, Construction, and Merchandising; coordinating the timing and tracking of the movement and arrival of equipment and supplies; identifying order exceptions, disruptions, and supply chain constraints that will impact supply chain execution; and developing and coordinating a resolution. Gathers information essential to developing a competitive bid strategy by determining product importance, lifetime costs, and company objectives; determining pricing differences between Walmart and the industry; and meeting with category team to discuss current supplier landscape, product innovations, supply and demand variability and future cost changes.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum education and experience required: Master’s degree or the equivalent in Business, Finance, Accounting, Information Technology, Marketing, Operations, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering (Any), or related field; OR Bachelor's degree or the equivalent in Business, Finance, Accounting, Information Technology, Marketing, Operations, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering (Any), or related field and 2 years experience in finance, accounting, information technology (IT), operations as related to Supply Chain; OR 4 years experience in finance, accounting, information technology (IT), operations as related to Supply Chain.

Skills required: Must have experience with: SAP; MS Visio; demand planning; ROI Analysis; Gross Margin Analysis; analyzing data requirements; designing statistical models for applications; maintaining financial plans; strategy development for store procurement teams; identifying and solving complications with internal processes such as purchase orders, item creation, and article maintenance; and expense budgets. Employer will accept any amount of experience with the required skills.

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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"I have switched careers twice within Walmart and each time my leadership supported me in learning an entirely different business. "
— Scott, Senior 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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