Technical Designer - Junior Bottoms & Active

Technical Designer - Junior Bottoms & Active

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Merchandising and Online Operations
  • Job Function Merchandising and Sourcing
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1123743BR

What you'll do at

Processes fit iterations to determine if samples meet Walmart needs and production-ready standards by preparing samples; conducting fit sessions
with business partners (for example, Product Development, merchants, suppliers) to gain alignment on aesthetic direction and achieve proper fit;
communicating fit comments (for example, grading, construction, fit corrections) to the supply chain via multiple media (for example, photographs,
sketches, pattern images) to prepare garments for approval.

Evaluates in-store production quality by performing in-store product reviews; determining the extent to which the product meets approved
specifications and quality standards; developing and distributing reports of findings to management and cross-functional partners (for example,
Product Development, merchants, suppliers).

Manages creation of style intent for designated category products by collaborating with Product Development and suppliers to translate style concepts
into specification packages and guide production standards for each product; creating sketches, style details, construction, and measurements;
providing guidance to business partners (for example, merchants, Product Development, suppliers) on design intent, fit and construction standards to
support product safety, compliance, and value pricing; and attending milestone meetings to communicate style changes to suppliers and crossfunctional
stakeholders (for example, Product Development, Quality Assurance, Global Sourcing).

Adheres to the departmental calendar and tracks departmental production by completing daily tracking logs for designated category products;
managing workload to ensure timely sample and comment turn times and adherence to deadlines; and escalating issues regarding timing, quality,
and supplier performance to management as needed.

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.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Textiles, Design, or related field and 1 year experience in technical design, product development, or related field OR 4 years experience in technical design, product development, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in Business, Textiles, Design, or related field.

1 year experience in apparel manufacturing.

1 year experience working with product development software.

1 year experience working on cross-functional 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

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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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