Head of Manufacturing - Health and Wellness Optical

Head of Manufacturing - Health and Wellness Optical

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Optical
  • Job Function Optical
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1219056BR

What you'll do at

Creates and initiates change throughout the business unit and organization to improve alignment with customer and associate needs by assessing
organizational readiness for implementation of new initiatives; eliminating barriers to achieve strategic initiatives; obtaining buy-in from executives, key
stakeholders, external partners; and providing cross-functional communication.
Provides overall direction for Health and Wellness by analyzing business objectives and customer needs; developing, communicating, building
support for, and implementing business strategies, plans, and practices; analyzing costs and forecasts and incorporating them into business plans;
determining and supporting resource requirements; evaluating operational processes; measuring outcomes to ensure desired results; identifying and
capitalizing on improvement opportunities; promoting a customer-focused environment; and demonstrating adaptability and sponsoring continuous
Oversees Health and Wellness business development by extending Health and Wellness business to serve new customers, with new categories, and
through new channels; monitoring and reacting to industry trends and market forces; creating new business models to align with the company
mission; and monitoring the return on investment of new initiatives.
Develops and oversees large, cross-functional and cross-organizational strategic initiatives and projects (for example, formats, systems,
merchandising, operations) by assessing key opportunities to understand current process and value gaps; setting department direction and vision to
anticipate current and future business and healthcare needs; leading the innovations portfolio based on the three year Health and Wellness strategy;
evaluating return on investment; providing thought leadership throughout the innovations life cycle; creating processes to improve store level
experience for customers and associates; evaluating operational processes and modifying existing processes and activities; measuring outcomes to
ensure desired results; collaborating with cross-functional teams (for example, Legal, Compliance, Audit) to understand compliance risk; and ensuring
prioritization of Health and Wellness initiatives within the total company.
Oversees the Health and Wellness profit and loss statement for strategic initiatives by delivering a financial plan on strategic initiatives; budgeting for
controllable expenses (for example, payroll, travel, outside services); monitoring and adjusting expenses; managing the risk profile of strategic
initiatives; and securing capital and resources for new strategic initiatives on behalf of all project stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, Operations Management, or related field and 5 years experience in
retail, business, continuous improvement, or related field OR 9 years experience in retail, business, continuous improvement, or related field
5 years of supervisory experience.
2 years experience using basic functionality of word processing, spreadsheet, email and calendaring software (for example, Word, Excel, Outlook).
Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy or Pharm.D.
Bachelor's degree in Marketing or related field.
Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA).
Doctoral degree in Optometry.
5 years experience in budget (profit and loss) management.
5 years project management experience.
5 years experience in business plan design including strategic development.
5 years healthcare-related retail experience.
4 years experience presenting to and gaining approval from leadership.
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

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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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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