Senior Manager II - Fresh Foods Global Joint Sourcing

Senior Manager II - Fresh Foods Global Joint Sourcing

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Merchandising and Online Operations
  • Job Function Merchandising and Sourcing
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1232389BR

What you'll do at

Develops strong working relationships with Walmart merchants in North America, Latin America and Asia to identify and propose the fresh foods, and meats, that will add value to their businesses. Supports, simplifies and oversees the process of buying and importing those commodities and products from beginning to end. Leads meetings and makes presentations in a complex matrix organization to overcome barriers and influence and align team members with differing points of view.
Prepares and teaches suppliers to export to Walmart’s international markets. Assures compliance with Walmart audits and US / local countries’ government requirements. Negotiates costing with suppliers based on analysis of commodity markets and costs of similar products bought by Walmart and our competition. Identifies and develops synergies with Walmart buying entities internationally and in the United States to improve negotiations with suppliers. Continually makes recommendations to improve business processes by analyzing the way work is being done.

  • Develops, manages, and leads budgeting and reporting
  • Develops, manages, and leads the contract administration program
  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects
  • Ensures business needs are being met
  • Manages collaborative efforts to attain adequate supply capacity in support of new technologies and products
  • Manages proposed business solutions development and implementation
  • Manages teams to accomplish business objectives relative to administrating contracts, purchasing, and warranty claims
  • Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor s degree in Business or related field and 4 years experience in supply chain, transportation, logistics, or related area OR 6 years experience in supply chain, transportation, logistics, or related area.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4 years supervisory experience.
  • Certified Purchasing Manager or related purchasing manager certification.
  • Master's degree in Business or related field.
Fluent in Spanish and English
  • Three years experience sourcing or buying proteins, especially beef, pork or chicken.
  • 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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