Category Manager, Accessories
- Location SAN BRUNO, CA
- Department Merchandising & Online Operations
- Team Merchandising and Sourcing
- Employment Type -
- Position -
- Requisition 850257BR
What you'll doAs a Category Manager, you are responsible for buying compelling assortments within a category for our customers at Walmart.com. It’s your job to closely track your suite of products – determining competitive pricing that lives up to our brand promise and analyzing marketplace trends to identify new opportunities for the future and which assortments to transition if they are past their prime – ensuring business plans are a “win-win” for our customers and Walmart.com. Creativity and agility will be paramount as you identify retail trends and synthesize information from multiple touch points – providing forecasts and supporting business solutions in a fast-paced, multi-dimensional environment.
You won’t do this alone. You work within world-class team of collaborative colleagues and have access to industry-leading merchandising tools and technology to help you analyze and interpret customer, partner, market, business and financial insights at scale. Your job is to bring the “art” to the “science” – using your intuition and expertise fueled by data, analytics and, above all, a passion for helping our customers save money and live better.
- Demonstrates up-to-date expertise in merchandising concepts for assigned categories and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans
- Drives sales and gross profit through the optimization of the product assortment in assigned department or categories
- Maximizes the return on inventory investment in partnership with the Merchandise Planning team, cross-functional partners, and suppliers
- Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
- Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions
- Supports cross-channel and company initiatives to achieve global strategic multi-channel plans
• 2-3 years developing strong business relationships with vendors and industry leaders
• 1-2 years experience managing and maintaining open-to-buy
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience Physical Requirements
• Travel required - Typical travel is between 3-5 days per month
• Specific category merchandising experience strongly preferred
• Experience with medium to high risk categories of goods preferred.
• Proven ability to manage online specific category preferred
• Experience managing categories of business in extremely competitive environment preferred
"Working at Walmart is about being part of something bigger than yourself. The work we do impacts families and communities across the world."
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