Planner - Sam's Club

Planner - Sam's Club

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Merchandising and Online Operations
  • Job Function Merchandising and Sourcing
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 985307BR

What you'll do at

  • Coordinates, builds, and executes assortment and feature planning
  • Creates and executes financial plans for merchandise categories
  • Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans
  • Executes category specific planning calendars
  • Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Plans pre-season and maintains in-season sales, profits, stock keeping units (SKUs) and inventory data
  • Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions
  • Supports category team profit and loss (P&L) and financial forecasting
  • Supports the execution of financial strategies and key event plans for category team

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Retail Management, Economics, Business Management, or related field and 1 year experience in merchandise planning, category management, buying, replenishment, finance, or related field OR 2 management, buying, replenishment, finance, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1 year experience in Walmart or Sam's Club finance, internal audit, merchandising, replenishment, or related field.
  • 1 year experience using Retail Link.
  • 1 year experience using merchandise planning tools (for example, P4P, Unit Planning (UP)).
  • 1 year experience using retail mathematics (for example, calculating return on investment (ROI), gross margin, percent increase).
  • 2 years experience using basic functionality of Microsoft Office (for example, Word, Excel, Access).
  • Master s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Retail Management, Economics, Business Management, or related field.

About Sam's Club

Sam Walton opened the first Sam's Club in 1983 to meet a growing need among customers who wanted to buy merchandise in bulk. Since then, Sam's Club has grown rapidly, opening more than 600 clubs in the U.S. and 100 clubs internationally. By offering affordable, wholesale merchandise to members, Sam's Club helps make saving simple for families and small business owners.

Sam's Club employs about 110,000 associates in the U.S. The average club is 134,000 square feet and offers bulk groceries and general merchandise. Most clubs also have specialty services, such as a pharmacy, an optical department, a photo center, or a tire and battery center.
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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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