(USA) Senior Manager, Sourcing

(USA) Senior Manager, Sourcing

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Merchandising and Online Operations
  • Job Function Research and Development
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1728260

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Walmart Corporate

Bentonville, AR

The success of Walmart depends on providing quality, name-brand goods at exceptional value to our members. In service to that mission, Walmart strives to identify sources of supply that reliably deliver value through a combination of high-quality goods, cost, reliable delivery, and a host of other relevant factors.

About Sourcing

Looking to join an exciting team? This is your spot! We are looking for experienced sourcing professionals with a knack for relationship building.

As a Senior Manager II, Sourcing, your expertise, vision and strategy will allow you to create businesses in the Bacon/Breakfast Meats/Grilling area at Walmart.  You will have the opportunity to develop complex sourcing strategies for existing products while also working with Product Developers to create first of their kind innovative products.  You will work directly with Merchants to ensure critical business metrics are met while influencing future growth strategies to help our customers Save Money and Live Better.

About this opportunity:

  • Bacon/Breakfast Meats/Grilling is a $1.85B business partnering with two merchants, managing strategic categories with regular commodity cost changes, in-depth component cost negotiations, and category innovation.
  • Implementing multi-year agreements in Bacon with multiple suppliers and preparing for future negotiations based on commodity analysis and insights.
  • Evaluating supplier capabilities and investment plans across the industry against projected demand to drive surety of supply.
  • Diversifying the supply base and developing long-term strategic partnerships in Prepared Foods (Grilling Meats) and Breakfast Sausage.
  • Managing complex costing models and negotiations to deliver on quality, surety of supply, service levels, and profitable growth.
  • Partnering across categories on upstreaming initiatives to leverage raw material aggregation, ingredient sourcing, and full carcass utilization.
  • Driving regeneration and sustainability initiatives to put people and planet at the center.

What you'll do:

  • Collaborate to set the sourcing strategy for Private Brands: you’ll establish strategy, manage budgets to drive profitable growth, and use vision and creativity to impact the customer experience.
  • Build relationships: you’ll use your influencing and leadership skills to build partnerships with suppliers, merchants and business partners.
  • Influence decisions: you’ll collaborate with merchants to influence decisions about nearly every aspect of your products including replenishment, supply chain, manufacturers, store operations, planning, assortment, layouts, budgets, modular, and pricing.
  • Design, develop, and launch products: you’ll work with Product Development to create new products for Private Brands.
  • Be a category expert:  You’ll know your private brand customers and suppliers better than anyone and are always thinking about what is next for your business.

You’ll sweep us off our feet if:

  • You have a passion for developing successful businesses and have an attention to detail in the business fundamentals of sourcing, finance, and supply chain.
  • You can build strong relationships with those around you at all levels whether internal or external to Walmart.
  • You know what motivates manufacturers, merchants, & customers and can integrate those perspectives into successful business opportunities.
  • You are not timid to identify and communicate business priorities to a diverse set of stakeholders.
  • You are data savvy: you can analyze business fundamentals, anticipate market changes, and can use that information to make facts-based decisions.
  • You are tenacious, dedicated and thrive working with ownership, autonomy, and a healthy dose of competition.

We would love for you to have:

  • Regional or global experience in Sourcing, Merchandising or Procurement.
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field.
  • 3+ years' experience in retail, manufacturing or sourcing industry.
  • 7 or more years' experience in retail or major brand, or importer/agent serving major retail customers.

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Option 1: Bachelor's degree in business, mathematics, engineering, or related area and 2 years’ experience in merchandising, sourcing, planning, finance, or related area. Option 2: 6 years’ experience in merchandising, sourcing, planning, finance, or related area.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Master's degree in Business, Mathematics, Engineering, or related area., Procurement in a retail environment., Raw material and commodity procurement.

Primary Location...

701 S. WALTON BLVD., BENTONVILLE, AR 72716-6209, United States of America

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, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer- By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.
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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.com/Benefits.

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