Senior Planner I, Merchandising – Supply Strategy ...

Senior Planner I, Merchandising – Supply Strategy Manager, Global Produce Sourcing

What you'll do at

Develops and implements sourcing strategy for assigned area. Models, analyzes, and evaluates the impact of key variables (for example, seasonal events, weather impact, growing regions, market conditions) on departmental performance and risk exposure. Requests revisions to sourcing alignments when actual financials are inconsistent with established plans. Provides guidance to cross-functional partners on sourcing strategies, addressing gaps, and risk mitigation plans. Reviews and analyzes historical information and financial results of sourcing decisions. Prepares and translates financial analyses and reports into trends and performance reporting for the business to understand and utilize in business planning. Prepares aggregate category sourcing plans (for example, purchased volume, purchase cost, supplier selection). Builds strategies and solutions for Global Food Sourcing systems, reporting processes, and key initiatives. Partners Merchandise Managers and Global Food Sourcing leadership to identify the reporting and insight needs across the division. Identifies opportunities in process and efficiency, develops solutions, and delivers training to drive process improvement. Develops action plans for compliance performance opportunities. Partners with key stakeholders (for example, Merchandising, Replenishment, Global Food Sourcing, Business Analytics, Internal partners, vendors) on departmental reporting and analytical tool development. Drives key financial metrics for the sourcing team. Reviews annual, monthly, weekly, and daily projections against actual results. Provides insight on how key inputs are used in sourcing decisions and month-end recaps. Performs risk analysis, including cost of good benefits and produce flow. Communicates exceptions, risks, and recommended actions to senior management and other stakeholders. Communicates the results of Global Food Sourcing initiatives to internal and external partners Minimum Qualifications...Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, or related field and 3 years’ experience in capacity planning, merchandising, forecasting, or related area OR 5 years’ experience in capacity planning, merchandising, forecasting, or related area. Preferred Qualifications...Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications. Profit and Loss (P&L) Responsibility, Retail Software Programs, Supervising Associates, Working on cross-functional teams or projects Masters: Business Administration

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, or related field and 3 years’ experience in capacity planning, merchandising, forecasting, or related area OR 5 years’ experience in capacity planning, merchandising, forecasting, or related area.

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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