Senior Manager II, Merchandising Sourcing - Privat...

Senior Manager II, Merchandising Sourcing - Private Brands OTC

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Merchandising and Online Operations
  • Job Function Merchandising and Online Operations
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD39080

What you'll do at

Develops complex commodity sourcing strategies for assigned products by Collaborates with cross-functional business partners (for example, merchants, planners) to understand growth in items, regions and growing methods; Understands varietals grown in geographical regions to meet long-term multi-country specific product needs; Serves as a subject matter and industry expert in understanding multiple commodities and items sourced both in- and out-of-season for country of assignment; Oversees assigned sourcing programs at item level, including seasonal and in-country regions and growing areas; Influences internal and external business partners (for example, growers, merchants) to bring product and packaging innovation to market; Aligns the sourcing strategy with merchant's annual operating plan (AOP); Provides perishability and quality insights to guide merchandise flow and replenishment decisions; Incorporates company growth strategy into planning (for example, upstreaming, growth in dire Creates complex vendor decision matrices by Evaluates new and existing vendors based on performance metrics and long-term potential; Incorporates company strategy into alignment decisions (for example, freshness, upstreaming, product availability, locally grown programs); Negotiates with vendors to obtain freshest product at lowest sustainable cost; Calculates and understands the business's cost impact of the commodity's initial mark up (IMU); Measures and tracks awarded cost against actual cost through the commitment tracker; Ensures cost keys are accurate; Informs planner and buyer of changes to crop conditions that will affect cost of goods. Develops strategic grower and vendor relationships with multiple-year contracts for business continuity by Identifies, develops and maintains grower relationships that meet company financial, ethical, and sustainability standards; Assesses and develops vendor production, distribution and technological capabilities to ensure adequate supply for Global Produce.; Identifies and develops new growing regions globally; Conducts quarterly performance reviews with all vendors; Manages and resolves vendor issues. 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 Business, Mathematics, Engineering, or related field and 2 years experience in merchandising, sourcing, planning, finance, or related field OR 6 years experience in merchandising, sourcing, planning, finance, or related field. Preferred Qualifications...Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications. Sourcing and Procurement - Raw Materials Masters: Business, Masters: Engineering General, Masters: Mathematics

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Mathematics, Engineering, or related field and 2 years experience in merchandising, sourcing, planning, finance, or related field OR 6 years experience in merchandising, sourcing, planning, finance, or related field.

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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