Senior Manager II, Product Development and Sourcin...

Senior Manager II, Product Development and Sourcing - Sam's Grocery-Pantry-Spices

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Merchandising and Online Operations
  • Job Function Merchandising and Online Operations
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD832327

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Senior Manager II, Product Development & Sourcing- Sam's Grocery-Pantry-Spices

At Sam’s Club, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make to create the future of retail, from responsible sourcing to sustainability – and everything in between. 

As a Sr. Manager II, Product Development & Sourcing, your product development expertise will allow you to see the products you buy come to life in stores and online. Leveraging your skills in color/trend, market knowledge, quality and fit, you’ll make a direct impact on the business and help families all over the world save money and live better. Along the way, you’ll be guided by our deep-rooted culture and have the support and tools you need to do your job, learn, grow and succeed.

Our private brands business at Sam’s Club is a critical factor of why our members both join and renew their memberships. You’ll be responsible and be the point of contact for all product development decisions. You’ll be responsible for growing private brand sales with emphasis on quality and customer experience for the in-store and online category to increase loyalty and conversion with the customer.

You’ll need to keep a pulse on trend and innovation and want to be first to market versus the competition. You’ll be responsible to work with cross functional team member’s including a Merchants, Sourcing, Quality and brand team.

What you’ll do…

As a Senior Manager II, Product Development & Sourcing, you will lead the development, provide innovation and focus on quality to drive profitable growth, develop robust partnerships with suppliers, and use vision and creativity to impact the customer experience. You know your supplier and customer needs better than anyone else and are constantly thinking about what is next for your business. Success in this role requires tenacity, a member mindset, influence, and a competitive spirit. You’ll use your executive presence to work with suppliers and cross functional team members at all levels and navigate interesting, complex challenges.

You’ll sweep us off our feet if…

  • You’re customer-centric in spirit and in execution 
  • You have a competitive spirit of being in front of trend and innovation
  • You like digging into data and doing some analysis
  • You’re excited about solving complex challenges
  • You’re comfortable influencing others, leading teams, managing stakeholders, getting buy-in from leadership, and communicating clearly
  • You have a test and learn mentality and an agile way of working to improve your team’s products

You’ll make an impact by:

  • Developing strategy and growth of multiple subcategories by identifying relevant trends to meet diverse member needs
  • Growing your category: planning, budgeting, and driving growth for the category and establishing a comprehensive understanding of the competitive landscape
  • Establishing and influencing high-visibility supplier relationships
  • Developing and managing new and existing product lines
  • Always looking for creative ideas to drive business improvements, innovation, and customer experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • 8 years’ Product Development experience in Finished Prepared Food.
  • 8 years’ experience in Project Management, Manufacturing, or related field.
  • 8 years’ experience in formulation.

Benefits & Perks:

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

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, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people. 

Who We Are

Join Walmart and your work could help over 275 million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you’ll quickly find we’re a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world’s most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement. From day one, you’ll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life. careers.walmart.com

Minimum Qualifications...

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

As permitted by applicable law, provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines OR secure approval of medical or religious accommodation for the vaccination mandate., Bachelor's degree in Business or related field and 4 years experience in merchandising, replenishment, logistics or related field OR 6 years
experience in merchandising, replenishment, logistics or related field.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Merchandising, planning or sourcing

Primary Location...

702 SW 8TH ST PHARMACY, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712-0000, United States of America

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.

Sam's Club 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, 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
  • Free Membership and discounts in fresh produce
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Paid education assistance with college degrees through our Live Better U program
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid time off - to include vacation, sick leave and parental leave
  • 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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