Why you should apply for a job with Walmart:
- 51%of reviewers say women and men are treated equally at Walmart.
- All eligible associates have affordable options that include no lifetime maximum and eligible preventive care covered at 100%.
- The enhanced maternity benefit supports birth moms with up to 10 weeks of protected paid time away from work.
- Associates can take advantage of Resources for Living, a free confidential counseling and health information service.
What you'll do...
At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make and drives us to create the future of retail. As aMerchant Regional Craft Beer,you'll serve as an advocate for our customers and see the products you buy come to life in our stores. Part visionary and part strategist, you'll be the expert for your category and leverage the scale and access of the Walmart system to truly impact the business and the lives of millions of customers worldwide.Along the way, you'll be guided by our deep-rooted culture with the support and tools you need to do your best work.
You'll sweep us off our feet if:
You are comfortable managing a multibillion-dollar business with profit and lossresponsibility.
You enjoy learning about the latest trends, products, andnuances of yourmarket
Youaredata savvy: you can analyze performance, understand trends, and translatetheseresults intostrategies
Youare tenacious, dedicated and thriveworking with ownership, autonomy, and ahealthy dose ofcompetition
You are a people person - easily creating and fostering relationships with our brewers, distributors, internal stakeholders, andleadership
You love solving problems you come with a point of view, have data to back up your recommendations, and are an out-of-the-box thinker that brings a distinct perspective to our diverseteam
You'll make an impact by:
Setting the category strategy:you'llestablish strategy,manage budgets to drive profitable growth,and use vision and creativity to impact the customerexperience
Making decisions:you'll make decisions about nearly every aspect of your products including replenishment, supply chain, manufacturers, store operations, planning, assortment, layouts, budgets, modular, andpricing
Designing, developing, and launching products: you'll work with our Product Development and Sourcing team to create new products for PrivateBrands
Knowing your category:You'll know your customers and supplier better than anyone and are always thinking about what is next for yourbusiness
Category Strategy:Owns category strategy, develops plans for a moderately complex category, and supports the long-term business unit plan. Oversees pricing and promotion strategy. Executes prioritized strategic initiatives. Analyzes competition, customer behavior, industry trends, and the macro environment.
Channel Strategy:Owns decisions around the channel strategy for a moderately complex category. Makes recommendations and drives channel alignment. Collaborates with supply chain as needed. Makes decisions.
Financial Management:Owns the profit-and-loss (P&L) management for a moderately complex category. Analyzes daily business. Identifies execution of levers needed to meet financial targets. Determines Open to Buy, Pricing Actions, and inventory-related decisions which influence category P&L.
Supplier Negotiations:Supports the identification of negotiation levers, gives, and takes. Drives price leadership and profitability. Defines negotiation cadence. Suggests information for dossiers. Advises on response and escalation paths. Conducts supplier negotiations and recommending guardrails. Owns decisions on suppliers and supplier execution, communication, and support. Makes decisions on terms and conditions. Decides performance-tracking metrics. Identifies negotiation training for direct reports.
Shopper/Customer Experience:Owns decision on filtration rules for search results and search queries for moderately complex, category-level search terms. Develops attribution strategy for search engine optimization. Recommends taxonomy. Owns product showing physical how we show product; fixture type, sample, online pick up/delivery.
Omni Channel Customer Focus:Makes customer-centric recommendations and decisions across all customer touchpoints. Constantly incorporates applicable and actionable customer feedback. Understands customer behavior across channels, or within relevant channels.Guidessuppliers and vendors in the development of customer-focused processes and products.
Team Management:Manages selection, performance, development, and terminations for assigned team and drives engagement. Manages daily and weekly key priorities and tasks to be completed by direct reports or cross-functional team. Provides career guidance. Supports and ensures compliance with company guidelines on diversity and inclusivity.
Budgeting & Forecasting:Supports budget creation for a moderately complex category. Develops the financial forecast and financial plan and determines inventory purchase amounts. Partners with merchandising business analysts/planners to support the creation and execution of financial objectives.
Data and Digital Acumen:Leveragesdata analysis tools to explore moderately complex data. Develops and tests hypotheses. Builds and presents insights. Uses visualization tools to represent data and construct coherent stories to influence decisions. Identifies, implements, and drives technology change within scope of work. Successfully uses data to influence strategic work.
Pricing:Owns pricing decisions across items. Manages COOPs agreements. Recommends competitors for category price match and items to be linked to apply EDLP principles. Supports markdown.
Private Brands & Product Development:Supports private brand strategy for a moderately complex category.Cascadesstrategy approved by department lead. Supports assortment decisions, identifies gaps and opportunities, and makes brand decisions for specific items. Agrees to product guidelines, recommends mod guidelines, decides distribution points, and advises the packaging team.
Replenishment:Supports decision-making based on On-Time In-Full and DSD receiving performance as needed. Advises and executes fines and penalties. Supports planning objectives. Helps determine pack size, channel decisions, and alignment for items as needed. Guides on channel ratio of import/domestic units and feature set quantity. Supports optimal pack size, and freight terms decisions.
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.
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
Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.
Bachelor's degree in Business, Merchandising , or related field and 3 years' experience in merchandising, buying, financial planning, operations, or related area OR 5 years' experience in merchandising, buying, financial planning, operations, or related area.
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.
Microsoft Office, Negotiating with third-party suppliers, SupervisoryMasters: Business, Masters: Merchandising
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- 51%of reviewers say women and men are treated equally at Walmart.