Director, Product Management (Us) - Merchandise Supply Chain Product

Wal-Mart Bentonville , AR 72716

Posted 1 week ago

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

This role will drive the strategic approach to modernize and digitize the experience for the Sam's Club Distribution Center Supply Chain by placing our product at the center of the growth strategy, while lowering retention and operational costs.

This role will start as an individual contributor (reporting to a Sr. Director) formulating strategies that solve for a dynamic and agile deployment of the Warehouse Management System (WMS) to all current and future planned distribution centers (DCs). As the strategy matures, this role will lead a team to drive execution and continuous improvement of the WMS related to processing, fulfilment, and shipping of freight while partnering with internal cross functional teams.

You'll sweep us off our feet if

  • You hold a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Engineering, Communications, or related field and 6 years of experience in product management or a related field OR 8 years of experience in product management or a related field.

  • You have 2 years of experience building and leading high performing teams and 4 years of experience leading cross-functional teams.

  • You hold a Master's Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.

  • You have 10 years of experience leading product or solution development.

  • You have 10 years of experience gathering, identifying, defining, and communicating requirements.

  • You have 8 years of experience consulting and advising business partners utilizing detailed analysis.

  • You have 4 years of experience building and leading high performing teams.

  • You have a proven track record of successful product creation with measurable and significant business impact.

You'll make an impact by:

  • Defining long-term vision and product strategy for multiple product families by collaborating to develop long-term corporate financial plans; developing and delivering on the financial plan for area of responsibility; capitalizing on domain expertise; leveraging internal and external best practices and standards to drive decision making; identifying and anticipating market opportunities based on an in-depth understanding of the market and competition; overseeing the execution of competitive assessments, driving innovation; approving business cases; prioritizing and allocating resources; and approving objectives and key performance indicators.

  • Developing and enhancing multiple product families by identifying and adopting emerging technology; collaborating with senior leadership to ensure alignment between roadmap and business strategies; developing and managing roadmaps across product areas; navigating ambiguous business challenges; identifying high impact and return on investment opportunities; turning customer insights into actionable priorities and initiatives; drawing insight from benchmark studies and industry leaders to inform roadmaps and strategies; overseeing the development of user and business acceptance criteria and product roll out strategy; managing risks and dependencies; and prioritizing product backlog.

  • Building and fostering collaborative relationships with key partners (for example, business leaders, User Experience, Engineering, Analytics) by driving priorities across business pillars and role modeling transparency; communicating product roadmaps and priorities; collaborating across product areas for roadmap prioritization; engaging with key partners to determine the best product and business strategies; and gaining buy-in from executive-level leadership.

  • Providing overall direction by analyzing business objectives and customer needs; developing, communicating, building support for, and implementing business strategies, plans, and practices; analyzing costs and forecasts and incorporating them into business plans; determining and supporting resource requirements; evaluating operational processes; measuring outcomes to ensure desired results; identifying and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; promoting a customer environment; and demonstrating adaptability and sponsoring continuous learning.

  • Developing and implementing strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged workforce by diagnosing capability gaps; recruiting, selecting, and developing talent; supporting mentorship, workforce development, and succession planning; and leveraging the capabilities of new and existing talent.

  • Cultivating an environment where associates respect and adhere to company standards of integrity and ethics by integrating these values into all programs and practices; developing consequences for violations or non-compliance; and supporting the Open Door Policy.

  • Developing and leveraging internal and external partnerships and networks to maximize the achievement of business goals by sponsoring and leading key community outreach and involvement initiatives; engaging key stakeholders in the development, execution, and evaluation of appropriate business plans and initiatives; and supporting associate efforts in these areas.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.

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.

About the Team:

The Sam's Product team has over 50 associates supporting the Warehouse Management System (WMS) and SaaS solutions that serve over 36k operation associates across 63 distribution centers. The Product team is part of the Innovation and Automation arm of Supply Chain delivering best in class experiences via applications and supporting the growth of automation with 3rd party vendors. The team influences savings for a ~100B business.

About Walmart

Join Walmart and your work could help over 265 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.

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position:

  • Experience building and leading high performing teams, consulting and advising business partners utilizing detailed analysis, gathering, identifying, defining, and communicating requirements, leading product or solution development.

  • Proven track record of successful product creation with measurable and significant business impact.

  • Masters Degree in Business Administration, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science.

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 computer science, engineering, or related area and 11 years' experience in product management. Option 2: 13 years' experience in product management 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 Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration, or related area and 10 years' experience as a product manager, ideally working on consumer-facing, large-scale, highly complex B2B/C products, Supervisory experience

Masters: Business Administration, Masters: Computer Engineering, Masters: Computer Science

Primary Location...

2101 SE SIMPLE SAVINGS DR, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712-4304, 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, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.

Hello, NW Arkansas

With over 200 miles of trails, an emerging locally-sourced food scene, the world-renowned Crystal Bridges Museum-NWA has something for everyone.

Discover NW Arkansas

  • Art

Crystal Bridges Museum

Celebrate the American spirit in a setting that unites the beauty of art and the power of nature.

  • Culture

Walton Arts Center

Arkansas' premiere center for visual arts and entertainment.

  • Education

The Amazeum

An interactive children's museum that's fun for the whole family.

  • Commune

Botanical Gardens

42 acres of premiere public garden space.

  • Explore

Devil's Den State Park

Located on 2,500 acres, Devil's Den State Park is the perfect place to explore Arkansas' natural beauty.

  • come together

Fayetteville Square

The best of shopping and restaurants, right in the heart of Fayetteville.

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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