What you'll do...
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 Private Brands Product Development and Sourcing Manager of Food and Consumables, your product development expertise will allow you to see the products you buy come to life in club and online. Leveraging your skills in product development, market knowledge, and quality control; 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 Brand 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 online and in-club 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 Supplier, Merchants, Brand Management, and Quality and brand team.
What you'll do
As a Product Development and Sourcing Manager, you will lead apparel 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 experience 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
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.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.
3 year's experience in merchandising, sourcing, planning, finance, or related field.
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.
Merchandising, sourcing, planning, finance, or related field.
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
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