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. In this role, you will be focused in on strategic planning (forecasting changing company needs), assessing business models, optimizing workflows and systems analysis. 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.
What you'll do
Directs development of complex inventory strategies within categories by building forecasts to align with merchandising needs; validating and implementing new item forecasts; monitoring and calibrating store forecasts; and operating and manipulating office productivity software, statistical packages, inventory management systems, and ad hoc query tools.
Validates and directs the placement of orders within complex merchandise categories by calibrating parameters within the supply chain process to determine appropriate inventory levels; examining and authorizing co-managed supplier flow plans and inventory strategies; developing, coordinating, and completing demand plans with suppliers and other business partners; evaluating and completing new assortment/modular execution; monitoring orders to ensure proper store quantity distribution; identifying incorrect item set up; coordinating and developing solutions for non-routine situations; providing guidance to team members; and responding to escalated issues related to order placement and validation.
Directs the development of forecast parameters and modifications for one or more category teams by approving strategies across multiple merchandise categories; overseeing implementation of division, department, category, and item strategies; developing inventory strategies assigned category teams; validating and implementing new item forecasts; monitoring and calibrating store forecast; and operating and manipulating standard office productivity software, statistical packages, inventory management systems, and ad hoc query tools.
Collaborates with merchants to achieve and align strategic business objectives and initiatives to drive replenishment strategies by evaluating root cause and providing solutions to merchants for in-stock; developing inventory flow strategies while partnering with merchants to understand merchandise strategies and priorities; providing updates during category team meetings managing modular tracking; providing reports and tracking for merchants using multiple systems; creating and developing processes to ensure proper store quantity distribution and item set-up; and reviewing order issues at category ownership level.
Achieves financial results for complex merchandise categories by analyzing data and using bottom-up inventory planning to design strategy; analyzing seasonal inventory flow plans to ensure they meet customer demand and return-on-investment goals; managing cross-functional projects to meet strategic financial plans; leveraging analytics to influence decisions; modeling future inventory plans based on supplier capability; delivering key performance metrics and communicating objectives and results of financial and operational performance to internal and external management.
Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring progress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning.
Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by selecting and training; mentoring; assigning duties; building a team-based work environment; establishing performance expectations and conducting regular performance evaluations; providing recognition and rewards; coaching for success and improvement; and ensuring diversity awareness.
Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by training and providing direction to others in their use and application; ensuring compliance with them; and utilizing and supporting the Open Door Policy.
Ensures business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives; consulting with business partners, managers, co-workers, or other key stakeholders; soliciting, evaluating, and applying suggestions for improving efficiency and cost-effectiveness; and participating in and supporting community outreach events.
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 Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Business, or related field and 4 years' experience in supply chain, merchandising, engineering, business, or relevant area OR 6 years' experience in supply chain, merchandising, engineering, business, or relevant area.
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.
Replenishment, Supervising Associates
Masters, Masters: Business
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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?
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.
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Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
Associate discounts in-store and online
Education assistance for Associate and dependents
Pay during military service
Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
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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