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Senior Product Development Manager I Electronics-Walmart Merchandising

Walmart
Bentonville, AR 72712
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1004839BRReq ID:1004839BRCompany Summary:What started small, with a single discount store and the simple idea of selling more for less, has grown over the last 50 years into the largest retailer in the world. Today, nearly 260 million customers visit our more than 11,500 stores under 72 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce sites in 11 countries each week. With fiscal year 2016 revenue of $482.1 billion, Walmart employs 2.3 million associates worldwide 1.5 million in the U.S. alone. Its all part of our unwavering commitment to creating opportunities and bringing value to customers and communities around the world.Job Title:Senior Product Development Manager I Electronics-Walmart MerchandisingTime Type:Full TimeCity:BENTONVILLEState:ARPosition Description:-Product Development -Develop the long term category growth strategy for Private Brand Connected Home, TV Wall Mounts and Audio/Video products. -Actively manage the Private Brand assortment, ensuring products are refreshed, replaced and discontinued to keep up with market and customer expectations. -Manage new product development for all new products. Ensure they provide sales growth, margin expansion and or market differentiation. -Serves a s a subject matter expert to buyers, brand teams, strategic suppliers, and technical staff for assigned categories. -Partners with merchants to ensure that strategies and roadmaps support their selling objectives. Sourcing -Generate and implement efficient sourcing and category management strategies -Maintain and develop supplier relationships -Collaborate with the overseas sourcing team to develop and implement sourcing and supplier selection strategies both domestically and internationally. -Participates in the development of the supplier matrix for assigned categories. -Ensure we are working with suppliers providing the best cost, quality and service. -Travel internationally at least twice per year as needed. Leadership -Provide coaching, insights and motivation, along with constructive feedback to team members. -Actively develop strong relationships with key leaders within Merchandising to aid in the removal of obstacles that inhibit successful development and growth of Private Brands. -Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity.Minimum Qualifications:-Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, Marketing or Design -8 plus years of experience in product development/project management/ and or manufacturingAdditional Preferred Qualifications:-1 year experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint) -1 year supervisory experience -2 years experience with direct import processes -3 years experience with creative based design software (Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop) -5 years experience with cross functional project management -3 years experience with retail financial metrics (profit and loss, cost components) -Excellent leadership skills with the ability to direct a team and achieve results while staying on schedule. -Strong project management skills -Excellent communication and problem -solving skills -Strong ability to work well in a group and motivate team members -Creative thinker with passion for innovation, customer insights and new product opportunities -Team player able to work cross functionally to accomplish strategic initiatives -Cross functional team leadership. Ability to work across the Walmart organization to lead the implementation of key projects Strong analytical and financial skills -Strong Excel and PowerPoint capabiltiesCategory:Merchandising and Sourcing Status:SalaryShift:0Brand:Walmart
Posted: 2018-03-16 Expires: 2018-12-02

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Walmart
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