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(USA) Senior Merchant (HO) Fabric & Sewing

Walmart

Walmart

Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 9, 2023

(USA) Senior Merchant (HO) Fabric & Sewing

(USA) Senior Merchant (HO) Fabric & Sewing

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Job Function Merchandising and Online Operations
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition R-1436402

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Senior Merchant – Fabric & Sewing

At Walmart, 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 Senior Merchant, your expertise, vision and strategy will allow you to see the products you buy come to life in stores and online. You will work across all facets of the business, including but not limited to category strategy, team management, budgeting, and forecasting, modulars and assortments, replenishment, and supplier negotiations. Leveraging your advocacy and negotiation skills with the access and scale of the Walmart system, 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 you need to do your job, learn, grow and succeed.

What you’ll do…

As a Senior Merchant you will lead a cross-functional buying matrix team, establish strategy and manage budgets to drive profitable growth, develop robust partnerships with suppliers, and use vision and creativity to impact the customer experience for both stores and eCommerce channels. You know your customers’ needs and suppliers better than anyone else and are constantly thinking about what is next for your business. Success in this role requires tenacity, an analytical mindset, influence, ability to meet deadlines, and a competitive spirit. You’ll use your executive presence to work with suppliers at all levels and navigate interesting, complex challenges.

You’ll sweep us off our feet if:

  • You are comfortable managing a multimillion-dollar business with profit and loss responsibility
  • You are an entrepreneur and enjoy being the CEO of your business
  • You are customer-focused, understand customer behavior across stores and eComm channels, and make customer-centric recommendations and decisions across all touchpoints.
  • You have proven digital acumen and understand how to leverage it to drive your omni channel business.
  • You are data savvy: you can analyze performance, understand trends, and translate results into strategies
  • You have strong communication skills that enable you to convey complex topics in a concise manner to various audiences.
  • You guide suppliers, vendors, and your cross functional team in the development of customer focused processes and products.
  • You are tenacious, dedicated and thrive working with ownership, autonomy, and a healthy dose of competition

You’ll make an impact by:

  • Developing strategy and growth of multiple formats and departments for large, complex, or high-risk categories and subcategories by identifying relevant trends to meet diverse customer needs.
  • Growing your categories for both stores & eComm channels: Planning, budgeting, forecasting, and driving growth for the category and establishing a comprehensive understanding of the competitive landscape into your business plans.
  • Establishing and influencing high-visibility supplier relationships.
  • Developing and managing new and existing product lines
  • Leading your team through mentorship and development to achieve high performance standards.
  • Always looking for creative ideas to drive business improvements, innovation, and customer experience

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.

Who We Are

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

Minimum Qualifications...

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 4 years’ experience in merchandising, buying, financial planning, operations, or related area.OR 6 years’ experience in merchandising, buying, financial planning, operations, or related area.
1 years’ supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications...

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, Supervisory experience Masters: Business, Masters: Merchandising

Primary Location...

203 SE MARTIN LUTHER KING JR, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712-0000, United States of America

About Walmart

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, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.
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"I have switched careers twice within Walmart and each time my leadership supported me in learning an entirely different business. "
— Scott, Senior Manager

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • 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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