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(USA) Senior Manager II, Product Development & Sourcing - Patio & Garden

Walmart

Walmart

Product
Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Saturday, July 22, 2023
  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Merchandising and Online Operations
  • Job Function Merchandising and Online Operations
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition R-1592964

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Sr. Manager II, Product Development & Sourcing - Patio & Garden


This role will require relocation to Bentonville, AR.

 

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 Sr. Manager II, Product Development & Sourcing - Patio & Garden, your product development expertise will allow you to see the products you buy come to life in stores and online. Leveraging your skills in color/trend, market knowledge, quality and fit, 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 brands business at Walmart 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 for the in-store and online category 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 Merchants, Sourcing, Quality and brand team. 

 

What you’ll do… 

 

As a Senior Manager II, Product Development & Sourcing, you will lead the 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 executive presence 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 have experience in patio & garden products, specifically outdoor power equipment

 

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 

 

 

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.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Design, or related field and 4 years’ experience in design, merchandising, marketing, or related area OR 6 years’ experience in design, merchandising, marketing, or related area.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Financial Modeling and Analysis, Manufacturing, Microsoft Office, Product Development, Programming Language - VBA, Project Management, Statistical Programming Language - Structured Query Language (SQL), Supervising Associates Masters, Masters: Arts Lean Six Sigma Champion Certification - Certification, Project Management - Project Management Professional - Certification

Primary Location...

702 SW 8TH ST, BENTONVILLE, AR 72716, 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.