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Associate Site Merchant

Walmart

Walmart

Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Location: Onsite, Bentonville, AR

Want to help lead the way in redefining how we shop online? Associate Site Merchant for Walmart eCommerce is a critical team member in shaping the creative vision and strategy for our customers’ site experience for the department. This person will support the execution of roles and responsibilities across the category site merchandising team. You will be leveraging the assortment strategy, competitive insights and market share opportunities and translating them into a frictionless, inspiring and easy to shop experiences through: navigation, taxonomy, search (internal and external) and browse. You’ll drive impact through developing and executing the fundamentals of site operations

across our site catalog to drive awareness and conversion for our eCommerce business.

You’ll sweep us off our feet if:

  • You understand how customers shop online and design shopping experiences that drive customer engagement, trust and purchases
  • You’re a thought leader who can communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals, enabling you to earn trust at all levels.
  • You use both sides of the brain and can combine data, customer insights and creative intuition to optimize content, deliver on business goals and create a best-in-class customer shopping experience.
  • You have an incredible focus on operational excellence and getting the fundamentals right and can identify opportunities for efficiency and improvement.
  • You believe in and prioritize the collective success of the team and are quick to jump in, help, take initiative, and coach your fellow team members.

You’ll make an impact by:

  • Leading the site strategy for your area–You’ll drive the path to purchase strategy for a specific Hardlines categories, using trends and customer insights to shape the customer purchase journey.
  • Telling a story through our site – You’ll identify key customer insights and help define your category’s customer experience.
  • Leveraging data to optimize the site strategy– You’ll leverage data, reporting and analytical insights to set goals, measure success and continually refine our site.
  • Becoming an invaluable strategic partner to cross-functional partners – You’ll partner with various internal teams to improve processes, identify opportunities, partner on new assortment concepts, and create site infrastructure to better the customer experience.
  • Executing on key merchandising initiativesYou’ll implement omni-channel merchandising processes, help scale efficiency and best-in-class workflows and timelines, embedding operational excellence into everything you do and work collaboratively across divisions and departments.

Minimum Qualification:

  • Bachelor degree in business or related field or equivalent experience in Business or related field

Preferred Qualification:

  • 2-4 years related experience in Buying, Site Merchandising, Category Management or Creative, Editorial, or Content Marketing or related field.
  • Bachelors Degree in Business or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in consumer-focused eCommerce environment
  • Strong customer obsession focused on building the right site experience for our customer
  • Creative and analytical – can comfortably leverage data to inform creative strategy.
  • Ability to set clear team objectives and performance measures
  • Ability to select and develop a team of future leaders
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a cross-functional team and willingness to take on responsibilities outside primary job description when necessary
  • Assertive, adaptable and demonstrates initiative in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities

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 – 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

res and online. Obtains missing, item-related information from suppliers and/or distributors to ensure items are correctly set up. Supports activity planning, store trainings, and store communications.
Shopper/Customer Experience: Owns the execution of customer communication and education programs in stores. Collaborates with the modular team. Owns search queries for an assigned category. Ensures the quality and accuracy of product page content. Follows taxonomy guidelines. Collaborates with Site Merchandising for running campaigns on the home page as planned. Implements rules to filter what appears in search results for shared search terms as needed.
Omni Channel Customer Focus: Understands customer behavior across channels, or within relevant channels (for example demand trends, buying behaviors, consumption patterns around units). Guides suppliers and vendors in the development of customer-focused processes and products.
Budgeting & Forecasting: Supports category finances by tracking performance against organizational financial targets. Creates sales reports that analyze sub-category performance against overall business results as needed. Supports forecasting as assigned. Provides input on budgeting at the sub-category level or below. Coordinates with planners/business analysts to determine the financial plan and inventory purchase amounts.
Features and Promos: Develops and executes approved proposals for features across stores and online channels. Implements themes for monthly category features. Supports decisions on recommended modular strategy.
Data and Digital Acumen: Leverages data analysis tools to explore simple data, performs basic statistical analysis, derives insights, and creates basic reports. Uses visualization tools to represent data and construct coherent stories to influence decisions. Identifies, implements, and drives technology change within scope of work.
Item Setup & Maintenance: Supports decisions on item configuration to be made primary for ordering for eCommerce. Supports decisions on item cross referencing as needed and makes recommendations. Supports the sample management process for imagery for category. Supports the sample management process for imagery. Supports item setup for stores.
Pricing: Supports COOPs agreements and management as needed. Makes recommendations on base price or adjusted price for non-defensive, replenishable items as needed.
Modular & Assortment: Supports the implementation of modular layout principles for a category along with the modular team. Supports walkthrough execution, owns necessary adjustments based on post-walkthrough analysis, and makes recommendations. Supports decisions on corporate quantities of committed-buy and allocated items and quantities to be shared. Advises on sharing of items and replenishment. Supports determination of the finalized mods.
Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet customer and business needs; and building commitment for perspectives and rationales.
Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities.
Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by incorporating these into the development and implementation of business plans; using the Open Door Policy; and demonstrating and assisting others with how to apply these in executing business processes and practices.
Live our Values
Culture Champion
• Models the Walmart values to foster our culture; holds oneself and others accountable; and supports Walmart’s commitment to communities, social justice, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability; maintains and promotes the highest standards of integrity, ethics and compliance.
Servant Leadership
• Acts as an altruistic servant leader and is consistently humble, self-aware, honest, and transparent.
Embrace Change
Curiosity & Courage
• Demonstrates curiosity and a growth mindset; fosters an environment that supports learning, innovation, and intelligent risk-taking; and exhibits resilience in the face of setbacks.
Digital Transformation & Change
• Seeks and implements continuous improvements and encourages the team to leverage new digital tools and ways of working.
Deliver for the Customer
Customer Focus
• Delivers expected business results while putting the customer first and consistently applying an omni-merchant mindset and the EDLP and EDLC business models to all plans.
Strategic Thinking
• Adopts a holistic perspective that considers data, analytics, customer insights, and different parts of the business when making plans and shaping the team’s strategy.
Focus on our Associates
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
• Identifies, attracts, and retains diverse and inclusive team members; builds a high-performing team; embraces diversity in all its forms; and actively supports diversity goal programs.
Collaboration & Influence
• Builds strong and trusting relationships with team members and business partners; works collaboratively and cross-functionally to achieve objectives; and communicates with energy and positivity to motivate, influence, and inspire commitment and action.
Talent Management
• Creates a discipline and focus around developing talent, promotes an environment allowing everyone to bring their best selves to work, empowers associates and partners to act in the best interest of the customer and company, and regularly recognizes others’ contributions and accomplishments.

At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based bonus awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more.

You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable.

For information about PTO, see https://one.walmart.com/notices.

Live Better U is a Walmart-paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam's Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor's degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart.

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 a specific plan or program terms.

For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.

The annual salary range for this position is $70,000.00-$130,000.00

Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance bonuses.

Additional compensation for certain positions may also include:

- Stock

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

2 years’ experience in merchandising, buying, financial planning, operations, or related area.

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, Pricing, site merchandising, planning or inventory, or related area Bachelors: Business, Bachelors: Merchandising

Primary Location...

702 Sw 8Th St, Bentonville, AR 72716, United States of America