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Associate Buyer

Walmart


Location:
Bentonville, AR 72712
Date:
02/01/2018
2018-02-012018-03-04
Walmart
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972916BRReq ID:972916BRCompany 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:Associate BuyerEmployment Type:Full TimeCity:BENTONVILLEState:ARPosition Description:



+ Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans

+ Establishes and maintains supplier relationships to purchase products for a subcategory

+ Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity

+ Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions

+ Provides direction to the cross functional buying matrix team

+ Provides input to senior buyer or merchandising vice president for developing and managing subcategory budgets

+ Supports development and management of new and existing product lines

+ Supports senior buyer in category and subcategory strategy development

+ Supports the senior buyer with execution and maintenance of category and subcategory inventory plans

Minimum Qualifications:



+ Bachelor s degree in Business or related field OR 1 year experience in buying, financial planning, replenishment management, retail operations management, or related field.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:



+ 1 year experience leading a cross-functional team.

+ 1 year experience negotiating (for example, cost, product quality, delivery terms) in a merchandising field.

+ 1 year experience using basic Microsoft Office functionality (for example, Excel, Word, Outlook).

Category:Merchandising and Sourcing Hourly/Salary:SalaryShift:0Division:WalmartRequisition Template:Home Office
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