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Associate Merchandise Planner

Walmart


Location:
SAN BRUNO, CA
Date:
06/27/2017
2017-06-272017-07-26
Job Code:
909065
Walmart
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Job Details

JobId: 909065
JobTitle: Associate Merchandise Planner
City: SAN BRUNO
State: CA
Description:

Position Summary

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Position Description


The Walmart.com Merchandising Team is looking for individuals who can collaborate and thrive in a dynamic environment, demonstrate and foster innovative thinking, use and learn the latest tools and technology to analyze data and insights at scale, and – above all else – think everyday about how to best meet the needs of our customers.

As an Associate Merchandise Planner, you are responsible for managing inventory and planning and forecasting for a merchandise category – ensuring business plans are a “win-win” for our customers and Walmart.com. Creativity and agility will be paramount as you identify retail trends and synthesize information from multiple touch points – providing financial plans and supporting business solutions in a fast-paced, multi-dimensional environment.
You won’t do this alone. You will work within a world-class team of collaborative colleagues and have access to industry-leading merchandising tools and technology to help you analyze and interpret customer, partner, market, business and financial insights at scale. Your job is to bring the “art” to the “science” – using your intuition and expertise fueled by data, analytics and, above all, a passion for helping our customers save money and live better.



  • Assists in the development of and executes financial plans and forecasts for a merchandising category

  • Creates forecast parameters and modifications for a merchandise category

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

  • Executes financial strategies and achieves financial results for a merchandising category

  • Executes the placement and validation of orders within merchandise categories

  • 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



Minimum Qualifications


  • 1+ years experience in planning, buying, replenishment, finance or related field required.


  • At least 1 year experience in a retail environment preferred.


  • Planners should be available to work nights and weekends when necessary to achieve specific deliverables, especially during the November/ December timeframe.

    Physical Requirements


  • Planners generally travel 3 to 4 weeks out of the year.


Company Summary

Walmart Global eCommerce is comprised of Walmart.com, VUDU, SamsClub.com, and our technical powerhouse @WalmartLabs. Here, innovators incubate next gen e-commerce solutions in real-time. We integrate online, physical, and mobile shopping experiences for billions of customers around the globe. How do we do it? We continuously build and invest in new technology including open source tools and big data innovations. Data scientists, front and back-end engineers, product managers, and web and UX/UI teams collaborate alongside e-commerce experts to envision, prototype, and bring revolutionary ideas to life in a dynamic, flexible and fun work culture.


Req ID:

844074BR



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