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Category Manager, Footwear

Walmart


Location:
SAN BRUNO, CA
Date:
11/17/2017
2017-11-172017-12-16
Job Code:
936181BR
Walmart
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Category Manager, Footwear in SAN BRUNO, CA | Walmart Careers

Category Manager, Footwear

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
  • Career Area
  • Job Function Merchandising and Sourcing
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 936181BR

What you'll do at

As a Category Manager, you are responsible for buying compelling assortments within a category for our customers at Walmart.com. It’s your job to closely track your suite of products – determining competitive pricing that lives up to our brand promise and analyzing marketplace trends to identify new opportunities for the future and which assortments to transition if they are past their prime – 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 forecasts and supporting business solutions in a fast-paced, multi-dimensional environment.

You won’t do this alone. You work within 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.
  • Demonstrates up-to-date expertise in merchandising concepts for assigned categories and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans
  • Drives sales and gross profit through the optimization of the product assortment in assigned department or categories
  • Maximizes the return on inventory investment in partnership with the Merchandise Planning team, cross-functional partners, and suppliers
  • 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
  • Supports cross-channel and company initiatives to achieve global strategic multi-channel plans

Minimum Qualifications

• 4+ years of proven experience in merchandise, forecasting and product selection
• 2-3 years developing strong business relationships with vendors and industry leaders
• 1-2 years experience managing and maintaining open-to-buy

Education level
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Physical Requirements
• Travel required - Typical travel is between 3-5 days per month

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?
"I focus on continual improvement. Results don’t just come, they happen from hard work and having great teams helping you along the way."
— Dontai, Order Specialist/Process Manager

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