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Product Development Specialist, Sporting Goods

Walmart


Location:
San Bruno, CA 94066
Date:
02/01/2018
2018-02-012018-03-16
Walmart
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966480BRReq ID:966480BRCompany 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.Job Title:Product Development Specialist, Sporting GoodsPosition Summary:Want to help change the future of online commerce? Want to create unique and innovative product assortments that consumers can't find anywhere else? Are you passionate about sporting goods? The Private Brands team at Walmart eCommerce (Walmart.com, Jet.com, Hayneedle.com, Moosejaw.com) is delivering on a strategy to be a leader in the sporting goods category by building brands customers trust and unique products they treasure.

We are looking for an exceptional associate to help grow our sporting goods private brand businesses. As a Product Development Specialist, you will be responsible for understanding white space in the current assortment and developing products and brands that fill the customer need. You need to have a combination of creative and analytical thinking. The ideal candidate possesses a mix of attention to detail, analytical/problem-solving skills, entrepreneurial can-do spirit, and a passion for product.City:SAN BRUNOState:CAPosition Description:Drives the post-commitment process in for a product development cycle, including approving samples, testing and packaging

Assists product development manager in developing a category strategy and sourcing product

Analyzes KPIs and provides insight to manager and cross-functional partners

Develops relationships within the supplier community to product high quality brands and products

QAs product launches to ensure high-quality representation of brands on the site

Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrityMinimum Qualifications:1-3 years' experience in merchandising, product development or a related business

Bachelor's degree in business or a related field

High Attention to detail

Intermediate Excel Skills

Ability to drive processes with several cross-functional partners

Great Communication Skills

Passion for the sporting goodsAdditional Preferred Qualifications:Direct category experience in sporting goods, particularly in a merchandising/buying function

Experience in sourcing product from manufacturers

Project Management experience

Experience in eCommerce

Advanced Excel or Analytics SkillsCategory:Merchandising and Sourcing Division:Walmart.comDivision Summary:The Walmart.com team is here to provide amazing digital and physical experiences for our customers with seamless access to products and services they want. Marketplace allows us to present an even wider array of vendor products on Walmart.com and beyond. Behind the scenes, e-commerce experts are focused on category growth, program management, business development, and seller onboarding. We continuously strive to deliver incredible selection, ease, and e-commerce innovation to customers.Employment Type:Full TimeRequisition Template:eCommerce
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