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Senior Manager, Product Development & Merchandise Innovation

Walmart


Location:
San Bruno, CA 94066
Date:
02/01/2018
2018-02-012018-05-14
Walmart
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876585BRReq ID:876585BRCompany 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:Senior Manager, Product Development & Merchandise InnovationPosition Summary:The Senior Manager of Product Development is new role to Walmart.com and one that gives the associate a great opportunity to be part of a growing team that is forging a new path and process as to how we drive private label growth within the home division. This person should have a deep understanding of how to develop product from concept to execution and what is required to manage and hit timelines within a product life cycle. Ideally this person would have experience in hardlines as well as softlines and be very familiar with materials, construction and product development vernacular. This person needs to be very process and detail oriented. This person will be instrumental in developing strong processes, partnerships and integration with our store counterparts to gain alignment and leverage resources. This person needs to be extremely collaborative with strong people skills and the ability to manage politics with grace. This role requires the associate to be able to travel often, approximately 1 week a month for the first 6 months and then frequent travel thereafter. We are looking for someone with a start-up and agile thinking mentality that approaches ambiguity and change with a positive attitude and tireless approach.City:SAN BRUNOState:CAPosition Description:The Senior Manager of Product Development is new role to Walmart.com and one that gives the associate a great opportunity to be part of a growing team that is forging a new path and process as to how we drive private label growth within the home division. This person should have a deep understanding of how to develop product from concept to execution and what is required to manage and hit timelines within a product life cycle. Ideally this person would have experience in hardlines as well as softlines and be very familiar with materials, construction and product development vernacular. This person needs to be very process and detail oriented. This person will be instrumental in developing strong processes, partnerships and integration with our store counterparts to gain alignment and leverage resources. This person needs to be extremely collaborative with strong people skills and the ability to manage politics with grace. This role requires the associate to be able to travel often, approximately 1 week a month for the first 6 months and then frequent travel thereafter. We are looking for someone with a start-up and agile thinking mentality that approaches ambiguity and change with a positive attitude and tireless approach.





+ Determines macro and global trends relevant to advancing the Walmart.com business

+ Develops department trend and color presentations for key seasonal deliveries (for example, spring, summer, back to college)

+ Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects for Walmart.com Merchandising

+ Ensures business needs are being met

+ Initiates the placement of unbranded and branded products

+ Leads the development of Walmart private label and non-branded products in multiple categories and departments

+ Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity

+ Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates

Minimum Qualifications:Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Design, or related field and 2 years experience in design, merchandising, marketing, or

related field OR 4 years experience in design, merchandising, marketing, or related field.

Travel

Travels internationally to and from multiple facilities or work-sites requiring extended overnight stays.Additional Preferred Qualifications:1 year of supervisory experience.

1 year experience with Microsoft Office Suite (for example, Excel, PowerPoint).

3 years experience in manufacturing, product development, packaging, or design.

3 years experience with retail financial metrics (for example, profit and loss (P&L), cost components).

3 years experience with creative based design software (for example, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop).

3 years experience with cross-functional project management.

2 years experience with direct import processes.



#LI-SY1Category: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 Department Summary:No two days are the same for the Walmart.com Merchandising team. Its exciting and things change rapidly, except one component: were always 100% customer-centric! With instant access to products, services and information online, customers expect choice, ease, and personalization. Innovation and leading edge technology enables our team to analyze deep customer insights and market data at scale. Our team of strategists, site merchants, buyers, creative types, UI designers (and more) collaborate together, utilizing big data innovations and analytics to enhance omnichannel experiences for our customers.
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