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Senior Merchandise Planner

Walmart


Location:
SAN BRUNO, CA
Date:
06/23/2017
2017-06-232017-07-22
Job Code:
903224
Walmart
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Job Details

JobId: 903224
JobTitle: Senior Merchandise Planner
City: SAN BRUNO
State: CA
Description:

Department Summary

No two days are the same for the Walmart.com Merchandising team.  It’s exciting and things change rapidly, except one component: we’re 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.


Position Summary


As a Senior Merchandise Planner, you are responsible for managing inventory, planning and forecasting for high-growth, complex merchandise categories – ensuring that assortment, price and availability 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. As a Senior Planner, you will provide expert advice to Planner(s) to align efforts amongst varying perspectives.

You won’t do this alone. You will work with a world-class team of collaborative colleagues and have access to industry-leading merchandising tools and technology to help you analyze customer, partner, market, business and financial insights at scale. In addition to bringing the “art” to the “science” of retailing, we’re also counting on you to share your knowledge and expertise with your team and foster a collaborative and supportive environment.


Position Description



  • Coordinates, completes, and oversees job-related activities and assignments for merchandise planning and replenishment


  • Ensures compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity


  • Maintains and executes financial plans and open-to-buy (OTB) forecasts for Merchandise Department


  • Places orders and oversees the placement and validation of orders within high-growth merchandise categories and departments


  • Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates


  • Supports the continuous development and implementation of financial strategies for complex merchandise categories and departments

    Minimum Qualifications


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


  • At least 2 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.

    Preferred Qualifications


  • 4 year degree in business or related field or equivalent experience



Position Description


  • Coordinates, completes, and oversees job-related activities and assignments for merchandise planning and replenishment

  • Ensures compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity

  • Maintains and executes financial plans and open-to-buy (OTB) forecasts for Merchandise Department

  • Places orders and oversees the placement and validation of orders within high-growth merchandise categories and departments

  • Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates

  • Supports the continuous development and implementation of financial strategies for complex merchandise categories and departments


Minimum Qualifications


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


  • At least 2 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.


Additional Preferred Qualifications

SQL knowledge


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:

838369BR



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