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Global Produce Sourcing - Sourcing Manager, Florida


Miami, FL 33172
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1028435BRReq ID:1028435BRCompany Summary:What started small, with a single discount store and the simple idea of selling more for less, has grown over the last 50 years into the largest retailer in the world. Each week, over 260 million customers and members visit our 11,695 stores under 59 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce websites in 11 countries. With fiscal year 2017 revenue of $485.9 billion, Walmart employs approximately 2.3 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity. It's all part of our unwavering commitment to creating opportunities and bringing value to customers and communities around the world.Job Title:Global Produce Sourcing - Sourcing Manager, FloridaEmployment Type:Full TimeCity:DORALState:FLPosition Description:Supports activities related to sourcing private label product through all sourcing paths by implementing a streamlined process for product

development and delivery; delegating responsibilities related to technical specification delivery to cross-functional teams (for example, Product

Development, Global Sourcing, Technical Services); and executing communication protocols between the category team and offshore sourcing


Identifies suppliers based on their alignment with product technical specifications by obtaining information of quality standards (for example, good,

better, best) from Technical Services and Product Development for designated categories; partnering with Product Development to develop final

product specifications based on required aesthetics, branding, and customer expectations; executing Walmart's global leverage strategy to ensure

optimal quality and cost across multiple retail markets; adjusting or updating product specifications as needed; and leveraging existing knowledge and

best practices to drive consistency and standardization of sourcing across suppliers.

Supports timely completion of key milestones necessary for downstream functions by conducting root cause analysis; resolving or escalating issues

as appropriate; facilitating communication between category teams and offshore sourcing teams related to product specifications or global design

packs; tracking samples, pricing quotes, product finalization, supplier commitments, and shipment times; and obtaining cost information on desired


Manages processes for on-boarding new suppliers and maintaining existing suppliers by implementing and maintaining process approval guidelines

across the supplier matrix; working with Ethical Sourcing to verify that all suppliers adhere to ethical compliance policies; conducting supplier training,

feedback, and learning sessions; compiling, maintaining, and validating internal metrics to formally assess supplier performance; and communicating

supplier performance to Global Sourcing management and business partners (for example, Technical Services, merchants, Product Development).

Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and

guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet customer and business needs; and

building commitment for perspectives and rationales.

Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business

needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on

improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities.

Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by

incorporating these into the development and implementation of business plans; using the Open Door Policy; and demonstrating and assisting others

with how to apply these in executing business processes and practices.Additional Preferred Qualifications:Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors degree in Business, Engineering, or related field and 2 years experience in sourcing, supply chain, merchandising, or related field OR 4

years experience in sourcing, supply chain, merchandising, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Six Sigma or related certification.

2 years experience in global sourcing.

2 years manufacturing experience.

2 years experience working on multi-national teams.Category:Merchandising and Sourcing Hourly/Salary:SalaryShift:0Division:WalmartDivision Summary: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 sustainabilityand 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 industriesall 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?Requisition Template:Home Office
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