PB CAREERS: Senior Manager Sourcing – Walmart

Christopher Durham May 21, 2012 0

Senior Manager Sourcing – Walmart
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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) serves customers and members more than 208 million times per week at more than 8,600 retail units under 59 different banners in 15 countries. With fiscal year 2010 sales of $405 billion, Wal-Mart employs more than 2 million associates worldwide.

Position Description
The Senior Manager I Souring has the following responsibilities: Drives and manages in season activities related to sourcing private label and non branded product through all sourcing paths. Develops and leverages internal and external partnerships and networks to maximize the achievement of business goals and results. Identifies and prioritizes strategic sourcing projects that support cost saving initiatives. Evaluates supply chain processes to identify key strategic supply chain opportunities and initiatives with the primary objective of reducing inventory, lead time, sustainability, and landed costs. Understands, communicates, and delivers buyer strategy for product procurement.

Minimum Qualification: 4 to 6 years experience

Additional Preferred Quailification
Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field (Engineering, Supply Chain, Operations) 8 to 10 years experience Strategic Planning and Thinking Skills Knowledge of materials management Ability to statistically model data Knowledge of Product Life Cycle and Seasonal Trends Skill in Document Management Business Assessment Acumen

Job Role: Senior Manager I,Sourcing-WM




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Christopher Durham

Vice President of Retail Brands at Theory House

Christopher Durham is the founder of My Private Brand and the VP of retail brands at Theory House, the branding and retail marketing agency. He is the author of “Fifty2: The My Private Brand Project,” a consultant, strategist and retailer who has worked with the world’s largest retailers to build, manage and grow compelling billion dollar brands.

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