Senior Manager II, Product Development and Sourcing - Sam's Seasonal and Outdoor Furniture

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Senior Manager II, Product Development & Sourcing Seasonal and Outdoor Furniture– Sam’s

What you'll do...

At Sam’s Club, we help people save money so they can live better.This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make to create the future of retail, from responsible sourcing to sustainability – and everything in between.

As aSenior Manager II, Product Development & Sourcing Seasonal and Outdoor Furniture you will be responsible for designing working prototypes of a variety of proposed products or services with a focus on quality that will exceed or member expectations. Supervising the management of multiple and diverse types of products or services. Creating and introducing new techniques that expedite or simplify the development process. Developing proof of concept exercises to prove or disprove validity of proposed products through testing and member feedback.

You know your supplier and member needs better than anyone else and are constantly thinking about what is next for your business. Success in this role requires tenacity, a member mindset, focus on quality, influence, and a competitive spirit. You’ll use your executive presence to work with suppliers and cross functional team members at all levels and navigate interesting, complex challenges.

Our Private Brand / Member’s Mark at Sam’s Club is a critical factor of why our members both join and renew their memberships. You will be responsible for advising on the appropriate solutions to complex product design and development problems. Developing organizational standards and processes in order to maximize complex product services' efficiency and effectiveness.

You’ll sweep us off our feet if…
  • You have Experience with Product Development and Sourcing in the Seasonal products and Outdoor furniture industry.
  • You’re customer-centric in spirit and in execution
  • You have a competitive spirit of being in front of trend and innovation
  • You like digging into data and doing some analysis
  • You’re excited about solving complex challenges
  • You’re comfortable influencing others, leading teams, managing stakeholders, getting buy-in from leadership, and communicating clearly
  • You have a test and learn mentality and an agile way of working to improve your team’s products

You’ll make an impact by:
  • Advising on how to use new methodologies and technologies in designing and implementing technical design.
  • Solving problems that occur in designing and implementing a product development strategy, while maintaining relationships with all product development strategy stakeholders.
  • Developing and maintaining packaging and sustainability standards to meet commitment to community engagement
  • Building, maintaining and enhancing effective internal and external partnerships through demonstrated integrity
  • Influencing outcomes and assisting in communicating shared goals with diverse groups and parties
  • Identifying and addressing additional partner needs and educate them on value creation.

Benefits & Perks:

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people.

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications, Marketing, Business, or related field and 3 years’ experience in brand development and
management, developing creative briefs, marketing, or related area OR 5 years’ experience in brand development and management, developing
creative briefs, marketing, or related area.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Merchandising, planning or sourcing

Masters: Business Administration

Primary Location...

2101 SE SIMPLE SAVINGS DR, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712-4304, United States of America

Bentonville, AR, United States