The Manager, Sourcing Solutions role works closely with the Sr. Sourcing Manager to drive the growth of imports by supporting the development and implementation of the SBU sourcing strategy and delivering profit and BA targets.
Contributes to the sourcing strategy through working directly with merchants and GS team to develop 1-3 year sourcing strategy including assortment, supplier matrix, country of origin with aligned KPI’s and financial targets.
Ensure execution of Canada strategy within the Global Sourcing team while sharing market strategies and retail market intelligence with the aligned Global Sourcing team.
Support the Merchandising team through governing pre and post buy trip & sourcing meetings, vendor summits and top to top supplier sessions.
Responsible for import P&L financial reporting, import warehouse receipts budget, input & execution of supplier agreements, vendor scorecards, payment terms and issues & root cause analysis.
Align and leverage other global markets on new sourcing systems and support implementation while providing insigths to drive 5 year import system roadmap within market.
Engage other WM retail markets and Global Sourcing to identify opportunities to leverage global product buys or global suppliers to reduce costs and ensure every day low price.
Drive consistent sourcing processes across all SBU’s including buy trip roll-ups, critical path management, order types, event codes, in-store dates & through leveraging best practices from other global markets.
Support the roll-out of any new policy & procedures through providing training to the Merchants and any key cross functional stakeholders.
Support merchant with potential new import item conversions through analyzing costing model and adherence to import guardrails through to business recommendation.
Canada Walmart Division
Minimum Education Required : Bachelor's degreeMinimum Years of Experience Required : 6-8 yrs
Licensing & Other Qualifications
Previous experience in working with overseas suppliersFinancial acumenRequires flexibility in work hours (weekend / off-hours) to support meetings / calls with other Global Sourcing offices in various time zonesMay require North American & International travel
Walmart will accommodate the disability-related needs of applicants and associates as required by law.