senior buyer-cookies & crackers

<b>job description:</b><br /><br /><br /><span><label><b>job title:</b></label></span><span >senior buyer-cookies & crackers</span><br /><span ><label><br><b>company summary:</b> <br></label></span><span >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.</span><br /><span ><label><br><b>city: </b></label></span><span >bentonville</span><br /><span ><label><br><b>state: </b></label></span><span >ar</span><br /><span ><label><br><b>employment type: </b></label></span><span >full time</span><br /><span ><label><br><b>hourly/salary: </b></label></span><span >salary</span><br /><span ><label><br><b>position description:</b> <br></label></span><span >leads cookies & crackers category team by aligning subcategory team workload with modular relay timelines and strategies; reviews and approves purchase plans; ensures timely execution of business plans; reviews and analyzes reports from cross-functional team members; identifies merchandising issues for carbonated beverage; coordinates and leads team meetings; develops and manages new and existing product lines carbonated beverage category; provides input in the development of budgets; supports strategy and growth of carbonated beverage category by staying current on customer and competitive trends; coordinates the execution and maintenance of inventory plans; establishes and maintains supplier relationships; develops strategy for category team by gathering customer insights; drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects for merchandising category by identifying needs; ensures business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiative</span><br /><span ><label><br><b>minimum qualifications:</b><br></label></span><span >judgement- uses relevant business metrics to make informed decisions.<br>-customer centered<br>-execution and results- conveys a sense of urgency in ways that motivate others to complete responsibilities and achieve goals.<br>-planning and improvement- sets clear expectations, performance measures, and goals.<br>-influence and communication- ability to build and influence a team.<br>- ethics and compliance- actively communicates, trains, and guides associates on compliance with policies and procedures.<br>- adaptability- demonstrates creativity and strength in the face of change, obstacles, and adversity.<br>-talent- monitors associate performance and provides constructive feedback that is specific, honest, accurate, and timely.<br>- social responsibility and reputation- participates in and supports community events, and conducts business in a manner that creates and maintains a "good neighbor" image.<br>-build relationships- builds trusting, collaborative relationships and alliances with others.</span><br /><span ><label><br><b>additional preferred qualifications:</b><br></label></span><span >-college degree or equivelent experience<br>-p&l responsibilty and track record of financial achievement in current or previous position.<br>-detailed understanding of cost/ retail financial and inventory accounting<br><br>- experience working with a cross- functional team<br>- experience with sales, planning, marketing, or replenishment<br>-walmart systems knowledge</span><br /><span ><label><br><b>req id: </b></label></span><span >48713br</span><br /> <br /><br /> <br /><br /><b><a target="_blank" href="" id="$job_id$" name="$job_title$" onclick="return trackclick(,;"><img name="img01" src="/images/buttons/apply.jpg" border="0"></a></b> <img src=";sz=1x1;ord=48713br" border=0 width=1 height=1 alt="">