Sr Planner will conduct historical category and market performance. Lead demand planning aggregation for all countries and format types to understand commodity trends, demand requirements, and other factors prior to sourcing a commodity. The Sr Planner will conduct analysis and make recommendations to the Sourcing team during negotiations on levers and strategies to reduce costs.
Planning will make volume assignments to optimize quality and minimize product, packaging, and logistics costs. The Sr Planner will ensure and lead communication with logistics, pricing, planning, and replenishment to coordinate implementation.
During the season, the Sr Planner will monitor the financial and operational performance of the business. Through analytics, trend analysis, and business insight, the Sr Planner will determine shifts in volume to account for anticipated or identified supply shortages or overages to demand or the commitment.
Additionally, the Sr Planner will be responsible for the volume projections for the office and tracking actuals to the budget.
Qualified candidate must have strong aptitude for math and analysis, ability to work in a fast paced retail environment.
Strong sense of urgency.
Strong understanding of a P&L.
Strong communication and presentation skills.
Align strongly with the Walmart core values and beliefs of Strive for Excellence, Service to the Customer, and Respect for the Individual.
Senior Planner- Global Food Sourcing, Doral, Florida