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Associate Business Manager

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Location: Bentonville, AR, United States
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Shearer's is a leading contract manufacturer and private label supplier in the snack industry in North America. Headquartered in Massillon, Ohio, Shearer's has 17 state-of-the-art, geographically diverse manufacturing facilities in Ohio, Texas, Arkansas, Arizona, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Iowa, Ontario and Alberta, Canada, including one of the industry's first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design platinum LEED certified facilities in Massillon, Ohio. The Company is known for producing the highest quality snacks in assorted flavors and sizes, including kettle cooked potato chips, traditional potato chips, tortilla chips, cheese curls and other extruded snacks, and corn chips, as well as cookies, crackers, and wafers.

Associate Business Manager, Walmart

Job Summary

This position works closely with the Walmart Team Lead, the internal cross-functional teams and the Customer (Merchandising & Private Brands; Walmart - Salty Snacks & Cookies/Crackers, including International). This role is responsible for managing the day-to-day operational activities & execution that support the business around the areas of Merchandising, Assortment, Pricing & Shelving. This role will also serve as back-up to the WMT VP as needed.

Your Seat at the Table:

  • Support all Merchandising activities
    • Provide support to WMT Salty Snacks & Lunch to Go Category Merchant Directors
    • Complete all FSS EC and SCOG (DRP) submission forms
    • Run PPE (Post Promotion Evaluation) after each Promotion event
  • Support all Assortment activities
    • Manage all Item360 Item Creation & Maintenance
    • Run analysis of Mod Assortment recommendations (white space vs Co capacity)
      • Run analysis of regional assortment opportunities (SOTC)
    • Support open capacity 'distribution drives'
  • Support all Pricing activities
    • Update pricing as needed in Item360 & DPM
    • Submit PO Discrepancy forms as needed
  • Support all Shelving activities
    • Conduct post Mod Reviews (new items, space winners/losers)
    • Conduct Mod analysis:
      • Which assortment sets & Mod sizes perform best?
      • Determine 'pack & half' violators
    • Support eCommerce
      • Support distribution & sales as needed
    • Support International
      • Support Country distribution communication, initiatives, product flow & supply
    • Support Sustainability activities
      • Support annual Gigaton survey completion
      • Support transition to recyclable packaging
    • Sales Presentations
      • Help build Sales Presentations ('Tell the Story') for WMT appointments, QBR/JBP's and Innovation sessions
    • Admin Duties
      • Support Stage Gate PIF entry as needed
      • Provide Deduction support
      • Deliver samples to CIC and/or Walmart as needed
    • Other administrative duties as required

What You Bring to the Table:

  • Bachelor's Degree (preferable analytical/business related) and 3-5 years related experience in replenishment and/or sales analytics required
  • Retail Link experience and/or Certification required
  • Reflect Shearer's core values of People, Win, Impact Grow
  • Driver's License is required
  • Proficient in Walmart systems
    • Primary: Retail Link DSS, Luminate, Item360
    • Secondary: GRS, OTIF/SQEP, NOVA
  • Proficient in Windows Office
    • Excel: pivots, v-look-ups, formulas, etc.
    • PowerPoint: building Replenishment TB decks
  • Proficient in Syndicated data systems
    • AC Nielsen or IRI
  • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to manage complexity
  • Must be able to prioritize initiatives and balance with daily tasks
  • Must possess a strong sense of urgency

We Offer a Feast of Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Flexible Spending Account, Retirement Savings Plan with Match, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Group Critical Accident Insurance, Group Critical Illness Insurance, Employee Assistance Plan and numerous opportunities to volunteer in the communities in which we operate.

You will be considered for employment in our inclusive workplace

Because at Shearer's, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

This is your invitation to apply now!

To all recruitment agencies: Shearer's Snacks does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, employees or any other company location. Shearer's is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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