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Junior Account Manager

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.

Junior Account Manager, Walmart

Onsite - Bentonville, Arkansas

Job Summary

This position uniquely manages all areas of the Shearer's portfolio and allows for this individual to lead on Walmart International. This role 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:

    • Perform ad-hoc analysis as needed in Luminate/RL/Nielsen:
      • Merchandising (ie - Lift analysis on Features/Displays, Rollbacks, etc)
      • Assortment: (ie - new item pre-sell opportunity; new item launch performance, mix analysis)
      • Pricing: (ie - analyze price elasticity & lifts from GV or competitor price changes)
      • Shelving: (ie - analyze Mod changes and/or space recommendations)
    • Utilize insights to build strategic selling stories that drive value
    • Utilizing POS and shipment data-points, develop weekly POV on forecast driving forecast variance down.
    • Maintain rolling 90-day thru fiscal year forecast that send accurate demand signal and aligns with WMT's forecast.
    • Update the forecast as needed via RMS process
    • Responsible for entering all Stage Gate PIF (Product Intake Forms) to kick-off projects & present on LCM calls
    • Responsible for setting-up all Walmart new item #'s (WINs) via Item360
      • Ensure that we have WINs for the various Salty 9DVN's (950/954/957)
      • Responsible for setting-up & maintaining all areas of Pricing
        • Shearer's via DPM
        • WMT via Item360 & PO Discrepancy forms as needed to minimize deductions on front-end.

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
  • Luminate (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
  • Show-up everyday with a can-do attitude and a belief that we're #bettertogether!

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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