Senior Project Manager I, Private Brands, Packaging - Walmart Merchandising

Walmart - Bentonville, AR3.5

Full-timeEstimated: $80,000 - $120,000 a year
Position Summary...
Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring progress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning. Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by selecting and training; mentoring; assigning duties; building a team-based work environment; establishing performance expectations and conducting regular performance evaluations; providing recognition and rewards; coaching for success and improvement; and ensuring diversity awareness. Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by training and providing direction to others in their use and application; ensuring compliance with them; and utilizing and supporting the Open Door Policy. Ensures business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives; consulting with business partners, managers, co-workers, or other key stakeholders; soliciting, evaluating, and applying suggestions for improving efficiency and cost-effectiveness; and participating in and supporting community outreach events.
What you'll do...
Oversees packaging projects for Walmart's Private Brand portfolio by collaborating with business partners (Merchants, Product Development, Brand Team, Sourcing) to support packaging needs; ensuring SBU/Category specific packaging project plans and milestones are adhered to; ensuring understanding of scope of work; organizing timelines and deliverables; facilitating meetings involving project teams to analyze, plan, and implement project initiatives; taking corrective action; reporting results and deliverables to supervisors and stakeholders; reviews and approves packaging proofs to ensure standards are adhered to; and communicates/facilitates the negotiations of packaging changes between internal and external teams.

Socializes and facilitates the strategy for packaging project management within Walmart Private Brands by communicating packaging standards and process expectations across the company; identifying customer and operational needs and customizing processes to reflect requirements; providing guidance and direction on existing processes and implementation; modifying existing processes to monitor obligations, risk mitigation plans, procedures, and long term strategy; identifying performance standards, measuring progress, and adjusting performance accordingly to meet set standards; reviewing and prioritizing enhancement requests; providing support to suppliers regarding process adherence; evaluating effectiveness of current processes and identify areas of opportunity; and coordinating the implementation, communication, and training on new or changing processes.

Serves as liaison between packaging suppliers and cross-functional teams to ensure compliance to established processes by building partnerships with packaging suppliers, designers and 3rd party agencies; working with Senior Leadership to socialize and solve issues related to process adherence and supplier performance; creating synergies across teams; collaborating with internal and external partners to facilitate a smooth project workflow between cross-functional teams; and implementing packaging project plans.

Minimum Qualifications...
Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Project Management, Design, Marketing or related area and 3 years’ experience in project management, design, marketing, or related area OR 5 years’ experience in project management, design, marketing, or related area. 3 years’ experience in Microsoft Office.
Preferred Qualifications...
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Project Management - Project Management Professional - Certification