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National Account Manager - Sam's Club (Consumer Brands)

Location: 

Bentonville, AR, US, 72712

Req ID:  23871

Rich’s has been able to pull off something rare in the business world: a culture that successfully blends the latest business practices with family values.  That means our associates are able to work for a great company while also benefiting from a work environment that fosters world class professionalism combined with family intimacy.  Our benefit offerings are reflective of this unique blend of Life, Work and Family .

PURPOSE STATEMENT

To drive consistent sales and profit growth while attaining superior customer satisfaction for the Sam’s Club Business.  This role will work closely with cross functional teams to develop items and business plans for this strategic customer.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES

Planning

  • Identify key fact-based customer needs and requirements in the areas of product development, merchandising, logistics, operations and finance.
  • Develop short and long term objectives, strategies and goals for the business based upon strategic needs and requirements.

Execution

  • Deliver and exceed on key Sam’s Club tablestakes including “Comp-growth”, “Speed to market” and “Innovation”.
  • Execute key programs for Sam’s Club growing comp sales in strategic categories
  • Execute new product introductions meeting key customer metrics.
  • Achieve annual and long term business plans including key metrics for sales growth, division income, customer satisfaction, return on sales margins and total cost.
  • Utilize project management skills.

Associate Management

  • Peer Management - Provide leadership and guidance to customer service, PBT and account team associates.

Financial

  • Maintain/grow RPC margins over the long term while meeting customer retail requirements.

Communication

  • Develop and maintain superior relationships with DMM, Buyer, Assistant and Replenishment levels within Wal-Mart organization.
  • Direct and influence Product Management and Innovation, Manufacturing, R&D, Logistics, and Senior Management.
  • Communicate product customization needs and requirements including specifications, volumes timing and requested pricing to the PBT teams.
  • Drive new product development in concert with customer requests through active communication with Channel Marketing and PBT leaders.
  • Deliver consistent communication and follow-up to Wal-Mart ISB team and RPC associates
  • Develop sound communication with alliance partners in support of Wal-Mart

Other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

Bachelors Degree in business or related field

 

7+ years of sales experience in the food industry; experience in retail channel –

 

Demonstrated success in managing and directing change

 

Excellent communication skills (vertical and horizontal)

 

Ability to plan events/activity on a rolling 18 month basis

 

Demonstrated experience managing cross-functional teams

Solid Financial Acumen with some P&L management

 

Detailed oriented

 

Demonstrated ability to be a team player

 

Demonstrated ability to work in a matrix organizational structure

 

Demonstrated experience applying retail scan data to drive objectives

 

Fundamental understanding of Retail Link capabilities

 

PC proficiency to include Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

 

Ability to travel up to 25%

 

NW Arkansas location

 

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Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Rich’s”), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

 

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich’s. Please contact Rich’s Human Resources department if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.


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