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Oversees multiple distribution centers within a region to ensure quality, freshness, and food safety of grocery products by implementing and monitoring quality control policies and procedures; teaching quality inspection practices to provide consistency of execution; calibrating inspection methodology with authorities; and communicating acceptance and rejection performance to suppliers. Ensures compliance with quality specifications (for example, cutting, styling, packaging, and labeling) by inspecting execution of Walmart quality standards; reviewing supplier performance on quality standards in real time on the production line; stopping a production line if needed to resolve quality issues;; inspecting key areas of the facility; guiding the utilization and communication of inspection data; and confirming that suppliers take corrective actions as needed. Manages cold chain compliance of storage areas and shipping process to maintain quality throughout the supply chain by reviewing prevention activities and issue resolution that connect with supplier quality functions across facility campus; working with suppliers and external manufacturers to ensure compliance; analyzing data to determine process gaps; developing process improvements and collaborating with suppliers and external manufacturers to implement these improvements; tracking and monitoring the impact of process changes; proactively anticipating risk and addressing preventative action across facility campus; and completing facility audits and proactively addressing risk areas. Leads meat quality assurance program development and optimization by researching and benchmarking industry standards, processes, and programs; developing and implementing the meat quality assurance processes and programs: developing and utilizing reports to monitor and maintain accurate recording of meat inspection data; analyzing data to determine trends, concerns, and process gaps; overseeing collaboration with supplier partner to implement solutions; tracking and monitoring the impact of solutions; and providing feedback and recommendations to senior leadership and cross-functional team within Walmart and the supplier organization. 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. Live our Values Culture Champion • Models the Walmart values to foster our culture; holds oneself and others accountable; and supports Walmart's commitment to communities, social justice, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability; maintains and promotes the highest standards of integrity, ethics and compliance. Servant Leadership • Acts as an altruistic servant leader and is consistently humble, self-aware, honest, and transparent. Embrace Change Curiosity & Courage • Demonstrates curiosity and a growth mindset; fosters an environment that supports learning, innovation, and intelligent risk-taking; and exhibits resilience in the face of setbacks. Digital Transformation & Change • Seeks and implements continuous improvements and encourages the team to leverage new digital tools and ways of working. Deliver for the Customer Customer Focus • Delivers expected business results while putting the customer first and consistently applying an omni-merchant mindset and the EDLP and EDLC business models to all plans. Strategic Thinking • Adopts a holistic perspective that considers data, analytics, customer insights, and different parts of the business when making plans and shaping the team's strategy. Focus on our Associates Diversity, Equity & Inclusion • Identifies, attracts, and retains diverse and inclusive team members; builds a high-performing team; embraces diversity in all its forms; and actively supports diversity goal programs. Collaboration & Influence • Builds strong and trusting relationships with team members and business partners; works collaboratively and cross-functionally to achieve objectives; and communicates with energy and positivity to motivate, influence, and inspire commitment and action. Talent Management • Creates a discipline and focus around developing talent, promotes an environment allowing everyone to bring their best selves to work, empowers associates and partners to act in the best interest of the customer and company, and regularly recognizes others' contributions and accomplishments.
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 Agriculture, Food Science, or related field and 3 years' experience in agricultural quality control, agronomy, food retail management, or related area OR 5 years' experience in agricultural quality control, agronomy, food retail management, or related field.
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.
Developing and maintaining critical external relationships, Negotiating Skills
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At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability-and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries-all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?
Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer- By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.
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