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Home Depot Associate Merchant, Product Development in Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSE

Responsible for globally sourcing, purchasing and developing globally sourced merchandise for a specific department.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Identify and qualify international vendors to the HD standards

  • Develop and purchase products

  • Develop materials to sell the products developed, i.e., packaging, P.K. materials, P.O.P., etc.

  • Understand impacts of products on sales and GMROI

  • Creating specifications for products including, packaging, safety and environmental issues

  • Selects, develops and motivates assigned staff

  • Understanding of supply chain domestic and international

  • Conduct presentations at product line reviews and marketing meetings

NATURE AND SCOPE

Typically reports to Sr. Director

No direct responsibility for supervising others.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment:

Located in a comfortable indoor area.

Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must be eighteen years of age or older.

Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required:

The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 5 years

Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may b

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

  • Marketing background.

  • Retail Merchandising background. Product knowledge category background in manufacturing and industry practices.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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