1+ months

Merchant, Product Development

Atlanta, GA 30339
JobTitle: Merchant, Product Development
Job ID: 397265_en-us
Salary Range: null- null
Job Category: Logistics/Supply Chain/Import
Employment type: Full Time

Position Description:
Position Purpose:
Responsible for driving the strategic objectives of global product development to deliver new product or services to market. This role will have responsibility for purchasing merchandise sourced for specific departments. Achieve Y-O-Y product vitality while also driving industry leading deflation.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities:
  • 40% Drive product innovation/vitality by identifying globally competitive products and services in order to drive sustained growth across specific departments. Responsible for providing customized, cost-effective quality products to remain competitive utilizing knowledge of private label sourcing expertise to drive sales and profitability.
  • 20% Identify and qualify domestic and international vendors in order to develop and manufacture globally competitive private label products that meet The Home Depot s global customer demands and quality expectations.
  • 20% Work closely with each business/merchant teams to drive product selection and line reviews, negotiate, prepare & execute supplier contracts and contract compliance. Conduct supplier capacity/capability studies; measure & manage supplier performance. Manage and consolidate supply base as appropriate to improve sourcing effectiveness.
  • 20% Work closely with product and design engineering, global merchant leaders, and sourcing quality teams to identify critical to quality flow-down characteristics in order to drive supplier processes and specifications for product development including, packaging, safety and environmental issues
    Nature and Scope:
    Typically reports to Sr. Director

    No associates report to this role on a permanent basis, but requires the leadership of a work group: assign and review work, train and contribute to performance appraisal (but not hiring, firing or disciplinary action).

    Environmental Job Requirements:
    Typically in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noise, and fumes which cause noticeable discomfort or a moderate risk of accident or illness.
    Typically requires overnight travel 20% to 50% of the time.


Posted: 2022-02-23 Expires: 2022-06-12

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