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.

Atlanta, Georgia

​When it was founded in 1978 by Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank, The Home Depot began changing consumers’ perspectives about how they could care for and improve their homes. The Company created the “do-it-yourself” concept, spawning an entire industry that now spans the globe.

Today, The Home Depot® is the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer, with more than 2,200 retail stores in the United States (including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Canada, Mexico and China. The Home Depot’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HD) and is included in the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index.

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