Overview

Loblaw Associate Merchant, Produce – 12 month contract Contract in Cambridge, ON

Loblaw

Branch Cambridge ON CA

Position:
Associate Merchant, Produce – 12 month contract
Location:
Cambridge, ON

Work with Supply Chain for distribution of replacement products. The Associate Merchant supports the attainment of category objectives by undertaking a wide…

Role Mandate:

The Associate Merchant supports the attainment of category objectives by undertaking a wide range of administrative and liaison activities on behalf of the Senior Category Manager.

Accountabilities:

Assortment and Promotional Execution
– Execute and complete new item set-up process
– Execute and complete item discontinuation process
– Key all promos into Item Selection Allocation Tool (ISAT) and run integrity reports
– Collaborate with Planogram resources to communicate or reinforce specific category goals and to ensure that the overall strategy for the category is reflected in planograms.

Pricing and Inventory Management
– Execute cost and retail price changes in templates/systems
– Resolve scan log and error log issues
– Work with Supply Chain for distribution of replacement products
– Action code-dated items

Billings
– Prepare for and attend internal Over & Above (O&A) meetings
– Input regular O&As into systems
– Track O&As and follow up with vendors on auto and manual O&As
– Review vendor audits

Reporting and Analysis
– Run pre-existing reports
– Create ad hoc reports and provide analysis upon request from core category management (CM) group and / or from cross-functional teams
– Review prior week’s performance
– Review and action gross profit exception report

Job Qualifications
– Post secondary education or equivalent experience
– Proven ability to contribute to category plans in-line with corporate strategies
– Ability to gather and synthesize customer and market insight
– Good communication skills
– Strong attention to detail and organization skills
– Proficient with MS Office (specifically Excel)
– Previous retail experience is preferred

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Cambridge, ON, CA
Posted on: 2015-05-22
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