Associate Merchant, Household Cleaning Products, Market Grocery

Employment type: Full-time
City: Brampton
Last visit: 2014-10-29
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-10-29


Public Job TitleAssociate Merchant, Household Cleaning Products, Market GroceryBannerLoblaw Companies LimitedProvinceOntarioEmployment TypeFull TimeLocation/Address1 President's Choice CircleCityBramptonJob DescriptionThe 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.


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


- 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 adhoc 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 reportJob 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

Career Level: Experienced

Industry: Retail Head Office and Warehouse

Job Function: Supply Chain and Logistics