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Associate Merchant, Centre of Store - Market Division

Loblaw Companies Limited
Brampton, ON
  • Expired: February 18, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Join us as an Associate Merchant in Loblaw’s Market Division to deliver great products and customer programs to more than 400 grocery retail stores across Canada, including Loblaws, Zehrs, Provigo, Atlantic Superstore, Dominion, Independent Grocer and Valu Mart. Reporting to the Category Director and working closely with the Merchant, you will be part of a diverse and dynamic team that is data-driven, has a passion for customers, and a love for food! If you’re excited by the opportunity to buy and sell for one of Canada’s leading retailers, please apply today!What You'll Do:Work collaboratively with various business units including Merchandising, Operations, Finance, Control Brands, Supply Chain, loyalty, e-commerce, marketing, media and other divisions to achieve category objectives.Build trusted relationships with category vendors and external partners.Provide support to your Merchant[s] in promotional program execution, including data-entry, data-integrity management, flyer/digital/instore advertising accuracy, vendor income collection, inventory management, store communications and retail pricing.Use data and analytics to provide your Merchant and Category Director with insights on category performance and other ad-hoc inquiries as requested in a timely manner.Support your Merchant and/or Category Director in product assortment planning and coordinating seasonal planogram executions: including data-entry, data integrity management and ad-hoc reporting.Support the Category Director in managing the financial activity of the category and collaborate with the Merchant, vendor(s) and finance team to investigate and resolve income inquiries.Support vendors in navigating our onboarding, vendor transition and/or cost change processes.Attend and participate in vendor program meetings and costing negotiations as well as participate in evaluating new private label products and/or platform innovations as requested.What You'll Need:A curious, creative and entrepreneurial mindset.Experience in Retail, Sales, Merchandising or knowledge of retail, financial or business processes preferredPost-secondary education or equivalent experience.Ability influence without authority and collaborate productively with many diverse teams.Experience using data and analytical skills to drive innovative insights.Working experience using Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Teams and comfort working with various software platforms.COVID-19 is a serious condition and has had a devastating impact on Canadians and others across the globe.

As a leading Health and Wellness provider for millions of Canadians, our goal is to help all Canadians "Live Life Well".   ​In support of this goal, we have adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy to protect the health and well-being of our employees as we continue our phased approach of office reopening.   Employees will be required either to be fully vaccinated or undergo regular COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Screening in order to access the workplace.  ​

Loblaw Companies Limited

Address

Brampton, ON
CAN

Industry

Retail

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