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Advantage Solutions Analyst Retail Link Canada in Toronto, Ontario

Summary

Analyst Retail Link - Canada

At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses!We are seeking a dedicatedAnalyst Retail Link who will be a member of the Wal-Mart account team. Responsible for meeting Wal-Mart replenishment metrics, forecasting requirements, accurate production orders, and sales analysis. This position is critical to executing against Wal-Mart sales and inventory management plans.

Take this opportunity to join North America’s leading business solutions provider and build your career working with amazing people in a growing industry! Apply today!

What we offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Health, Dental, Disability, Life, Lifeworks Program)

  • PerkSpot Discounts on Travel, Movies, Cell Phones and more

  • Training and Career Development

  • Generous Paid Time-Off

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all replenishment in stock issues.

  • Work directly with Wal-Mart Corporate replenishment team to positively influence forecast, POS, markdowns, in stock, sell thru, and bring them up to the level of top performing stores.

  • Support Director/Customer Development Manager to capitalize on sales opportunities.

  • Establish multi-level relationships with individuals in varied supply chain disciplines within Wal-Mart.

  • Provide store specific reporting to Company Retail reps to address inventory and sales issues.

  • Generate weekly and monthly replenishment reports.

Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree required or equivalent job-related experience in Business

  • 2-3 years of experience in an analytical role

  • Strong analytical competency

  • Strong relationship building skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Intermediate to Advanced level Microsoft Office Applications with Excel, Word, PowerPoint

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers, and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

The Company welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations, accessible formats, and communication support upon request to persons with disabilities who take part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. If you require accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact: Recruiter, Talent Acquisition, for external applicants, or, a Supervisor for internal applicants.

Responsibilities

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Position Summary

The Analyst Retail Link is a member of the Wal-Mart account team. Responsible for meeting Wal-Mart replenishment metrics, forecasting requirements, accurate production orders, and sales analysis. This position is critical to executing against Wal-Mart sales and inventory management plans.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Replenishment / Analysis Process

  • Manage all replenishment in stock issues

  • Keep warehouse inventory levels stable

  • Keep correct levels of inventory for every item with sufficient safety stock to prevent out of stock or over stock

  • Coordinate and communicate all new Wal-Mart store realignments, new store openings

  • Work directly with Wal-Mart Corporate replenishment team to positively influence forecast, POS, markdowns, in stock, sell thru, and bring them up to level of top performing stores

  • Monitor and meet Wal-Mart DC, and store demand service level inventory, shortages, outs, missed opportunities

Customer Team Support

  • Support Director/Customer Development Manager to capitalize on sales opportunities

  • Implement various procedures to ensure that service levels and performance levels are met

  • Provide analytical support for buyer meetings

  • Manage modular communications and data needs to National Account Manager

  • Establish multi-level relationships with individuals in varied supply chain disciplines within Wal-Mart

Reporting

  • Provide store specific reporting to Company Retail reps to address inventory and sales issues

  • Generate weekly and monthly replenishment reports

  • Develop and provide Retail Link reports on a weekly basis (every Monday) such as; scorecards, tracking reports, item information, sell thru, in and out of stock reports, inventory, POS, and other related reports

  • Identify and communicate exceptions, opportunities, and errors using Retail Link reports

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

Indirect Reports

Does not have direct reports, but may delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job

Minimum Qualifications

Education Level: (Required): Associate's Degree or equivalent experience

Field of Study/Area of Experience: Business

2-3 years of experience in an analytical role

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Strong analytical competency

  • Innovative

  • Strong relationship building skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Intermediate to Advance level Microsoft Office Applications with Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Office / Sedentary Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions:

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to race, nation or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy and childbearing), sexual orientation, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability or pardoned criminal convictions, or any other category protected by law.

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Employee understands that neither the provision of the Job Description nor any representation in this document creates a guarantee or contract of employment for any specified period of time or changes the nature of Employee’s employment, which can only be modified in a writing signed by the CEO.

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

The Company welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations, accessible formats and communication supports upon request to persons with disabilities who take part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. If you require accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact: Recruiter, Talent Acquisition, for external applicants, or, a Supervisor for internal applicants

Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto

Position Type Full Time

Postal Code M5B 2L7

Requisition ID 2020-291513

Category Client Services/Account Management

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