Referred applicants should not apply directly to this role.
All referred applicants must first be submitted through Workday by a current Loblaw Colleague.
1 Presidents Choice Circle, Brampton, Ontario, L6Y 5S5
At Loblaw, we help millions of Canadians get through their best days, worst days, celebration days, and every day. Through our innovation and quality products, we’re here for our friends, neighbours, family members and colleagues.
We succeed through collaboration and commitment and set a high bar for ourselves and those around us.
We’re looking for adaptable people who are thrilled to join us in our goal of helping Canadians Live Life Well®. Whether you are just starting your career, re-entering the workforce, or looking for a new job, this is where you belong. We promote leaders at every level and support our people to follow their passion.
Why is this role important?
What You'll Do:
Analyze and recommend new NG items and items to discontinue
Conduct post-mortem review of category performance
Work with toolbox and vendors to build planograms
SAP Pricing, Costing, and Assortment and Article Creation
Promotional Planning and Execution
Receive flyer schedule and discuss planned promotional details
Select ad items, perform flyer proof and execute ad changes
Create forecasts for ad items
Recommend promotional pricing for ad items
Conduct post ad performance analysis
Pricing Strategy and Management
Analyze and determine regular shelf price
Review competitive pricing
Conduct pricing research to ensure alignment with category strategy, including control brands
Perform costing analysis
Support negotiations with vendors for in-line business
Maintain promotional price at store level to ensure store profitability
Work with Merchandising Operations on store merchandising plans (DMAP)
Prepare and send out store communications (store training materials, store merchandising standards)
Vendor and Inventory Management (where required)
Screen and review vendor submissions
Conduct vendor meetings to discuss assortment, planning and store visits
What You'll Need:
Post secondary education or equivalent experience
1 to 3 years merchandising experience
Proven ability to contribute to category plans in-line with corporate strategies
Good communication and organizational skills
Ability to price, cost, assort items, create articles and upload templates in SAP
Proven analytical experience
Proficient with MS Office (specifically Excel)
Loblaw is committed to sustainability by sourcing products with integrity and making a positive difference in the community. Our CORE Values – Care, Ownership, Respect and Excellence – guide all our decision-making and come to life through our Blue Culture. We offer our colleagues progressive careers, comprehensive training, flexibility, and other competitive benefits – these are some of the many reasons why we are one of Canada’s Top Employers, Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, Canada’s Greenest Employers & Canada’s Top Employers for Young People.
Type of Role:
We have a long-standing focus on diversity, equity and inclusion because we know it will make our company a better place to work and shop. We are committed to creating accessible environments for our colleagues, candidates and customers. Requests for accommodation due to a disability (which may be visible or invisible, temporary or permanent) can be made at any stage of application and employment. We encourage candidates to make their accommodation needs known so that we can provide equitable opportunities.
Candidates who are 18 years or older are required to complete a criminal background check. Details will be provided through the application process.