Associate Merchant, Discount Grocery/HABA(15 month contract)

  • 2-3 Year(s)
  • Brampton
  •   Posted On: May 25, 2017
  •   Skills: 
  • Industry: Marketing
  • Qualifications Required: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Overview

Roles & Responsibilities

The decision to join a company is a big one. We have opportunities for hard working, energetic and reliable people just like you.

Why is this role important?

What You’ll Do:

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 report

What You’ll Need:

  • 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

How You’ll Succeed:

At Loblaw, we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture.  We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections.

If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.

About Loblaw

Canada's food and pharmacy leader, with a network of corporate and independently- operated stores in communities across the country, and employing close to 200,000 Canadians. Loblaw's purpose – Live Life Well – supports the needs and well-being of Canadians who make one billion visits each year to the company’s stores. Loblaw is positioned to meet and exceed those needs in many ways: convenient locations that span the value spectrum from discount to specialty; full-service pharmacies; no-fee banking; affordable fashion and family apparel; and, three of Canada's top consumer brands in President's Choice®, Life Brand®, and no name®.

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