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743229 Merchandise Presentation Analyst

Pros2Plan has been retained by a large Grocery, Retail Chain to source for a Merchandise Presentation Analyst

Location: Grand Rapids, MI

Duration: Full-Time

Salary: Based on experience.

Travel Required:No
Location:Grand Rapids, MI
Position Type:Full Time
Desired Education Level:BS

Job Description:


This position is responsible for assisting in the development, implementation and communication of current and future Merchandise Presentation processes, analytics, scorecards and systems to enable the core functions of the Merchandise Presentation team to drive efficiency, improve productivity of space, aid in localization at the item, store and market level for space and floor planning.


Key responsibilities include:


  • Responsible for measuring and analyzing merchandising data, communicate findings and recommendations and identify additional opportunities for use
  • Develop tools and reporting to measure productivity of space and remodel & new store space allocation that will assist in driving maximum productivity of space
  • Manages issue resolution process among all Merchandise Presentation functional areas to ensure continuous improvement, deadlines are met, standards are met and costs are reduced
  • Create and manage processes and tools to ensure efficient/effective transition from corporate strategic planning to store level execution
  • Manage and lead the new store and remodel process for the Merchandise Presentation team
  • Develop criteria/guidelines for use of Space Management / Merchandising applications
  • Define data requirements to lead Merchandise Presentation analytics for overall effectiveness
  • Assist in the development of analytics and reporting that is necessary to strengthen store localization recommendations that drive bottom line results
  • Partners with various functional areas (Store Operations, New Store Product Flow, Store Design, IT, Merchants, Planning, etc.) that interact with the Merchandise Presentation team and supports ad hoc reporting and analytical recommendations
  • Leads effort to pilot, implement, and train new Space Management processes and tools, including local strategic initiatives
  • This job profile is not meant to be all inclusive of the responsibilities of this position; may perform other duties as assigned or required

Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred and/or relevant retail experience
  • 3+ years of previous merchandise space planning and/or relevant retail experience preferred
  • Office computer skills; Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) preferred
  • JDA Intactix (or similar system) Knowledge and Experience required
  • MicroStrategy and data mining / analysis experience preferred
  • Ability to learn company systems and tools
  • Knowledge of computer programming and/or statistics preferred