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Position Title: Category Analyst
Requisition ID: 2321
Career Group (ADSP): Administrative
Division: Merchandising & Store Services (01000169) 
Department: Merchandising  
Work Location:  
Province: Canada : Ontario 
Position Type: Temporary  



This position is responsible for providing analytical support and maintains information on SAP, advertising, planning, promotions and new item listing.                        


Specific Responsibilities        


  •     Maintains regular daily and periodic reports including providing adhoc reports as necessary in support of the Category.                    
  •     Costing system maintanance including promotional features.                    
  •     Maintains the cost and retail fields in SAP and price files.                    
  •     Promotional planning creation / flyer maintenance.                    
  •     Create and submit new item creation and modifications requests.                    
  •     Product allocation creation for promotional and seasonal programs.                    
  •     Orders and creates distributions for seasonal items for all warehouses.                    
  •     Assist Merchandising team as necessary with category performance, and process improvement.                    
  •     Liase with internal and external contacts in a professional and timely manner.                    
  •     Ensures the ad proofs are updated and corrected in a timely manner to ensure advertising / marketing deadlines are met.                    
  •     Ensures that the necessary information is sent to the stores, advertising, field merchandisers, and vendors as required.                    
  •     Responsible for scale management.                    
  •     Makes recommendations to improve processes and procedures.                    
  •     Responds to service inquiries adhering to customer service standards.                    



  •     Post Secondary diploma or degree in Business or related field required.                    
  •     Strong analytical skills.                    
  •     Advanced MS Office - particularly in Excel.  Knowledge of SAP would be an asset.                    
  •     Knowledge of Meat/Seafood/Deli/HMR products.                    
  •     Experience in perishables retail merchandising considered an asset.                    
  •     Attention to detail, creative thinking, ability to manage change, strong communication skills and customer focused.                    


  • Fresh Merchandising, Operations, Marketing, Accounting, Replenishment, Stores and Vendors.                        


Metro values, respects and leverages the differences and competences of all employees from a variety of different backgrounds. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment.
Metro is committed to accommodating applicants and employees with disabilities.  Should you require an accommodation or wish to receive this application in an accessible format, please advise.
Only applicants that meet the qualifications will be contacted.
We respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from agencies.

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