Merchant in Ontario

Job Description


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

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:

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

Store Communication

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 experience1 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 SAPProven analytical experience

Proficient with MS Office (specifically Excel)
How Youll 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.

In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.

Employment Type:

Full time

Type of



Loblaw recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nations evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.



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