Business Analyst, Wal-Mart

Location: Mississauga, State, Canada
Date Posted: 07-09-2018

BUSINESS ANALYST - WALMART

Considering a Career at Maple Leaf Foods?

Maple Leaf Foods is Canada’s leading consumer-packaged protein company, headquartered in
Toronto, Ontario. We make high-quality, great tasting, nutritious and innovative food products under leading brands including Maple Leaf®, Maple Leaf Prime®, Maple Leaf Natural Selections®, Schneiders®, Schneiders Country Naturals® and Mina™. Our Company employs approximately 11,000 people in its operations across Canada and exports to more than 20 global markets including the U.S. and Asia.

Our people are passionate about the work they do and the products we make. As we move forward, we are determined to leverage their integrity and passion to continue to build a high-performing, values-based company enabled by high-performing, motivated and talented people.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Working closely with Walmart Business Development Team and cross-functional business partners, this role is not only responsible for tracking key performance indicators (KPIs), regional trends, de-lists, inventory flow, etc., it is also responsible for identifying issues and opportunities related to the Walmart business as measured by Retail Link.  In addition, the Business Analyst, will be responsible for updating and designing processes, reports and tools; as well as managing communication to achieve Retail Link KPIs.
 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the generation and upkeep of all weekly business reports required to analyze the Walmart business
  • Measure and determine causal factors of identified KPI’s including:  $POS sales, unit sales, regional performance, waste, in-stocks, on-hands, distribution, innovation and de-lists
  • Create new reports as needed to evaluate the evolving business
  • Be the in-house Retail Link expert, charged with training new hires on tools and processes related to Retail Link
  • Handle ad hoc requests from the broader Customer Business Team to help address relevant business needs
  • Support Account Team with the generation of promotional orders for all Walmart promotions.  Perform post promotional event analysis and make recommendations for improvement
  • Manage new store list and communication
  • Track performance and contribution to sales of innovation and de-lists
  • Complete the Sales Director’s bi-weekly meeting template
 
  EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office) including advance level Excel experience
  • Strong analytical skills; ability to gain and communicate key insights
  • Working knowledge and use of Retail Link is desirable
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced, demanding work environment
  • Highly organized, fact-based and detail oriented
 
We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.  

Maple Leaf Foods is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce.  Job applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our Talent Attraction Team at accommodations@mapleleaf.com.  Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible.
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