Sr Space Technologist/Space Technology Analyst/ Space Technology Manager

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Acosta is hiring for a Senior Space Technologist, Space Technology Analyst, and a Space Technology Manager in Fletcher, NC.


  • Work as integral part of account team assisting Business Managers with space management related issues involved in developing category reviews.
  • Maintain and update all plan-o-grams for assigned categories and/or sections for assigned customers, and make hardcopies accessible to any Acosta personnel.
  • Advise and update Acosta personnel of any customer distribution and shelving developments when appropriate.
  • Increase shelf space for brands and/or products represented by Acosta based on sales performance from syndicated or internal scan data.
  • Make recommendations to customers for changes in space allocation for entire category and/or sub-category based on available financial data.
  • Assist in developing product variety mix reports for key customers for both the account and competitive market.
  • Utilize and understand IRI and ACNielsen syndicated scanning data used to generate the information for the space management systems.
  • Prepare space management related presentation-ready materials needed to complete category reviews to include charts, graphs, velocity reports, financial information and plan-o-gram layouts.
  • Create all space management reports that are needed including sales, profits, inventory costs, days supply, highlighting, stocking reports and quadrant analysis.
  • Routinely visit customers in the market to make category/plan-o-gram presentations and/or proposals regarding shelf merchandising.
  • Gather product specific and/or shelving information (physical characteristics) at store level either manually or with space technology software.
  • Assist with training and development of Space Technologists.
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned.


  • Must have a bachelor’s degree or industry level experience with 3 – 5 years experience utilizing space management software.
  • Must have prior work experience in data analysis and space management systems and demonstrate a fundamental understanding of the technology required to operate and maintain such systems.
  • Must have a high degree of proficiency in Windows and related software applications including spreadsheets, word processing, graphics, e-mail, database management, and Prospace, Apollo, or Spaceman.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with others.
  • Must be able to operate a calculator, computer, printer, fax machine, telephone, and copy machine.
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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