Acosta USA (Texas)

  • Senior Category Space Analyst - WM*

    Work State US-AR
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  • Overview

    This position will be the owner of a defined category or department for the drawing and maintaining of modulars in the Wal-Mart relay process.  You will be working with the Wal-Mart buying team to build and maintain the most efficient and effective modulars based on the financial goals and data available.


    • Main point of contact for the buyers for any and all questions associated to their modular responsibilities
    • The primary responsibility of this position is to provide for space planning and section merchandising on the assigned categories at Wal-Mart
    • Manage the building of all versions of base modulars during the relay process
    • Grow Wal-Mart sales by identifying any assortment opportunities across DC's and specific modulars
    • Identify any category space opportunities via all available data sources
    • Advanced analysis of data via all available sources
    • Develop as a leader in terms of training and knowledge to the internal Acosta team
    • Miscellaneous duties as assigned


    • Must be computer literate with a degree of proficiency in JDA (Space planning), Windows, Excel, and related software applications
    • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills, have the ability to communicate effectively and present a professional image
    • Must have multiple years of experience in the Wal-Mart relay process, drawing modulars and working through the entire relay process
    • Grow Wal-Mart sales by identifying any assortment opportunities across DC's and specific modulars
    • Must have a certain level of expertise in JDA and retail link
    • Previous experience with IRI/Nielsen, HH Panel, Spectra and Market Track is preferred but not required
    • Knowledge of space technology software and understanding of CPG retail functions is required
    • Ability to manage multiple projects and strong organizational skills is preferred
    • Must be a self-starter and be willing to take ownership in your responsibilities and as well as your career path.

    Acosta Sales & Marketing is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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