7-Eleven Merchandising Support Analyst in Irving, Texas
Implement and manage analytical processes to provide fact-based recommendations for merchandising decisions. Efficiently execute plans and provide verification of decisions to consistently improve merchandising decisions to ensure all decisions are consumer-based and financially viable for our franchisees and SEI.
Daily execution and verification of Merchandising activities in the areas of Strategic Pricing, Cost-of-Goods negotiations, category analysis & planning, product placement, promotional planning, in-store merchandise planning, and standardized analyses/reporting.
Assist merchandising in communication of merchandising plans/activities to Operations and ensure communications are clear, concise, and actionable at store level.
Conduct ad-hoc analyses to support key merchandising decisions/tests.
Perform internal and external analysis, including but not limited to, retail, consumer, economic and overall category trends to provide leadership on category plans and strategic decisions.
Translating data from various sources into meaningful summaries, insights, presentations and strategic recommendations for stakeholders.
Prepare materials to be utilized in management decks to support communication of merchandise strategies throughout the organization, assessing both internal strategies and the external environment to deliver new business insights.
Maintain Pricing System and tools based on Category Strategy (Roles & Intents).
Regularly present status updates, opportunities, and recommendations to the Pricing Optimization Manager & other senior leadership.
Responsible for store level Pricing compliance around vendor contracts and agreements.
Education: Bachelors/4 Yr Degree
Experience: 3+ years, Data analysis, Merchandising, Operations, Technology.
Expert knowledge of Excel or other data management/analysis technologies.
Ability to communicate/translate complicated data analysis insights into actions.
Manage multiple projects and prioritize based on need/importance.
Ability to learn & teach new, complicated data analysis approaches and technology solutions.
Provide excellent customer service to Merchandising professionals through analytics, execution, and verification.