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Retail Space Strategy Analyst

Location: 

Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73120

Req ID: 144248 

 

BASIC PURPOSE: Retail Space Strategy Analyst role is to develop, support, maintain application systems, and communications methodologies. The person will be required to troubleshoot issues relating to Store, Floor, Assortment Planning and related applications, as well as, on-shelf communications as required to meet merchandising objectives.  Must leverage personal knowledge base and become a subject matter expert with these and other supporting systems. Build relationships with; application driven support personnel, Love’s internal support teams, merchandising category management team, suppliers, and feel comfortable holding them accountable in support of Merchandising objectives. 

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist implementation, development, and on-going business process support of Store, Floor and Assortment planning initiatives.
  • Analyze planograms and be able to make data driven decisions on space and assortment.
  • Assist development and continued development of On-shelf communications.
  • Responsible for upgrades and regular system maintenance.
  • Build relationships with IT personnel or responsible parties of our trading partners. 
  • Seek the synergy of other departments in setting and achieving cost saving goals and benefits
  • Other duties assigned as needed

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Education:
      • College Degree in Business Related Major preferred and/or 5 years equivalent work experience
  • Experience:
    • Previous Planogram software application experience preferred
    • In-depth, hands-on knowledge of and experience with enterprise retail merchandise and foodservice pricebook applications.
    • Proven experience with troubleshooting principles, methodologies, and issue resolution techniques.
    • Able to develop and interpret technical documentation for training and end user procedures.
    • Knowledge of industry trends in technology and determine “Best Practices”.
       
      SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  • Skills:
    • Excellent Written, oral, and Interpersonal Skills.
    • Highly Self Motivated and Directed.
    • Strong Analytical and Problem-Solving Abilities.
    • Very Strong Customer Service Orientation
    • Experience Working In a Team-Oriented, Collaborative Environment. 
  • Typical Physical Demands:
    • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping.
    • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
    • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator.
    • Requires normal range of hearing and vision.

Job Function(s): Corporate 

 

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we’ve provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We’re passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly. The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets
  • Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert

 

The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.


Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

Job Segment: Merchandising, Category Manager, Retail, Strategy