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Category Operations Analyst at Corporate

Category Operations Analyst

Corporate Chicago, IL Full Time
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Do you want to make a significant impact? True Value has an opportunity for you to join the Merchandising Team.

The Category Operations Analyst role is centralized within the Merchandising Operations area and is focused on supporting the Category Vendor Teams while being the main point of contact for assortment maintenance processes such as item set up, vendor set up, reporting and analytics.

Revolutionize Wholesale and contribute to the success of the company. We are a dynamic team committed to driving True Value’s aggressive growth as the only nationally branded hardlines wholesaler that celebrates independent retailers.

Our culture:

  • Embraces personal and professional development
  • Values diverse perspectives
  • Provides competitive compensation
  • Committed to volunteerism and community outreach

Your Value = Our Value. True Value.

Position Description

Responsibilities (May perform other duties and responsibilities, as assigned).

1. Supports department strategy.
2. Maintains execution of new and existing item maintenance (Vendor Managed Database) and ensures accuracy of new product data.
3. Provides tactical support of the line review process through stakeholder management.
4. Updates discontinued and substitute/referral items.
5. Conducts item maintenance for line review process & assortment strategy. Maintains all item maintenance related to Reunions (tradeshows). Inputs new vendor set-up in relevant systems.
6. Analyzes data to identify opportunities to drive business decisions.
7. Liaises with vendors to resolve issues.
8. Helps drive continuous improvement of business systems and processes.
9. Sets and meets deadlines per internal and external customer expectations.

Position Qualifications

Education & Experience:

• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.
• 1-2 years of experience
• Intermediate knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

Travel may vary in length and duration.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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Microsoft Office
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Chicago, IL

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Information Technology


1 to 3 years

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