Acosta

Overview

At Acosta, we attract and develop people who have a drive to be successful. Are you interested in combining creativity and financial data to design efficient and effective Planograms that will drive sales & category growth?

Do you enjoy collaborating and helping others develop their skillsets by utilizing resources associated with category and space management?

Then check out what's needed to be a part of this team!

The incumbent(s) in this position should exhibit the following Acosta values:

People Minded – Must show dignity and respect to all people

Integrity – Must exemplify the highest degree of ethical behavior

Results Oriented – Must show passion, pride and commitment to succeed

Trust – Must be honest, sincere and confident

Teamwork – Must build trusting relationships

Innovation – Must progress through a combination of creativity, common sense and vision

Balance – Must maintain an optimistic attitude and keep perspective on what is important in life.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

  • Provide space management and section merchandising on the assigned categories at the assigned customers, including analysis of financial data at both the account and market level

  • Participate in the development and maintenance of client-specific reporting that measures performance against strategies and objectives.

  • Developing and insuring that planograms meet both the Customer’s and Client’s visual standards, all the while increasing space for brands represented by Acosta based on sales performance

  • Work effectively with cross functional teams to discuss client needs, upcoming projects and develop category reviews

  • Responsible for quality control of data sources and ensuring accuracy of deliverables, often requiring engagement with other BI associates and data/tool vendors

  • Perform user-acceptance-testing for space management tools

  • Manages the extraction of syndicated data to be incorporated into SM tools supporting categories and customers

  • Assists in training of internal and external clients in the use of Space Management tools

Qualifications

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or industry level knowledge with 3 – 5 years experience utilizingApollo, Spaceman, or JDA Space Management Software

  • Demonstrate advanced proficiency in Windows and related software applications including Excel, PowerPoint, VB, advanced macros

  • Clearly and concisely communicate relevant information and present to clients and customers (both internal and external)

  • Self starter; identify and leverage relevant data to diagnose situations and identify potential solutions

  • Effectively and independently conduct data mining utilizing CPG math concepts and tools

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and strong organizational skills is preferred