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Canadian Tire Corporation

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Category Business Analyst, Hockey

Canadian Tire Corporation

Apply by 12/8/2020

Posted 2 weeks ago

How to apply


Calgary, AB

Job Type

 Job Description

What you’ll do

Assortment Management:

  • Analyze sales, inventory, trends, and brand performance for the assigned categories and banners.
  • Provide support to the buyer in selecting products and managing them through their lifecycle.
  • Provide assistance to the Category Manager in the development and implementation of the category strategy.

Inventory Management:

  • Prepare and track purchase orders of merchandise, managing the inventory and on order position.
  • Facilitate the resolution of shipping discrepancies with internal (Distribution Centers) and external suppliers.
  • Analyze inventory to determine product performance for sales; gross margins; turns; new and aged inventory; and ROI at a store location level.
  • Aid in monitor and manage inventory targets and setups for new, renovating, and relocating stores.


  • Proof advertising assets and assist in internal communications to store operations teams to ensure accurate product and price content at the store level.
  • Supply, track, and report on inventory for marketing, advertising, and key initiatives.
  • Coordinate and manage in-season product samples for advertising.
  • Aid in the management of advertising plans covering both digital and traditional mediums


  • Supporting and communicating the merchandising strategy, product plans, and product information throughout the product life cycle with all relevant internal and external stakeholders

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Creative and courageous, with the ability to manage in an environment of change and ambiguity to help us take bold, strategic moves in this rapidly evolving retail environment
  • AAction-oriented and comfortable taking calculated risks to better serve our customers and business
  • Outcome focused, critical thinkers with the ability to analyze and visualize, to ensure continuous improvement across our entire business
  • Collaborative team players with superior influencing skills, who build relationships easily across various stakeholder groups to move initiatives forward

What you bring

  • University degree, college diploma, and/or equivalent experience.
  • 2-3 years of retail and/or purchasing experience is an asset
  • Proficiency in standard office software, demonstrated excel capability, experience in reporting and analytics, knowledge of inventory management systems and ad hoc query tools.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in inventory practices with an understanding of their financial and operational impacts. Knowledge of JDA or other software related to fulfillment is an asset.
  • Strong communication skills to effectively interact and collaborate with all teams, areas, and levels of business.
  • Proficient in managing multiple priorities and deadlines with attention to detail.
  • Ability to seek new and innovative ways of achieving key results

How To Apply

Inclusive Note

The employer is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or disability.

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About Canadian Tire Corporation

Founded in 1922, Canadian Tire remains one of Canada's most recognized and trusted brands and the place that Canadians turn to every day – and more than 250 million times each year – to tackle the jobs and joys of everyday life in this country. We are an intramural part of the communities in which we operate and our legacy of community support through national and local programs initiated and executed by our Dealers, franchisees, store operators, employees and the Corporation.

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