Job ID 2019-15861

Expanded Product Offering Analyst


Marketing/Category Management

1300 GEZON PKWY SW WYOMING, MI 49509-9300


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We have an exciting opportunity for you! Join our team as a Expanded Product Offering Analyst! This role supports sourcing strategies, onboarding process of new vendors, and new product validation in alignment with Gordon Food Service Category merchandising strategies. 

Why join our Expanded Product Offering Team?

The opportunity to build communication & relationships

  • Develop communication of relevant product and vendor information to support Division needs, procurement, logistics, quality assurance, brands and other departments as appropriate
  • Build relationships and ensure vendor performance through regular communication and Vendor Business Reviews
  • Collaborate with Merchandising and Marketing Service Center (MMSC) to resolve issues and share ideas

The opportunity to do Item & Vendor Management

  • Provide support and recommendations for product sourcing and validation
  • Collaborate with the Business Manager and Category Teams to ensure that appropriate products are effectively prioritized, marketed, and merchandised
  • Execute all aspect product life-cycle management, from initial sourcing and market introduction to deletion
  • Develop and manage strategic relationships with select vendors through regular communications and Vendor Business Reviews

The opportunity to dive into Business Analysis

  • Collect, analyze, summarize and present product sales and financial performance data to create recommendations and implement improvements in support of category analysis, business strategy, CMR preparation and vendor business reviews
  • Responsible for acquisition, accuracy, timeliness and relevance of core product data information


Leading candidate will have

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing preferred.
  • Three to five years of product/ category knowledge and previous business analytics experience preferred.
  • Proficiency with MS Excel (i.e. VLookups, Pivot Tables, formulas, etc).

Career Area

Corporate Functions

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