Whole Foods Market Senior Merchandising Analytics Specialist in Austin, Texas
Job DescriptionResponsible for the mining, analysis and communication of data and the development of business processes to support the Planogram Team. This position will be a key role in the support of the Planogram Team building capabilities to effectively support quality and quantity of work being performed. The ideal candidate will be able to analyze reports and follow up with business partners for resolution of identified issues and have a natural curiosity that leads to improving all associated processes.
Hands-on work to acquire, validate, enrich and manage product data from transactional and reporting systems.
Extract data from multiple sources to understand usage and optimal delivery to facilitate and streamline data availability for transactions, reporting and analysis.
Produce recurring standard reporting and ad hoc reporting to identify areas of opportunity and to develop and implement approaches for solutions.
Gather business requirements from key stakeholders and work closely with IT team to implement requested data and reporting functionality and accessibility.
Collaborate with cross functional teams including data, procurement, IT and finance to enhance business process solutions that leverage economies of scale while ensuring the integrity of the information provided.
Proven ability to take complex business analyses and projects from concept to completion and make the results accessible and relevant to business users. Often requires interaction with multiple departments and senior leadership.
Provide thought leadership and training on tools, systems and complex analysis.
Maintain a thorough understanding of WFM purchasing and merchandising processes to effectively understand and analyze purchasing and operational processes.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution or combination of education and equivalent work experience.
1-3 years of related analytical and data mining experience.
Strong skills in Altrex, SQL, Excel, Microsoft Access, and BI reporting tools.
Ability to write reports and effectively present information and respond to questions in one-on-one and group situations involving senior leadership and other teams in the organization.
Intellectual and analytical curiosity – initiative to dig into the “why” of various results and a desire to grow responsibility and become a strategic thought leader in optimized business process.
High energy, positive attitude, ability to work well and fast under pressure, exceptional customer service attitude with attention to detail.
Effective communication with people that have a range of core skill sets from operational, technical and data disciplines.
Able to work independently and proactively, identifying issues and raising them to leadership, as well as offering potential solutions.
At Whole Foods Market, we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all Team Members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, marital status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely based on qualifications for the position to be filled and business needs.
Who are we? Well, we seek out the finest natural and organic foods available, maintain the strictest quality standards in the industry, and have an unshakeable commitment to sustainable agriculture. Add to that the excitement and fun we bring to shopping for groceries, and you start to get a sense of what we’re all about. Oh yeah, we’re a mission-driven company too.
Whole Foods Market attracts people who are passionate - about great food, about the communities they live in, about how we treat our planet and our fellow humans - and who want to bring their passion into the workplace and make a difference.
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