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Space Management Planner

Location: Bentonville, AR, US

Date: Jun 11, 2021

Company: E. & J. Gallo

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Summary
Under minimal supervision, creates, maintains and implements planograms designed to meet retail customer needs, enhancing wine sales for customers. Optimizes store space and uses set philosophy to bring additional shoppers into the aisle and make the aisle more shoppable (e.g., ensuring product is accessible, the set is functional, and brands are easy to locate.) 

Essential Functions
This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

  • Works on assigned customer schematics and projects as directed to optimize store space and assist retailer in growing the wine category, adhering to project timelines.
  • Leads the development of “Plan-O-Grams”.
  • Uses JDA Space Planning technology to draw sets and deliver to internal management team or directly to a retail partner.
  • Develops list of questions/concerns based on set drawings and consults with management to resolve.
  • Adheres to "Best Practices" methodologies in all steps of the category development process. 
  • Efficiently designs multiple set configurations to meet customer needs.
  • Prepares a plan that most effectively employs wine department space, calculating space allotment for each item, brand, and wine style.
  • Leverages information regarding store flow and dimensions of available space, considering number of brands and square footage as well as inhibiting factors to maximize set configuration.
  • Determines best product placement and assortment based on analysis using wine set philosophy and key principles
  • Combines multiple data sources such as IRI, Nielsen and retailer sales information into a usable format for drawing schematics. 
  • Works across retail chains, if applicable, to create efficiencies.
  • Pulls data and compiles reports. Makes inferences from data, as required, to help grow retailer business.
  • Gathers and prepares data for group/team presentations and provides to management.
  • Leverages attention to detail, organizational skills, visualization and computer skills.
  • Maintains satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness.
  • Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory considerations. 
  • This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • N/A

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Gallo does not sponsor for employment-based visas for this position now or in the future.
Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree; OR Associate’s Degree plus 2 years of sales, sales support, marketing, or marketing support experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; OR Current college/university student with 4 completed semesters of college coursework (completion of sophomore academic standing and starting junior academic standing) plus 2 years of sales, sales support, marketing, or marketing support experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; OR High school diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate plus 4 years of sales, sales support, marketing, or marketing support experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Skilled in reading, comprehending, interpreting and executing simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.
  • Skilled in writing simple correspondence.
  • Skilled in adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing using whole numbers.
  • Skilled in the use of MS Word and MS Excel at an intermediate level; MS PowerPoint at a basic level.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years of sales, sales support, marketing, or marketing support experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Skilled in the use of MS Access at an intermediate level.
  • Knowledge of Space Planning (ProSpace) software and Apollo, Chain, IRI, Spectra data and query tools such as Brio.
  • Experience calculating figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commission, proportion, percentage, area, circumference and volume.
  • Skilled in working in group/team environments.
  • Experience reading and comprehending simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.
  • Skilled in writing simple correspondence.
  • Experience with to effectively presenting information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees.
  • Skilled in carrying out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
  • Experience dealing with problems involving a variety of concrete variables in situations standardized situations.
  • Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years of sales, sales support, marketing, or marketing support experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Skilled in the use of MS Access at an intermediate level.
  • Knowledge of Space Planning (ProSpace) software and Apollo, Chain, IRI, Spectra data and query tools such as Brio.
  • Experience calculating figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commission, proportion, percentage, area, circumference and volume.
  • Skilled in working in group/team environments.
  • Experience reading and comprehending simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.
  • Skilled in writing simple correspondence.
  • Experience with to effectively presenting information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees.
  • Skilled in carrying out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
  • Experience dealing with problems involving a variety of concrete variables in situations standardized situations.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, feel talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. 

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Job Posting ID: 82233 

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Gallo is an Equal Employment opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles (such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law (including cancer and predisposing genetic characteristics in California), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. 

 

We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gallo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process.
 
If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at 209.341.7000.

 


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