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Specialist, Merchandising, Petro-Canada

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Date: Dec 1, 2017

LOCATION: Mississauga, Ontario (CA-ON)

Job Overview

Reporting to the team leader, merchandising, you will provide support and guidance for the execution of our store set-ups and merchandising strategies at all Petro-Canada retail and wholesale locations. You will combine analytical skills and category insights in order to optimize store layouts to maximize incremental purchases in an effort to grow overall store sales and margin.

Key Accountabilities

  • Execute end-to-end merchandising processes for all new stores, existing store refreshes, divest projects and other initiatives for all Petro-Canada locations
  • Collaborate with the operations team to solution concerns and optimize existing store layouts
  • Combine historical performance data, shopper insights and merchandising practices to determine optimal space-to-sales representation for product categories at each site
  • Use design software to develop optimal store layouts that increase the shopping experience and improve store sales
  • Work with authorized vendors to produce quotes and create orders for all equipment, millwork and store fixtures required for store set-ups
  • Coordinate third-party contractors for on-site implementation
  • Collaborate with category management teams on planogram reviews and new planogram development, ensuring flawless execution at store level

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  • Three or more years of experience in category management, convenience retailing or retail operations, preferably in  merchandising
  • Experience applying merchandising principles and strategies is a plus
  • Exposure to project management or coordination is preferred
  • Bachelor degree (business preference) is an asset
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Bilingualism in English and French is an asset; Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to write and present effective and straightforward communications
  • You have excellent computer skills and are able to pick-up new software programs quickly
  • Well-developed analytical and critical thinking skills with the ability to exhibit independent judgement to make decisions and deliver actionable recommendations from analysis
  • You are dynamic with effective listening skills and strong collaboration and interpersonal skills for dealing with a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Strong time-management skills with the ability to prioritize and  manage multiple projects with timely results

Working Conditions

  • Occasional local travel to retail sites as required

Why Suncor
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  • Competitive base salary and compensation programs
  • Attractive annual incentive program
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

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Business Overview
Suncor Energy is Canada's energy company - meaning rewarding opportunities for you to apply your knowledge, contribute and grow in a variety of career-building positions. Our business portfolio spans the entire energy sector, from a leadership position in oil sands development, to refining and marketing operations, natural gas, and conventional oil production, internationally and offshore East Coast Canada.

And while we are working to responsibly develop petroleum resources and contribute to the communities where we live and work, we are also developing our renewable energy portfolio, which includes wind power and biofuels.

As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Canada's largest energy company - one with a solid track record of growth, a focus on safety and sustainability and tremendous potential for the future. And you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts in the industry and build on your skills every day.

Suncor promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Suncor is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Suncor is committed to accessibility and accommodations will be provided to applicants upon request. At Suncor, we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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