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Position Title: Analyst Retail Sales (12 month contract)

Position Type: Temporary - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Toronto HQ 

Grade: Grade 04 

Requisition ID: 20797 



We know the importance that food plays in people's lives – the power it has to bring people, families and communities together. Our purpose is to bring enjoyment to people’s lives through great tasting food, in a way which reflects our values.


Reporting to the Director, Retail Sales Loblaw, Walmart and Costco the position of Retail Analyst will provide administrative and analytical support for the Loblaw and Walmart teams to improve process efficiency and overall sales effectiveness. The incumbent will also play an integral role in coordinating the many facets of the business with Supply Chain and Finance.


This position can be based out of the Toronto Sales office located in downtown Toronto or at our Florenceville Headquarters. 


Role duration will be temporary, approximately 12 months, to cover a maternity leave. 


Key Accountabilities 

•    Perform administrative tasks and data entry related to volume and liability forecast in the Promotional Planning System (PROMAX)
•    Assist the Walmart and Loblaw teams with external and internal demand planning meetings, leveraging customer tools (Portal, LDIA, Retail Link) to:
•    Make the monthly volume forecast calls
•    Identify inventory level issues and recommend POs
•    Maintain, optimize and develop standard reports to monitor the businesses including but not limited to:
•    Promotional Planning Tools (LCL Planner)
•    On orders for timing, gaps to expectations
•    Promotional Activity
•    Analyze and monitor scorecards using Customer specific Data Tools (eg. LDIA, Retail link)
•    Analyze/optimize results for various activities: promotional, advertisement, demos, etc.
•    Assist Customer Development Manager as required on deduction process, forms, sample requests, etc.
•    Assume a super-user role for PROMAX
•    Ad Hoc requests



•    University Degree, Commerce or Equivalent experience 
•    Strong analytical Background
•    Previous work experience in packaged goods industry preferred but not required
•    Strong communication skills
•    Self-motivated, ability to work independently
•    Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
•    Excellent organizational skills with a strong attention to detail


McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
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Job Family: Sales      
Division: NA Potato 
Department: ​Sales Retail Walmart LCL ​
Location(s): CA - Canada : Ontario : Toronto || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Florenceville-Bristol 

Company: McCain Foods (Canada) 

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