Job Details

Analyst, Item Data


Date Opened: 05/18/2022

Job Type:

Job Number: 220002MN

Job Description

Who we are:

As North America’s oldest startup and Canada’s purpose-driven digital marketplace, The Bay is on a high-growth mission to rewrite the rules of retail to help Canadians live a colorful life. If you believe in the power of our iconic brand and thrive on problem-solving at scale, we want you to join our team.

At The Bay, smart, high-performing team members will challenge you to learn and grow every day. We value ambitious work and great ideas grounded in data and insights. We're looking for talented people who love a fast-paced environment, embrace change, and are looking to make an impact with groundbreaking ideas.

We are building a digital-first company and brand for a diverse world and we need an inclusive team to reach our potential. We strongly encourage applications from everyone to come and join a winning team that supports diverse thinking and demonstrates innovation, energy, creativity, and vision every day.

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Day in Life for Item Data Analyst:

The Item Data Analyst supports the Buying Team, with merchandising tasks. The IDA role is to Create Items, Item Data Maintenance, Vendor communications and Maintain Workflow Tool. The position requires frequent communication with the Buying team as well as with vendors, distribution centers and stores.

Who You Are:  

  • University or college degree or commensurate retail experience
  • Preferred 1-2 years related experience in a merchandise capacity
  • Excellent in computer skills including MS Word and Excel & Google Suites
  • Sense of urgency flexibility ability to multitask
  • Willingness to learn
  • Detail oriented
  • Good organizational skills

What you will do as the Item Data Analyst: 

  • Manage item set up and maintenance:
    • Execute Item Set up, including executing any changes, re-classes and re-codes
    • Item Maintenance 
    • Request new department/ MFG
    • Communication and follow up with vendors/Asst. Buyers for questions and/or outstanding information
  • Execution of Price and Cost Changes
  • Execution of RTVs and Store Transfers
  • Maintain workflow tool
  • Update Operational trackers for the business areas
  • Actively Participate in Projects/Initiatives
  • Reviewing styles Online as part of Ecom Audit
  • Validate the ITP files to assess if all the information is accurate and send it to NA partners (Buyers/ABs) to review. (Future Scope)

What you will need:

1.  Retails knowledge/Experience

2. Excellent in communication skills 

3. Problem Solving Ability 

Good to haves:

1. Analytical Skills

2. Item Domain Expertise

3. Knowledge on Excel & G-Suite

What You Can Expect:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Flexible work environment that allows for work-life balance


Job Qualifications

Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application. 

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