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Sr Analyst, Merchandising Strategy

Date: Sep 2, 2022

Location: Hybrid, IL, US, N/A CHICAGO, IL, US, 60603-4013 LAKE FOREST, IL, US, 60045-5201

Company: Grainger Businesses

Hybrid work arrangement (2 days per week) based in Lake Forest, IL or downtown Chicago, IL

Grainger is a leading broad line distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan and the United Kingdom. We achieve our purpose, We Keep the World Working®, by serving more than 4.5 million customers with a wide range of products that keep their operations running and their people safe. Grainger also delivers services and solutions, such as technical support and inventory management, to save customers time and money.


We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. As one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, we have a welcoming workplace where you can build a career for yourself while fulfilling our purpose to keep the world working. We embrace new ways of thinking and recognize everyone is an individual. Find your way with Grainger today.


Position Details:

You will support category review implementation, provide technical troubleshooting and training support for our eCommerce merchandising toolkits, and implement ad hoc strategic merchandising programs and special projects. You will report to the Director, Merchandising.


You Will:

  • Work with the Managers, Channel Merchandising to implement category reviews and off-cycle maintenance opportunities
  • Support the implementation of strategic merchandising programs and special projects
  • Lead testing for new software features and functionalities
  • Provide troubleshooting and technical support of software to the merchandising teams
  • Help train new hires on our software toolkits
  • Maintain Standard Operation Procedure documentation for STEP and the Gamut workstation
  • Collaborate with partners in Product Information, Search, and Publishing to optimize online content


You Have:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3+ years of experience ecommerce, product merchandising, or product management experience


Rewards and Benefits:

With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs provide choice and flexibility to meet our team members' individual needs. Check out some of the rewards available to you at Grainger

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans
  • Paid time off (PTO) and 6 company holidays per year
  • Automatic 6% 401(k) company contribution each pay period
  • Employee discounts, parental leave, 3:1 match on donations and tuition reimbursement
  • A comprehensive set of emotional, financial, physical and social wellbeing programs


DEI Statement

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.