Analyst, Retail Forecasting and Analytics – Online...

Analyst, Retail Forecasting and Analytics – Online Grocery

What you'll do at

The Web Merchandising Online Grocery Team is looking for individuals who can collaborate and thrive in a dynamic environment, demonstrate and foster innovative thinking, use and learn the latest tools and technology to analyze data and insights at scale, and – above all else – think every day about how to best meet the needs of our customers. As an Analyst with the Online Grocery team, creativity and agility will be paramount as you identify retail trends and synthesize information from multiple touch points – providing financial plans and supporting business solutions in a fast-paced, multi-dimensional environment. This role will give you an opportunity to manage a number of diverse businesses. The analyst role will collaborate on merchandise and site analytic deep dives to understand our customer & retail insights for sales opportunities and product roadmap business cases in the rapidly growing Online Grocery Pickup and Delivery industry.

This role will include several distinctive opportunities for those in the analytics field:
Thought partner for Category and Event Managers.
Analyzes performance against financial plans and forecast (sales by channel, profit, marketing) for category.
Summarizes key performance metrics (e.g., sales, margin, basket, frequency, channel mix).
Understands business drivers and seasonality of specific categories and items.
Provides input into category budgets and financial reviews.
Identification of key items and suppliers, including forecast variance.
Forecasts new and seasonal items, special buys and product launches.
Analyzes customer behavior and site/app metrics across platform to identify trends and business opportunities.
  • Demonstrates up-to-date expertise in operational data analysis and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans
  • Designs and performs analyses to address and resolves operational concerns
  • Drives the development and improvement of new or existing operational tools, reports, and customer-facing functionality
  • Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field and 2 years’ experience in buying, financial planning, replenishment management, retail operations
management, or related field OR 3 years’ experience in buying, financial planning, replenishment management, retail operations management, or
related field.


The Walmart US eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future state of shopping. As the world’s largest retailer, we are on a mission to help people save money and live better. With the help of some of the brightest minds in merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimaging the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.
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— Scott, Senior Manager

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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