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MDP Grocery Productivity & Assortment Analyst Intern Job

Date: Feb 15, 2021

Location: Westborough-Home Office, MA, US, 01581

Company: BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc.

BJ's Wholesale Club was the first retailer to introduce the warehouse club concept in the northeastern United States. Today, we’re a multibillion dollar operation with more than 200 clubs in 17 states from Maine to Florida.

While our Members know us for helping them save up to 25% off grocery prices every day, our Team Members  love us for providing a supportive and engaging workplace that’s committed to developing great talent.

If you’re a motivated and enthusiastic person who enjoys working collaboratively and is committed to providing great service for our Members, we want to hear from you. BJ’s offers a fast-paced, team environment with great training opportunities and competitive salary and benefits packages to help you  succeed.

At BJs Wholesale Club, we offer a 12-week summer internship experience through our Management Development Program. The MDP internship offers competitive pay and is built on three tenants: day-to-day exposure to a specific team, a strategic business solution project presented to our executive team, and personal and professional development through various development workshops and team building activities.  As an intern you will work with your manager as well as many other leaders in the department and assigned a mentor that will help you navigate day to day operations. Throughout the program you will gain entry level role experience, visibility to our executives through IKE sessions as well as coffee with our CEO and work directly on business critical issues. After successful completion of the program, you will have the opportunity to transition into a permanent role

 

Over the last year BJ’s made significant changes in assortment and space allocation across our entire Dry Grocery business. We’re looking for a highly motivated individual to assist in evaluating the results of these changes by category against our strategy and assumptions going into this project. This person will be working with many cross functional teams and resources to gather the necessary data to identify insights and opportunities that will assist in refining and shaping the go forward strategies to optimize growth and profitability. 


In this role you’ll be working with the Category Merchants, Internal Analytics, Space Planning, and AIMIA our proprietary analytics tool. You will also have access to our on-site IRI market research company team and they’re data base. These resources will be necessary in providing critical internal and external consumer data to understand shopping behavior and trends, basket data, review category/brand trends in the market and at BJ’s, market demographics, and space and assortment management.  Working with these cross functional teams will require an individual who is organized and can manage and prioritize multiple tasks and projects. 


This person must have strong Microsoft skills particularly in Excel macros and advanced formulas. They should be good communicator and possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 
 

Requirements:

GPA of 3.4 or above

  • Leadership experience in programs, projects, clubs-preferred

BJ's Wholesale Club is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all qualified team members and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, physical and/or mental disability, genetic information, atypical cellular or blood trait, marital and/or familial status, pregnancy, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.


Nearest Major Market: Worcester