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Sr Data Analyst - Assortment & Space Job

Date: Jun 2, 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.

Job Summary


The Sr. Data Analyst – Assortment & Space is primarily responsible for supporting the analysis and reporting needs of the larger team.  The Sr. Data Analyst will be expected to leverage BJ’s wealth of data using advanced statistical methods in support of the teams’ efforts to optimize space, make assortment decisions, and provide strategic recommendations to cross-functional business partners. The Sr. Data Analyst will also be responsible for building, refining, and automating reporting and dashboards to support ongoing project measurement, space productivity, and internal software data integrity.


Major Tasks, Responsibilities, and Key Accountabilities


  • Builds, maintains and manages reporting, dashboards, and other analytical tools to help communicate the state of business both for internal team and external cross-functional partners
  • Applies advanced data mining methods and project management skills to assist in developing new approaches to assortment and space optimization
  • Manages the end-to-end data collection and reporting components of the Center Core and High Value Space programs
  • Extracts and effectively communicates actionable insights from complex datasets using data mining, statistics, and database techniques to measure, understand, and/or improve current performance
  • Establishes and systematically performs validation processes to assess micro and macro space data accuracy



  • Bachelor’s degree in analytics or related field is required
  • 1-3 years’ experience working as a data analyst or related position, with demonstrated experience in data analysis, data mining, databases and/or statistics
  • Ability to gather data from multiple sources, compile information and prepare reports for target audiences
  • Knowledge of planogram software and retail understanding is preferred
  • Proficient in data tools: Excel, Python, SQL, Tableau etc.
  • This position will interact predominantly with the internal A&S team including Managers, Leads and Analysts to understand business needs and support reporting and analysis requirements. Works with these stakeholders to ensure data-driven answers are provided and recommended.
  • This position will interact with cross-functional partners on a limited basis, so must demonstrate strong communicate skills and the ability to translate complex concepts to understandable terms


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.

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