Category Review Planner
Lowe's Canada
Chemin du Tremblay Boucherville, QC JB H
15h ago

At Lowe’s Canada, over 26,000 employees let their passion blossom every day. Our teams are driven by the desire to help people bring their projects to life and are committed to making a difference in the communities we serve.

We operate or service some 450 corporate and affiliated dealer stores. With a distinctive product and service offering and complementary store formats ranging from neighbourhood hardware stores to big box stores, our Lowe’s, RONA, Reno-Depot, and Dick’s Lumber banners are always looking for dedicated employees to help meet the needs of all DIYers and contractors.

You’ve got the talent? We’ve got the tools! Here, your work and ideas will contribute to building a flourishing organization.

Your voice will always be heard and valued. You’ll find career opportunities that live up to your ambitions and be able to further develop your unique set of skills.

So if you’re looking to do what you love, and to grow and evolve within our family one of the best employers in Canada according to a recent Forbes survey we could be perfect for each other.

Reporting to the Merchandising Planning and Execution Manager, the Category Review Planner is responsible for planning and coordinating the various stages leading to the deployment of a merchandising strategy for all Lowe's Canada banners.

To do this, the incumbent must have in-depth knowledge of project management and product merchandising process. The selected person should be proactive and have a good sense of organization and communication.

  • Build the plan for each of the projects in its division
  • Collect, validate, and structure the information required for the launch of the project
  • Establish the required milestones according to the strategy of the go-to-market team
  • Consult with support teams to establish the duration of each step of the project plan
  • Ensure that deadlines are met
  • Prepare an agenda and lead weekly cross-functional meetings to follow up on each task
  • Gather information and details to update the project schedule
  • Raise the stakes and participate in the development of an action plan with the support teams to maintain the project execution date.
  • If the date cannot be maintained, escalate the stakes through the existing channels.

  • Deal promptly with raised problems; initiate meetings with stakeholders to put an action plan in place to resolve the problem
  • Understand the various business processes required for the smooth running of the project (eg, financial approval process, supply chain, etc.)
  • Work cross-functionally to manage and organize work processes and ensure optimal workflow
  • Coordinate the set-up of planograms in the laboratory and / or test stores
  • Perform any other task that may be assigned by the Merchandising Planning and Execution Manager
  • University degree in a relevant discipline
  • More than three (3) years of experience in project management, process development or retail planning, or similar field
  • Intermediate proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite (MS Project, Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision and react to changing priorities in a dynamic business environment
  • Excellent time management skills and organizational skills to ensure that all activities and tasks are performed simultaneously in an effective and efficient manner
  • Good communication skills and ability to support multiple teams
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to meet deadlines and solve problems
  • Ability to work in a changing environment
  • Spoken and written bilingualism (French and English) (required)
  • Your benefits of working for Lowe’s Canada :

    By joining the Lowe’s Canada family, you’ll enjoy many benefits, such as :

  • A fitness centre, sports activities, and showers
  • A childcare centre that can accommodate up to 78 children
  • A cafeteria with a delicious menu prepared by a dedicated chef, healthy options, as well as FARO Roasting Houses and Tim Hortons coffee stations
  • Exclusive employee discounts, plus a 10% discount on store merchandise (at all Lowe’s Canada locations)
  • Benefits : retirement savings plan, annual bonuses, stock purchase plan, student incentive program, etc.
  • Flexible hours and remote working
  • Electric car charging stations
  • Career growth opportunities within the company
  • An inclusive and safe working environment
  • Promotion of work-life balance
  • An employer that’s involved in the community
  • And much more!
  • The masculine generic is used without discrimination and only in order to simplify the text. Lowe’s Canada is committed to encouraging diversity and inclusion.

    We are pleased to consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, gender, nationality, age, disability, or any other status protected by law.

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