Private Brands Supplier Services Specialist at Peapod Digital Labs

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Address: USA-IL-Chicago-300 South Riverside Plaza
Store Code: Supplier Support (27094)

What’s Our Dish

Announced in May 2018, Peapod Digital Labs (PDL) is an Ahold Delhaize USA company that powers the eCommerce and digital strategies for the Great Local Brands of Ahold Delhaize USA. Accelerating growth in digital and personalization capabilities, PDL is an innovation lab focused on meeting the changing needs of customers, regardless of when, where, and how consumers choose to shop.


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Position Summary: Respective GLBs point of contact for PB Suppliers and business partners in support of supplier data analysis, forecasting, and cost implementations, along with escalation point to mitigate out of stocks issues occurring in retail. In addition, is responsible for the tracking, data alignment, monitoring and reporting task for Private Brands transition for each item from approval to print until product is on shelf.

 

Recipe for Success - What's “in store” for the role 

  • Private Brand Forecasting
    • Respective GLBs point of contact for PB Suppliers on inquires or request for future turn forecasting
    • • For new PB Items, create and provide initial and future turn forecast.
  • Private Brand Transitions (Supplier, Brand and New Item)
    • Is responsible for the tracking, data alignment, monitoring and reporting task for Private Brands transition until product is on shelf.
    • • Responsible for communication to PB suppliers, replenishment, categories and other business partners on their responsibilities for transition requirements, status of transition and issues that need to be escalated.
    • • Using transition tracker template, populate, maintain transition data (inventory levels, required on-shelf date, print/pack/on-shelf timing, etc.) in support of the full transition from the approved to print stage to placement on store shelf.
    • • Oversee the coordination and building of the plan for managing down the existing supplier’s inventory in preparing for transitions and order new inventory.
    • • Respective GLBs point of contact to initiate the completion and validation of New Item Paperwork to ensure items are appropriate set-up in all applicable systems.
  • Private Brand Supplier Coordination and Communication
    • Provides support, coordination, communication and mitigates issues for PB Suppliers and business partners.
    • • Manages the notification, escalation, and coordination to mitigate the negative impact at retail for out of stocks. Communicates and escalates to the Manager of PB Vendor Management, PB Leadership and other business partners.
    • • Respective GLBs point of contact for PB Suppliers and business partners to solve cost discrepancies outside of contract cost to prevent out of stock situations and invoice discrepancies.
    • • Escalation contact for PB Suppliers and business partners to address logistical issues and opportunities.
    • • Respective GLBs point of contact to initiate the completion and validation of Item and Vendor Maintenance Paperwork to ensure items are accurately updated in all applicable systems.
    • • Ensures PB deletion items are pended in the systems and final buyout quantities occur.

 

The Essentials In Your Cart - The required ingredients

  • Bachelor's degree in business or related field or equivalent combination of education and related work experience
  • 3+ years of related business experience in either Forecasting, Supply Chain, Private Brands and/or Broker/Supplier

Extra Spices - What you should bring to the table

  •  Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Organization skills
  • Ability to analyze, interpret and take appropriate action on information.
  • Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Office products, including Word and PowerPoint
  • Mastery of Excel
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Highly self-motivated, goal oriented, and works well under pressure.
  • Ability to independently identify problems and propose solutions
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously with excellent follow-up and attention to detail
  • Able to apply critical thinking when solving problems and making decisions.
  • Able to operate in a fast-paced environment
  • Customer focused
  • Ability to work collaboratively

Join Us at Our Table

Peapod Digital Labs is a forward-thinking company with a strong legacy of innovation. We recognize who powers our progress – our people! We offer a great variety of benefits and perks to our employees, including: great health care options, including PPO and HSA plans (with company contributions), dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, a 401k with strong company match and immediate vesting, and generous and flexible paid time off.


We are an equal opportunity employer. We comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to sex, race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, religion, age, marital status (including civil unions), military service, veteran status, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions), genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, legally recognized disability, domestic violence victim status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
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    • SwiftLanguages
    • AzureLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
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    • AngularJSFrameworks
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    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • OptimizelyAnalytics

Location

Right next to Union Station, we are easy to get to and surrounded by food in Downtown and the West Loop.

What are Peapod Digital Labs Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

Building a cutting edge eCommmerce center of excellence means our teams need to focus on their work challenges, not whether their benefits are activated. With a one-stop shop for online benefit management, competitive bonus potential, and a flexible, brand new office, our employees are able to focus on making the customer experience amazing.

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