Space and Floor Plan Analyst

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Marketing/Category Management
Nearest Metro Area
MI-Grand Rapids

Are you creative? Do you have proven success in helping stores show profitability through product merchandising, improving space productivity, product presentation and improving the customer shopping experience? If so, consider looking below!

Our Space & Floor Plan Analyst provides direction to Gordon Food Service Stores by applying merchandising best practices, product movement and space analysis, collaboration with internal and external resources and utilizing Space Management tools to increase sales.


What your day may look like:

  • Produces planograms that communicate item additions and deletions for all Gordon Food Service Stores including full category reviews, minor updates and product cut-ins.
  • Produces monthly end-cap and secondary display direction in collaboration with the Category Managers, Marketing team and Store Operations stakeholders.
  • Provides excellent customer service, communications, and coaching for store team members via phone, E-mail,  and store visits.
  • Responsible for increasing sales per sq. ft. of store, department, category, and shelf space for all Gordon Food Service Store locations through rigorous analysis, space management tools and well developed best practices.
  • Develops planograms, planograms books, sequencing direction and customized product sets for New Stores, Store remodel projects, Gordon Restaurant Market Stores and other miscellaneous projects as needed.
  • Responsible for the accurate maintenance of Space & Floor within the JDA Category Management Application.
  • Collaborates with the Merchandising Supervisor, Category Managers, Field Merchandisers and Vendors to design, test and utilize display fixtures for permanent application and secondary displays.
  • Creates, updates and delivers merchandising standards publications in print and digital formats designed to establish visual standards and be useful in training of new team members.
  • Updates floor plans and fixtures as needed to support planogram changes.
  • Collaborates with Products & Category Managers to create the high quality planograms and merchandising direction that exceeds their expectations.


What we need from you:

  • Vocational - knowledge of retail industry, blueprints, schematics, and product merchandising functions
  • Mathematical - math and accounting aptitude required
  • Associates Degree Required. Bachelor's Degree preferred. Business or Management (or equivalent experience and training in lieu of degree)
  • One to two years previous category management, merchandising, fixturing, space management experience, or store operations and management experience required OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • JDA Category Management Suite preferred (Space Planning & Floor Planning, CKB, AO, Planogram Generator)

What we can offer you:

  • Excellent growth opportunity
  • All the resources of a large company with the advantages of a small company
  • Have an impact on all aspects of Store operations



Be part of an amazing culture where what matters to you, matters to us!


Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce.  To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.  



We take care of each other at Gordon Food Service.  Employees love our competitive benefit plans, which include all the things you would expect and a few that you might not! 
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Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.   The EEO is the Law poster is available here:

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All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco free.

Gordon Food Service is a drug free workplace and drug tests all employees.  



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