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White Cap Sr. Assortment Analyst in Atlanta, Georgia

A position at White Cap isn’t your ordinary job. You’ll work in an exciting and diverse environment, meet interesting people, and have a variety of career opportunities.

The White Cap family is committed to Building Trust on Every Job. We do this by being deeply knowledgeable, fully capable, and always dependable, and our associates are the driving force behind this commitment.

Position Purpose

This role works closely with the category management team function with the primary responsibility of leading line reviews and maintaining product assortments.

  • Plays critical role in shaping our product assortment sets to optimize sales, market share & customer satisfaction.

  • Strategically Select, Manage and Analyze product offerings to ensure they are aligned with Category/Company objectives.

  • Leads Assortment Initiatives & Synthesize Cross Functional Feedback to further drive sales & profitability.

  • Contributes to the evaluation, design development, and implementation of standardized assortments, reporting, business processes, and information systems solutions.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities, and Key Accountabilities

  • Leads execution of detailed assortment plans, business reviews, and product line reviews.

  • Collaborates with various departments including but not limited to purchasing, transportation marketing, pricing, and cost teams.

  • Generates insights and data driven recommendations on assortment opportunities.

  • Conducts Comprehensive Financial Analysis to identify cost impact in various scenarios.

  • Plans and leads all phases of a project’s life cycle (i.e. feasibility, design implementation, evaluation); this includes extracting the business need; defining the business requirements, understanding the impact on the business, and designing and carrying out the project(s).

  • Mentors other analysts in developing/honing business knowledge and analytical skills.

  • Performs as a subject matter expert and performs research and/or analysis within assigned projects.

  • Works on 2 to 4 projects simultaneously, recommending process improvements and making final project recommendations which impact the business.

  • Establishes and reports on metrics of assigned projects to gauge business value.

Career Level Dimensions

Typical Training/Experience

  • Typically requires BS/BA in a related discipline. Generally 2-5 years of experience in a

related field

Problem Complexity

  • Identifies key barriers/core problems and applies problem solving skills in order to deal

creatively with complex situations. Troubleshoots and resolves complex problems.


  • Independently performs assignments with instruction limited to the expected results.

Determines and develops an approach to solutions. Receives technical guidance only on

unusual or complex problems or issues. Ability to make informed decisions and drive effective results with ambiguous information


  • May oversee the completion of projects and assignments, including planning, assigning,

monitoring and reviewing progress and accuracy of work, evaluating results, etc.

Environmental Job Requirements

  • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

  • Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare

occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.


This information indicates the general nature and level of work performed by associates in this role. It is not designed to contain a

comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this role. This description

supersedes any previous or undated descriptions for this role. Management retains the right to add or change the duties of the position at any


  • Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.

  • 2-5 years of related experience

  • Strong project management skills and process orientation

  • Proficiency in excel and data analysis tools

  • Financial modeling and forecasting

  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment.

  • Good communication skills (written and verbal).

If you’re looking to play a role in building America, consider one of our open opportunities. We can’t wait to meet you.

Functional Area Sourcing

Recruiter Rogers, Jamie

Req ID WCJR-018464

White Cap is an Equal Opportunity Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veteran and Affirmative Action Employer. White Cap considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law.