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• Starts Sep 8

Analyst, Enterprises Services (Coop)

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


AI generated summary

  • You need strong analytical skills, Excel proficiency, communication ability, flexibility, attention to detail, and a passion for cost-saving in order to excel in this analyst role.
  • You will collect reporting content, provide business analysis and insights, support process automation, assist the Commodity team, and work on cost inflation reports for merchandising and Loblaw Brands.

Off-cycle Internship



  • The successful Analyst will be given the enticing opportunity be a key member of the Enterprise Services group. This group is a central hub within the Loblaw organization that works closely with Procurement, Sourcing and Merchandising functions alongside Loblaw’s robust vendor community. This candidate will be working closely with Commodity’s Senior Managers and have the chance to create connections across Loblaw. As a part their Commodity responsibilities the Analyst will help quantify inflation to the Loblaw business and have a first-hand view of how cost changes are carried out at Loblaw's. They will also be trained on a specific ability in Commodity markets to quantify, validate and ultimately strive to handle inflation with the Loblaw vendor base. The candidate will receive first-hand experience of ERP systems along with a focus in Excel, Access and VBA/Python.
  • Additionally, they will have a keen sensibility for reporting, including working with large data sets and being able to distill and prepare all reporting materials. Finally, they will support the Commodities team within Vendor services department on day to day cost inflation needs, and long term strategic cost reduction initiatives.


  • Strong analytical skills and desire to work with large datasets
  • Savvy Microsoft Excel skills including experience with building and editing macros
  • Robust written and verbal communication skill
  • Sensibility to handle workload and pivot to constantly evolving environment
  • Passion for detail and finding the lowest cost possible!

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Reporting:
  • Collect all required reporting content from partner groups within the organization. Consolidate this and prepare it to be published to internal and external partners
  • Produce business analysis and insights to be shared with merchandising, LBL, and suppliers on sales performance, market share, and innovation
  • Process Improvement:
  • Support the team project on process automation to minimize manual interruption in the production of periodic reports and JBP & PC Club session decks
  • Deliver recommendations on how to develop data driven insights that can be introduced as net new products
  • Build new reports for the Commodity group and automate existing reports
  • Commodity Team Support:
  • Support the Commodity team managers on initial review of documentation of all proposed cost increases to Loblaw business
  • Produce periodic reports for merchandising and Loblaw Brands leadership detailing cost inflation in the business and develop insights on the impact of this to the financial performance of Loblaws
  • Build financial impact summaries of concluded cost increase instances to Vice Presidents
  • Gain experience in Access and VBA helping input and lead inbound reporting for cost inflation
  • Assist in the management of long term projects with the Sr. Director, Commodities & Joint Business Planning and the Managers, Commodities, including process redesign, automation and sourcing initiatives, and other cost savings measures


Work type

Full time

Work mode


Start date

Sep 8, 2024