The Retail Pricing & Merchandising Analyst leverages knowledge of competitive retail tire markets across the country, to develop sound product, pricing and inventory stocking strategies that support TBC Retail Group’s initiatives. Works with the Director Tire Products & Services, fellow Retail Pricing & Merchandising Analysts, Field Management, Franchise Business Consultants, Customer Service, Individual Franchisees and/or Store Managers to implement said strategies.Company Overview
For 60 years, TBC Corporation (TBC), one of North America’s largest marketers of automotive replacement tires, has been a tire company ahead of the curve. Through worldwide operations spanning wholesale, retail, and franchise, TBC also provides automotive maintenance and repair services with best-in-class brands. TBC meets the needs of consumers in search of total car care at more than 3,200 franchised and company-operated tire and automotive service centers under the brands NTB®, Tire Kingdom®, Big O Tires® and Midas®. TBC serves wholesale customers in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Mexico and the Middle East through NTW, TBC Brands, TBC Dealer Group, TBC International and TBC de Mexico.Job Responsibilities
Research and analysis of retail tire markets across the continental U.S.
Develop product and pricing strategies tailored to meet the needs of assigned markets.
Develops inventory stocking recommendations based on market potential, industry trends, profitability, capacity and compliance.
Attend monthly meetings to provide updates related to product and programs, some travel required.
Support Franchise Business Consultants during seasonal ordering periods.
Two (2) years tire retail store experience; other automotive/tire industry related experience.
Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Experience with databases (SQL, Microsoft Access) is a plus.
Excellent research, diagnostic, analytical and decision making skills.
Must be able to handle complaints and overcome objections. Highly developed sense of integrity and commitment to customer satisfaction.
Ability to handle multiple projects and work successfully with a collaborative team environment, to meet productivity objectives within strict deadlines.
Clear internal motivation and desire to go above and beyond, to achieve departmental goals.
A Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative related field (Finance, Business Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, etc.)
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups or managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Ability to communicate clearly and professionally, both verbally and in writing.
Competitive compensation and bonus
401k plan with a company match. Immediate 100% vesting
Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental and vision
Company paid short term disability and employer subsidized long term disability
Company paid life insurance
Discounted tire and automotive services
TBC Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a Drug-Free Work Environment.