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Acosta Sr. Space Planner (JDA) in Overland Park, Kansas


Space Planning is a unique process that revolves around product placement in a store.

JDA is a software application that assists with the creation of Planograms to provide details and specifications forall ofthe components of the shelf layout .

This includes fixture dimensions, product dimensions and attributes, packaging variances, and financial data all play an important part in this process.

About Our Company:

Acosta is an integrated sales and marketing services provider that enables consumer packaged goods brands and retailers to win in the modern marketplace by delivering progressive solutions and exceptional service. With more than 90 years of experience, Acosta understands evolving consumer needs and helps its clients and customers stay a step ahead, fueling their accelerated performance.

For more information, please email Lmmaxwell@acosta.com


Essential Functions:

  • Provide space management and section merchandising on the assigned categories at the assigned customers. Including the analysis of financial data and the ability to provide space related insights at both the account and market level.

  • Participate in the development and maintenance of client-specific reporting that measures performance against strategies and objectives.

  • Developing and ensuring that planograms meet both the Customer’s and Client’s visual standards , all the while increasing space for brands represented by Acosta based on sales performance.

  • Set up and run team meetings with BM and clients to discuss client needs and upcoming projects.

  • Maintain and update all plan-o-grams for assigned categories and/or sections for assigned customers

  • Responsible for quality control of data sources and ensuring accuracy of deliverables , often requiring engagement with other BI associates and data/tool vendors.

  • Perform user-acceptance- testing for space management tools.


  • Associate's degree/Bachelor's Degree OR industry level knowledge utilizing Space Management Software

  • Demonstrate advanced proficiency in Windows and related software applications including Excel & PowerPoint

  • Clearly and concisely communicate relevant information and present to clients and customers (both internal and external)

  • Self-starter : identify and leverage relevant data to diagnose situations and identify potential solutions

  • Effectively and independently conduct data mining utilizing CPG math concepts and tools

Ability to manage multiple projects and strong organizational skills is preferred.

For more details, please reach out to Lisa Maxwell at


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Work State US-KS-Overland Park

Job ID 2023-222201

Work City Overland Park

PCN 267236

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Work Zip 66214

Starting average hours per week 37.5 +

Category Corporate Jobs