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Category Analyst

Company: Nestle Purina PetCare Company
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

We re a leader in the pet care industry, which means we re not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.Position SummaryWe re a leader in the pet care category and part of the world s largest food company so you can imagine our salesforce is strong. In pet care, we focus our sales efforts within the retail and veterinary sales channels to ensure we re at the forefront of consumers
minds. You ll become the expert in our products and the face behind Purina brands to your customers some of the most well recognized and loved brands around world.It takes ALL of us to do what we do at a world-class level, but it s the insights, data, and subject matter expertise our Category Analysts bring to the table that makes us a long-standing leader in the larger Pet Care Category. We give you the high charge of helping develop and present customer connected commerce, providing financial analysis, leveraging analytical data/insights, and developing category plans to achieve overall category growth around sales, market share, and profit objectives. You ll partner closely with a Category Manager to grow the category in a variety of ways, including physical and digital environments. Your collective experiences at Purina will far surpass your achievements in growing category sales.Deliver consistent, detailed, and accurate category analysis (4P) overviewProvide timely, value-added insights, and recommendations to the customer that develops proper relations, rapport, and helps achieve category and customer objectivesUtilize syndicated data, consumer data (loyalty and point of sale), internal data, and shopper data to uncover opportunities and provide analytical recommendationsLead the work on setting the visual store set and digital shelf recommendationsOwn Modular (plan-o-gram) item maintenance to ensure data integrityAssist in the development and implementation of strategic connected commerce business plans, including business, market, competitive, and shopper trendsPartner with Category Managers to perform connected commerce/brand analysis for the retail customerRequirementsBachelor s Degree from an accredited institution1+ years of experience in category development, business analytics, store/merchandising/distribution, or marketing1+ years of advanced Microsoft Excel experience utilizing formulas, pivot tables, and vlookupsOtherExperience working on Digital/eCommerce is preferredExperience with syndicated and shopper data (Nielsen, IRI, Retail Link, VIQ, CKB, RSI, and PowerBI) is preferredExperience working with larger retailers is preferredJDA (or other space management) skills is preferredMust be able to travel up to 15%, or as business needs requireDon t meet all the qualifications listed under
other ? These are preferred, but not required. When you apply for a role with Nestl Purina, we ensure that individual confidentiality is held to the highest regard. We are intentional about creating an inclusive workplace for everyone. We consider our associates our most valuable assets. Please apply for full consideration. REQUISITION ID:254011It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestl. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestl seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl home.The Nestl Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Keywords: Nestle Purina PetCare Company, Minneapolis , Category Analyst, Professions , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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