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Category Analyst (Reporting, Data Analysis, Sales Velocity, Category Management)

Company: E. A. Sween Company
Location: Wayzata
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

Job DetailsDescriptionEssential Functions of the Role:

  • Develop and maintain reporting that measures performance against strategies and objectives.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to achieve actionable insights.
  • Participate in category review process working with a cross-functional team to provide complete category management solutions.
  • Work closely and often with business managers to become a trusted advisor.
  • Quality control of data sources and ensuring accuracies in data - customer, Nielsen, etc.
  • Leverage available tools to assist in developing Distribution, Shelving, Merchandising, and Price.
  • Distribution voids / Assortment
  • Plan - O- Grams
  • Program analysis - ROI / Velocity
  • Category / Brand reviews - identify opportunity gapsRequired Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Business or related field required.
  • 2-4 years' experience with Sales and Data Analytics in an applicable field (sales and marketing, CPG industry retailer or manufacturer).
  • Demonstrated ability to work with large data sets; curiosity, enthusiasm for numbers and insights drawn from analytics.
  • Syndicated Data experience: IRI, Nielsen, MSA, MPulse, Infobate and other relevant platforms preferred.
  • Experience in developing and delivering presentations to management, customers and field sales.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Commitment to collaboration and teamwork.
  • Advanced level computer aptitude in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, organizational, and prioritization skills, including general business process and management.
  • Resolve complex problems and issues with no supervision.
  • Soft Skills
  • Proactive, self-motivated working style.
  • Must be able to work occasional extra hours.
  • Must be able to work on/direct multiple projects at one time without direct supervision and be able to handle deadlines, confidential information, and interruptions in the work process.Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with customer data and consumer data.
  • 3-4 years related consumer packaged goods (CPG) work experience.Physical Demands and Work Environment:
  • Generally, an office/desk position using a computer and telephone.
  • Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • 5% out of town travel required.
  • Part of a collaborative, 6-person sales planning and operations team focused on advancing EAS's presence in the marketplace.
  • Professional development encouraged and supported to achieve employee and company highest potential.Qualifications 0" style="display: none;"> Skills 0"> 0"> 0" style="display: none;"> Behaviors 0"> 0"> : 0" style="display: none;"> Motivations 0"> 0"> : 0" style="display: none;"> Education 0"> 0"> 0" style="display: none;"> Experience 0"> 0"> 0" style="display: none;"> Licenses & Certifications 0"> 0"> Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: E. A. Sween Company, Minneapolis , Category Analyst (Reporting, Data Analysis, Sales Velocity, Category Management), Sales , Wayzata, Minnesota

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