Category Analyst
Campbell Soup Company - Bentonville, AR

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The Category Analyst performs category analysis under the direction of the Sr. Category Manager and/or Director, Category Management. Responsibilities include gathering category and consumer data to help identify opportunities to improve category sales through optimal assortment and shelving. Additionally, the role provides analytic reporting to Walmart as well as the Sr. Category Manager and Director, Category Management.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Gathers category, consumer, and shopper data to help identify opportunities at the customer level to improve category sales through optimal assortment and shelving.
  • Assists and/or completes the analytical preparation used for a customer category review or relevant business needs.
  • Provides category analytic reporting to Walmart and Sr. Category Manager and/or Director, Category Management.
  • Develops and/or strengthens cross-functional relationships both internally and at Walmart.
  • Assists with Modualr Drawing and Trait related activities.
  • Provides analysis and reports used during the customer planning cycle.
  • Assists in developing consumer analytic skills of others on the team (e.g. newer Analysts, etc.)
  • Job Complexity
    • Develops productive working relationship with many cross functional groups at the customer, customer team, and World Headquarters level (generally regarding point of sale and shelving initiatives).

    Job Specifications

    Minimum education required Bachelor's Degree

    Years of relevant experience 1+ years CPG industry experience

    Knowledge, skills and abilities required
    • IRI and/or Nielsen
    • Analytical Skills
    • Technical Skills (Retail Link, ProSpace, Excel, Access, etc)
    • Category, Consumer, & Shopper Knowledge (Kantar, Mintel, etc.)
    • Communication Skills
    • Business Acumen
    • Problem Solving
    • Influencing Skills
    • Project Management
    Working Conditions

    This position works in a customer team office . Due to the nature of the position, modular work may require manual labor and heavy lifting not to exceed 30 pounds. Approximately 10-20% travel may be required

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    Campbell Soup Company is a growing global food company with annual sales of more than $8 billion and powerful brands in three core...