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Associate Manager, Category Management

Company: Kellogg's
Location: Rogers
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Grow with us as an Associate Manager, Category Management (Rogers, AR) on the Walmart Team. As a Category Advisor, you will be a part of a dynamic and diverse minded team focused on providing assortment and shelving insights on the Salty Snack categories at Walmart. By executing category strategies across all or multiple categories, in alignment with customer priorities, you will help Kellogg become an indispensable partner to Walmart. You will also be responsible for proactively initiating Category Management activities, developing innovative solutions based on consumer insights and account knowledge to drive Walmart goals and objectives, and building the customer relationship through customer service and best in class insight delivery.

Kellogg Company is creating better days and a place at the table for everyone through our trusted food brands. Consumers are at the heart of everything we do! When you join us, you'll also find that we care about and celebrate your success. Advance your career by working for a company that is building a good and just world where people are not just fed but fulfilled.


  • Advancing Category Initiatives - You will support the creation and commercialization of category strategies. This will include shelving and assortment initiatives related to the achievement of the Walmart Merchandising Team's objectives. Leveraging the broader advisor team, you will work to become a trusted advisor.
  • Performing Business Analytics - Proactively uncover opportunities through tracking robust analytics of the category, consumer, shopper, market, and customer information. From your findings, you will develop fact-based recommendations and presentations.
  • Executing Modular Process - Working closely with Walmart Merchandising and Modular Execution teams together you will deliver the merchandising strategy. Collaborating with the broader advisor team you will implement cross-category insights and test initiatives, assemble Walkthrough presentations and supporting documents, and setting physical planograms at the Walmart Layout Center.
  • Project Management - Your project management skills will be key in leading and supporting Walmart specific initiatives designed to deliver category growth.
  • Customer Interaction - This position will involve a high degree of customer interaction. As a trusted Category Adviser, you will provide objective category reviews that strive to achieve mutually beneficial sales and market share goals.YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS


    • High school diploma or GED
    • High-level analytical capability
    • High proficiency using syndicated data (such as Nielsen or IRI), loyalty card data and shopper panel metrics
    • Strong Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills
    • Assimilating and interpreting data from multiple disparate data sources into concise, action-oriented recommendations
    • Experience communicating complex and detailed information to multiple individuals and audiences with differing knowledge levels
    • Excellent presentation, time management, organizational and interpersonal skills
    • Strong leadership, decision making capability and a proven track record of successBonus Points:

      • Bachelor's degree
      • Consumer packaged goods industry experience
      • Proficiency in JDA space planning software and/or Shelf IQ
      • Experience within the category management field
      • Development and application of advanced analytics, principles, theories and concepts in category management or shopper insights research
      • Experience providing industry, consumer, and customer trends to develop strategic action plansWHAT'S NEXT

        It is highly preferred that the ideal candidate will reside in the Rogers, AR area.

        • This position provides participation in the Kellogg Auto Reimbursement program for individuals driving at least 5,000 business miles annuallyIt's best to apply today, because job postings can be taken down and we wouldn't want you to miss this opportunity. To learn more about what's next, click on one of the links below:

          • New Hire Benefits Guide
          • Kellogg Stories and NewsTHE FINER PRINT

            The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.

            We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

            Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this Link.

            If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, please reach out to


            Kellogg Recruitment

Keywords: Kellogg's, Rogers , Associate Manager, Category Management, Executive , Rogers, Arkansas

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