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Sr. Category Manager, Walmart Buns & Rolls

Company: Campbells
Location: Rogers
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Job Description:

Imagine...working for a company that knows that its people are the key to its success in the marketplace. A company in which achieving extraordinary results and having a stimulating work experience are part of the same process.We cultivate and embrace a diverse employee population. We recognize that people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives fuel our growth and enrich our global culture.We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make a difference.Senior Category Manager, Walmart Buns & RollsImagine---working for a company that knows that its people are the key to its success in the marketplace. A company in which achieving extraordinary results and having a stimulating work experience are part of the same process.We cultivate and embrace a diverse employee population. We recognize that people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives fuel our growth and enrich our global culture.We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make a difference.General Summary:As a member of the Walmart Category Management Advisor team, the Senior Category Manager will be responsible for supporting key strategic category management initiatives and projects including store specific planograms for the Buns & Rolls Category at Walmart. - Responsibilities include working to deliver the most effective category, shopper, and channel-specific insights to drive category growth. - Additionally, the Senior Category Manager is expected to lead the usage and development of tools and capabilities.Primary Responsibilities:

  • The Walmart Senior Category Manager leads the modular relay process including the drawing of modulars.
  • Advisorship of a key strategic category at Walmart responsible for providing strategic and tactical recommendations to Walmart buyers on the Distribution, Shelving, Merchandising, and Pricing to improve category performance. -
  • Develops strong working relationships with Walmart's Buyers and Walmart cross functional partners.
  • Responsible for leading the design of compelling category, shopper, and consumer insights.
  • Provides support to Walmart Buyers in developing an integrated category strategy.
  • Interacts with cross-functional teams to provide strategic actionable insights based on market data analysis and insights.
  • Supports communication strategy to implement key research insights into plans at the customer level.
  • Provides input into customer planning cycle based on knowledge of category and shopper trends, competitive issues, etc.
  • Provides Walmart distribution forecast as input into Campbell Snacks IBP cycleJob Complexity:
    • Works closely with cross-functional groups including Buyers, Replenishment, Modular Planning, Space Planning, customer teams, and HQ category management.
    • Ability to serve as a trusted advisor to customer
    • May manage peopleMinimum Requirements:
      • Bachelor's Degree required
      • 6+ years' experience in Category Management or data analytics role in the CPG industry
      • 6+ years IRI or Nielson syndicated data experience
      • Excellent analytical skills and attention to details
      • Robust communication and interpersonal skills
      • Ability to think strategically
      • Problem Solving & Analytical Ability
      • Strong technical skills (ProSpace, Excel, Access, etc.)Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Preferred:
        • Technical Skills: JDA/ProSpace
        • Expert in strategic storytelling
        • Fluid in planogram drawing
        • High degree of self-motivation and discipline
        • Exceptional organization and communication skills (both written & verbal)
        • Excels at math, analytics, and problem-solving
        • Ability to work with a wide variety of individuals within the organization and maintain regular contact with all stakeholders
        • Team oriented with the ability to work independently
        • Initiative and ability to work with various individuals and groups inside and outside the company progressing towards a common goal
        • People management experience preferredWorking Conditions:
          • This position works out of the Campbell Sales office: 3201 S Walton Blvd., Bentonville, AR -
          • This position works in a customer team office with approximately 10-20% travel required. Due to the nature of the position, modular work may require manual labor and heavy lifting not to exceed 30 pounds.
          • This role reports directly into the Director, Category Management WalmartThe Company is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law. - In that regard, U.S. applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click - -for additional information.ACRThe Company is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.In that regard, U.S. applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click for additional information.

Keywords: Campbells, Rogers , Sr. Category Manager, Walmart Buns & Rolls, Executive , Rogers, Arkansas

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