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Category Analyst (Advisor)

Company: Nestle
Location: Rogers
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestle is the place for you. Nestle USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestle's presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.We're determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.The Category Analyst - Advisor supports Category Managers (CM) in the development and execution of the customer category strategic plan. A primary responsibility of this position is to partner with the CM in the development of Strategic Category plans in collaboration with the customer, internal insights and research resources. Additionally, this position will leverage advanced technical skills in cultivating advanced and predictive analytics as well as insights technology to unearth customer specific category specific insights that assist the CM in the modular relay strategy development. This position also has ownership in the execution of the modular relay processes.Responsibilities:

  • Reporting, Data Insights and Communication:Ability to create, analyze and provide insights for customer weekly pos performance, modular pre vs post performance, Test and Learn insights, and other similar customer data derived insights, as well as being knowledgeable on the category's business intelligence reporting portfolio for business acumen and adhoc requests.
  • Ownership of leveraging and supplying insights from wide variety of insights data platforms, such as 8451, Mastercard Test and Learn, Kantar, Mintel, and supporting CM and category buying team on related adhoc requests
  • Cultivating actionable insights through advanced/predictive analytics and statistical modeling, as well as opportunity gaps and white space project ownership
  • Driving success of Modular Relays from Strategy inception through Modular Submission
    • Strategy deep dive support of the CM related to analytics, insights, assortment optimization, and ownership of assortment and cluster recommendations modeling
    • Planogram generator automation expertise and ownership of rules development, testing and validation of automated mods, full relay generation of mods, mod validation processes
    • Documentation and updates to the 3rd party mod support instructions documentation
    • Modular drawing and validation during relay
    • Pre-submission ownership of critical mass, warnings, and mod validation processes
    • Ownership of post modular analytics and relay analyticsRequirements:
      • Bachelor's Degree preferred
      • Previous experience with a category advisor team, business analytics or technical / analytical role
      • Professional experience outside of Category Management for a broader perspective is a plus
      • Strong technical skills required and expertise with advanced analytics, statistical and predictive modeling and coding language(s) a plus
      • Advanced MS Excel and PowerPoint skills
      • Previous experience with Walmart customer data, IRI and/or other syndicated data to help create category stories and understand the customer preferred
      • In the absence of the experiences above, a college degree focused in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, Data Science/Data Analytics, or Information Systems, and/or full time work experience in a technical/analytical field / functional area is strongly preferredTechnical Skills
        • Excel, PowerPoint
        • Nielsen/IRI strongly preferred
        • VBA, SQL or other coding languages preferred
        • Power BI, Power Query, orAlteryx preferred
        • Shiloh, or other similar RL database type tool preferred
        • CKB, POG Generator, JDA preferred
        • Numerator,Kantar,Mintel preferred
        • Mastercard Test and Learn preferredRequisition ID:216804#LI-HYBRID#CATANALYSTWALMART2023It 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 Nestle. 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. Nestle seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestle home.The Nestle 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 or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

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